Memphis, TN – The FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight subsidiaries of the FedEx Corp. have said they will increase their shipping rates effective January 5, 2015.
FedEx Express will increase shipping rates by an average of 4.9 percent for US domestic, US export and US import services.
FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery will increase shipping rates by the same rate, while FedEx SmartPost and FedEx Freight will also increase their shipping rates by an average of 4.9 percent.
The rate change applies to eligible FedEx Freight shipments within the US including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands; between the contiguous US and Canada; within Canada; between the contiguous US and Mexico; and within Mexico.
FedEx previously announced in May 2014 that it will apply dimensional weight pricing to all FedEx Ground shipments. That change also takes effect January 5, 2015.