Domestic and Canadian FedEx Freight shipping rates will rise an average of 4.5 percent on July 1, the company recently announced.
The increases apply to shipments associated with the FXF 1000, FXF 501 base rates. Absolute minimum charges and accessorial rates will also change. The fuel surcharge will remain the same.
The new base rates and related charges will be available on the FedEx Website on July 1.
UPS Freight two weeks ago said it will increase spot market rates 5.9 percent in North America, effective June 10.- Jon Ross