Fuel Surcharges

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Fuel Surcharges

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

To the next services:
  • FedEx International First
  • FedEx International Priority
  • FedEx International Economy
  • FedEx International Priority Freight
  • FedEx International Economy Freight
  • Border Cities

The fuel surcharge percentage for FedEx Express® Nacional Economic services is subject to monthly adjustment based on a price of the PEMEX (PETROLEOS MEXICANOS) spot price for a liter of diesel.

To the next services:
  • FedEx® Nacional Económico
  • FedEx Embarques Pesados Prioritarios
  • FedEx Embarques Pesados Económicos

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

To the next services:
  • FedEx® Nacional 8:30 A.M.
  • FedEx® Nacional 10:30 A.M
  • FedEx® Nacional Día Siguiente

FedEx Express® International Fuel Surcharge Rates
Effective Date FedEx Express Surcharge Based on Average Monthly Fuel Price Date Average Monthly Fuel Price Determined as of*
Dec 05, 2016 – Jan 01, 2017 4.25% Oct 2016 Oct 08, 2016
Nov 07, 2016 – Dec 04, 2016 3.25% Sep 2016 Sep 08, 2016

FedEx Express® Nacional Economic Fuel Surcharge Rates
Effective Date FedEx Express Surcharge Based on Average Monthly Fuel Price Date Average Monthly Fuel Price Determined as of*
Dec 05, 2016 – Jan 01, 2017 8.00% Oct 2016 Oct 08, 2016
Nov 07, 2016 – Dec 04, 2016 7.80% Sep 2016 Sep 08, 2016

FedEx Express® Nacional Express Fuel Surcharge Rates
Effective Date FedEx Express Surcharge Based on Average Monthly Fuel Price Date Average Monthly Fuel Price Determined as of*
Dec 05, 2016 – Jan 01, 2017 4.00% Oct 2016 Oct 08, 2016
Nov 07, 2016 – Dec 04, 2016 3.50% Sep 2016 Sep 08, 2016

*There is a two-month lag between the fuel price index and the fuel surcharge. For example, the fuel surcharge for November 2014 is based on the September 2014 average spot price of fuel. FedEx may use the monthly average fuel price posted on eia.gov as of this date or calculate the monthly average price based on daily spot prices posted as of the date.

The fuel surcharge rate for FedEx Express International services, applies to all FedEx import and export shipments.

See previous FedEx Express fuel surcharges.

FedEx Express fuel surcharge

FedEx Express Fuel Surcharge Table effective as Nov. 2, 2015, International service
(prices per gallon of jet fuel expressed in US dollars)
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%

 

2015 FedEx Express, Express Services National Fuel Surcharge Table
Effective Nov. 2nd , 2015
(prices per gallon of jet fuel expressed in US dollars)
At Least But Less Than Surcharge
$0.00 $0.25 2.00%
$0.25 $0.65 2.50%
$0.65 $1.05 3.00%
$1.05 $1.45 3.50%
$1.45 $1.85 4.00%
$1.85 $2.25 4.50%
$2.25 $2.65 5.00%
$2.65 $3.05 5.50%
$3.05 $3.45 6.00%
$3.45 $3.85 6.50%
$3.85 $4.25 7.00%
$4.25 $4.65 7.50%
$4.65 $5.05 8.00%
$5.05 $5.45 8.50%
$5.45 $5.85 9.00%
$5.85 $6.05 9.50%

2015 FedEx Express Economic Services Fuel Surcharge Table
Effective Nov 2nd , 2015
(prices per liter of jet fuel)
expressed in MX pesos
At Least But Less Than Surcharge
$12.20 $12.30 5.60%
$12.30 $12.40 5.70%
$12.40 $12.50 5.80%
$12.50 $12.60 5.90%
$12.60 $12.70 6.00%
$12.70 $12.80 6.10%
$12.80 $12.90 6.20%
$12.90 $13.00 6.30%
$13.00 $13.10 6.40%
$13.10 $13.20 6.50%
$13.20 $13.30 6.60%
$13.30 $13.40 6.70%
$13.40 $13.50 6.80%
$13.50 $13.60 6.90%
$13.60 $13.70 7.00%
$13.70 $13.80 7.10%
$13.80 $13.90 7.20%
$13.90 $14.00 7.30%
$14.00 $14.10 7.40%
$14.10 $14.20 7.50%
$14.20 $14.30 7.60%
$14.30 $14.40 7.70%
$14.40 $14.50 7.80%
$14.50 $14.60 7.90%
$14.60 $14.70 8.00%
$14.70 $14.80 8.10%
$14.80 $14.90 8.20%
$14.90 $15.00 8.30%
$15.00 $15.10 8.40%


The fuel surcharge percentage for FedEx Express® services is subject to monthly adjustment based on a rounded average of the 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 10.0%, 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 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 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.
  • The prices in international indexes are published by the U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC); see the USGC index for the spot price per gallon of kerosene-type jet fuel.
  • The prices in Nacional Express indexes are published by the Pemex Petróleos Mexicanos; see the Pemex index for the spot price per litter of kerosene-type fuel.
  • The prices in Nacional Express Economy indexes are published by the Pemex Petroleos Mexicanos; see the Pemex index for the spot price per litter of diesel fuel.

