Fuel Surcharge Update

FedEx Express     FedEx Ground     FedEx Ground  
Surcharge Effective Date   Surcharge Effective Date   Surcharge
LTL**   /    T/L***
Effective Date
4.50% April 6, 2015 - May 3, 2015   4.50% April 6, 2015 - May 3, 2015   13.7% 28.2% Mar. 30, 2015 –
Apr. 5, 2015
1.50% March 2, 2015 - April 5, 2015   4.50% March 2, 2015 - April 5, 2015   14.2% 29.4% Mar. 23, 2015 –
Mar. 29, 2015



Overview


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

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.

* 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 Fuel Surcharge Table

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.

 

USGC Index 
Fuel Price ($US/Gallon)  Kerosene-Type 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) On-Highway Diesel
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 FedEx Express, see the USGC Index for the spot price per gallon of kerosene-type jet fuel.
  • For FedEx Ground, see the on-highway index for the price per gallon of diesel fuel.

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

FedEx Express     FedEx Ground     FedEx Ground  
Surcharge Effective Date   Surcharge Effective Date   Surcharge
LTL**    /    T/L***
Effective Date
2.50%

February 2, 2015-

March 1, 2015

  6.00%

February 2, 2015-March 1, 2015

  15.5% 32.4%

Mar. 16, 2015 –
Mar. 22, 2015

8.50%

January 5, 2015–February 1, 2015

  5.50%
January 5, 2015–February 1, 2015   17.0% 36.0%

Mar. 9, 2015 –
Mar. 15, 2015

10.00% December 1, 2014–January 4, 2015   6.00% December 1, 2014–January 4, 2015   17.1% 36.2%

Mar. 2, 2015 –
Mar. 8, 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.