UPS & FedEx 2022 Summary of the General Rate Increases

UPS & FedEx 2022 Summary of the General Rate Increases

FedEx Rate Increase takes effect January 3rd, 2022 with the following services.

  • FedEx Ground and FedEx Home shipments will increase an average of 5.9%.
  • FedEx US Export and Import Delivery rates will increase on average of 5.9%.
  • FedEx US Express overnight delivery rates will increase an average rate of 5.9%.
  • FedEx Freight will also increase about 5.9% for all its customers.
  • FedEx Ground Minimum will increase from $8.76 to $9.36 or an additional 6.85%.
  • FedEx fuel surcharge will also increase effective November 1, 2021 by 1.75%.

FedEx & UPS are increasingly raising rates for small and large packages in order to make more money. They have increased the minimum fees and nearly tripled the cost of larger shipments.

UPS Annual Increase Rate is effective December 26, 2021 impacting the following services.

  • UPS Ground Service rates will increase an average of 5.9%.
  • UPS Domestic Air Express with next day delivery will increase rates an average of 5.9%.
  • UPS US Export and Import rates will also increase an average of 5.9%.
  • UPS Surepost will also be impacted by increases of at least 5.9%.
  • UPS Ground Minimum will increase from $8.76 to $9.36 or an additional 6.85%.

FedEx & UPS have successfully tried in earnest to re-offer the Money Back Guarantee. Most of our clients are now at least being compensated for air FedEx and UPS air services now.

FedEx & UPS Money Makers
There are many ways to increase profits for FedEx and UPS. Recently both carriers increased rates for different zone increasing the rates by each zone. Next, they added to the cost of fuel and began charging an extra dollar for all returns. As if that wasn’t enough, next they increased the minimum for ground packages by 6.85%. That increase went from $8.76 to $9.36 or $0.60 for every shipment. FedEx & UPS also can charge everyone additionally for peak season.

2022 FedEx Accessorials Fees, Dim, Fuel, & Additional Surcharges

FedEx Accessorial Fees
Surcharge Name

2021

2022 Percentage Rate Increase

Additional Handling Surcharges

Dimension

US Express Package & Ground Service

$16.00

Zone 2, $15.75 — -1.56%

Effective January 24, 2022

$16.00

Zone 3-4 $17.50 — 9.37%

$16.00

Zone 5-6 $19.50 = 21.87%

$16.00

Zone 7+ $21.50 = 34.37%

Weight

$25.50

Zone 2, $25.25 — -0.98%

$25.50

Zone 3-4 $27.50 — 7.84%

$25.50

Zone 5-6 $29.50 — 15.68%

$25.50

Zone 7 + $31.50 — 23.52%

Packaging

$14.00

Zone 2 $14.00 — 00.00%

$14.00

Zone 3-4 $16.00 — 14.28%

$14.00

Zone 5-6 $17.00 — 21.42%

$14.00

Zone 7+ $18.00 — 28.57%

Additional Handling Surcharges

Dimension

International Ground

$16.00

$21.50 a shipment Dimension — 34.37%

Weight

$25.50

$31.50 a shipment Weight — 23.52%

Packaging

$14.00

$18.00 per shipment — 28.57%

Additional Handling Surcharge

International Priority Freight

$195

$215 per shipment — 10.25%

International Economy Freight

$195

$215 per shipment — 10.25%

Additional Handling Surcharge

U.S. Express Freight Services

$195

$215 per shipment — 10.25%

Additional Handling Surcharge Non-Stackable

U.S. Express Freight Services

$245

$270 per freight handling — 10.20%

Additional Handling Surcharge

International Priority Freight

$245

$270 per freight handling — 10.20%

International Economy Freight

$245

$270 per freight handling — 10.20%

Address Correction

U.S. Express Package Services, International Express Package Services, International Express Freight Service, U.S. Ground Services, International Ground

$18

$19.50 per correction — 8.33%

Dangerous Goods – Dry Ice

U.S. Express Package Services

$6.15

$6.55 per package — 6.50%

International Express Package

$6.15

$6.55 per package — 6.50%

Dangerous Goods (accessible)

First Overnight Priority Overnight

$1.15

$1.30 per package — 13.04%

First Overnight freight, 1 day freight

$1.15

$1.30 per package — 13.04%

First Overnight Freight, 1 day freight

$0.92/lb

$1.04 or per pound

International Express Package

$171

$1.95 per shipment — $14.03

International Express Freight

$0.93/lb

$1.06 or per pound

Dangerous Goods (inaccessible)

