FedEx Corp. to increase shipping rates in January
BY Wire reports
Saturday, December 01, 2012
12/01/12 at 5:27 AM
FedEx Corp. says it's raising its shipping rates for ground and home delivery services in January by an average of 4.9 percent.
The Memphis, Tenn.-based shipping company said Friday that the new rates will take effect on Jan. 7. Its SmartPost rates also will go up.
FedEx announced earlier this year that it would increase its shipping rates for FedEx Express by an average of 3.9 percent for U.S. domestic, export and import services. Those hikes also take effect on Jan. 7.
FedEx Freight raised its rates 6.9 percent in July.