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Surcharge and other information

Surcharge and other information

For Payers in Japan

For information about our surcharges, please download the ‘FedEx Surcharge and Other information’ PDF from the link below. 

For the complete terms and conditions on FedEx services, please refer to the reverse side of the FedEx International Air Waybill, and the online Standard Conditions of Carriage or International Service Terms and Conditions of the shipment.

 

Peak Surcharge

See our Peak Surcharge here.

 

Out of Delivery/Pick-up Area Surcharge

FedEx Express international shipments delivered to or picked up from remote and less-accessible locations are charged an out-of-delivery-area or out-of-pickup-area surcharge.

View a list of postal codes and cities where these surcharges apply from January 18, 2021 to January 16, 2022.

Effective January 17, 2022, the Out-of-Delivery-Area Surcharge and Out-of-Pickup-Area Surcharge rates will be determined based on the corresponding tier of the ZIP code, postal code, or city of the shipment’s origin and/or destination location for International Express Freight and Parcel services.

International shipments delivered to or picked up from remote and less-accessible locations listed in the Out-of-Delivery-Area Surcharge and Out-of-Pickup-Area Surcharge ZIP and postal codes list will be subject to the rates per tier. 

View the list of ZIP and postal codes by tier effective January 17, 2022.

Additional Handling Surcharge

An Additional Handling Surcharge applies to any package that meets any of the following criteria:

Dimensions

A surcharge applies to a shipment containing any package that:

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

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

Effective January 18, 2021, Additional Handling Surcharge - Dimension will also apply to any package that measures greater than 266 centimeters in length and girth.

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.

Freight

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.

 

Oversize Charge

Effective August 14, 2020, 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. 

* Length is the longest side of a package.

Priority Alert / Priority Alert Plus / On-demand Care Surcharge

Surcharge applies to Priority Alert / Priority Alert Plus / On-demand Care services. 

Effective January 3, 2022, Priority Alert/Priority Alert Plus/On-demand Care surcharge for Export and Global Third-Party services will be adjusted. 

Manual Air Waybill Surcharge (Effective April 20, 2020)

Starting from April 20, 2020, we will impose a surcharge for the provision of manual air waybills. Customers who opt for manual air waybills will be charged JPY 500 per piece with a minimum order quantity of 10 pieces.  The launch of the manual air waybill surcharge will also be a part of our digital initiative going forward.

You may continue to use manual air waybills already on hand, however if you order additional manual air waybills from April 20, you will be charged a fee of JPY 5,000 for an order 10 pieces of manual air waybills. The surcharge will be billed on a separate invoice to you.

We encourage you to ship with our digital tools so that you can enjoy the ease, speed and convenience of processing shipments digitally.