FedEx has announced their 2014 annual rate increase for domestic and International shipments
effective, January 6th 2014. The average increase for express services will be 3.9% and ground shipments
will be 4.9%. The annual offsetting of 1% on the fuel index will not occur this year.
This white paper will provide shippers a high level overview of the impact of this increase. As you are
likely aware, FedEx announces the annual increase in “averages.” The true impact to your business will
vary depending on your parcel shipping profile. RAF Logistics will outline and provide a highly detailed
study on the actual percentage increases for each service. Key factors including size, weight, service and
zone all determine the real impact to your business in 2014.