some of our freight providers add on surcharges for particular freight movements. These surcharges will appear on Zend invoices as a separate entry.


is a variable fuel surcharge used by freight and courier companies to recoup costs for fuel increases at the pump. This can change weekly and sometimes daily in this climate. This charge will appear on invoices for products/services as a separate entry on invoices from Zend.


are Road User Charges that trucking companies must pay based on the maximum weight that a truck can potentially move. Prior to August 1st 2018, this charge was based on the minimum weight that a truck could carry, hence this additional charge from some carriers.

Applicable FAF and RUC rates For October 2019
Bascik Transport 7.49%
Castle Parcels 10.60%
DHL 17.00%
Elite Freight 5.24%
First Global Logistics 18.90%
Jets Transport  
Kiwi Express  6.10%
Method Logistics  
New Zealand Couriers 9.40%
Owens Transport  
PBT - Courier 9.49%
PBT - Transport 9.49%
Peake Logistics 10.50%
Post Haste 10.60%
STL Linehaul Ltd 12.00%
Sub 60 6.10%
Summerland 7.90%
TIL 8.10%
Urgent Couriers  

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