ATLANTA — Customers will now be paying more out of pocket when it comes to shipping items.
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New, higher rates for FedEx ground and express shipping started Monday.
Price increases average about 6.9% and up to 7.9% for freight.
The company announced the hike in September when it announced it would trim its budget and operations by about $500 million.
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There will also be an 8% increase in the late payment fee for U.S. FedEx Express and FedEx ground.
This comes after a slowing global economy and lower demand.
Click here to found out more about the fee changes.
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