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Value Added Services(1)

You can customize your shipment to your needs (or the needs of your recipients) with value added services from FedEx Express. The following are descriptions of the fees.

FedEx Express Dangerous Goods services allow the shipping of regulated dangerous substances and materials including door-to-door delivery and customs clearance.

Applicable fee depends on the Dangerous Goods type:

Accessible Dangerous Goods (ADG)

The contents of a package must be accessible during transit for security reasons.

FedEx International Priority®: BHD 0.37/kg(3) (minimum BHD 25)

FedEx International Priority® Freight: BHD 0.37/kg(3) (minimum BHD 25)

Inaccessible Dangerous Goods (IDG)

The content of package does not have to be accessed during transit and can be mixed with other freight.    

FedEx International Priority®: BHD 0.21/kg(3) (minimum BHD 17)

FedEx International Priority® Freight: BHD 0.21/kg(3) (minimum BHD 17)

Dry Ice (DI)

Dry ice is a hazardous commodity that requires special handling, subject to simplified regulations. This means it can be offered in locations where fully regulated Dangerous Goods services are not offered.

In case a shipment contains both Dry Ice and Dangerous Goods, only the respective Dangerous Goods surcharge applies.

Please refer to FedEx Express Conditions of Carriage (fedex.com/bh/services/terms/) and the Dangerous Goods section on fedex.com.

FedEx International Priority®: BHD 0.1/kg(3) (minimum BHD 3/shipment)

FedEx International Priority® Freight: BHD 0.1/kg(3) (minimum BHD 3/shipment)

We accept diplomatic shipments between embassies and consulates of the same country/territory for delivery by International Priority service. As per the Vienna Convention of 1961, Diplomatic Bags receive diplomatic immunity from inspection or delay.

Free of charge

With FedEx Electronic Trade Documents (ETD) you can streamline your international shipments by uploading your customs documentation electronically. ETD reduces the amount of paper you print for each shipment, allows for faster pickup and helps to pre-clear your shipments, reducing the risk of your shipment being delayed in customs. ETD feature needs to be activated within your automated shipping tool.

Free of charge

FedEx Global Returns or FedEx Import Shipping Print Label(1):

Create return or import shipping labels on your computer or shipping system. Then simply print and provide the label to your customer or send it as PDF via email.

Free of charge

FedEx Global Returns or FedEx Import Email Label(1):

Create return or import shipping labels and allow your customers to access these electronically and edit them as needed.

BHD 1/label

A fee applies to FedEx International Broker Select (BSO) shipments when all of the following occur:

  • A broker (other than FedEx Express or FedEx Express designated) clears the shipment.
  • FedEx Express picks up the shipment at the customer’s broker location and delivers it to the final consignee.
  • The consignee’s location is served by a different clearance point than the broker’s clearance point.

BHD 0.44/kg(3) (minimum BHD 4.2)

FedEx Priority AlertTM(1)

FedEx Priority Alert (FPA) is a specialized, fee-based and contract-only service specifically designed for customers requiring a high degree of shipment visibility and delivery compliance. By combining special boarding, enhanced shipment status tracking and operational recovery procedures, FPA provides a totally reliable solution for your shipment.

FedEx International Priority®: BHD 0.42/kg(3) (minimum BHD 10.5)
FedEx International Priority® Freight:  BHD 0.42/kg(3) (minimum BHD 10.5)

FedEx Priority Alert PlusTM(1)

Our FedEx Priority Alert Plus (FPA+) service includes all the features of FPA as well as pro-active intervention capabilities for temperature sensitive shipments. With FPA+, re-icing, gel pack replenishments & cold storage are included as standard in the service.

FedEx International Priority®: BHD 0.53/kg(3) (minimum BHD 12.6)
FedEx International Priority® Freight: BHD 0.53/kg(3) (minimum BHD 12.6)

On Demand Care(1)

On Demand Care (ODC) is a fee-based service for non-food items providing intervention services such as Dry Ice replenishment and gel pack reconditioning/exchange, to protect the integrity of temperature-controlled shipments delayed in-transit. This service is not available at all locations.

FedEx International Priority and FedEx International Economy®: BHD 2/kg(3) (minimum BHD 49)
FedEx International Priority Freight and FedEx International Economy® Freight: BHD 2/kg(3) (minimum BHD 49)

As an alternative to a business or residential delivery, you can choose Hold at FedEx Location (HAL), and have recipients pick up their shipments at a FedEx Express location.

Free of charge

FedEx Express offers a seamless standard customs clearance process to enable on-time delivery of your goods. We also offer a range of specialized inbound clearance solutions subject to an additional fee (VAT may apply at the applicable rate).

You can find more information here.

The following delivery options(4)  may be chosen at the time of booking your shipment:

No Signature Required: FedEx will attempt to obtain a signature at the delivery address. If no one is available to sign, FedEx will deliver the package in a safe place without obtaining signature.

Free

Indirect Signature Required: FedEx will obtain a signature from someone at the delivery address, from a neighbor or from a building manager. If no one is available to sign, FedEx will attempt to redeliver the package.

