FedEx Rate, Surcharge, Fee Changes - Jan 2021 | Overview

Shipping carriers routinely update their products, adding or removing features and services, as well as adjusting their rates. These rate changes usually occur at the start of the year.

ShipStation understands the importance of staying up to date with changes regarding shipping rates as well as new or updated policies and procedures with each carrier. That's why we make it super simple to find that information.

All rate change information is cited from Review all FedEx rate change notes and rate tables.

Here is a brief summary of what's changing for ShipStation subscribers who have connected their FedEx account with ShipStation:

Jan 4, 2021 | FedEx Ground, Home Delivery, FedEx Express rates increase 4.9% on average

This includes U.S. domestic, U.S. export and U.S. import services. Minimum rates for FedEx Express services will see an increase along with FedEx Retail Rates.

Jan 4, 2021 | FedEx Freight Rates will increase 5.9% on average

ShipStation supported services that will see this increase include:

  • 1Day Freight

  • 2Day Freight

  • 3Day Freight

  • International Economy Freight

  • International Priority Freight

Jan 18, 2021 | Increase in Surcharges and Fees

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

Feb 1, 2021 | Changes to Fuel Assessment

Effective Feb. 1, 2021, there will be changes to how fuel is assessed for U.S. FedEx Express Freight shipments.

June 2021 | Late Fee Policy

Effective June 2021, FedEx will begin charging a six percent (6%) late payment fee to U.S. FedEx Express and FedEx Ground customers who don’t pay their invoice within their agreed upon payment terms.