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Other Changes That May Affect Your Shipping Rate

The changes below reflect available information as of May 2, 2016. Check the News box on the fedex.com home page to find out when we’ve updated information here.

Effective June 1, 2016

Additional Handling Surcharge. A surcharge applies to any FedEx Ground® package that measures greater than 48 inches but equal to or less than 108 inches along its longest side. Prior to June 1, 2016, a surcharge applies to any FedEx Ground package that measures greater than 60 inches but equal to or less than 108 inches along its longest side. All other Additional Handling Surcharge size, weight and packaging parameters remain unchanged. The surcharge remains at $10.50 per package. This change applies to shipments within the U.S. and from the U.S. to Canada. See the Jan. 4, 2016, FedEx Service Guide for details.

Effective Nov. 2, 2015

Ground Unauthorized Package Charge
The Ground Unauthorized Package Charge increased from $57.50 per package to $110 per package. These packages are unauthorized, may be refused or returned to the shipper and will be delivered at the option of FedEx Ground. The charge is assessed for the following conditions:

  • Any package measuring more than 108 inches in length.
  • Any package measuring more than 165 inches in length and girth combined.
  • Any package weighing more than 150 lbs.