UPS Freight®, one of the nation's largest heavy freight carriers, announced today a general rate increase of 5.9 percent for non-contractual shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

The rate adjustment will take effect on June 10, 2013, and applies to minimum charge, less-than-truckload (LTL) and truckload (TL) rates, and accessorial charges. Customers will be able to view and download the new rates at on June 10, 2013.

UPS Freight supports shippers'; heavy freight needs through reliable service, robust technology, and a diverse portfolio of LTL and TL services, including the new LTL Guaranteed A.M., which can provide delivery by noon to select ZIP codes in the contiguous United States and Washington, D.C.* UPS Freight's network provides regional, interregional and long-haul LTL service as well as truckload, intermodal and dedicated contract carriage solutions.