FedEx Follows: Carrier Announces Peak Season Surcharges to include Residential, Oversize, and SmartPost Packages- Effective June 8, 2020

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FedEx has announced the following rate changes which will go into effect June 8, 2020.

From the FedEx website:

FedEx is an essential business keeping commerce moving and delivering critical shipments to homes during the COVID-19 crisis.

As the impact of the virus continues to generate a surge in residential deliveries and has also generated a surge in oversize, hard-to-handle packages, we have experienced increased operating costs across our network.

To continue providing our customers with strong levels of service during this time, we are implementing the following temporary peak surcharges.

Temporary Surcharge
FedEx SmartPost® packages
$0.40 per packageJune 8, 2020, until further notice
Peak — Oversize Charge
Oversize U.S. domestic FedEx Express® and FedEx Ground® packages$30.00 per package
June 8, 2020, until further notice
Peak — Residential Delivery Charge 
U.S. domestic residential FedEx Express and FedEx Ground packages$0.30 per package
June 8, 2020, until further notice

You can read the complete announcement here: https://www.fedex.com/en-us/shipping/current-rates/surcharges-and-fees.html#peak-surcharge

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