Free. Residential shipments to US and Canada with declared value below USD 500 are subject to BHD 1/ shipment surcharge.

Direct Signature Required: FedEx will obtain a signature from someone at the delivery address only. If no one is available to sign, FedEx will attempt redelivery of the package.

BHD 1.5/shipment. Free for shipments to US and Canada above USD 500 declared value.

Adult Signature Required: FedEx will obtain a signature from any person of legal age at the delivery address, subject to the provision of a valid ID. If no one qualified to sign is available, FedEx will attempt to redeliver the package. Legal age will vary depending on the destination country/territory and is governed by local legal age of an adult, not the legal age to purchase specific products (i.e. alcohol).

BHD 2/shipment

Surcharges(1)

Your transportation costs may be affected by additional charges. The following are descriptions of the surcharges.

Express Package Services

A surcharge applies to a shipment containing any package that:

(Dimension)

1) measures greater than 121 centimeters along its longest side; 

2) measures greater than 76 centimeters along its second-longest side;

BHD 10/shipment

(Weight)

1) has a weight greater than 31 Kg; 

Package shape and dimensions may change during transit, which can affect the package’s surcharge eligibility. If the dimensions change during transit, FedEx may make appropriate adjustments to the shipment charges at any time.

We reserve the right to assess additional handling charges for packages that require special handling or that require FedEx to apply additional packaging during transit.

BHD 1.4/shipment

Express Freight Services

A surcharge applies to a shipment containing any freight handling unit that measures greater than 157 centimeters along its longest side.

We reserve the right to assess additional handling charges for freight and any freight handling unit that requires special handling during transit.

BHD 42/shipment

A surcharge applies to any FedEx International Priority® Freight and FedEx International Economy® Freight shipment containing at least one piece, skid or pallet that is non-stackable. Non-stackable means that a piece, skid or pallet cannot be stacked vertically in a safe and secure manner. This surcharge applies once per shipment, even if multiple pieces identified as non-stackable are bundled in a shipment.

BHD 70/shipment

If a recipient’s address on an Air Bill, Air Waybill or shipping label is incomplete or incorrect, we may attempt to find the correct address and complete delivery and we will assess a surcharge. If we are unable to complete delivery, we are not liable for failing to meet our delivery commitment.

For FedEx International Broker Select, the address correction surcharge will apply if the broker’s address is incomplete or incorrect on the Air Waybill or other shipping documentation. If we cannot determine the correct address or cannot reach the broker, we may attempt to contact the sender for address clarification or instructions to return the shipment. If we are unable to complete delivery under these circumstances, we will not be liable for failing to meet our delivery commitment.

BHD 2.1/shipment

Shipments picked up from or delivered to remote and less accessible locations are assessed an Out-of-Pick-up-Area (OPA) or Out-of-Delivery-Area (ODA) surcharge. Please refer to the list of postal codes or cities where this surcharge applies.

Out-of-Pick-up-Area: BHD 0.16/kg(3) (minimum BHD 7.9)

Out-of-Delivery-Area: BHD 0.16/kg(3) (minimum BHD 7.9)

International Fuel Surcharge

FedEx Express has adopted a Dynamic Fuel Surcharge according to the variation in the price of kerosene-type jet fuel and reserves the right to apply a fuel surcharge.

Domestic Priority Overnight Fuel Surcharge

FedEx Express applies a Dynamic Fuel Surcharge which is based on the automotive gas oil prices from the EU country/territory zone.

Go to Fuel Surcharges for updates on the fuel surcharge.

An oversize charge applies to a shipment containing packages that exceed 243 centimeters in length or 330 centimeters in length and girth (L+2W+2H).

Package shape and dimensions may change during transit, which can affect the package’s surcharge eligibility. If the dimensions change during transit, FedEx may make appropriate adjustments to the shipment charges at any time.

BHD 18.7/shipment

For non-document shipments up to and including 30kg, and for all documents, a postal fee surcharge of 10% applies.

A surcharge might apply to a delivery performed on a Saturday. Service availability may vary according to place of collection and destination.

When Saturday is a normal business day at the destination country/territory, Saturday Delivery does not have to be marked on the Air Waybill, and the surcharge does not apply. Please contact Customer Service for details.

BHD 4.2/shipment

Third Party Billing Surcharge will apply to shipments that are billed to a third party. The surcharge will be charged to the third-party payer(6)

The surcharge applies when the shipper account number and the third party billing account number are not part of the same company, as determined by FedEx.

2.5% of total shipment charges.

Total shipment charges include transportation charges, surcharges and additional fees; but does not include duties, taxes and ancillary clearance service fees.

Value Added Services and Surcharges (VASS)

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(1) Service availability and transit times may vary by postal code. Please call Customer Service for service availability and precise transit times in your area.

(2) All fees are exclusive of VAT.

(3) The full rate per kilogram will be charged for any part kilogram.

(4) Not all delivery options are available in all origins or destinations. Please see fedex.com/bh for details.

(5) Effective from January 20, 2020.

(6) For the definition of Bill Third Party shipment see FedEx conditions of carriage.