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FedEx to Increase Shipping Rates

Express, Ground and Freight rates to rise January 7, transport and logistics provider says.

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), Memphis, TN, said it will increase shipping rates for FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight services beginning January 7, 2019.

Rates will increase as follows:

  • FedEx Express shipping rates will increase by an average 4.9 percent for U.S. domestic, U.S. export and U.S. import services, the company said.

  • FedEx Ground and FedEx Home shipping rates will increase by an average of 4.9 percent; FedEx SmartPost shipping rates will also increase, the company said.

  • FedEx Freight shipping rates will increase by an average of 5.9 percent. The company said the rate change applies to eligible FedEx Freight shipments within the United States (including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), between the contiguous United States and Canada, within Canada, between the contiguous United States and Mexico, and within Mexico.

Details of all rate changes and surcharges are available at


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