Emergency Situation Surcharge (ESS) Adjustment – Effective November 7th 2021
Given the significant impacts of COVID-19 on the global aviation industry and in order to help us maintain reliable and high quality delivery services for you and your customers, DHL Express introduced a temporary Emergency Situation Surcharge in 2020.
Since the onset of this global pandemic, DHL teams have been working around the clock, adapting and adjusting the operations of our global network to align with new developments, regulatory requirements and constant changes in capacity and demand.
As market conditions continue to evolve with the ongoing COVID-19 situation in combination with the cost associated with capacity constraints in the global air network during the peak period, the Emergency Situation Surcharge (ESS) will be adjusted effective November 7th, 2021 until February 13th, 2022.
We will update customers before February 13th 2022 about the development of market conditions and the subsequent evolution of the Emergency Situation Surcharge.
Although the ESS surcharge for most lanes will not change, we are making adjustments for specific origin/destination combinations. This adjustment reflects changes in market dynamics and air capacity availability during the peak period, and operational restrictions imposed related to COVID-19 measures from local governments.
The adjustments are summarized below:
- Origins China and Hong Kong to destinations in the Americas region:
IDR 15,000 to IDR 33,000
- Origins China and Hong Kong to destinations in the Europe region:
IDR 15,000 to IDR 20,500
- Origins Europe, Americas and Rest of World to destination Australia and New Zealand:
IDR 4,000 to IDR 33,000
Below, you will find the details for the adjusted ESS per origin and destination combination.
Charge in IDR per KG
|China||Hong Kong*||Rest of Asia Pacific**||Australia & New Zealand**||Europe||Americas||Rest of World|
|China||-||15,000 IDR||15,000.00 IDR||32,000.00 IDR||15,000 IDR||33,000.00 IDR||15,000.00 IDR|
|Hong Kong*||15,000.00 IDR||-||15,000.00 IDR||32,000.00 IDR||15,000 IDR||33,000.00 IDR||15,000.00 IDR|
|Rest of Asia Pacific**||15,000.00 IDR||15,000 IDR||15,000.00 IDR||32,000.00 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000.00 IDR|
|Australia & New Zealand***||15,000.00 IDR||15,000.00 IDR||15,000.00 IDR||4,000.00 IDR||4,000.00 IDR||4,000.00 IDR||4,000.00 IDR|
|Europe||4,000.00 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||33,000.00 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000.00 IDR|
|Americas||4,000.00 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||33,000.00 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000.00 IDR|
|Rest of World||4,000.00 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||33,000.00 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000.00 IDR|
|Origin Country/Region||Hong Kong*
|Rest of Asia**||Europe||Americas||Rest of World|
|China||15,000 IDR||27,000 IDR||15,000 IDR||15,000 IDR||15,000 IDR||15,000 IDR|
|Hong Kong*||15,000 IDR||27,000 IDR||15,000 IDR||15,000 IDR||15,000 IDR||15,000 IDR|
|Rest of Asia**||15,000 IDR||27,000 IDR||15,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR|
|Europe||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR|
|Americas||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR|
|Rest of World||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR||4,000 IDR|
* Hong Kong = Hong Kong and Macau
** Rest of Asia (Asia excluding China and Hong Kong) = Bangladesh, Brunei, Bhutan, Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, India, Japan, Cambodia, Kiribati, South Korea, Laos, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Maldives, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Caledonia, Nepal, Nauru, Niue, North Korea, Tahiti, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pakistan, Solomon Islands, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Taiwan, Vietnam, Vanuatu, Samoa. Australia, and New Zealand as origin only.
***All shipments from Australia/New Zealand/Papua New Guinea to Australia/New Zealand/Papua New Guinea will be charged IDR 3,273/kg regardless of billing location.
Please note that the ESS is a temporary charge, which allows us to cover part of the operating cost increases and the necessary air network adjustments. We will continue to evaluate and adjust the ESS as market conditions evolve for the duration of this emergency situation.
If you have any questions, please reach out to your local DHL representative.
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Export and Import Restrictions and Regulations for COVID-19
Exporting Antiseptic, Raw Material for Mask, Protective Clothing (APD) and Mask are temporary banned according to Permendag No.23 / 2020 (valid from 18 March – 30 June 2020).
Importing Antiseptic, Raw Material for Mask, Protective Clothing (APD) and Mask, are still allowed according to Permendag No.28 / 2020 (valid from 23 March – 30 June 2020). The importer must provide special recommendation from BNPB (Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana - National Disaster Management Authority) which could be applied through:
- Bagian Kerja Sama BNPB (email@example.com) with a copy to Pusdalops BNPB (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Indonesia National Single Window (INSW) – http://insw.go.id , by click on menu APLIKASI INSW and choose submenu PERIZINAN TANGGAP DARURAT for both export and import hand sanitizer is categorized as DG and therefore DHL can not transport this. Second for export mask, during Covid19 ID government banned this product for export.
Security Inspections for Shipments Sent via DHL Express
When shipping, several regulations & policies must be observed. Therefore, DHL reserves the right to physically inspect any item tendered for carriage. Shipments lodged by our cash or credit card paying customers require 100% physical inspection. This policy is aligned with the legal and regulatory requirements of numerous governments and other regulatory authorities for the express delivery industry to ensure only legitimate shipments are processed.
Shipments may also be subject to other security control methods deemed necessary, such as Sniffer Dogs or X-ray without prior notice to the Shipper, Consignee and/or Payer.
Please note: As Items sent as gifts (Birthdays, Festive or Seasonal Celebrations etc.) are also subject to the same inspection(s) as noted above, Shippers are therefore advised not to wrap gifts or seal shipments upon tendering.
We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Continued Suspension of Military Item Shipments
Until further notice, DHL Express will not accept shipments of military items subject to national export (or extra-territorial re-export) controls. Customers will be notified as soon as the suspension is lifted.
This suspension does not include domestic shipments or shipments of licensed dual-use items.
If you are uncertain whether your shipment contains military items subject to national export controls, please contact your national licensing authority.