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What is the dangerous goods/dry ice surcharge?

FedEx Express offers a range of options for your shipments. Shipping dangerous goods will incur fees or surcharges 

Dangerous Goods: Only available on Express Services.

FedEx Express Dangerous Goods services allow the shipping of regulated dangerous substances and materials including door-to-door delivery and customs clearance.

 

Applicable fee depends on the Dangerous Goods type:

  • Accessible Dangerous Goods (ADG): The content of package must be accessible during transit for security reasons.
  • Inaccessible Dangerous Goods (IDG): The content of package does not have to be accessed during transit and can be mixed with other freight.
  • Dry Ice (DI): In case a shipment contains both Dry Ice and Dangerous Goods, only the respective Dangerous Goods fee applies.

 

INTERNATIONAL

Accessible Dangerous Goods (ADG): The content of package must be accessible during transit for security reasons.

Parcel (IP): €71/shipment

Freight (IPF): €1.20/kg(3)

Inaccessible Dangerous Goods (IDG): The content of package does not have to be accessed during transit and can be mixed with other freight.

International - Parcel (IP): €47/shipment

International - Freight (IPF): €0.70/kg(3)

Dry Ice (DI): Dry ice is a hazardous commodity that requires special handling, subject to simplified regulations. It can be offered in locations where fully regulated Dangerous Goods services are not offered. In case a shipment contains both Dry Ice and Dangerous Goods, only the respective Dangerous Goods surcharge applies.

Parcel (IP): €11/shipment

Freight (IPF): €0.20/kg

Please refer to FedEx Express Conditions of Carriage and the Dangerous Goods section on fedex.com for more information on Dangerous Goods and Dry Ice.

 

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