FedEx® International DirectDistribution Surface Solutions (U.S. to Canada)

FedEx International DirectDistribution Surface Solutions (U.S. to Canada) service is a drop-ship service in which you can arrange for a bulk delivery via your own LTL carrier, FedEx Freight® or FedEx National LTL to a FedEx Ground® Canada hub. FedEx Ground breaks down the consolidation in Canada and delivers individual shipments to their final destination. FedEx also offers a contractual door-to-door distribution service for packages weighing up to 150 lbs. (68 kg). With this service, FedEx Ground or FedEx Freight picks up consolidated shipments in the U.S. for final delivery to individual Canadian recipients.

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  • Reduces inventory.
  • Controls costs.
  • Simplifies billing, paperwork and customs processing.
  • Eliminates multiple distribution channels and distribution centers.

Transit time:

1 to 5 business days (from induction at the Canadian FedEx Ground Hub). Shipments tendered to FedEx Ground or FedEx Freight have a transit time of 2 to 7 business days.


FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, FedEx National LTL or your own LTL carrier.


Origin region: U.S. Destination region: Canada.

Features of service:

Packaging: Customer packaging only.
Size and weight restrictions: For intra-Canada moves, up to 150 lbs. (68 kg) per shipment and up to 70 lbs. (32 kg) maximum for shipments destined to Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Labrador.*
Piece size restrictions: 108" (274 cm) in length, 130" (330 cm) in length plus girth (L + 2W + 2H).
Final delivery: FedEx Ground.
Maximum declared value: $25,000 USD per package.
Days of operation: Monday through Friday.


Provided by FedEx Trade Networks® or you can elect to use your own broker.


FedEx InSight® and (package level detail once inducted at the Canadian FedEx Ground Hub). *Some restrictions apply. See the Terms and Conditions section of the FedEx Service Guide at for details.