Surcharges and Fees*

  • The surcharge, fee and other changes below reflect current information as of Jan. 6, 2014.
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Effective Jan. 6, 2014

The following surcharge changes took effect Jan. 6, 2014, unless otherwise noted, for FedEx Express® and FedEx Ground® services.

Additional Handling Surcharge

For FedEx Express international freight services, the Additional Handling Surcharge increased from $100 per shipment to $110 per shipment.

Dangerous Goods

  • For FedEx Express U.S. package shipments containing accessible dangerous goods, the surcharge increased from $75 per package to $80 per package. For shipments containing inaccessible dangerous goods, the surcharge increased from $37.50 per package to $40 per package.
  • For FedEx Express U.S. freight shipments containing accessible dangerous goods, the surcharge increased from the greater of $81 per shipment or $0.64 per lb. to the greater of $86 per shipment or $0.68 per lb. For shipments containing inaccessible dangerous goods, the surcharge increased from the greater of $38 per shipment or $0.25 per lb. to the greater of $40.50 per shipment or $0.27 per lb.
  • For FedEx Express international package and freight shipments containing accessible dangerous goods, the surcharge increased from the greater of $119 per shipment or $0.65 per lb. to the greater of $127 per shipment or $0.69 per lb. For shipments containing inaccessible dangerous goods, the surcharge increased from the greater of $58.50 per shipment or $0.32 per lb. to the greater of $62.50 per shipment or $0.34 per lb.

Declared Value

Declared-value charges for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground services increased from $0.85 to $0.90 per $100 of value. For FedEx Express U.S. package services and FedEx Ground services, the charges apply to shipments valued in excess of $100, and the minimum charge increased from $2.55 to $2.70. 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.

  • The surcharge for FedEx Express commercial and extended commercial shipments increased from $2.15 per package to $2.25 per package.
  • The surcharge for FedEx Ground commercial and extended commercial shipments increased from $2 per package to $2.07 per package.
  • The surcharge for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground residential shipments increased from $3.25 per package to $3.40 per package.
  • The surcharge for FedEx Home Delivery® residential shipments increased from $2.75 per package to $2.85 per package.
  • The surcharge for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground extended residential shipments increased from $3.50 per package to $3.65 per package.
  • The surcharge for FedEx Home Delivery extended residential shipments increased from $3.50 per package to $3.62 per package.
  • For shipments receiving FedEx Express Multiweight® pricing, the fee is assessed per package, and the maximum Delivery Area Surcharge increased from $10.75 per shipment to $11.25 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 $10.35 for FedEx Ground commercial and extended commercial shipments and for FedEx Home Delivery residential shipments, and from $10.75 to $11.25 for FedEx Ground residential and extended residential shipments.
  • The surcharge for FedEx Express commercial and residential shipments to Alaska increased from $15 per package to $17.50 per package.

Extended Service Area Delivery

For FedEx Express U.S. freight shipments, the charge increased from $110 per shipment to $115 per shipment.

Extended Service Area Pickup

For FedEx Express U.S. freight shipments, the charge increased from $110 per shipment to $115 per shipment.

Extra Services Charge

For FedEx Express U.S. freight services and FedEx International Premium® service, an extra services charge applies when the shipper or recipient requests a special handling service beyond the standard freight pickup and delivery features. The charge increased from $70 per handler hour to $75 per handler hour, with a minimum charge of $75 per handler hour.

FedEx® Collect on Delivery (C.O.D.)

  • For applicable FedEx Express U.S. package services, the charge for FedEx C.O.D. increased from $11 per package to $12 per package. The cap for FedEx Express Multiweight shipments increased from $77 per shipment to $84 per shipment.
  • For applicable FedEx Express U.S. freight services, the charge for FedEx C.O.D. increased from $60 per shipment to $65 per shipment.

FedEx® Delivery Signature Options

  • For FedEx Express U.S. package services and FedEx Ground U.S. services, the charge for Adult Signature Required increased from $4.50 per package to $4.75 per package.
  • For FedEx Express U.S. package services and FedEx Ground services, the charge for Direct Signature Required increased from $3.50 per package to $3.75 per package.
  • For FedEx Express U.S. package services and FedEx Ground U.S. services, the charge for Indirect Signature Required increased from $2.25 per package to $3 per package.
  • For shipments receiving FedEx Express Multiweight or FedEx Ground Multiweight pricing, the maximum charge increased from $31.50 per shipment to $33.25 per shipment for Adult Signature Required, from $24.50 per shipment to $26.25 per shipment for Direct Signature Required, and from $15.75 per shipment to $21 per shipment for Indirect Signature Required.

FedEx Ground® C.O.D.

For FedEx Ground and FedEx International Ground® shipments, a charge applies when you direct us to collect payment from your recipient:

  • If you select regular or guaranteed funds C.O.D., the charge increased from $11 per package to $12 per package.
  • If you select currency C.O.D., the charge increased from $11 per package to $12 per package plus an additional charge based on your shipment's destination. For currency C.O.D. deliveries in the U.S., the additional charge remains at $22 per package for currency collection up to $500, plus an additional 4% of the currency C.O.D. amount that is in excess of $500. For currency C.O.D. deliveries in Canada, the additional charge remains at $22 per package.
  • For shipments receiving FedEx Ground Multiweight pricing, the maximum charge increased from $77 per shipment to $84 per shipment for regular or guaranteed funds C.O.D. charges.

