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*
May 1, 2017 – May 7, 2017 4.50% April 21, 2017
April 24, 2017 – April 30, 2017 5.00% April 14, 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
$0.80 $0.84 0.25%
$0.84 $0.88 0.50%
$0.88 $0.92 0.75%
$0.92 $0.96 1.00%
$0.96 $1.00 1.25%
$1.00 $1.04 1.50%
$1.04 $1.08 1.75%
$1.08 $1.12 2.00%
$1.12 $1.16 2.25%
$1.16 $1.20 2.50%
$1.20 $1.24 2.75%
$1.24 $1.28 3.00%
$1.28 $1.32 3.25%
$1.32 $1.36 3.50%
$1.36 $1.40 3.75%
$1.40 $1.44 4.00%
$1.44 $1.48 4.25%
$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%


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*
April 17, 2017 – April 23, 2017 4.50% April 7, 2017
April 10, 2017 – April 16, 2017 4.25% March 31, 2017
April 3, 2017 – April 9, 2017 4.00% March 24, 2017
March 27, 2017 – April 2, 2017 4.00% March 17, 2017
March 20, 2017 – March 26, 2017 4.50% March 10, 2017
March 13, 2017 – March 19, 2017 4.75% March 3, 2017
March 6, 2017 – March 12, 2017 5.00% February 24, 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.