Dangerous Goods Surcharge (Lithium Batteries): Effective January 1, 2017,
UPS and FedEx Express will no longer accept UN 3480 Lithium Batteries tendered as IATA Section II. Section II batteries to be
fully regulated as Dangerous Goods Section IB, a $30.00 Dangerous Goods Handling Fee will be applied on each air shipment.
Effective January 1, 2017.
Dangerous Goods: The International Air Transport Association (IATA)
amended regulations in transporting lithium batteries to the 57th edition (2017).
Please visit IATA Website or view the Lithium Batteries as Cargo in 2016 Update III (pdf) / 2017 Lithium Battery Guidance Document (pdf)