Surcharges and Discounts
Your shipment may incur fees in addition to the base shipping rate depending on the service options you choose. The following are descriptions of those fees that are returned in the rate quote.
|Additional Handling Dimension Surcharge||For FedEx Express,
shipment measures greater than 60" in length but equal to or less than 108" in
For FedEx Ground, shipment measures greater than 60" in length but equal to or less than 108"
|FedEx Priority Overnight®, FedEx Standard Overnight®, FedEx 2Day®, FedEx Express Saver®, FedEx Ground®, FedEx International Ground®|
|Additional Handling Weight Surcharge||For FedEx Ground or FedEx Express, shipment has an actual weight of greater than 70 lbs.||FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx 2Day, FedEx Express Saver, FedEx Ground, FedEx International Ground|
|Additional Handling Packaging Surcharge||For FedEx Express,
shipment is not fully encased in an outer shipping container and/or is encased
in packing material other than corrugated cardboard.
For FedEx Ground, shipment is not fully encased in an outer shipping container and/or is encased in packing material other than corrugated cardboard.
|FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx 2Day, FedEx Express Saver, FedEx Ground, FedEx International Ground|
|Broker Select Option||A fee applies to
B13A for Canada Export Shipping shipment if you choose to have FedEx complete
the delivery after customs clearance and if your recipient and customs broker
are served by different FedEx clearance points.
See B13A for Canada Export Shipping for more information.
|FedEx International Priority®, FedEx International Priority® Freight, FedEx International Economy®, FedEx International Economy® Freight|
|Courier Pickup Charge||A charge applies when you request a pickup. This charge does not apply if you drop off your package at a FedEx shipping location or if you have regular scheduled pickups.|
|Dangerous Goods||FedEx assesses a surcharge on each package containing dangerous-goods materials. For intra-Canada shipments this surcharge is also based on the type of service provided.||FedEx Express, FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx First Overnight®, FedEx First Overnight® Freight, FedEx 2Day, FedEx 2Day®A.M., FedEx Freight, FedEx International Economy and FedEx International Economy Freight|
|Declared Value||FedEx liability for each package is limited to $100USD unless a higher value is declared and paid for. For each package exceeding $100USD in declared value, an additional amount is charged. FedEx does not provide insurance of any kind.||FedEx Express and FedEx Ground shipments|
|Delivery Area Surcharge||A delivery area surcharge applies to shipments destined for select U.S. postal codes. (This surcharge does not apply to FedEx Ground Multiweight® shipments.) In addition, a delivery area surcharge applies to FedEx Express shipments destined for areas in Alaska that are remote, sparsely populated, or geographically difficult to access.||FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx 2Day, FedEx Express Saver, FedEx Ground, FedEx Home Delivery®|
|Dimensional Weight||For FedEx Express
shipments: FedEx may assess shipping charges based on the International Air
Transport Association (IATA) volume standard. Dimensional weight is calculated
by multiplying the length by width by height of each package in inches and
dividing the total by 194 (for shipments within the U.S. and shipments between
the U.S. and Puerto Rico) or 186 (for international shipments). If the
dimensional weight exceeds the actual weight, charges may be assessed based on
the dimensional weight. Shipments in FedEx packaging may also be subject to
For FedEx Ground shipments: Dimensional weight may apply to FedEx Ground packages that are 3 cubic feet (5,184 cubic inches) or larger. Multiply the length by width by height of each package in inches. If the total is 5,184 inches or greater, calculate dimensional weight by dividing by 194 (for shipments within the U.S. and Puerto Rico) and 166 (for shipments to Canada).
