FedEx Freight on Monday, Aug. 8, announced that it will implement a 6.75 percent general rate increase effective Sept. 6 that applies to shipments within the contiguous United States, between the contiguous United States and Canada, and within Canada. The rate for cross-border FedEx Freight shipments between the United States and Mexico also will increase 6.75 percent for only the U.S. portion of the shipment and will be effective Sept. 6.
The rate increase for FedEx Freight applies to shipments covered by the FXF 1000 and FXF 501 series base rates. Additional changes will include absolute minimum charges and accessorial rates and charges. The FedEx Freight fuel surcharge will remain unchanged. The new base rate, rules tariff and fuel surcharge information for FedEx Freight will be available at fedex.com on Sept. 6.