FedEx Ground Close Ship Day Coding Details

The following elements are required for a Close Service transaction:

Element Requirements
GroundCloseRequest Initiates the final stage of processing all shipment data submitted by the customer for the day (close of business) for FedEx Ground shipments.
SmartPostCloseRequest Initiates the final stage of processing all shipment data submitted by the customer for the day (close of business) for FedEx SmartPost shipments.
TimeUpToWhichShipmentsAreTo BeClosed Identifies the date and time up to which shipments are to be closed. Both date and time should be included in the Close request.

The following elements are required for a FedEx Ground Close Service with Documents request:

Element Requirements
WebAuthenticationDetail The descriptive data to be used in authentication of the sender’s identity (and right to use FedEx Web Services).
ClientDetail Descriptive data identifying the client submitting the transaction.
TransactionDetail Descriptive data for this customer transaction. The TransactionDetail from the request is echoed back to the caller in the corresponding reply.
Version Identifies the version/level of a service operation expected by a caller (in each request) and performed by the callee (in each reply).
CloseDate Date on which shipments were closed.
CloseDocumentSpecification Specifies characteristics of document(s) to be returned for this request. You may request the following close documents.
  • COD_REPORT
  • MANIFEST
  • MULTIWEIGHT_REPORT
  • OP_950

The following elements may be returned in the Ground Close with Documents reply:

Element Requirements
HighestSeverity Indicates the highest level of severity of all the notifications returned in this reply.
Notifications Descriptive data regarding the results of the submitted transaction.
TransactionDetail Descriptive data for this customer transaction. The TransactionDetail from the request is echoed back to the caller in the corresponding reply.
Version Identifies the version/level of a service operation expected by a caller (in each request) and performed by the callee (in each reply).
Close Document Type Actual document contents for all provided reports.