Fuel Surcharge (KCSR & KCSM)
KCSR Fuel Surcharges
The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR) assesses fuel charges based on the distance your freight shipment moves or a percentage of the rate. The most recent surcharge information is below.
The following information includes:
- U.S. - Fuel Surcharge based on mileage is calculated by multiplying the linehaul freight charges by an amount per mile as shown in Item 240 of
KCS Rules Publication 9012-Series based on the monthly average price for Highway Diesel Fuel (HDF).
- U.S. - Fuel Surcharge based on a percentage of rate is calculated by multiplying the linehaul freight charges by a percentage as shown in Item 240 of
KCS Rules Publication 9011-Series based on the average price per barrel of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil.
- U.S. Intermodal - This fuel surcharge is based on a percent of linehaul freight charge calculated by the amount as show in Item 245 of
KCS Rules Publication 9011-Series based on the average price for On-Highway Diesel (OHD).
HDF/Distance - U.S.
(On Highway Diesel Fuel - surcharge by distance, monthly price)
|Effective Month||Cents per Mile||HDF Average Price |
Cents per Gallon
Access HDF-U.S. Update Archive
WTI/Percentage - U.S.
(West Texas Intermediate - percentage surcharge, monthly price)
|Effective Month||Surcharge Amount||Average Monthly |
*Based on prices as published by the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX).
Access WTI-U.S. Update Archive
OHD/Percentage - U.S. Intermodal
(On Highway Diesel Fuel - percentage surcharge, weekly price, US intermodal)
|Effective Week||Surcharge Amount||Average Weekly |
Access OHD-U.S. Update Archive
OHD Pricing Reference Sheet
KCSM “Reduction on rate discount” due to variations in fuel price
Kansas City Southern de Mexico (KCSM) assesses fuel charges based on the distance your freight shipment moves. The most recent information is below.
Mexico Fuel Price Variance (RDD) by Distance
|Effective Month||MXP/Liter Diesel Price||MXP/Car KM||MXP/Car Mile||USD/Car KM||USD/Car Mile||Basis Month|
|02/2017||$ 12.432||$ 4.930||$ 7.930||$ 0.240||$ 0.390||12/2016|
|01/2017||$ 12.432||$ 4.930||$ 7.930||$ 0.250||$ 0.400||11/2016|
|12/2016||$ 12.432||$ 4.930||$ 7.930||$ 0.260||$ 0.420||10/2016|
Access Mexico Fuel Price Variance (RDD) by Distance Archive
Important notice regarding fuel variance - mileage
KCSM Intermodal RDD Program Options - Private Equipment
KCSM Intermodall RDD Program Options - TMXU Equipment