U.S. Freight Shipping: Greater Than 150 Lbs.

Choose these freight delivery services to ship freight within the U.S.

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FedEx Custom Critical®: time-critical deadlines and specialty shipments

Time-critical and specialty-freight delivery by surface and air in the U.S. Learn more.

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FedEx Expedited Freight Services®: one call for expedited surface and air solutions

Multiple FedEx services for time-critical shipments requiring faster service in the contiguous U.S. Learn more.

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FedEx SameDay® Freight: cross-country delivery within hours

Service Details
Delivery Time Door to door within hours, depending on availability.
Service Days 7 days a week; 365 days a year.
Delivery Area Available throughout all 50 states.
Package Size and Weight For shipments of 151 lbs. or more composed of multiple packages or palletized freight. Skids exceeding 2,200 lbs., as well as skids exceeding 70" in height, 119" in length or 80" in width, require prior approval.
Additional Information Before shipping via FedEx SameDay services, you must have a FedEx account number (apply now). Then you need to create a user ID that's specific to FedEx SameDay. Go to fedexsameday.com and select "Register for fedexsameday.com" in the New Customer Center area. For more information on how to start shipping via FedEx SameDay services, read the FedEx SameDay Services User Guide.

Go to fedexsameday.com or call 1.800.399.5999 to request a rate quote or schedule a pickup. Have a government-issued photo ID ready when the courier arrives. Enhanced intra-city service available in select major markets.

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FedEx SameDay® City: cross-city delivery within hours

Service Details
Delivery Time Door to door within hours, depending on availability. The delivery time is given at the time you schedule a pickup.
Service Days 7 days a week; 365 days a year.
Delivery Area Go to fedex.com/samedaycity for available metro markets. Delivery is available between select ZIP codes within 25 miles of the city center.
Package Size and Weight Loose packages or palletized freight. Unlimited total shipment weight. Skids exceeding 2,200 lbs., as well as skids exceeding 70" in height, 119" in length or 80" in width, require prior approval.
Additional Information Before shipping via FedEx SameDay services, you must have a FedEx account number (apply now). Then you need to create a user ID that's specific to FedEx SameDay. Go to fedexsameday.com and select "Register for fedexsameday.com" in the New Customer Center area. For more information on how to start shipping via FedEx SameDay services, read the FedEx SameDay Services User Guide.

Go to fedexsameday.com or call 1.800.399.5999 to request a rate quote or schedule a pickup. Have a government-issued photo ID ready when the courier arrives.

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FedEx First Overnight® Freight: first thing the next-business-day morning

Service Details
Delivery Times Next-business-day delivery by 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. to most primary service area ZIP codes. To determine if FedEx First Overnight Freight is available to your destination ZIP code check transit times, use the Service Area Locator or call 1.800.332.0807.
Service Days Monday–Friday, with Saturday pickup and delivery available to many major markets for an additional charge.
Delivery Area Available throughout all 50 states.
Skid Size and Weight Skids exceeding 70" in height or 119" in length or 80" in width require prior approval. Individual skids of 151 lbs. or more. Skids exceeding 2,200 lbs. require prior approval.
Additional Information Advance confirmation required. Book space using FedEx Ship Manager® at fedex.com or by calling 1.800.332.0807.
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Special Instructions To lessen the possibility of damage or delay, follow these packaging guidelines when preparing your express freight shipment. An Extra Services Charge will be assessed if your shipment does not meet these guidelines:
  • Individual pieces over 150 lbs. should be banded to the pallet with either metal strapping or unbreakable plastic straps applied around the box or skid freight on all sides.
  • Hardened containers (plywood, metal) that are not banded should have an exterior lock or clamp (glue, nails and screws are not sufficient).
Exceptions Shipments to and from extended service areas may be picked up and/or delivered by a cartage agent. For an explanation of FedEx Express Freight service areas and delivery commitment times, see Express Freight Delivery Commitments. To check on the service area for your shipment, use the Service Area Locator or call 1.800.332.0807.
Options Saturday Pickup
Saturday Delivery
Dangerous Goods (except Class 7 Radioactive materials)
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FedEx 1Day® Freight: next business day

