Rate Guide Amendments

Important information regarding changes to FedEx® services, terms and conditions and rates since the publication of the 2018 FedEx Express and FedEx Ground Rate Guide (Effective January 1, 2018), Canadian Edition and the 2016 FedEx Service Guide (Effective January 4, 2016), Canadian Edition are detailed below. Except as amended, modified or supplemented by the following, the 2018 FedEx Express Rate Guide and the 2016 FedEx Service Guide shall remain in full force and effect.

 

Please use the links below to access recent amendments:

FedEx Express Rate Guide
Amendment No. 1

FedEx Ground Rate Guide
Amendment No. 1

 


 


Amendment No. 1: FedEx Express Rate Guide

Effective January 22, 2018, the FedEx Express Rate Guide (Canadian Edition, Effective January 1, 2018) is amended as follows:

Page 85, Additional Shipping Fees table, Other subsection is amended as follows:

The following “Third-Party Billing Surcharge” row is added to the table at the end of the section:

Page 88, Additional Fees/Surcharges and Information section, Special Handling Fees subsection is amended as follows:

The following “Third-Party Billing Surcharge” is added at the end of the section:

 

Third-Party Billing Surcharge
A surcharge will apply to shipments that are billed to a third party. The surcharge applies when an account unrelated to the shipper, as solely determined by FedEx, is billed as a third party for the shipment. It will be charged to the third-party payor. See the Billing section of the FedEx Express Terms and Conditions in the FedEx Service Guide at fedex.ca for the definition of a Bill Third Party shipment.

 

Intra-Canada Package Services
Intra-Canada Freight Service
$6 per shipment
International Package Services
International Freight Services
2.5% of transportation charges, surcharges and additional fees (not including duties, taxes and ancillary clearance service fees)

 


Amendment No. 1: FedEx Ground Rate Guide

Effective January 22, 2018, the FedEx Ground Rate Guide (Canadian Edition, Effective January 1, 2018) is amended as follows:

Page 57, Additional Shipping Fees table, Other subsection is amended as follows:

The following “Third-Party Billing Surcharge” row is added to the table before “Unauthorized Package Fee”:

Page 60, Additional Fees/Surcharges and Information section, Special Handling Fees subsection is amended as follows:

The following “Third-Party Billing Surcharge” is added at the end of the section:

 

Third-Party Billing Surcharge
A surcharge will apply to shipments that are billed to a third party. The surcharge applies when an account unrelated to the shipper, as solely determined by FedEx, is billed as a third party for the shipment. It will be charged to the third-party payor. See the Billing Options section of the FedEx Ground Terms and Conditions in the FedEx Service Guide at fedex.ca for the definition of a Bill Third Party shipment. For shipments receiving FedEx Ground Multiweight pricing, the maximum charge is $42 per shipment.

 

Intra-Canada Service $6 per package
International Service $6 per package

 

Page 59, Additional Fees/Surcharges and Information section, Special Handling Fees subsection

 

ORIGINAL

Oversize Package Fee***
A package weighing 150 lbs. (68 kg) or less and measuring more than 130 inches (330 cm) in combined length and girth will be classified by FedEx Ground as an ‘Oversize Package’.

 

AMENDED

Oversize Package Fee***
An oversize charge applies to packages that exceed 96 inches (243 cm) in length or 130 inches (330 cm) in length and girth.  The charge will be based on the greater of the package’s actual rounded weight or dimensional weight, subject to a 90-lb (41 kg) minimum billable weight.

Package shape and dimensions may change during transit, which could affect the package’s dimensional weight and surcharge eligibility. If the dimensions change during transit, FedEx Ground may make appropriate adjustments to the shipment charges at any time.

Page 60, Additional Fees/Surcharges and Information section, Special Handling Fees subsection

 

ORIGINAL

Unauthorized Package Fee*
FedEx Ground® accepts packages weighing up to 150 lbs. (68 kg) and measuring up to 165 inches (419.1 cm) in combined length and girth. Any package that exceeds these dimensions will be classified by FedEx Ground as an ‘Unauthorized Package’. Unauthorized packages may be refused or returned to the shipper and will be delivered at the sole option of FedEx Ground. A surcharge will apply to a package that:

1. measures more than 108 inches (274 cm) in length;
2. measures more than 165 inches (419.1 cm) in length and girth combined;
3. weighs more than 150 lbs. (68 kg); or
4. shifts or expands during transit, causing package dimensions to exceed limitations.

 

AMENDED

Unauthorized Package Fee*
An unauthorized package fee will be assessed for the following conditions:

  • Any package measuring more than 108 inches (274 cm) in length.
  • Any package measuring more than 165 inches (419.1 cm) in length and girth combined.
  • Any package weighing more than 150 lbs. (68 kg).

 

These packages are unauthorized and may be refused or returned to the shipper. However, at FedEx Ground’s sole discretion, they may be accepted and delivered. The charge will be based on the greater of the package’s actual rounded weight or dimensional weight, subject to a 90-lb. (41 kg) minimum billable weight. Package shape and dimensions may change during transit, which could affect the package’s dimensional weight and surcharge eligibility. If the dimensions change during transit, FedEx Ground may make appropriate adjustments to the shipment charges at any time.