Fuel Surcharges

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U.S. Fuel Surcharges

The fuel surcharge percentage for FedEx Express® services is subject to weekly* adjustment based on the weekly published 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 weekly* adjustment based on the weekly published national U.S. on-highway average price for a gallon of diesel fuel. The FedEx Ground fuel surcharge information on this page also applies to FedEx SameDay® City shipments.

The fuel surcharge percentage for FedEx Freight® services is based on the weekly national average diesel fuel price effective each Monday. See the FedEx Freight fuel surcharge.

*For FedEx accounts that have contracted for a different calculation frequency for any FedEx Express or FedEx Ground service, that same contracted calculation frequency may apply for all FedEx Express and FedEx Ground services.

FedEx Express and FedEx Ground Fuel Surcharge Rates
Effective Date FedEx Express Surcharge Based on Weekly Fuel Price Reported for* FedEx Ground Surcharge Based on Weekly Fuel Price Reported for*
Aug. 21, 2017–Aug. 27, 2017 3.50% Aug. 11, 2017 4.50% Aug. 14, 2017
Aug. 14, 2017–Aug. 20, 2017 3.75% Aug. 4, 2017 4.50% Aug. 7, 2017

*There is a lag between the fuel price index and the fuel surcharge. FedEx may use a longer lag when the fuel price posted on eia.gov is delayed.

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, as well as FedEx SameDay City shipments.

The fuel surcharge rate for FedEx Freight services applies as specified in Item 570 of the FXF 100 Series Rules Tariff.

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

See previous FedEx Express and FedEx Ground fuel surcharges.

See previous FedEx Freight fuel surcharge.

FedEx Express Fuel Surcharge

FedEx Express Fuel Surcharge Table
Effective Nov. 2, 2015
(prices per gallon of jet fuel)
At Least But Less Than Surcharge
$1.27 $1.31 2.00%
$1.31 $1.35 2.25%
$1.35 $1.39 2.50%
$1.39 $1.43 2.75%
$1.43 $1.47 3.00%
$1.47 $1.51 3.25%
$1.51 $1.55 3.50%
$1.55 $1.59 3.75%
$1.59 $1.63 4.00%
$1.63 $1.67 4.25%
$1.67 $1.71 4.50%
$1.71 $1.75 4.75%
$1.75 $1.79 5.00%
The fuel surcharge percentage for FedEx Express® services is subject to weekly adjustment based on the weekly published U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC) spot price for a gallon of kerosene-type jet fuel.

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. The table above will be updated as the fuel surcharge changes.

FedEx Ground Fuel Surcharge

FedEx Ground Fuel Surcharge Table
Effective Nov. 2, 2015

(prices per gallon of diesel fuel)
At Least But Less Than Surcharge
$2.02 $2.11 3.00%
$2.11 $2.20 3.25%
$2.20 $2.29 3.50%
$2.29 $2.38 3.75%
$2.38 $2.47 4.00%
$2.47 $2.56 4.25%
$2.56 $2.65 4.50%
$2.65 $2.74 4.75%
$2.74 $2.83 5.00%
$2.83 $2.92 5.25%
$2.92 $3.01 5.50%
$3.01 $3.10 5.75%
$3.10 $3.19 6.00%
The fuel surcharge percentage for FedEx Ground® services is subject to weekly adjustment based on the weekly published national U.S. on-highway average price for a gallon of diesel fuel.

Fuel surcharge percentages and associated trigger points are subject to change without notice. See the FedEx Ground Tariff and the FedEx SameDay City Tariff for more details. The table above will be updated as the fuel surcharge changes.


FedEx Freight Fuel Surcharge

View the FedEx Freight fuel surcharge here.

Additional Information

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

For FedEx Express shipments, this applies to the following transportation-related surcharges: broker select option fee, courier pickup, delivery area surcharge, delivery reattempt, extended service area delivery, extended service area pickup, metro service area delivery, metro service area pickup, international out-of-delivery-area, international out-of-pickup-area, FedEx International Premium® pickup, oversize, residential delivery, residential pickup, return on-call pickup, FedEx ExpressTag®, Saturday delivery and Saturday pickup.

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, call tag, oversize, unauthorized packages, delivery area surcharge, residential delivery, return on-call pickup and Northern Canada surcharge.

For FedEx Freight shipments, the related fuel surcharge is assessed on all rates and charges for line haul transportation, and other services which consume fuel, in tariffs or contracts making reference to Item 570 of the FXF 100 Series Rules Tariff.

Fuel Surcharge Updates

Changes to the FedEx Express and FedEx Ground fuel surcharges will be applied effective each Monday. The surcharge percentage will be reflected on your FedEx invoice. Information on the fuel surcharge for each week will be available the Friday 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.

Changes to the FedEx Freight fuel surcharges will be applied weekly. The U.S. Department of Energy fuel index is updated on the first business day of each week. The applicable surcharge will become effective on the Wednesday immediately following.

  • For FedEx Freight, see the on-highway index for the price of a gallon of diesel fuel.

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