Fuel Surcharge Information

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Fuel Surcharge Information

  • Fuel Surcharge

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. The fuel surcharge applies to all FedEx Express® services, except FedEx International Express Freight® (IXF) and FedEx International Airport-to-Airport (ATA) services.

The fuel surcharge for each shipment is assessed on the net freight charge and the following transportation-related surcharges:

- Broker Routing Fee (Broker Select);
- Out of Delivery Area (ODA);
- Out of Pickup Area (OPA);
- Residential Delivery Surcharge (RESI)
- Saturday Delivery (SDL); and,
- Saturday Pickup (SPU).



Current Fuel Surcharge

 

Effective Date
Surcharge for Export Shipments
Surcharge for ImportOne Shipments*
Surcharge for Global Third-Party# Shipments
Feb 26, 2018 – Mar 4, 2018 14.50% 14.50% 14.50%
Feb 19, 2018 – Feb 25, 2018 15.00% 15.00% 15.00%


Note: 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.

* For customers who have registered for the ImportOne service only. For other customers, an export fuel surcharge based on the originating country/ territory is applied on inbound shipments.

# For customers who have registered for the global third-party service only. For other customers, an export fuel surcharge based on the originating country/ territory is applied on third-party shipments.



Terms and Conditions


FedEx reserves the right to assess fuel and other surcharges on shipments without notice. The amount and duration of any such surcharges will be determined at our sole discretion. By tendering your shipments to FedEx, you agree to pay the surcharges, as determined by FedEx.

  • FedEx Express Fuel Surcharge Table

Gulf Coast Index ($/Gallon)
Fuel Surcharge for Export Shipments as a Percentage of Shipping Charges
Fuel Surcharge for ImportOne Shipments* as a Percentage of Shipping Charges
Fuel Surcharge for Global Third-Party Shipments# as a Percentage of Shipping Charges
More Than or Equal To
Less Than
0 0.43
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.43 0.47
0.50%
0.50%
0.50%
0.47 0.51
1.00%
1.00%
1.00%
0.51 0.55
1.50%
1.50%
1.50%
0.55 0.59
2.00%
2.00%
2.00%
0.59 0.63
2.50%
2.50%
2.50%
0.63 0.67
3.00%
3.00%
3.00%
0.67 0.71
3.50%
3.50%
3.50%
0.71 0.75
4.00%
4.00%
4.00%
0.75 0.79
4.50%
4.50%
4.50%
0.79 0.83
5.00%
5.00%
5.00%
0.83 0.87
5.50%
5.50%
5.50%
0.87 0.91
6.00%
6.00%
6.00%
0.91 0.95
6.50%
6.50%
6.50%
0.95 0.99
7.00%
7.00%
7.00%
0.99 1.03
7.50%
7.50%
7.50%
1.03 1.07
8.00%
8.00%
8.00%
1.07 1.11
8.50%
8.50%
8.50%
1.11 1.15
9.00%
9.00%
9.00%
1.15 1.19
9.50%
9.50%
9.50%
1.19 1.25
10.00%
10.00%
10.00%
1.25 1.31
10.50%
10.50%
10.50%
1.31 1.37
11.00%
11.00%
11.00%
1.37 1.43
11.50%
11.50%
11.50%
1.43 1.49
12.00%
12.00%
12.00%
1.49 1.55
12.50%
12.50%
12.50%
1.55 1.61
13.00%
13.00%
13.00%
1.61 1.67
13.50%
13.50%
13.50%
1.67 1.73
14.00%
14.00%
14.00%
1.73 1.79
14.50%
14.50%
14.50%
1.79 1.85
15.00%
15.00%
15.00%
1.85 1.91
15.50%
15.50%
15.50%
1.91 1.97
16.00%
16.00%
16.00%
1.97 2.03
16.50%
16.50%
16.50%
2.03 2.09
17.00%
17.00%
17.00%
2.09 2.15
17.50%
17.50%
17.50%
2.15 2.21
18.00%
18.00%
18.00%
2.21 2.27
18.50%
18.50%
18.50%
2.27 2.33
19.00%
19.00%
19.00%
2.33 2.39
19.50%
19.50%
19.50%
2.39 2.45
20.00%
20.00%
20.00%
2.45 2.51
20.50%
20.50%
20.50%
2.51 2.57
21.00%
21.00%
21.00%
2.57 2.63
21.50%
21.50%
21.50%
2.63 2.69
22.00%
22.00%
22.00%
2.69 2.75
22.50%
22.50%
22.50%
2.75 2.81
23.00%
23.00%
23.00%
2.81 2.87
23.50%
23.50%
23.50%
2.87 2.93
24.00%
24.00%
24.00%
2.93 2.99
24.50%
24.50%
24.50%
2.99 3.05
25.00%
25.00%
25.00%
3.05 3.11
25.50%
25.50%
25.50%
3.11 3.17
26.00%
26.00%
26.00%
3.17 3.23
26.50%
26.50%
26.50%
3.23 3.29
27.00%
27.00%
27.00%
3.29 3.35
27.50%
27.50%
27.50%
3.35 3.41
28.00%
28.00%
28.00%
3.41 3.47
28.50%
28.50%
28.50%
3.47 3.53
29.00%
29.00%
29.00%
3.53 3.59
29.50%
29.50%
29.50%
3.59 3.65
30.00%
30.00%
30.00%
3.65 3.71
30.50%
30.50%
30.50%
3.71 3.77
31.00%
31.00%
31.00%
3.77 3.83
31.50%
31.50%
31.50%
3.83 3.89
32.00%
32.00%
32.00%
3.89 3.95
32.50%
32.50%
32.50%
3.95 4.01
33.00%
33.00%
33.00%
4.01 4.07
33.50%
33.50%
33.50%
4.07 4.13
34.00%
34.00%
34.00%
4.13 4.19
34.50%
34.50%
34.50%

Note: 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.

* For customers who have registered for the ImportOne service only. For other customers, an export fuel surcharge based on the originating country/ territory is applied on inbound shipments.

# For customers who have registered for the global third-party service only. For other customers, an export fuel surcharge based on the originating country/ territory is applied on third-party shipments.


Fuel surcharge percentages and associated trigger points are subject to change without notice. See the Terms and Conditions for more details. If the fuel price equals or rises above US$4.19per gallon, the table above will be updated.

Changes to the FedEx Express fuel surcharges will be applied every Monday and reflected in your FedEx invoice.

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. See the USGC Index for the spot price per gallon of kerosene-type jet fuel. The prices in these indices are published by the U.S. Department of Energy and FedEx is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of this information.

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  • Historical Fuel Surcharge Data

Effective Date
Surcharge for Export Shipments
Surcharge for ImportOne Shipments*
Surcharge for Global Third-Party# Shipments
Feb 12, 2018 – Feb 18, 2018 16.50% 16.50% 16.50%
Feb 05, 2018 – Feb 11, 2018 16.50% 16.50% 16.50%
Jan 29, 2018 – Feb 04, 2018 16.00% 16.00% 16.00%
Jan 22, 2018 – Jan 28, 2018 16.00% 16.00% 16.00%
Jan 15, 2018 – Jan 21, 2018 16.00% 16.00% 16.00%
Jan 08, 2018 – Jan 14, 2018 15.50% 15.50% 15.50%


* For customers who have registered for the ImportOne service only. For other customers, an export fuel surcharge based on the originating country/ territory is applied on inbound shipments.

# For customers who have registered for the global third-party service only. For other customers, an export fuel surcharge based on the originating country/ territory is applied on third-party shipments.