The FedEx Web Services Developer Guide provides instructions for coding the functions you need to develop FedEx supported applications described in the following chapters.
- Introduction (this chapter):
- Rate Services describes services to rate packages.
- Package Movement Information Service describes how to check service availability, postal codes, and route information.
- Tracking and Visibility Services covers Track Services and includes:
- Locator Service describes how to receive the addresses of the nearest FedEx package drop-off locations, including FedEx Office® Print and Ship Center locations.
- Ship Service provides:
- Returns Shipping describes how to verify that a FedEx ExpressTag® Dispatch can be scheduled for a given place and time.
- FedEx SmartPost Shipping describes how to configure FedEx SmartPost® shipping options.
- Creating a Label describes how to configure, customize, and print shipping labels using a variety of options.
- Address Validation Service explains how to check your shipping addresses for accuracy before shipping.
- Glossary lists FedEx specific terms, including acronyms in use in this guide.
- Country Code Tables
- U.S. State Codes
- Canada Province Codes
- Mexico State Codes
- Currency Codes
- Harmonized Tariff Unit of Measure Codes
- Vague Commodity Descriptions
- Waybill Legal Terms and Conditions
- Postal-Aware Countries and Formats
- Physical Packaging
- Customs-Approved Document Descriptions
- Time Zones
- Minimum Customs Value
- Error Code Messages
- Countries Accepting Electronic Commercial Invoices
- Track Service Scan Codes
- FedEx Express Plain Paper Label Samples
- FedEx Express Thermal Label Samples
- FedEx Ground Plain Paper Labels
- FedEx Ground Thermal Label Samples
- FedEx SmartPost Thermal Label Samples
- Sample Shipping Documents
Each chapter covering FedEx Web Services coding includes:
- Service Details: Business rules for using the FedEx service.
- Service Options: Links to additional services that can be added to the basic Web Service.
- Coding Details: Best practices information, basic request and reply elements, and a link to error messages.
- XML Schema: A link to the layout for each CSP WSDL service. This layout provides coding requirements for all elements in the schema. The Web Services CSP Reference Guide includes a detailed description of all available data elements and types in addition to all of the information required to build a request and understand the reply.