FedEx Rate Changes - Jan 6, 2020 | 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. For 2020, all major carriers announced rate and service changes.

ShippingEasy 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.

FedEx rate and services changes go into effect on January 6, 2020.

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

Increase in surcharges and fees

There will be an increase in shipping surcharges and fees including for address collection, handling surcharges and printing return labels, which could increase your overall shipping cost. Additionally, there will be changes to the list of Delivery Area Surcharge ZIP codes for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground. View the full list of surcharge, fee changes and ZIP code changes.

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.

ShippingEasy supported services that will see this increase:

FedEx Ground and Home:
  • Ground
  • Home Delivery
  • International Ground
FedEx Express:
  • FedEx One Rate
  • First Overnight
  • Priority Overnight
  • Standard Overnight
  • 2Day
  • 2Day A.M.
  • Express Saver
  • International First
  • International Priority
  • International Economy
  • SmartPost
  • SmartPost Bound Printed Mailer
  • SmartPost Media
  • SmartPost parcel select
  • SmartPost parcel select lightweight

FedEx Freight Rates will increase 5.9% on average

ShippingEasy supported services that will see this increase:

  • 1Day Freight
  • 2Day Freight
  • 3Day Freight
  • International Economy Freight
  • International Priority Freight


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