FedEx Surcharges

NameWhat is itCommercial rateWill it apply to my shipment?Carrier source
Fuel
Unlike other surcharges, fuel will always apply to every shipment. The fuel multiplier is calculated based on the total of the base rate and any surcharges. If the base rate is $10, and a $5 surcharge applies to the shipment, fuel will be added to the $15 sum of charges. These rates change weekly and are based off of average diesel fuel costs, so it will mirror increases or decreases you see at the pump when you fill up your own gas tank. The fuel surcharge % is different for ground and air services. The 2021 average (as of May): 5.75-8.75%
Variable
All FedEx Services
Residential
Applies if the shipment's destination is a residential address. This also applies to businesses operating out of a residence.
FedEx Ground: $4.80 FedEx Home Delivery: $4.35 FedEx Overnight: $4.95 FedEx 2 Day: $4.95
FedEx GroundFedEx Home DeliveryFedEx Economy Ground (Smartpost)FedEx 2 DayFedEx OvernightOther Ground ServicesOther Express ServicesOther Air Services
Delivery Area Surcharge
A delivery area surcharge applies to package shipments destined to select U.S. ZIP codes. In addition, a delivery area surcharge applies to FedEx Express and FedEx Ground shipments destined for areas in Alaska and Hawaii that are remote, sparsely populated or geographically difficult to access.
FedEx Ground (Extended Commercial): $3.70 FedEx Ground (Extended Residential): $5.90 FedEx Ground Alaska (Residential, Commercial): $31.50 FedEx Express Alaska (Residential, Commercial): $31.50 FedEx Express Hawaii (Residential, Commercial): $9.50 FedEx Overnight (Extended Commercial): $3.85 FedEx Overnight (Extended Residential): $5.90 FedEx 2 Day (Extended Commercial): $3.85 FedEx 2 Day (Extended Residential): $5.90
FedEx Economy Ground (Smartpost)FedEx GroundFedEx Home DeliveryFedEx 2 DayFedEx OvernightOther Ground ServicesOther Express Services
Additional Handling (Weight)
Applies to any package that has an actual weight greater than 50 lbs.
$25.50
FedEx GroundFedEx Home DeliveryFedEx Economy Ground (Smartpost)FedEx 2 DayFedEx OvernightOther Ground ServicesOther Express Services
Additional Handling (Dimension)
Applies to any package that - measures greater than 48 inches along its longest side; - measures greater than 30 inches along its second-longest side; - 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)
$16
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Additional Handling (Packaging)
Applies to packages that is in non-standard packaging, including any package that - is not fully encased in an outer shipping container; - is encased in an outer shipping container not made of corrugated fiberboard (cardboard) materials, including but not limited to metal, wood, canvas, leather, hard plastic, soft plastic (e.g., plastic bags) or expanded polystyrene foam (e.g., Styrofoam); - is encased in an outer shipping container covered in shrink wrap or stretch wrap; - is encased in a soft-sided pack (e.g., courier packs, poly bags and bubble mailers) that exceeds 18 inches along its longest side or 13 inches along its second-longest side or 5 inches in height; - is cylindrical, including (without limitation) mailing tubes, cans, buckets, barrels, drums or pails; - is bound with metal, plastic or cloth banding, or has wheels, casters, handles, or straps (including packages where the outer surface area is loosely wrapped, or where the contents protrude outside the surface area); or - could become entangled in or cause damage to other packages or the FedEx sortation system
$14
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