FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. will increase shipping rates by an average of 3.9 per cent, effective March 31, 2014. This rate change applies to eligible FedEx Freight® shipments within the U.S. (including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), between the contiguous U.S. and Canada, within Canada, between the contiguous U.S. and Mexico, and within Mexico.
This rate change for FedEx Freight applies to shipments covered by the FXF 1000, FXF 501 and other related series base rates. Additional changes will include absolute minimum charges and accessorial rates and charges. The FedEx Freight fuel surcharge will remain unchanged and is one of the lowest in the LTL industry. The new base rates, rules tariff and accessorial charges for FedEx Freight will be available at fedex.com on March 31, 2014. FedEx previously announced increases to shipping rates for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground, which were effective Jan. 6, 2014.
The FedEx Freight Segment includes FedEx Freight, a leading U.S. provider of LTL freight services; FedEx Freight Canada, an LTL operating company serving most points in Canada; and FedEx Custom Critical, North America’s largest time-specific, critical shipment carrier.