Package and Shipment Details
Note: If you ship to a residential address, your service type must be GROUND_HOME_DELIVERY.
|PackagingType||Yes||Required. Valid value is YOUR_PACKAGING.|
|Weight||Yes||Required. Units and
Value are included in this element. Values for the Units element are:
The Value element must contain the actual package weight. For MPS, each ship request must contain the package weight.
|TotalWeight||No||Required for MPS. The
TotalWeight element is submitted for the master package only, not the
subsequent child packages. The master package (designated as 1 in the
PackageCount element) contains the total package weight in the multiple-package
Units and Value are included in this Element. Values for the Units element are:
The Value element must contain actual package weight.
|Dimensions/Height||Yes||Optional. Submitted in the Ship request on the package level.|
|Dimensions/Width||Yes||Optional. Submitted in the Ship request on the package level.|
|Dimensions/Length||Yes||Optional. Submitted in the Ship request on the package level.|
|Dimensions/Units||Yes||Required if dimensions (Height, Width, Length) are submitted. Values are:|
|TotalInsuredValue/Amount||No||You may enter a value in this element to declare additional value for this shipment. For MPS, the master package should contain the total declared value for the shipment. No declared value is added to subsequent child shipments. FedEx does not provide insurance of any kind.|
|PreferredCurrency||No||Indicates the currency the caller requests to have used in all returned monetary values (when a choice is possible).|
|ShipTimestamp||No||Date of shipment. For
FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery packages, this can be the current date or
up to 10 days in the future.
The date format must be YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS-xx:xx. The time must be in the format: HH:MM:SS using a 24-hour clock. The date and time are separated by the letter T (e.g., 2009-06-26T17:00:00). The UTC offset indicates the number of hours/minutes (e.g. xx:xx) from UTC (e.g., 2009-06-26T17:00:00-04:00 is defined as June 26, 2009 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time).
See Time Zones for more information about time zones.
|Parent Topic:||Required Elements|