The move will come into effect on May 31 and apply to "large, high-volume shippers and companies that send oversized items," according to Reuters.
The e-commerce companies have seen a sudden rise in business as authorities across the United States lifted the lockdowns and the companies are planning to restart deliveries of non-essential items.
Delivery services like UPS, or rival FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX), typically impose these surcharges during the holiday season shopping surge.
UPS and FedEx are also set to benefit from Amazon reportedly suspending its delivery service for third-party sellers on its platform starting June 1.
UPS Price Action
UPS shares closed 0.1% higher at $99.72 on Thursday and were mostly unchanged in the after-hours session.
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