FedEx Shipping Rates

FedEx Shipping Rates

Other changes that may affect your rate

Updated Feb. 1, 2021

Other changes that may affect your rate

Updated Feb. 1, 2021

The following surcharge changes will take effect in 2021*

Surcharge What’s changing in 2021?

Additional Handling Surcharge

Express Package and Ground Services

A surcharge applies to any package that:

(Dimension)

1) measures greater than 48 inches along its longest side;

2) measures greater than 30 inches along its second-longest side;

(Weight)

3) has an actual weight greater than 50 lbs. (FedEx U.S. Express Package Services and U.S. Ground Services)

4) has an actual weight greater than 70 lbs. (FedEx International Express Package Services and International Ground Services)

(Packaging)

Please consult the FedEx Service Guide for full list of criteria.

Effective Jan. 18, 2021, a surcharge applies to any Express and Ground package that measures greater than 105 inches in length and girth — the length and girth is length plus (two times the height) plus (two times the width). The following was added to the existing criteria under the Dimension heading.

  • Measures greater than 105 inches in length and girth — the length and girth is length plus (two times the height) plus (two times the width).

High Cost Service Area Surcharge

 

FedEx Freight

 

Effective Jan. 18, 2021, there will be a FedEx Freight High Cost Service  Area Surcharge

The surcharge applies to any shipment that is not rated on the below list of transportation rates, if the origin ZIP code and/or the destination ZIP code of the shipment are on a select list of U.S. ZIP codes.

  • Current FXF PZONE, FXF EZONE, FXF 1000, FXF 501 base rates in effect at the time of shipping.

See the list of select U.S. ZIP codes where a High Cost Service Area Surcharge applies:

Applicable charges by tier:

  • Tier 1: $25 flat rate
  • Tier 2: $50 flat rate
  • Tier 3: $80 flat rate
  • Tier 4: $250 flat rate 
International Out-of-Delivery-Area Surcharge and International Out-of-Pickup-Area Surcharge


Currently, shipments delivered to or picked up from remote and less-accessible locations outside the U.S. are assessed an International Out-of-Delivery-Area Surcharge or an International Out-of-Pickup-Area Surcharge.

View a list of postal codes or cities where these surcharges currently apply.

Effective Jan. 18, 2021, certain international shipments to/from the U.S. are assessed an International Out-of-Delivery-Area Surcharge or an International Out-of-Pickup-Area Surcharge for International Express Freight services based on ZIP code location of the pick-up or delivery.

See the International Out-of-Delivery-Area Surcharge and International Out-of-Pickup-Area Surcharge ZIP code changes PDF for a list of the ZIP codes where these surcharges apply. These U.S. locations are in addition to the international postal codes or locations where these surcharges already apply.

Fuel Surcharge for U.S. Domestic Express Freight


For FedEx Express, the fuel surcharge is a percentage assessed on the net package rate plus applicable surcharges. The fuel surcharge percentage is subject to weekly adjustment based on the weekly U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC) spot price for a gallon of kerosene-type jet fuel, as published by the U.S. Department of Energy. The surcharge now in effect applies to all FedEx Express® U.S., U.S. ex­port and U.S. import shipments, except for FedEx International Express Freight® and FedEx International Airport-to-AirportSM shipments.

Effective Feb. 1, 2021, the fuel surcharge for U.S. Domestic Express Freight services is a charge per pound assessed on the rated weight of the shipment. The charge per pound 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. 

View the fuel surcharge table effective Feb. 1, 2021

For a PDF version of this information, download the 2021 Other Surcharge Changes PDF.

*Please consult the FedEx Service Guide or the FedEx Freight 100 Series Rules Tariff for additional details regarding surcharge definitions.

FedEx Service Guide

FXF 100 Series Rules Tariff