Package and Shipment Details
Note: Both residential and commercial shipments use the FEDEX_GROUND ServiceType.
|PackagingType||Yes||Required. Valid value
Note: Packages traveling to and from the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico require an additional package description. Use the PhysicalPackaging element to designate the package description.
|PhysicalPackaging||Yes||Required for packages
traveling to and from the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. This enumeration
rationalizes the former FedEx Express® international "admissibility
package" types (based on ANSI X.12) and the FedEx Freight packaging types. The
values represented are those common to both carriers.
See Physical Packaging for valid packaging types.
|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 shipments, each ship request must contain the package weight.
|TotalWeight||No||Required for MPS
shipments. 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 MPS shipment.
Units and Value are included in this element. Values for the Units element are:
The Value element must contain the 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:|
|InsuredValue/Amount||No||You may enter a value
in this element to declare additional value for this shipment. For MPS
shipments, 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.
Note: "InsuredValue" refers to declared value of the package. FedEx does not provide insurance of any kind.
|RequestedShipment/Date||No||Date of shipment. For FedEx International Ground, this date can be the current date or up to 10 days in advance.|
|RequestedShipment/ TimeStamp||No||Time of shipment
based on shipper’s time zone. Defaults to CDT.
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.
|Parent Topic:||FedEx International Ground Coding Details|