U.S. Express Package Services

$54.50

$61.50 per package — 12.84%

U.S. Express Freight Services

$53.50

$60.50 per package — 13.08%

U.S. Express Freight Services

$0.35/lb

$0.39 per pound

International Express Service

$85.50

$96.50 per package — 12.86%

International Express Freight

$0.47/lb

$0.53 per pound

International Express Freight

$0.47/lb

$0.53 per pound

Declared Value

U.S. Express Package Service, U.S. Ground Service, International Ground Service

$3.45

$3.75 shipment value —
8.69% at $100.01 & $300

$1.15 per $100 of declared value

$1.25 per $100 — 8.69%
$300 declared value excess

US Express Freight Services
$1.15 per $100 of declared value

$1.25 per $100 — 8.69%
or $1.00 per pound

International Express Pkg & Freight
$1.15 per $100 or $9.07 per pound

$1.25 per $100 — 8.69%
or $1.00 per pound

Delivery Area Surcharges

U.S. Express Package (Residential)

$4.70

$5.20 Per Package — 10.16%

U.S. Express Package Service
U.S. Ground Services (Ext Resi)

$5.90

$6.50 Per Package — 10.16%

U.S. Express Pack (Commercial)

$3.25

$3.55 Per Package — 9.23%

Express Pack (Ext Commercial)

$3.85

$4.25 Per Package — 10.38%

FedEx Ground (Residential)

$4.40

$4.80 Per Package — 9.09%

FedEx Ground (Commercial)

$3.10

$3.40 Per Package — 9.67%

FedEx Ground (Ext Commercial)

$3.70

$4.10 Per Package — 10.81%

Express Alaska (Resi Commercial)

$31.50

$34.50 Package — 9.52%

Express Hawaii (Resi Commercial)

$9.50

$11.00 Package — 11.62%

Ground Alaska Package Service

$31.50

$34.50 Package — 9.52%

FedEx Home Delivery (Residential)

$4.30

$4.80 Package — 11.62%

Price Multi Weight (Commercial)

$16.25

$17.75 Package — 9.23%

Per shipment Extended (Commercial)

$19.25

$21.25 (Ext Commercial) — 10.38%

Per shipment Residential (Maximum)

$23.50

$26 Per Shipment (Resi) — 10.63%

Per Shipment (Extend Residential)

$29.50

$32.50 Per Shipment (Res) — 10.16%

Maximum Fee FedEx Ground Resi

$22.00

$24 Per Shipment (Resi) — 9.09%

Maximum per shipment (Commercial)

$15.50

$17 per ship (commercial) — 9.67%

Per shipment (Extended Commercial)

$18.50

$20.50 (Extended Comm) — 10.81%

Per shipment (Fed Ex Home Deli Resi)

$21.50

$24 shipment residential — 11.62%

Per shipment (Extended Home Delivery)

$29.50

$24 shipment residential — 11.62%

FedEx (COD) Collect Delivery

U.S. Express Package Services

$16.50

$17.50 Per Package — 6.06%

FedEx Delivery

U.S. Express Package Services

$6.70

$7.15 Adult Signature — 6.71%

Signature Options

U.S. Direct and Indirect per package

$5.50

$5.90 Per Package — 6.30%

International Express

Adult Signature required

$6.70

$7.15 Per Package Int. — 6.71%

Direct Signature required

$5.55

$5.90 Per Package Int. — 6.30%

Int. Max Multiweight, Ground

Adult Signature required

$46.90

$50.05 Per Package Int — 6.71%

Direct Signature required

$38.85

$41.30 Per Package Int — 6.30%

Ground Weekly Pickup Fee

U.S. Ground & Int. $75.00 more than

$16.50

$18.50 if plus $75.00 — 12.12%

U.S. Ground & Int. less than $75.00

$16.50

$37.00 if minus $75.00 — 12.12%

Ground Hazardous Materials

FedEx Ground Services

$39.00

$44.00 Per Package — 12.82%

Missed Invalid Account

U.S Express, Int. Express U.S.Freight, U.S. Int. Express Freight, U.S. Ground
and Int. Ground Services

$18.00

$19.50 Per Package — 8.33%

Oversize Shipment Charge

Oversize is based on Zones.

