Fuel Surcharges

Current Fuel Surcharge Rates/Overview

Surcharge
Dom.
| Intl.*
Effective Date
9.75% 3.75% June 1, 2015 - July 5, 2015
3.00% 3.00% May 4, 2015 - May 31, 2015

Surcharge

Effective Date
4.00% June 1, 2015 - July 5, 2015
4.50% May 4, 2015 - May 31, 2015

Surcharge
LTL** | T/L***
Effective Date
14.1% 29.1% May 25, 2015 – May 31, 2015
13.7% 28.2% May 18, 2015 – May 24, 2015

The Canadian domestic FedEx Express fuel surcharge is based on a 4 week average of the Canadian diesel retail price per litre published weekly by Natural Resources Canada. It applies to all Canadian domestic FedEx Express services.

The Canadian export/Canadian import FedEx Express fuel surcharge is based on the monthly average U.S. jet fuel spot price published by the U.S. Department of Energy. It applies to all FedEx Express Canadian export and Canadian import services except FedEx International Premium™ (IP1) and FedEx® International Express Freight (IXF).**

The FedEx Ground® fuel surcharge is based on the rounded average of the national U.S. on-highway average price for a gallon of diesel fuel. FedEx has adopted a fuel surcharge calculation method for FedEx Ground services based on the fuel price published monthly by the U.S. Department of Energy.

The FedEx Freight® intra-Canada fuel surcharge is based on the weekly Canadian national average wholesale price for diesel fuel and it applies to all FedEx Freight LTL & TL shipments within Canada. FedEx has adopted a fuel surcharge calculation method for FedEx Freight services based on the fuel price per litre published weekly by Natural Resources Canada. For information on the FedEx Freight cross border fuel surcharge go to: http://www.fedexfreight.fedex.com/fuelSurcharge.do

How it Works

Changes to the FedEx Express and FedEx Ground fuel surcharges will be applied effective the first Monday of each month. The surcharge percentage will be reflected on your FedEx invoice. Information on the fuel surcharge for each month will be available approximately two weeks before the surcharge is applicable. For FedEx Express shipments, the related fuel surcharge is assessed on the net shipment rate plus applicable transportation-related surcharges. The applicable transportation-related surcharges are as follows: Extended Service Area Surcharge, Saturday Pickup or Delivery Surcharge and the Residential Delivery Surcharge. For FedEx Ground shipments, fuel surcharges are assessed on net package rate plus applicable transportation-related surcharges including electronic call tag, manual call tag, oversize and unauthorized oversize packages, residential delivery, and rural delivery.

Changes to the FedEx Freight intra-Canada fuel surcharges will be applied Monday of each week. The surcharge will be reflected on your FedEx invoice. Information on the fuel surcharge for each week will be available the Friday before the surcharge is applicable. For FedEx Freight intra-Canada shipments, the related fuel surcharge is assessed on the net shipment rate plus applicable transportation related surcharges.

* Refers to Canadian Export and Canadian Import services.

** To check the applicable fuel surcharges for FedEx International Premium™ and FedEx® International Express Freight services, please call Customer Service at 1.800.GoFedEx 1.800.463.3339. 

** LTL -Less than Truckload, applies to FedEx Freight shipments with billed weight up to 9,999 lbs.
***TL - Truckload, applies to FedEx Freight shipments with billed weight 10,000 lbs. or more.

 

FedEx Express and Ground Fuel Surcharge

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Canadian Domestic FedEx Express Fuel Surcharge Table

Effective June 1, 2015, the Canadian domestic FedEx Express fuel surcharge is based on Canadian diesel retail prices and it applies to all Canadian domestic FedEx Express services. FedEx has adopted a fuel surcharge calculation method for Canadian domestic FedEx Express services based on a 4 week average of the Canadian diesel retail price per litre published weekly by Natural Resources Canada.

There is a 7 week lag between the fuel price index and the fuel surcharge. For example, the fuel surcharge for June 2015 is based on the average of the Canadian diesel retail price per litre published weekly by Natural Resources Canada on May 5, April 28, April 21 and April 14.

The fuel surcharge percentages and associated trigger points are subject to change without notice. If the fuel surcharge drops below 0.75% or rises above 20.75%, the table below will be updated.


