What FedEx will charge for shipping quote

FedEx said Wednesday it will be charging customers for shipping quotes.

The company said customers will be charged the following for shipping, according to a press release:•$0.20 for a $20 shipping quote.•$1.00 for a 1.5-kilogram (2.3-pound) shipping quote for any shipping quantity above 50 kilos.•If the shipping quote is less than $1.50, the customer will be asked to pay for the shipping by using a credit card, debit card or Paypal account.

Customers can also add a “sales tax” of 15% on all shipping.

FedEx has been aggressively selling off its cargo containers in recent years to cut costs and get rid of old ones.