$105.00

Zone 2, $110.00 per package — 4.76%

Effective January 24th, 2022, the

$105.00

Zone 3-4 $120.00 per package — 14.28%

Oversize rates for U.S. Express

$105.00

Zone 5-6 $135.00 per package — 28.57%

Package Service & U.S. Ground.

$105.00

Zone 7+ $145.00 per package — 38.09%

Service will be zone based.

Residential Delivery Charges

U.S. Express Package Service

$4.95

$5.30 Express Package — 3.13%

Int to Canada & US Imports, all origins

$4.95

$5.30 Express Package — 3.13%

Max Charge Express Multiweight

$44.55

$47.70 Per Shipment — 7.07%

U.S. Ground & Int. Ground Service

$4.80

$5.20 Per Shipment — 8.33%

FedEx Home Delivery

$4.35

$5.20 Per Shipment — 8.33%

FedEx Home Delivery

$43.20

$46.80 Per Shipment — 8.33%

2022 UPS Accessorials Fees, Dim, Fuel, & Additional Surcharges

UPS Accessorial Fees

Zone

2021 vs. 2022

Percentage Increase

Additional Handling Surcharges

Weight

2

$24.00

$25.25 = 6.25%

Weight

3-4

$25.50

$27.50 = 7.84%

Weight

5+

$27.00

$30.50 = 12.96%

Dimension (Length Width Length+ Girth)

2

$15.00

$15.75 = 55.00%

Dimension (Length Width Length+ Girth)

3-4

$16.00

$17.50 = 9.35%

Dimension (Length Width Length+ Girth)

5+

$18.00

$20.50 =13.88%

Packaging

2

$14.00

$14.00 = none

Packaging

3-4

$15.00

$16.00 = 6.66%

Packaging

5+

$16.00

$17.50 = 9.37%

UPS Accessorial Fees

2021 vs. 2022

Percentage Increase

Collect on Delivery (COD)

$16.50

$17.50 = 6.06%

Dangerous Goods Hazardous Material

Air Accessible

$115.00

$130.00 = 30.04%

Air Inaccessible

$54.50

$61.50 = 12.84%

Ground

$39.00

$44.00 = 12.82%

Delivery Area Surcharge

Air Commercial

$3.25

$3.55 = 3.55%

Air Commercial Extended

$3.85

$4.25 = 10.38%

Ground Commercial

$3.10

$3.40 = 9.67%

Ground Commercial Extended

$3.70

$4.10 = 10.81%

Ground Residential

$4.30

$4.80 = 11.62%

Ground Residential Extended

$5.90

$6.50 = 10.16%

Air Residential

$4.70

$5.20 = 10.63%

Air Residential Extended

$5.90

$6.50 = 0.16%

Delivery Area Surcharge CWT

Air Commercial

$16.25

$17.75 = 9.23%

Air Commercial Extended

$19.25

$21.25 = 10.38%

Ground Commercial

$15.50

$17.00 = 9.67%

Ground Commercial Extended

$18.50

$20.50 = 10.81%

Air Residential

$23.50

$26.00 = 10.63%

Air Residential Extended

$29.50

$32.50 = 10.16%

Ground Residential

$21.50

$24.00 = 11.62%

Ground Residential Extended

$29.50

$32.50 = 10.16%

Delivery Confirmation

Signature Required

$5.55

$5.90 = 6.30%

Adult Signature Required

$6.70

$7.15 = 6.71%

Dry Ice

$6.15

$6.55 = 6.50%

UPS Accessorial Fees

Zone

2021 vs. 2022

Percentage Increase

Commercial

2

$100.00

$110.00 = 10%

Commercial

3-4

$105.00

$120.00 = 14.28%

Commercial

5+

$120.00

$140.00 = 16.66%

Residential

2

$125.00

$135.00 = 8.00%

Residential

3-4

$130.00

$145.00 = 11.53%

Residential

5+

$145.00

$165.00 = 13.79%

UPS Accessorial Fees

2021 vs. 2022

Percentage Increase

Missing PLD Fee

$2.00

$2.15 = 7.5%

Over Maximum Limits

$920.00

$1,025.00 = 11.41%

Remote Area Surcharge

Alaska

$32.50

$34.50 = 9.23%

Hawaii

$10.65

$12.00 = 38.00%

US 48

$38.00

$38.00 = New

Residential Surcharge

Ground

$4.45

$4.85 = 8.98%

Air

$5.00

$5.35 = 07%

Residential Surcharge – CWT and GFP

$43.20

$46.80 = 8.33%

Daily Pickup Weekly

Billing below $74.99

$33.00

$36.00 = 9.09%

Weekly Billing $75.00

$16.50

$19.50 = 18.18%

International Charges

International Additional Handling (All Types)

