FedEx Rate, Surcharge, Fee Changes - Jan 2022 | 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 3, 2022 | FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Ground® Economy, and FedEx Freight rates increase 5.9% on average

  • FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Ground® Economy, and FedEx Freight rates will increase.

  • There will be changes to shipping surcharges and fees that may apply to your shipment and affect your total shipping rate.

  • There will be changes to the Delivery Area Surcharge ZIP code lists for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground. View the Delivery Area Surcharge ZIP code changes PDF.

Delivery Time Options for International Customers

Beginning January 3, 2022, FedEx will offer customers who ship internationally an additional option for time-definite deliveries in one to three business days. With the new FedEx International Priority® Express service, customers will be able to schedule delivery by noon to select destinations. Early morning delivery will continue to be available through the FedEx International First® service and end of day delivery to more than 220 countries will continue to be offered through the FedEx International Priority® service.

To use this new service, customers will need the latest version of the FedEx-enabled automation. Customers who have questions about their current automation solution should contact the Technical Support team at 1.877.339.2774 or reach out to their sales professional.

FedEx Express and FedEx Ground rates | Effective January 3, 2022

FedEx Freight Rates | Effective January 3, 2022

January 17, 2022 | Changes to FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Ground Economy

The following FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Ground Economy changes will take place:

  • FedEx Freight will introduce a No Shipment Tendered surcharge that applies when a pickup is performed and no shipment is tendered to the carrier.

  • The International Out-of-Delivery-Area Surcharge and International 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.

  • Effective Jan. 17, 2022, a Delivery and Returns Surcharge will be assessed on packages that are delivered or returned using FedEx Ground Economy services.

Additional details of these changes can be found here.

January 24, 2022 | Changes to FedEx Freight Surcharge

The following FedEx Freight surcharge change will take place:

  • Effective Jan. 24, 2022, the Additional Handling Surcharge and Oversize Charge rates for U.S. Express Package Services and U.S. Ground Services will be determined based on the shipment’s zone.

Details on these changes can be found here.