Fuel Surcharges

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.

 

Fuel Surcharge Rates
Effective Date FedEx Express Surcharge FedEx Ground Surcharge Based on Average Monthly Fuel Price Date Average Monthly Fuel Price Determined as of*
April 7, 2014–May 4, 2014 10.00% 7.00% February 2014 March 15, 2014

*There is a two-month lag between the fuel price index and the fuel surcharge. For example, the fuel surcharge for November 2012 is based on the September 2012 average spot price of fuel. FedEx may use the monthly average fuel price posted on eia.gov as of this date or calculate the monthly average price based on daily spot prices posted as of the date.

The fuel surcharge rate for FedEx Express services applies to U.S., U.S. export, U.S. import, and U.S. to Puerto Rico shipments.

The fuel surcharge rate for FedEx Ground services applies to both U.S. and international shipments.

This fuel surcharge does not apply to FedEx International Express Freight® and FedEx International Airport-to-AirportSM services. See the FedEx International Express Freight and FedEx International Airport-to-Airport fuel surcharge.

See Previous Fuel Surcharges



FedEx Ground

FedEx Express Fuel Surcharge Table
Effective Jan. 7, 2013
(prices per gallon of jet fuel)
At Least But Less Than Surcharge
  $1.94 0.00%
$1.94 $1.98 0.50%
$1.98 $2.02 1.00%
$2.02 $2.06 1.50%
$2.06 $2.10 2.00%
$2.10 $2.14 2.50%
$2.14 $2.18 3.00%
$2.18 $2.22 3.50%
$2.22 $2.26 4.00%
$2.26 $2.32 4.50%
$2.32 $2.38 5.00%
$2.38 $2.44 5.50%
$2.44 $2.50 6.00%
$2.50 $2.56 6.50%
$2.56 $2.62 7.00%
$2.62 $2.68 7.50%
$2.68 $2.74 8.00%
$2.74 $2.80 8.50%
$2.80 $2.86 9.00%
$2.86 $2.92 9.50%
$2.92 $2.98 10.00%
$2.98 $3.04 10.50%
$3.04 $3.10 11.00%
$3.10 $3.16 11.50%
$3.16 $3.22 12.00%
$3.22 $3.28 12.50%
$3.28 $3.34 13.00%

Fuel surcharge percentages and associated trigger points are subject to change without notice. See the FedEx Express U.S.Terms and Conditions and the FedEx Express International Terms and Conditions for more details. If the fuel surcharge rises above 13.00% or there are changes to the trigger points, the table above will be updated.

FedEx Ground Fuel Surcharge Table
Effective Jan. 7, 2013
(prices per gallon of diesel fuel)
At Least But Less Than Surcharge
  $2.47 0.00%
$2.47 $2.59 1.00%
$2.59 $2.71 1.50%
$2.71 $2.83 2.00%
$2.83 $2.95 2.50%
$2.95 $3.07 3.00%
$3.07 $3.19 3.50%
$3.19 $3.31 4.00%
$3.31 $3.43 4.50%
$3.43 $3.55 5.00%
$3.55 $3.67 5.50%
$3.67 $3.79 6.00%
$3.79 $3.91 6.50%
$3.91 $4.03 7.00%
$4.03 $4.15 7.50%
$4.15 $4.27 8.00%

Fuel surcharge percentages and associated trigger points are subject to change without notice. See the FedEx Ground Tariff for more details. If the fuel surcharge rises above 8.00% or there are changes to the trigger points, the table above will be updated.

Additional Information 

For FedEx Express shipments, the related fuel surcharge is assessed on the net package rate plus applicable
transportation-related surcharges.

For shipments within the U.S., and from the U.S. to Puerto Rico, this applies to the following transportation-related surcharges: courier pickup, delivery area surcharge, freight delivery reattempt, freight extended service area delivery, freight extended service area pickup, freight residential delivery, freight residential pickup, freight Saturday delivery, freight Saturday pickup, oversize, residential delivery, return on-call pickup (FedEx ExpressTag®), Saturday delivery and Saturday pickup.

For FedEx Express U.S. export and U.S. import shipments, this applies to the following transportation-related surcharges: broker routing fee, courier pickup, extended service area delivery, extended service area pickup, FedEx International Premium® pickup, FedEx International Premium residential delivery, FedEx International Premium residential pickup, Saturday delivery and Saturday pickup.
Additional Information

For FedEx Ground shipments, the related fuel surcharge is assessed on the net package rate plus applicable
transportation-related surcharges.

For FedEx Ground shipments this applies to the following transportation-related surcharges: on-call pickup, electronic call tag, manual call tag, oversize and unauthorized oversize packages, delivery area surcharge and residential delivery.

Fuel Surcharge Updates

Changes to the FedEx Express and FedEx Ground fuel surcharges will be applied effective the first Monday of each month. The surcharge percentage will be reflected on your FedEx invoice. Information on the fuel surcharge for each month will be available approximately two weeks before the surcharge is applicable.

  • For FedEx Express, see the USGC index for the spot price per gallon of kerosene-type jet fuel.
  • For FedEx Ground, see the on-highway index for the price of a gallon of diesel fuel.
  • The prices in these indexes are published by the U.S. Department of Energy and FedEx is not responsible for the information provided.

Historical Fuel Surcharge Rates and Determination Dates
Effective Date FedEx Express Surcharge FedEx Ground Surcharge Based on Average Monthly Fuel Price Date Average Monthly Fuel Price Determined as of*
March 3, 2014–April 6, 2014 10.00% 6.50% January 2014 Feb. 11, 2014
Feb. 3, 2014–March 2, 2014 10.00% 6.50% December 2013 Jan. 14, 2014
Jan. 6, 2014–Feb. 2, 2014 9.00% 6.50% November 2013 Dec. 16, 2013


*There is a two-month lag between the fuel price index and the fuel surcharge. For example, the fuel surcharge for November 2012 is based on the September 2012 average price spot of fuel. FedEx may use the monthly average fuel price posted on eia.gov as of this date or calculate the monthly average price based on daily spot prices posted as of the date.