$16.00

$18.00 = 12.05%

Delivery Area Surcharges (Import Services)

$3.25

$3.55 = 9.23%

Delivery Area Surcharge Extended Import Services

$3.85

$4.25 = 10.38%

Extended Area Surcharge

$42.00 or $0.42 per lb

$45.00 or $0.45 lb

Remote Area Surcharge

$42.00 or $0.42 per lb

$45.00 or $0.45 lb

Large Package Surcharge

$105.00

$145.00 = 38.09%

Residential Surcharge

Standard Service

$4.80

$5.20 = 8.33%

International Air and 3 day select

$5.00

$5.35 = 7.00%

Worldwide Express Freight Services

$160.00

$170.00 = 6.25%

Oversized Pallet Handling Surcharge

$920.00

$1,025.00 = 11.41%

Actual calculations of the FedEx rate increases for 2022

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FedEx & UPS 2004 to 2022 Increase History

UPS 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Increase Date 12.26.2021 12.27.2020 12.29.2019 12.26.2018 12.24.2017 12.26.2016 12.28.2015 12.29.2014 12.30.2014 12.31.2013 01.02.2012 01.03.2011 01.04.2010 01.05.2009 12.31.2007 01.01.2007 01.02.2006 01.03.2005 01.05.2004
Ground 5.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 5.9%* 5.9%* 5.9%* 4.9% 5.9% 5.9% 4.9% 3.9% 2.9% 1.9%
Domestic Air 5.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 5.20 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 6.5%* 6.9%* 6.9%* 6.9%* 6.9%* 6.9%* 6.9%* 5.5%* 2.9% 2.9%
Export 5.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 5.20 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 5.9%* 6.9%* 6.9%* 6.9%* 6.9%* 6.9%* 6.9%* 5.5%* 2.9% 2.9%
Ground CWT: 5.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 4.90 % 6.5%* 5.9%* 5.9%* 4.9% 4.9% 5.9% 5.9% 5.9% 5.9% 5.9%
Residential Ground $4.85 $4.45 $4.10 $3.95 $3.60 $3.40 $3.25 $3.10 $2.90 $2.80 $2.55 $2.45 $2.20 $2.05 $1.95 $1.85 $1.75 $1.50 $1.40
Residential Air $5.36 $5.00 $4.70 $4.45 $4.15 $3.85 $3.65 $3.50 $3.35 $3.20 $3.00 $2.75 $2.50 $2.40 $2.30 $2.20 $2.10 $1.75 $1.40
DAS Comm Air $3.55 $3.10 $2.95 $2.80 $2.75 $2.60 $2.45 $2.35 $2.25 $2.15 $2.00 $1.85 $1.70 $1.60 $1.50 $1.40 $1.30 $1.25 $1.25
DAS Residential $4.80 $4.30 $4.00 $3.80 $2.75 $2.60 $2.45 $3.55 $3.40 $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $2.50 $2.40 $2.30 $2.20 $2.10 $2.00 $1.75
DAS Com Extend $4.25 $3.70 $3.45 $2.80 $2.55 $2.45 $2.30 $2.20 $2.07 $2.00 $2.00 $1.85 $1.70 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
DAS Resi Extend $6.50 $5.90 $5.40 $4.85 $4.40 $4.20 $4.00 $3.80 $3.65 $3.50 $3.25 $3.00 $2.75 $2.65 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ground Minimum $9.36 $8.76 $8.23 $7.85 $7.57 $7.32 $6.94 $6.61 $6.24 $5.84 $5.49 $5.17 $4.84 $4.57 $4.20 $4.00 $3.80 $3.62 $3.45
Ground Mini %+ 6.9% 6.5% 4.8% 3.7% 4.6% 5.5% 5.00 % 5.6% 6.80 % 6.4% 6.2% 6.,8% 5.9% 8.8% 5.0% 5.3% 5.0% 4.9% 4.9%
Dim Domestic 139 139 139 139 139 139-166 166 Cubic 166 Cubic 166 Cubic 166 Cubic 166 Cubic 166 Cubic 194 Cubic n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Dim International 139 139 139 139 139 139 139 Cubic 139 Cubic 139 Cubic 139 Cubic 139 Cubic 139 Cubic 166 Cubic n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
               
