New special handling charge on FedEx International Priority and FedEx International Economy High Value Bill consignee and Bill Third party shipments

New special handling charge on FedEx International Priority and FedEx International Economy High Value Bill consignee and Bill Third party shipments

Shipments originating out of India that need a formal clearance through Indian Customs require additional handling from pick up till uplift out of India. Effective, April 15 2013, a special handling surcharge of INR 900/- will apply for all bill consignee and bill third party shipments that weigh upto 10 kgs (less than and equal to). This charge will be levied on the consignee account or the third party account.

Shipment categories that attract this additional handling charge are: FedEx International Priority and FedEx International Economy shipments (all outbound originating from India) are:

  • Shipment containing:
    • Gems and Jewellery
    • Perishable
    • Electronics/Chemicals
  • Shipment cleared under the following scheme:
    • Export Promotion
    • Repair and Return
  • Shipment is of the value more than:
    • INR 50,000(USD 1000) for Samples
    • INR 25,000 (USD 500) for Gifts
  • Shipment involves a commercial foreign exchange transaction

For more details contact customer service at 1802233