How do I FedEx a package?

Asked By: Soumaya Corporales | Last Updated: 1st June, 2020
Category: business and finance logistics
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Get the package to FedEx.
  1. Plan your shipment based on destination.
  2. Ensure the item can be shipped.
  3. Package the item.
  4. Determine which shipping service is best for your needs.
  5. Create shipping labels.
  6. Choose additional delivery options and special services if needed.
  7. Print and attach the FedEx label.

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Keeping this in consideration, can I send a FedEx package at the post office?

Access points include local post offices, postal collection boxes, mailboxes, mail carriers and free USPS package pickup. FedEx locations include FedEx Office, FedEx Authorized ShipCenter® and FedEx World Service Center® locations. Must be prelabeled as a FedEx SmartPost package.

Beside above, what can I ship with FedEx? FedEx Size Restrictions

Service Max Length Combined Length & Girth
FedEx Ground 108" (274 cm) 165" (419 cm)
FedEx 2-Day 119" (302 cm) 165" (419 cm)
FedEx 2-Day AM 119" (302 cm) 165" (419 cm)
FedEx Express Saver 119" (302 cm) 165" (419 cm)

Keeping this in view, how much does it cost to ship with FedEx?

$31.50 per package (delivery 1 day after the original scheduled delivery date) $21 per package (delivery 3 days after the original scheduled delivery date) $13.75 per package (delivery via FedEx Ground or FedEx Home Delivery)

How do I send a package back to FedEx?

How to Use

  1. Go online to FedEx Ground Return Package Pickup to schedule a pickup.
  2. Call FedEx Customer Service at 1.800. 463.3339 and say "Ground Return Pickup" to schedule a pickup.
  3. Include them in a regular scheduled pickup.
  4. Drop them off at a staffed FedEx drop-off location.

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Is FedEx pickup free?

A charge applies when you request a pickup, including requests made using FedEx electronic shipping solutions or by calling 1.800. 463.3339 (say "schedule a pickup"). The charge is itemized separately on your invoice.

Does FedEx charge for return to sender?

Return Charges will be assessed to the Sender together with the original Charges, unless the Shipment was undeliverable due to the fault of FedEx. Also included will be any other Charges incurred by FedEx including but not limited to duties, taxes and storage fees, if applicable.

Is FedEx part of the post office?

FedEx SmartPost, which is similar to UPS SurePost, is a hybrid shipping service with which FedEx will pick up packages from the shipping destination, and then hand the packages off to the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) for the final delivery to the end customer.

Where can I drop off a package for FedEx?

Dropoff and pickup are now available nationwide at Walgreens locations, participating Dollar General stores, select grocery stores and FedEx Authorized ShipCenter® locations near you. FedEx pickup and dropoff are generally available during normal hours of operation for each retailer, but vary by location.

Will FedEx package my item?


Simply take to any FedEx Office packing counter the item(s) you want packed and shipped, have FedEx Office Team Members pack the items, and then ship the items via FedEx Express, FedEx Ground or FedEx Home Delivery services.

How much does FedEx SmartPost cost?

FedEx SmartPost rates include: For a one-pound package, rates range from $8.23 in Zone 2 to $9.96 in Zone 8. For a 10-pound package, rates range from $15.19 in Zone 2 to $21.25 in Zone 8. For a 30-pound package, rates range from $25.30 in Zone 2 to $56.38 in Zone 8.

Does FedEx ship by weight or size?

Shipment Size and Weight Restrictions
With FedEx Express® U.S. services, you can ship packages up to 150 lbs.; up to 119" in length and 165" in length and girth. With FedEx Express international services, you can ship packages up to 150 lbs.; up to 108" in length and 130" in length and girth.

Which is cheaper USPS or FedEx?

For shipping packages less than two lbs., USPS is usually cheaper than Fedex. When it comes to shipping parcels greater than two lbs., FedEx can be more cost-effective than USPS, offering cheaper rates. However, if you can fit your item into a small, medium or large flat rate shipping box, USPS is cheaper than Fedex.

What is FedEx flat rate shipping?

FedEx One Rate is a simple, flat-rate pricing option for FedEx Express package shipping within the U.S. It's for customers who want predictable and easy-to-understand pricing options while still receiving the reliability and excellent service they expect from FedEx.

What is the cheapest FedEx option?


If You Are Shipping Something 2 Lbs Or Heavier With A 5 Day Delivery Window…
  • FedEx Ground or UPS Ground will almost always be cheaper than USPS Priority Mail.
  • At exactly 2 lbs, FedEx/UPS is slightly cheaper.
  • USPS will always be cheaper than FedEx or UPS hands down.

How much is overnight FedEx?

Overnight Letters
If you need UPS Next Day Air Early, it costs $80.98! FedEx Standard overnight in a half pound FedEx Envelope starts at $46.38. If you need it FedEx First Overnight, it jumps to $81.69!

How much does it take to ship a package?

Priority Mail Flat Rate Products
Free Supplies8 Shipping Price
Padded Flat Rate Envelope $7.75 Commercial Base $8.40 at Post Office & Online
Legal Flat Rate Envelope $7.45 Commercial Base $8.05 at Post Office & Online
Small Flat Rate Box $7.65 Commercial Base $8.30 at Post Office & Online

How long does it take FedEx to deliver?

Delivery takes 1–5 business days within the continental 48 states, depending on the distance. Shipments to Alaska, Hawaii and Canada arrive in 3–7 business days. Delivery is day-definite, meaning by the end of the scheduled delivery day. See how fast your shipment will arrive with our service tool map.

How much does it cost to ship a 25 lb package?

A 25 pound box will cost anywhere from $3.00 - $15.00 depending on how many you are sending and where you are sending them to.

Does FedEx have a flat rate?


FedEx One Rate, a flat rate pricing option, is available for qualifying FedEx Express® U.S. shipments in FedEx Express packaging. FedEx One Rate pricing is an alternative to FedEx® Standard List Rates, account-specific rates or FedEx® Retail Rates.

How do I get a prepaid FedEx shipping label?

How Do I Create a Prepaid FedEx Shipping Label?
  1. Sign in to your FedEx account, or, if you don't have one, register online.
  2. In the Ship tab, select Create Shipment.
  3. In the FedEx Ship Manager, select Prepare Shipment and then select Create Return Shipment.

What Cannot be shipped by UPS?

Shipping prohibited articles on a contractual basis with UPS
Alcoholic Beverages. Animal products, non-domesticated (e.g., mother of pearl inlay, snakeskin watch bands) Articles of high/unusual value. Biological substances, Category B and exempt human or animal specimens.