               
FedEx 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2010 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Increase Date 01.03.2022 01.04.2021 01.06.2020 01.07.2019 01.02.2018 02.01.2017 01.04.2015 01.05.15 01.06.2014 01.07.13 01.02.2012 01.03.2011 01.04.2010 01.05.2009 01.07.2008 01.01.2007 01.02.2006 01.03.2005 01.05.2004
Ground 5.90% 4.90% 4.90% 4.90% 4.90% 4.90% 4.90% 4.90% 4.90% 5.9%* 5.9%* 5.9%* 4.9% 5.9% 5.9% 4.9% n/a 2.9% 1.9%
Domestic Air 5.90% 4.90% 4.90% 4.90% 4.90% 3.90% 4.90% 4.90% 3.90% 5.9%* 5.9%* 5.9%* 5.9%* 6.9%* 6.9%* 5.5%* 5.5%* 4.6%* 2.5%
Export 5.90% 4.90% 4.90% 4.90% 4.90% 3.90% 4.90% 4.90% 3.90% 5.9%* 5.9%* 5.9%* 5.9%* 6.9%* 6.9%* 5.5%* 5.5%* 4.6%* 2.5%
Ground CWT 5.90% 4.90% 4.90% 4.90% 4.90% 3.90% 4.90% 4.90% 4.90% 5.9%* 5.9%* 5.9%* 4.9% 4.9% 5.9% 5.9% 5.9% 5.9% 5.9%
Residential Ground $5.20 $4.95 $4.65 $4.40 $4.15 $3.85 $3.65 $3.55 $3.40 $3.20 $3.00 $2.75 $2.50 $2.40 $2.30 $2.20 $2.10 $2.00 $1.75
Residential @Home $4.75 $4.30 $4.00 $3.80 $3.60 $3.45 $3.25 $3.10 $2.90 $2.80 $2.55 $2.45 $2.20 $2.05 $1.95 $1.85 $1.75 $1.50 $1.40
Residential Air $5.30 $4.95 $4.65 $4.40 $4.15 $3.90 $3.65 $3.50 $3.35 $3.20 $3.00 $2.75 $2.50 $2.40 $2.30 $2.20 $2.10 $2.00 $1.75
DAS Comm Air $3.55 $3.25 $3.10 $2.85 $2.70 $2.60 $2.45 $2.35 $2.25 $2.15 $2.00 $1.85 $1.70 $1.60 $1.50 $1.40 $1.30 $1.25 $1.25
DAS Residential $6.50 $5.90 $5.40 $4.65 $4.40 $4.20 $4.00 $3.80 $3.65 $3.50 $3.25 $3.00 $2.50 $2.40 $2.30 $2.20 $2.10 $2.00 $1.75
DAS Ground $3.40 $3.10 $2.95 $2.85 $2.70 $2.60 $2.45 $2.35 $2.25 $2.15 $2.00 $1.85 $1.70 $1.60 $1.50 $1.40 $2.10 $2.00 $1.75
DAS Com Extend $4.25 $3.85 $3.60 $2.85 $2.70 $2.60 $2.30 $2.20 $2.07 $2.00 $2.00 $1.85 $1.70 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
DAS Resi Extend $6.50 $5.90 $5.40 $4.65 $4.40 $4.20 $4.00 $3.80 $3.65 $3.50 $3.25 $3.00 $2.75 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ground Minimum $9.36 $8.76 $8.23 $7.85 $7.58 $7.25 $6.94 $6.61 $6.24 $5.84 $5.49 $5.17 $4.84 $4.57 $4.20 $4.00 $3.80 $3.62 $3.45
Ground Mini %+ 6.9% 6.5% 5.0% 3.6% 4.6% 4.5% 5.00 % 5.6% 6.80 % 6.4% 6.2% 6.8% 5.9% 8.8% 5.0% 5.3% 5.0% 4.9% 4.9%
Dim Domestic 139 139 139 139 139 139-166 166 Cubic 166 Cubic 166 Cubic 166 Cubic 166 Cubic 166 Cubic 194 Cubic n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Dim International 139 139 139 139 139 139 139 Cubic 139 Cubic 139 Cubic 139 Cubic 139 Cubic 139 Cubic 166 Cubic n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

 

FedEx 2022 Rate Increase by Services

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