FedEx fuel surcharges on air and ground services

What you need to know about UPS and FedEx fuel surcharges

As oil prices rise, the cost of transportation naturally rises in response. Major carriers have instituted fuel surcharges to offset the rising cost of oil. Since oil prices fluctuate constantly that means they can rise dramatically and eat away at a carrier’s margin. In order to prevent that from happening, fuel surcharges are changed every week. Through the weekly adjusted …

fedex surcharges accessorial fees

Don’t let these five FedEx surcharges surprise you

Your FedEx shipments will incur fees in addition to the standard list rate. Some of these surcharges come as a surprise to shippers and are complicated to understand. That’s why you will find five common FedEx surcharges defined in more detail below. Read more: 2018 FedEx fees for value-added services Additional handling surcharges for FedEx express package and ground services …