FedEx® Electronic Trade Documents

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Enable FedEx® Electronic Trade Documents

FedEx® Electronic Trade Documents must be enabled before customs documents can be submitted electronically. Select the FedEx® technology solution you use most frequently for your international shipments, or the solution that best meets your needs.

FedEx Ship Manager® at
Global Web site accessible for all your needs.

With FedEx Ship Manager at, you can get started in just three easy steps:


Step 1: Log in to FedEx Ship Manager at and click on "Preferences" above Billing Details.


Step 2: In the International Preferences section, check the box to "Enable Electronic Trade Documents". Click ‘I agree’ on the terms and conditions; you will only have to do this once.


Step 3: Click "Save Changes", and you're done. Log in to FedEx Ship Manager at today.


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FedEx Ship Manager® Software
Installed software. Shipments are processed offline without using an internet connection.

To get started or for more information, please contact Customer Service or your sales contact.

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FedEx Web Services
Industry standard software integrated into your Web applications. Developer resources required. 24/7 online developers portal.

Contact your FedEx account executive to enable FedEx Electronic Trade Documents, or go to the FedEx Developer Resource Center for more information.

If you don't have a FedEx account executive, go to the FedEx Developer Resource Center for more information.


Step 1: Log in to the FedEx Developer Resource Center.


Step 2: Select the FedEx Web Services for Shipping section.


Step 3: Go to "Get Started".

Step 4: Download "FedEx® Electronic Trade Documents Guide" located under the Upload Document Service section. Follow the detailed instructions on how to start using FedEx® Electronic Trade Documents.

Step 5: Select the sample code of your choice between C#, VB.Net, Java, and PHP or you can start coding according to the WSDL.

Step 6: Contact your aligned FedEx account executive or FedEx Technical Support at 1.877.339.2774 to get further assistance. More support information can be found on the FedEx Web Services support page in the FedEx Developer Resource Center.

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