Fuel Surcharges

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Fuel Surcharges

The fuel surcharge percentage for FedEx Express® services is subject to weekly adjustment based on the weekly published U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC) spot price for a gallon of kerosene-type jet fuel.

FedEx Express Fuel Surcharge Rates
Effective Date FedEx Express Surcharge Based on Weekly Fuel Price Reported for*
October 16, 2017- October 22, 2017 5.50% October 6, 2017
October 9, 2017- October 15, 2017 5.75% September 29, 2017
 
*There is a two-week lag between the fuel price index and the fuel surcharge. FedEx may use a longer lag when the fuel price posted on eia.gov is delayed.
 
The fuel surcharge rate for FedEx Express services applies to export and import shipments.
 

FedEx Express fuel surcharge


FedEx Express Fuel Surcharge Table effective as Nov. 2, 2015
(prices per gallon of jet fuel)
At Least But Less Than Surcharge
$1.48 $1.52 4.50%
$1.52 $1.56 4.75%
$1.56 $1.60 5.00%
$1.60 $1.64 5.25%
$1.64 $1.68 5.50%
$1.68 $1.72 5.75%
$1.72 $1.76 6.00%
$1.76 $1.80 6.25%
$1.80 $1.84 6.50%
$1.84 $1.88 6.75%
$1.88 $1.92 7.00%
$1.92 $1.96 7.25%
$1.96 $2.00 7.50%
$2.00 $2.04 7.75%
$2.04 $2.08 8.00%
$2.08 $2.12 8.25%
$2.12 $2.16 8.50%
$2.16 $2.20 8.75%
$2.20 $2.24 9.00%
 
The fuel surcharge percentage for FedEx Express® services is subject to weekly adjustment based on the weekly published U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC) spot price for a gallon of kerosene-type jet fuel.

Fuel surcharge percentages and associated trigger points are subject to change without notice. See the FedEx Express U.S. Terms and Conditions and the FedEx Express International Terms and Conditions for more details. If the fuel surcharge drops below 0.25% or rises above 5.0%, the table above will be updated.

Additional Information

For FedEx Express shipments, the related fuel surcharge is assessed on the net package rate plus applicable transportation-related surcharges.

For shipments within the U.S., and from the U.S. to Puerto Rico, this applies to the following transportation-related surcharges: courier pickup, delivery area surcharge, freight delivery reattempt, freight extended service area delivery, freight extended service area pickup, freight residential delivery, freight residential pickup, freight Saturday delivery, freight Saturday pickup, oversize, residential delivery, return on-call pickup (FedEx ExpressTag®), Saturday delivery and Saturday pickup.

For FedEx Express export and import shipments, this applies to the following transportation-related surcharges: broker routing fee, courier pickup, extended service area delivery, extended service area pickup, FedEx International Premium® pickup, FedEx International Premium residential delivery, FedEx International Premium residential pickup, Saturday delivery and Saturday pickup.

Fuel Surcharge Updates

Changes to the FedEx Express fuel surcharges will be applied every successive Monday. The surcharge percentage 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 Express, see the USGC index for the spot price per gallon of kerosene-type jet fuel.
  • The prices in these indexes are published by the U.S. Department of Energy and FedEx is not responsible for the information provided.

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Historical Fuel Surcharges


Historical FedEx Express Surcharge Rates and Determination Dates
Effective Date FedEx Express Surcharge Based on Weekly Fuel Price Reported for*
October 2, 2017- October 8, 2017 6.00% September 22, 2017
September 25, 2017- October 1, 2017 6.25% September 15, 2017
September 11, 2017 – September 17, 2017 6.00% September 1, 2017
September 4, 2017 – September 10, 2017 4.75% August 25, 2017
August 28, 2017 – September 3, 2017 4.50% August 18, 2017
August 21, 2017 – August 27, 2017 4.75% August 11, 2017
August 14, 2017 – August 20, 2017 4.75% August 4, 2017
August 7, 2017 – August 13, 2017 4.50% July 28, 2017
July 31, 2017 – August 6, 2017 4.00% July 21, 2017
July 24, 2017 – July 30, 2017 3.75% July 14, 2017
July 17, 2017 – July 23, 2017 3.50% July 7, 2017
July 10, 2017 – July 16, 2017 3.25% June 30, 2017
July 3, 2017 – July 9, 2017 3.00% June 23, 2017
June 26, 2017 – July 2, 2017 3.25% June 16, 2017
June 19, 2017 – June 25, 2017 3.25% June 9, 2017
June 12, 2017 – June 18, 2017 4.00% June 2, 2017
June 5, 2017 – June 11, 2017 4.25% May 26, 2017
May 29, 2017 – June 4, 2017 4.00% May 19, 2017
May 22, 2017 – May 28, 2017 3.75% May 12, 2017
May 15, 2017 – May 21, 2017 3.75% May 5, 2017
May 8, 2017 – May 14, 2017 4.25% April 28, 2017
May 1, 2017 – May 7, 2017 4.50% April 21, 2017
April 24, 2017 – April 30, 2017 5.00% April 14, 2017
April 17, 2017 – April 23, 2017 4.50% April 7, 2017
April 10, 2017 – April 16, 2017 4.25% March 31, 2017
 
*There is a two-week lag between the fuel price index and the fuel surcharge. FedEx may use a longer lag when the fuel price posted on eia.gov is delayed.