 

Canadian Domestic FedEx Express
Fuel Surcharge Table Effective June 1, 2015
(prices per litre of average Canadian diesel retail price)

At Least

But Less Than

Fuel Surcharge %

$0.74

$0.78

0.75%

$0.78

$0.82

1.75%

$0.82

$0.86

2.75%

$0.86

$0.90

3.75%

$0.90

$0.94

4.75%

$0.94

$0.98

5.75%

$0.98

$1.02

6.75%

$1.02

$1.06

7.75%

$1.06

$1.10

8.75%

$1.10

$1.14

9.75%

$1.14

$1.18

10.75%

$1.18

$1.22

11.75%

$1.22

$1.26

12.75%

$1.26

$1.30

13.75%

$1.30

$1.34

14.75%

$1.34

$1.38

15.75%

$1.38

$1.42

16.75%

$1.42

$1.46

17.75%

$1.46

$1.50

18.75%

$1.50

$1.54

19.75%

$1.54

$1.58

20.75%

Canadian Export/Canadian Import FedEx Express Fuel Surcharge Table

The Canadian export/Canadian import FedEx Express fuel surcharge is based on the U.S. spot price for jet fuel and it applies to all FedEx Express Canadian export and Canadian import services except FedEx International Premium (IP1) and FedEx® International Express Freight (IXF).* FedEx has adopted a fuel surcharge calculation method for Canadian export/Canadian import FedEx Express services based on the fuel price published monthly by the U.S. Department of Energy.

There is a two-month lag between the fuel price index and the fuel surcharge. For example, the fuel surcharge for June 2015 is based on the average U.S. jet fuel spot price published by the U.S. Department of Energy for April 2015.

The fuel surcharge percentages and associated trigger points are subject to change without notice. If the fuel surcharge drops below 0.75% or rises above 14.25%, the table below will be updated.

 

Canadian Export/Canadian Import FedEx Express
Fuel Surcharge Table Effective June 1, 2015
(U.S. prices per gallon of jet fuel)

At Least

But Less Than

Fuel Surcharge %

$1.35

$1.43

0.75%

$1.43

$1.51

1.50%

$1.51

$1.59

2.25%

$1.59

$1.67

3.00%

$1.67

$1.75

3.75%

$1.75

$1.83

4.50%

$1.83

$1.91

5.25%

$1.91

$1.99

6.00%

$1.99

$2.07

6.75%

$2.07

$2.15

7.50%

$2.15

$2.23

8.25%

$2.23

$2.31

9.00%

$2.31

$2.39

9.75%

$2.39

$2.47

10.50%

$2.47

$2.55

11.25%

$2.55

$2.63

12.00%

$2.63

$2.71

12.75%

$2.71

$2.79

13.50%

$2.79

$2.87

14.25%

FedEx Ground Fuel Surcharge Table

The fuel surcharge percentages and associated trigger points are subject to change without notice. If the fuel surcharge drops below 3.5% or rises above 8.0%, the table below will be updated.

 

On-highway Index
Fuel Price ($US/Gallon)

At Least

But Less Than

Fuel Surcharge %

$2.47

$2.65

3.5%

$2.65

$2.83

4.0%

$2.83

$3.01

4.5%

$3.01

$3.19

5.0%

$3.19

$3.37

5.5%

$3.37

$3.55

6.0%

$3.55

$3.73

6.5%

$3.73

$3.91

7.0%

$3.91

$4.09

7.5%

$4.09

$4.27

8.0%

Additional Resources

  • For Canadian Domestic FedEx Express, see Natural Resources Canada for the average Canadian diesel retail price per litre.
  • For Canadian Export/Canadian Import FedEx Express, see the USGC Index for the U.S. spot price per gallon of kerosene-type jet fuel.
  • The fuel surcharge applicable for Canadian-Inbound FedEx Express services is based on the fuel surcharge in effect in the country of shipment origin at the time of shipment. Please refer to fedex.com for details.
  • For FedEx Ground, see the on-highway index for the price per gallon of diesel fuel.

The U.S. Department of Energy and Natural Resources Canada publish the prices in these indexes and FedEx is not responsible for the information provided.

Historical Fuel Surcharge Rates

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Surcharge

Effective Date

4.50% April 6, 2015 - May 3, 2015
1.50% March 2, 2015--April 5, 2015
2.50% February 2, 2015--March 1, 2015

Surcharge

Effective Date

4.50% April 6, 2015 - May 3, 2015
4.50% March 2, 2015--April 5, 2015
6.00% February 2, 2015--March 1, 2015

Surcharge
LTL** | T/L***
Effective Date
13.8% 28.4% May 11, 2015 – May 17, 2015
13.2% 27.0% May 4, 2015 – May 10, 2015
13.1 26.8% Apr. 27, 2015 – May 3, 2015

**LTL - Less than Truckload, applies to FedEx Freight shipments with billed weight up to 9,999 lbs.
***TL - Truckload, applies to FedEx Freight shipments with billed weight 10,000 lbs or more.