FedEx Ground® Electronic C.O.D. (E.C.O.D.)

For FedEx Ground U.S. shipments, a charge applies when you direct us to collect payment from your recipient and deposit it directly into your bank account, plus there is an additional weekly service charge:

  • The charge increased from $11 per package to $12 per package.
  • For shipments receiving FedEx Ground Multiweight pricing, the maximum charge increased from $77 per shipment to $84 per shipment.
  • The weekly service charges remain at $10 for deposit in 48 hours and $35 for deposit in 24 hours.

Ground Weekly Pickup Fee

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

  • The fee increased from $11 per week for previously invoiced weekly shipping charges of $75 or more to $11.30 per week for previously invoiced shipping charges of $75 or more.
  • The fee increased from $22 per week for previously invoiced weekly shipping charges of less than $75 to $22.60 per week for previously invoiced weekly shipping charges of less than $75.

Hazardous Materials

For FedEx Ground U.S. services, the surcharge for packages containing hazardous materials increased from $27.50 per package to $28.50 per package.

International Out-of-Delivery-Area Surcharge

For FedEx Express U.S. export package and freight shipments, the International Out-of-Delivery-Area Surcharge increased from the greater of $26 per shipment or $0.26 per lb. to the greater of $28 per shipment or $0.28 per lb.

International Out-of-Pickup-Area Surcharge

For applicable FedEx Express U.S. import package and freight shipments, the International Out-of-Pickup-Area Surcharge increased from the greater of $26 per shipment or $0.26 per lb. to the greater of $28 per shipment or $0.28 per lb.

Metro Service Area Delivery

For FedEx Express U.S. freight shipments, the charge increased from $110 per shipment to $115 per shipment.

Metro Service Area Pickup

For FedEx Express U.S. freight shipments and FedEx International Premium shipments, the charge increased from $110 per shipment to $115 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 and FedEx Ground services, the charge increased from $3.20 per package to $3.35 per package. For FedEx Home Delivery, the charge increased from $2.80 per package to $2.90 per package.
  • For applicable FedEx Express international package services, the charge increased from $3.20 per shipment to $3.35 per shipment.
  • For applicable FedEx Express U.S. shipments receiving FedEx Express Multiweight pricing and FedEx Ground shipments receiving FedEx Ground Multiweight pricing, the maximum charge increased from $27.70 per shipment to $29 per shipment.
  • For applicable FedEx Express U.S. and international freight services, the charge increased from $110 per shipment to $115 per shipment.

Residential Pickup Charge

For FedEx Express U.S. freight services and FedEx International Premium service, a residential pickup charge applies to shipments picked up from a home or private residence. The charge for residential pickup increased from $110 per shipment to $115 per shipment.

Saturday Delivery

  • For applicable FedEx Express U.S. package services, the charge for Saturday delivery increased from $15 per package to $16 per package.
  • For applicable FedEx Express international package services, the charge for Saturday delivery increased from $15 per shipment to $16 per shipment.
  • For applicable FedEx Express U.S. and international freight services, the charge for Saturday delivery increased from $200 per shipment to $210 per shipment.

Saturday Pickup

  • For applicable FedEx Express U.S. package services, the charge for Saturday pickup increased from $15 per package to $16 per package and the maximum charge increased from $105 per shipment to $112 per shipment.
  • For applicable FedEx Express international package services, the charge for Saturday pickup increased from $15 per shipment to $16 per shipment.
  • For applicable FedEx Express U.S. and international freight services, the charge for Saturday pickup increased from $200 per shipment to $210 per shipment.

Effective Jan. 17, 2014

FedEx SameDay® City Fees

For FedEx SameDay City, FedEx SameDay City Priority and FedEx SameDay City Standard services, the following fees changed:

  • The Additional Handling Surcharge increased from $8 per shipment to $8.50 per shipment.
  • The Address Correction Fee increased from $11 per shipment to $12 per shipment.
  • The fee for After-Hours Pickup or Delivery increased from $15 per shipment to $16 per shipment.
  • The fee for Declared Value increased from $0.75 per $100 of value to $0.90 per $100 of value.
  • FedEx Delivery Signature Options: The charge for Adult Signature Required increased from $4.25 per package to $4.75 per package, the charge for Direct Signature Required increased from $3.25 per package to $3.75 per package, and the charge for Indirect Signature Required increased from $2 per package to $3 per package.
  • For FedEx SameDay City Priority and Standard shipments, the fee for Residential Delivery decreased from $5 to $3.
  • For FedEx SameDay City Priority and Standard shipments, the fees for both Saturday Pickup or Delivery and Sunday Pickup or Delivery increased from $15 to $16.
  • For FedEx SameDay City Standard service, a $3 fee is assessed when a customer selects evening delivery between 5 p.m.–8 p.m. in connection with Residential Delivery.
  • View FedEx SameDay City rates and fees.

 

*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.