LH - Sample Agreement

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


Join other businesses as a contracted service provider to FedEx Ground. This business opportunity offers an established customer base, outstanding revenue potential and potential opportunities for growth, backed by the power of the FedEx brand. A rapidly expanding network of regional hubs and local stations creates a need for businesses that can provide over-the-road service with safe, dependable drivers and equipment.

Contracted service providers for linehaul services benefit from:

  • Package volume growth
  • Weekly settlement on all contracted miles — loaded or empty
  • Variable mileage rate by trip leg distance
  • Voluntary seasonal incentives
  • Drop & hook freight
  • Network of on-site fueling stations at wholesale prices
  • Third-party vendor discounts — truck maintenance, tires and more

Contract Terms

FedEx Ground contracts with independent businesses that are established as corporations under state/provincial law in the U.S. or Canada. Businesses must be registered and remain in good standing in the states/provinces in which they are incorporated and in which they conduct business.

Pursuant to the agreements with FedEx Ground, contracted service providers are responsible for, among other things, the following:

  • Employer-related expenses, including wages, salaries, benefits, employment taxes, unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation coverage, etc.
  • Recruiting and training their personnel
  • Maintaining payroll and employment records, and complying with all applicable local, state/provincial and federal laws (including wages, payroll deductions, overtime, rest and meal periods, etc.)
  • Employment policies and practices, including compensation for their employees and other personnel/staffing decisions
  • Supplying, maintaining and managing vehicles and equipment
  • Preparing and maintaining a comprehensive safety program to ensure safe operations
  • Managing their day-to-day operations to achieve the contracted-for results, including daily activities, route design, delivery sequence, and the means to meet customer expectations and demands

Additional Information

This is not a posting for a particular contracting opportunity. Candidates interested in contracting with FedEx Ground under an Transportation Service Provider (TSP) Agreement can respond to this posting to receive an email with links to access a sample TSP Agreement and a generic Request for Information (RFI) for review.    



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