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  • The surcharge, fee and other changes below reflect current information as of February 20, 2008.
  • Find comprehensive rate, surcharge and fee information in the January 7, 2008 FedEx Service Guide.



Effective January 7, 2008

FedEx Surcharge Changes
The following surcharge changes took effect January 7, 2008, unless otherwise noted, for FedEx Express®, FedEx Ground® and FedEx Home Delivery® services.

Additional Handling Surcharge
  • FedEx applies a surcharge to packages that require special handling as outlined in the FedEx Service Guide. For applicable FedEx Express U.S., FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery package services, the surcharge for additional handling increased from $6 per package to $6.50 per package.

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 shipments that receive FedEx Express Multiweight® pricing, the fee is $10 per package, and there is a maximum $70 Address Correction charge.
  • For FedEx Express U.S. freight services, the fee increased from $32 per correction to $40 per correction.
  • For FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery shipments, the fee increased from $5 per correction to $6 per correction, and there is a maximum Address Correction charge of $35 per shipment if the shipment receives FedEx Ground Multiweight® pricing.

Declared Value
  • FedEx Express declared-value charges increased from $0.55 to $0.60 per $100 of value. For U.S. package services, the charge applies to shipments valued in excess of $100, and the minimum charge decreased from $2.75 to $1.80. 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 international services, the charge applies to the value in excess of $100 or $9.07 per lb., whichever is greater.
  • For FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery services, declared-value charges increased from $0.55 per $100 of value to $0.60 per $100 of value, and are calculated on the entire value of the package as opposed to the value exceeding $100. The minimum charge increased from $1.50 to $1.80.

Delivery Area Surcharge
  • For applicable FedEx Express U.S. package services and FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery services, a delivery area surcharge applies to shipments destined to select ZIP codes. The surcharge for commercial shipments increased from $1.40 per package to $1.50 per package. The surcharge for residential shipments increased from $2.20 per package to $2.30 per package. For shipments receiving FedEx Express Multiweight or FedEx Ground Multiweight pricing, the fee is assessed per package, and there is a maximum Delivery Area Surcharge of $7.50 per shipment for both commercial and residential shipments (except to remote areas of Alaska).
  • There are some changes to the ZIP codes where delivery area surcharges apply for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground commercial and residential shipments to select areas. A list of the ZIP codes where the surcharge applies is available in PDF format or ASCII format.

Delivery Reattempt Charge
  • For FedEx Express U.S. freight services, shipper- or recipient-arranged delivery reattempts are subject to delivery reattempt charges. The charge increased from the greater of $25 per shipment or $0.0333 per lb. to the greater of $35 per shipment or $0.0375 per lb.

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 the greater of $49 per shipment or $49 per handler hour to the greater of $59 per shipment or $59 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 $8.50 per package to $9 per package. For shipments receiving FedEx Express Multiweight pricing, the fee is assessed per package, and there is a maximum FedEx C.O.D. charge of $63 per shipment.

FedEx® Delivery Signature Options
For FedEx Express U.S. package services where the shipment receives FedEx Express Multiweight pricing and FedEx Ground services where the shipment receives FedEx Ground Multiweight pricing, the fee is assessed per package, and there is a maximum charge per shipment for FedEx Delivery Signature Options:
  • For Indirect Signature Required, the maximum fee is $10.50 per shipment.
  • For Direct Signature Required, the maximum fee is $17.50 per shipment.
  • For Adult Signature Required, the maximum fee is $24.50 per shipment.

FedEx E-Mail Return Label
  • For applicable FedEx Express U.S. package and freight services and FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery services, the charge for using an e-mail return label increased from $0.50 per label to $1 per label.

FedEx Ground® Call Tag
  • For FedEx Ground service, the charge for requesting an electronically transmitted call tag increased from $5.50 per package to $6 per package, and the charge for requesting a manual call tag increased from $5.75 per package to $6 per package.

FedEx Ground® C.O.D.
  • For FedEx Ground services, the charge for FedEx Ground C.O.D. increased from $8.50 per package to $9 per package. For currency C.O.D. deliveries in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, the additional charge for FedEx Ground C.O.D. increased from $8.50 per package to $9 per package, plus an additional 2 percent of the C.O.D. amount that is in excess of $450 (increased from $425). For currency C.O.D. deliveries in Canada, the additional charge for FedEx Ground C.O.D. increased from $8.50 per package to $9 per package. The minimum charge for currency C.O.D. is $18 per package for all destinations.
  • For shipments receiving FedEx Ground Multiweight pricing, the maximum C.O.D. charge is $63 per shipment for regular or guaranteed funds C.O.D. For currency C.O.D. deliveries in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, the maximum charge is $126 per shipment plus an additional 2 percent of the C.O.D. amount per package that is in excess of $450. For currency C.O.D. deliveries in Canada, the maximum charge is $126 per shipment.

FedEx Ground® Electronic C.O.D. (E.C.O.D.)
  • For applicable FedEx Ground services, the charge for FedEx Ground E.C.O.D. increased from $8.50 per package to $9 per package. For shipments receiving FedEx Ground Multiweight pricing, the fee is assessed per package, and there is a maximum FedEx Ground E.C.O.D. charge of $63 per shipment. There is also an additional weekly service charge associated with this service.

Inside Delivery Charge
  • For FedEx Express U.S. freight services, the charge for inside delivery increased from the greater of $52 per shipment or $0.0412 per lb. to the greater of $60 per shipment or $0.0412 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 $52 per shipment or $0.0412 per lb. to the greater of $60 per shipment or $0.0412 per lb.

Oversize Charge
  • For FedEx Express U.S., FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery package services, the charge for oversize packages increased from $40 per package to $45 per package.

Pickup Charge (FedEx International Premium)
  • For FedEx International Premium service, pickup at the shipper's location is available for an additional charge. This charge varies based on shipment weight, and it increased from a minimum of $11.25 per shipment to a minimum of $15 per shipment.

Reroute of Shipment
  • For FedEx Express U.S. freight services, the shipping fee for a rerouted shipment increased from $32 per shipment to $40 per shipment. 

Residential Delivery Charge
For FedEx Express U.S. package services and FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery 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 $2.20 per package to $2.30 per package. There is a maximum Residential Delivery Charge of $20 per shipment if the shipment receives FedEx Express Multiweight or FedEx Ground Multiweight pricing.
  • For FedEx Home Delivery service, the charge increased from $1.85 per package to $1.95 per package.
  • For FedEx Express U.S. freight services, the charge increased from $50 per shipment to $75 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 $50 per shipment to $75 per shipment.

Saturday Delivery
  • For applicable FedEx Express package services, the charge for Saturday delivery will not apply for shipments receiving FedEx Express Multiweight pricing. The per-package fee remains at $12.50.
  • For applicable FedEx Express freight shipments, the charge increased from $175 per shipment to $200 per shipment.

Saturday Pickup
  • For FedEx Express U.S. package services, a Saturday Pickup charge is assessed per package, and there is a maximum Saturday Pickup charge of $87.50 per shipment.

*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.

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