FedEx Corp. will increase shipping rates for FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery by a net average of 4.9% effective today, January 7, 2013. FedEx Corp has also submitted planning entitlements for a new 200,000 square foot ground distribution center in the Roseville Corporate Center at 8501 Foothills Blvd.
The FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery full average rate increase of 5.9% will be partially offset by adjusting the fuel price threshold at which the fuel surcharge begins, reducing the fuel surcharge by one percentage point. FedEx SmartPost rates also will change.
Details of surcharge changes and new rates for FedEx Ground will be are available at http://www.fedex.com/us/2013rates/.
FedEx previously announced on Sept. 18, 2012 that it will increase shipping rates for FedEx Express by a net average of 3.9% for U.S. domestic, U.S. export and U.S. import services also effective January 7, 2013. FedEx Freight implemented a 6.9% general rate increase on July 9, 2012.
- Press Release