Historical Fuel Surcharges

Historical FedEx Express International Fuel Surcharge Rates and Determination Dates
Effective Date FedEx Express Surcharge Based on Average Monthly Fuel Price Date Average Monthly Fuel Price Determined as of*
Nov 7, 2016 – Dec 4, 2016 3.25% Sep 2016 Sep 08, 2016
Oct 3, 2016 – Nov 6, 2016 3.25% Aug 2016 Aug 08, 2016
Sep 5, 2016 – Oct 2, 2016 3.00% Jul 2016 Jul 08, 2016
Aug 1, 2016 – Sep 04, 2016 3.75% Jun 2016 Jun 08, 2016
Jul 4, 2016 – Jul 31, 2016 3.25% May 2016 May 08, 2016
Jun 6, 2016 – Jul 3, 2016 2.25% April 2016 April 08, 2016
May 2, 2016 – Jun 5, 2016 1.75% March 2016 March 08, 2016
April 4, 2016 – May 1, 2016 1.25% February 2016 February 08, 2016
March 7, 2016 – April 3, 2016 1.00% January 2016 January 08, 2016
February 1, 2016 – March 6, 2016 2.00% November 2015 December 08, 2015
January 4, 2016 – January 31, 2016 3.50% October 2015 November 08, 2015
December 7, 2015 – January 3, 2016 3.75% September 2015 October 08, 2015
November 2, 2015 – December 6, 2015 3.75% September 2015 October 08, 2015

Historical FedEx Express Nacional Economic Fuel Surcharge Rates and Determination Dates
Effective Date FedEx Express Surcharge Based on Average Monthly Fuel Price Date Average Monthly Fuel Price Determined as of*
Nov 7, 2016 – Dec 4, 2016 7.80% Sep 2016 Sep 08, 2016
Oct 3, 2016 – Nov 6, 2016 7.30% Aug 2016 Aug 08, 2016
Sep 05, 2016 – Oct 02, 2016 7.10% Jul 2016 Jul 08, 2016
Aug 1, 2016 – Sep 4, 2016 7.10% Jun 2016 Jun 08, 2016
Jul 4, 2016 – Jul 31, 2016 7.10% May 2016 May 08, 2016
Jun 6, 2016 – Jul 3, 2016 7.10% Apr 2016 Apr 08, 2016
May 2, 2016 – Jun 5, 2016 7.10% March 2016 March 08, 2016
April 4, 2016 – May 1, 2016 7.10% February 2016 February 08, 2016
March 7, 2016 – April 3, 2016 6.50% January 2016 January 08, 2016
February 1, 2016 – March 6, 2016 7.60% November 2015 December 08, 2015
January 4, 2016 – January 31, 2016 7.60% October 2015 November 08, 2015
December 7, 2015 – January 3, 2016 7.60% September 2015 October 08, 2015
November 2, 2015 – December 6, 2015 7.60% September 2015 October 08, 2015

Historical FedEx Express Nacional Express Fuel Surcharge Rates and Determination Dates
Effective Date FedEx Express Surcharge Based on Average Monthly Fuel Price Date Average Monthly Fuel Price Determined as of*
Nov 7, 2016 – Dec 4, 2016 3.50% Sep 2016 Sep 08, 2016
Oct 3, 2016 – Nov 6, 2016 3.50% Aug 2016 Aug 08, 2016
Sep 05, 2016 – Oct 02, 2016 3.50% Jul 2016 Jul 08, 2016
Aug 1, 2016 – Sep 4, 2016 4.00% Jun 2016 June 08, 2016
Jul 4, 2016 – Jun 31, 2016 3.50% March 2016 March 08, 2016
June 6, 2016 – Jul 3, 2016 3.50% Apr 2016 Apr 08, 2016
May 2, 2016 – Jun 5, 2016 3.50% March 2016 March 08, 2016
April 4, 2016 – May 1, 2016 3.50% February 2016 February 08, 2016
March 7, 2016 – April 3, 2016 3.50% January 2016 January 08, 2016
February 1, 2016 – March 6, 2016 3.50% November 2015 December 08, 2015
January 4, 2016 – January 31, 2016 3.50% October 2015 November 08, 2015
December 7, 2015 – January 3, 2016 4.00% September 2015 October 08, 2015
November 2, 2015 – December 6, 2015 4.00% September 2015 October 08, 2015


*There is a two-month lag between the fuel price index and the fuel surcharge. For example, the fuel surcharge for November 2014 is based on the September 2014 average price spot of fuel. FedEx may use the monthly average fuel price posted on eia.gov as of this date or calculate the monthly average price based on daily spot prices posted as of the date.