Surcharges and Fees*

  • The surcharge, fee and other changes below reflect current information as of Jan. 7, 2013.
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Effective Jan. 7, 2013

The following surcharge changes took effect Jan. 7, 2013, unless otherwise noted, for FedEx Express® and FedEx Ground® services.

Additional Handling Surcharge
For FedEx Express U.S. freight services, the Additional Handling Surcharge increased from $100 to $110 per piece, skid or pallet.

Address Correction
If a recipient's address on an airbill, air waybill or shipping label is incomplete or incorrect, we may attempt to find the correct address and complete the delivery.

  • For FedEx Express U.S. package services, FedEx Express international package and freight services, FedEx Ground services, and FedEx International Ground® service, the fee increased from $11 per correction to $12 per correction.
  • For FedEx Express U.S. freight services, the fee increased from $60 per correction to $65 per correction.
  • For shipments receiving FedEx Express Multiweight® pricing, the maximum charge increased from $77 per shipment to $84 per shipment.
  • For shipments receiving FedEx Ground Multiweight® pricing, the maximum charge increased from $35 per shipment to $38.15 per shipment.

Declared Value
Declared-value charges for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground services increased from $0.80 to $0.85 per $100 of value. For FedEx Express U.S. package services, FedEx Ground services and FedEx International Ground service, the charges apply to shipments valued in excess of $100, and the minimum charge increased from $2.40 to $2.55. For FedEx Express U.S. freight services, the charge applies to the value in excess of $100 or $1 per lb., whichever is greater. For FedEx Express international services, the charge applies to the value in excess of $100 or $9.07 per lb., whichever is greater.

Delivery Area Surcharge
For applicable FedEx Express U.S. package services and FedEx Ground services, a delivery area surcharge applies to shipments destined to select ZIP codes.

  • For FedEx Express U.S. package services, the surcharge for commercial and extended commercial shipments increased from $2 per package to $2.15 per package. The surcharge remains at $2 for FedEx Ground commercial shipments.
  • For FedEx Express U.S. package services and FedEx Ground services, the surcharge for residential shipments increased from $3 per package to $3.25 per package. The surcharge remains at $2.75 for FedEx Home Delivery shipments.
  • For FedEx Express U.S. package services and FedEx Ground services, the surcharge for extended residential shipments increased from $3.25 per package to $3.50 per package.
  • For shipments receiving FedEx Express Multiweight pricing, the fee is assessed per package, and the maximum delivery area surcharge increased from $10 to $10.75 per shipment for both commercial and residential shipments.
  • For shipments receiving FedEx Ground Multiweight pricing, the fee is assessed per package, and the maximum delivery area surcharge increased from $10 to $10.75 per shipment for residential shipments. The maximum surcharge remains at $10 per shipment for commercial shipments and for FedEx Home Delivery residential shipments.

Extra Service Charge
For FedEx Express U.S. freight services and FedEx International Premium® service, an extra service charge applies when the shipper or recipient requests a special handling service beyond the standard freight pickup and delivery features. The charge increased from the greater of $66 per shipment or $66 per handler hour to the greater of $70 per shipment or $70 per handler hour.

FedEx® Delivery Signature Options
Some charges for FedEx Delivery Signature Options increased:

  • For FedEx Express U.S. package services and FedEx Ground services, the charge for Indirect Signature Required increased from $2 per package to $2.25 per package.
  • For shipments receiving FedEx Express Multiweight or FedEx Ground Multiweight pricing, the maximum charge increased from $14 per shipment to $15.75 per shipment for Indirect Signature Required.

Inside Delivery Charge
For FedEx Express U.S. freight services, the charge for inside delivery increased from the greater of $75 per shipment or $0.05 per lb. to the greater of $80 per shipment or $0.053 per lb.

Inside Pickup Charge
For FedEx Express U.S. freight services and FedEx International Premium service, the charge for inside pickup increased from the greater of $75 per shipment or $0.05 per lb. to the greater of $80 per shipment or $0.053
per lb.

Missing or Invalid Account Number
A fee applies if the shipper does not provide a valid or accurate FedEx account number or credit card number for the billing option selected. For FedEx Express U.S. and U.S. export services and FedEx Ground services, the fee increased from $11 per shipment to $12 per shipment.

Payer Rebilling
For every request to change the billing instructions for a shipment, we assess a fee to the payer in addition to shipping charges. For FedEx Express U.S. and U.S. export services, the charge increased from $11 per shipment to $12 per shipment.

Reroute of Shipment
A shipping fee is billed to the account number specified on the FedEx airbill or shipping label for each rerouted package. For FedEx Express package services the fee increased from $11 per package to $12 per package. For FedEx Express® Freight services, the fee increased from $60 per shipment to $65 per shipment. For shipments receiving FedEx Express Multiweight pricing, the maximum fee increased from $77 per shipment to $84 per shipment.

Residential Delivery Charge
For FedEx Express package and freight services and FedEx Ground services, a residential delivery charge applies to shipments to a home or private residence.

  • For FedEx Express U.S. package services, FedEx Ground service and FedEx International Ground service, the charge increased from $3 per package to $3.20 per package. For FedEx Home Delivery, the charge increased from $2.55 per package to $2.80 per package.
  • For shipments receiving FedEx Express Multiweight or FedEx Ground Multiweight pricing, the maximum charge increased from $26 per shipment to $27.70 per shipment.
  • For FedEx Express international package services to Canada and U.S. import-rated shipments from all origins, the charge increased from $3 per shipment to $3.20 per shipment.

Weekly Pickup Fee
The Weekly Pickup Fee applies to customers who have a regular scheduled FedEx Ground pickup for U.S. and international shipments. The Weekly Pickup Fee is determined using previously invoiced combined weekly FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx SmartPost charges for the associated FedEx account number.

  • The fee increased from $10 per week for previously invoiced weekly shipping charges of $75 or more to $11 per week for previously invoiced shipping charges of $75 or more.
  • The fee increased from $20 per week for previously invoiced weekly shipping charges of less than $75 to $22 per week for previously invoiced weekly shipping charges of less than $75.

*Please check your FedEx shipping agreement to determine the net impact of these changes on your shipping costs. Customers who use third-party audit firms should inform their firms of all applicable changes.