|FedEx Express and FedEx Ground shipments|
|Duties and Taxes||Duties and taxes, including goods and services tax (GST) and value-added tax (VAT) may be assessed on the contents of the shipment.||FedEx Express International package and freight service|
|FedEx® Collect on Delivery (C.O.D.)||If you request FedEx to obtain payment from the recipient at the time the shipment is delivered, an additional surcharge is applied.||FedEx Express and FedEx Ground shipments|
|FedEx Ground® Electronic C.O.D. (E.C.O.D.)||A charge applies when you direct FedEx to collect payment from your recipient and deposit it directly into your bank account.||FedEx Ground shipments|
|FedEx® Delivery Signature Options||FedEx provides five options when you need a signature upon delivery: Indirect Signature Required, Direct Signature Required, Adult Signature Required, Service Default and No Signature Required. Indirect Signature Required is allowed to U.S. residential addresses only. Direct Signature Required is allowed to U.S. addresses and when shipping via FedEx Ground to Canadian addresses. Adult Signature Required is allowed to U.S. addresses. Service Default tells the courier to perform the customer’s usual request for signature collection.||FedEx Express shipments to U.S. addresses and FedEx Ground shipments to U.S. and Canadian addresses|
|FedEx Email Return Label||A charge applies in addition to shipping charges once the recipient uses the return label. This service is only available for U.S. shipments.||FedEx First Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx 2Day, FedEx 2Day A.M., FedEx Ground, FedEx 2Day® Freight, FedEx 3Day® Freight|
|FedEx ExpressTag®||A charge applies in addition to shipping charges when FedEx picks up the package for return at your recipient’s location. This service is only available for U.S. shipments.||FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx 2Day|
|FedEx Ground® Alternate Address Pickup||FedEx may provide pickup service to an address other than the shipping location associated with the FedEx Ground account number.||FedEx Ground (U.S. and Canada)|
|FedEx Ground® Call Tag||A charge applies in addition to shipping charges when FedEx picks up the packages for return at your recipient’s location. This service is only available for U.S. shipments.||FedEx Ground, FedEx Home Delivery|
|FedEx Home Delivery Convenient Delivery Options||You can choose FedEx Home Delivery convenient delivery options: 1) FedEx Date Certain Home Delivery®, 2) FedEx Evening Home Delivery®, 3) FedEx Appointment Home Delivery®.||FedEx Home Delivery|
|FedEx International Controlled Export (FICE)||A charge applies when you select FICE for shipments moving under a U.S. State Department (DSP) license or under U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration permits 36, 236, and 486. This charge also applies for inbound shipments moving under a transportation and exportation customs form (CF7512) from a foreign trade zone or bonded warehouse.||FedEx International Priority, FedEx International Priority Freight|
|FedEx® Print Return Label||A charge applies in addition to shipping charges once the recipient has used the return label. This service is only available for U.S. shipments.||FedEx First Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx 2Day, FedEx 2Day A.M., FedEx Ground, FedEx 2Day Freight, FedEx 3Day Freight|
|Inside Delivery/Inside Pickup Charge||When requested, FedEx may move shipments to positions beyond the adjacent loading area.||FedEx Freight|
|FedEx Freight Special Services||When requested, a surcharge will be applied to the FedEx Freight special services. For a list of these surcharges, see Intra-Canada Express Service.||FedEx Freight|
|Oversize Charge||FedEx Express: The
maximum limits for FedEx Express U.S. packages are 150 lbs. and 119" in length
and 165" in length and girth (L+2W+2H). Packages that weigh 150 lbs. or less
and exceed 108" in length or 130" in length and girth are considered “oversize”
packages. Oversize packages are rated based on the greater of the package’s
actual rounded weight or dimensional weight.
FedEx Ground: A package weighing 150 lbs. or less and measuring greater than 130" in length and girth is classified as an oversize package. The shipping charges for an oversize package are based on the greater of the package’s actual rounded weight or its dimensional weight.
FedEx Home Delivery: The shipping charge for any package with a dimensional weight of greater than 70 lbs. is the same as a FedEx Ground package of the corresponding dimensional weight being shipped under the same circumstances.
|FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery|
|Residential Surcharge||A residential package surcharge applies to shipments to a home or private residence, including locations where a business is operated from a home.||FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx International Ground (Canada only), FedEx Freight, FedEx International Premium®|
|Rural Delivery (Alaska and Hawaii)||A surcharge applies for delivery to select rural postal codes in Alaska and Hawaii.||FedEx Ground U.S.|
|Saturday Delivery/ Saturday Pickup||Saturday Service is available for an additional charge depending on the package service type and origin/destination pair.||FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx First Overnight Freight, FedEx 2Day, FedEx 2Day A.M., FedEx International Priority, FedEx 1Day® Freight, FedEx 2Day Freight|
|Dry Ice Surcharge||A surcharge will be applied for dry-ice packaging.||FedEx International Priority, FedEx International Economy, and FedEx International Economy Freight services|
|Fuel Surcharge||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.
The fuel surcharge percentage for FedEx Ground services is subject to monthly adjustment based on a rounded average of the national U.S. on-highway average price for a gallon of diesel fuel.
|FedEx Express, FedEx Freight, FedEx Ground, and FedEx Home Delivery|
|Parent Topic:||Rate Services|