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Rate Changes 2021

Effective January 1, 2021, GLS Canada (Dicom) will apply an annual rate increase of an average of 4.9% to Parcel and Freight rates. The increase will affect all minimum base rates and additional per pound rates, as well as select changes to fees and surcharges.


Some notable changes for 2021 include:

  2020 2021
Residential Area Surcharge $3.25 per shipment $3.50 per shipment
Over Max Limits $175.00 per piece $195.00 per piece
Manual Shipping $3.25 per shipment $3.85 per shipment
Shipment Containing More Than 4
$1.95 per piece $2.25 per piece
Additional Handling/Large Package (Girth) $22.90 per piece $42.50 per piece


The new fees and surcharges will be available under the useful documents section for both Parcel and Freight by January 1, 2021.

New surcharges for 2021 will be marked with a *