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What is the 'other charges' for on FEDEX shipping charge for?
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎02-12-2009

I am sending a unit I sold through FedEx, but when I go to print the lable I notice it gives me a price for shipping and then adds $3.50 for 'other charges'. I do not see anywhere where it explains what the other charges are for and can't get rid of it either. Does someone know what is this for and if I can do away with it?


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Community Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎01-17-2009
in reply to buymore4less2

Just got the same $3.50 charge. No real clue


It's not fuel, that's already in there.


The $3.50 brings the total charge about in line with what UPS charges for the same shipment with the ebay discount on the account.


When comparing to the calculated charge directly in Fedex, there is also the residential surcharge of $2.80, plus a "DAS Extended Resi" of $3.50, which is a Delivery Area Surcharge, so I guess a "rural punishment".

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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-04-2007
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in reply to buymore4less2

The same thing happened to me, so I entered the information directly on the FedEx website and viewed the detail as did alces_de.   Got the same extra charge ($3.50)  is for "DAS Extended Resi".    My shipment was going to a remote part of Idaho.


Didn't mean to revive an old thread, but I missed his answer on first glance.  Sorry!

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Registered: ‎06-06-2011
in reply to buymore4less2

you can call fedex to find out the specifics.


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Registered: ‎04-30-2008
in reply to buymore4less2


Fuel surcharge

Rural Surcharge


Just to name a few

Delivery Confirmation is now called "Tracking"

BUT seems to still be Delivery Confirmation

Copy & Paste from USPS site >>

If you shipped with Express Mail®, you’ll get point-by-point tracking details. If you used another service—USPS Tracking™, Certified Mail™, Registered Mail™ —you’ll see when it went out for delivery.