Service Details
Delivery Times Next-business-day delivery by 10:30 a.m. for most shipments; by noon for many others. Check transit times.
Service Days Monday–Friday, with Saturday pickup and delivery available to many major markets for an additional charge.
Delivery Area Available throughout all 50 states; Hawaii service is to and from the island of Oahu only.
Skid Size and Weight Skids exceeding 70" in height or 119" in length or 80" in width require prior approval. Individual skids of 151 lbs. or more. Skids exceeding 2,200 lbs. require prior approval.
Additional Information Advance confirmation required. Book space using FedEx Ship Manager® at fedex.com or by calling 1.800.332.0807.
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Special Instructions To lessen the possibility of damage or delay, follow these packaging guidelines when preparing your express freight shipment. An Extra Services Charge will be assessed if your shipment does not meet these guidelines:
  • Individual pieces over 150 lbs. should be banded to the pallet with either metal strapping or unbreakable plastic straps applied around the box or skid freight on all sides.
  • Hardened containers (plywood, metal) that are not banded should have an exterior lock or clamp (glue, nails and screws are not sufficient).
Exceptions Shipments to and from extended service areas may be picked up and/or delivered by a cartage agent. For an explanation of FedEx Express Freight service areas and delivery commitment times, see Express Freight Delivery Commitments. To check on the service area for your shipment, use the Service Area Locator or call 1.800.332.0807. FedEx® Collect on Delivery (C.O.D.) is not available to and from extended service areas.
Options Saturday Pickup
Saturday Delivery
Dangerous Goods
FedEx C.O.D.
Hold at FedEx Location
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FedEx 2Day® Freight: 2 business days

Service Details
Delivery Times Delivery by noon in 2 business days for most shipments. Check transit times.
Service Days Monday–Friday, with Saturday pickup and delivery available to many major markets for an additional charge.
Delivery Area Available throughout all 50 states; Hawaii service is to and from the island of Oahu only.
Skid Size and Weight Skids exceeding 70" in height or 119" in length or 80" in width require prior approval. Individual skids of 151 lbs. or more. Skids exceeding 2,200 lbs. require prior approval.
Additional Information No advance confirmation required.
View Terms & Conditions.
Special Instructions To lessen the possibility of damage or delay, follow these packaging guidelines when preparing your express freight shipment. An Extra Services Charge will be assessed if your shipment does not meet these guidelines:
  • Individual pieces over 150 lbs. should be banded to the pallet with either metal strapping or unbreakable plastic straps applied around the box or skid freight on all sides.
  • Hardened containers (plywood, metal) that are not banded should have an exterior lock or clamp (glue, nails and screws are not sufficient).
Exceptions Shipments to and from extended service areas may be picked up and/or delivered by a cartage agent. For an explanation of FedEx Express Freight service areas and delivery commitment times, see Express Freight Delivery Commitments. To check on the service area for your shipment, use the Service Area Locator or call 1.800.332.0807. FedEx® Collect on Delivery (C.O.D.) is not available to and from extended service areas.
Options Saturday Pickup
Saturday Delivery
Dangerous Goods
FedEx C.O.D.
Hold at FedEx Location
Return Solutions
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FedEx 3Day® Freight: 3 business days

Service Details
Delivery Times By 3 p.m. in 3 business days for most shipments. Check transit times.
Service Days Monday–Friday, with Saturday pickup available to many major markets for an additional charge.
Delivery Area Available throughout all states except Alaska and Hawaii.
Skid Size and Weight Skids exceeding 70" in height or 119" in length or 80" in width require prior approval. Individual skids 151 lbs. or more. Skids exceeding 2,200 lbs. require prior approval.
Additional Information No advance confirmation required.
View Terms & Conditions.
Special Instructions To lessen the possibility of damage or delay, follow these packaging guidelines when preparing your express freight shipment. An Extra Services Charge will be assessed if your shipment does not meet these guidelines:
  • Individual pieces over 150 lbs. should be banded to the pallet with either metal strapping or unbreakable plastic straps applied around the box or skid freight on all sides.
  • Hardened containers (plywood, metal) that are not banded should have an exterior lock or clamp (glue, nails and screws are not sufficient).
Exceptions No Alaska or Hawaii service. No Saturday service.
Shipments to and from extended service areas may be picked up and/or delivered by a cartage agent. For an explanation of FedEx Express Freight service areas and delivery commitment times, see Express Freight Delivery Commitments. To check on the service area for your shipment, use the Service Area Locator or call 1.800.332.0807. FedEx® Collect on Delivery (C.O.D.) is not available to and from extended service areas.
Options Saturday Pickup
Dangerous Goods
FedEx C.O.D.
Hold at FedEx Location
Return Solutions
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FedEx Express Multiweight® pricing: for multiple-piece shipments

To help you save money, FedEx automatically offers multiweight pricing on FedEx Express® U.S. and international services. With U.S. multiweight pricing, multiple-piece shipments traveling from one origin to one destination, and totaling 100 lbs. or more (200 lbs. or more for FedEx Express Saver® shipments) are rated on a price-per-package basis and on a price-per-total-shipment-weight basis. You are charged the lower of the two rates. A 15-lb. average minimum package weight for the shipment applies.

With international multiweight pricing, multiple-piece shipments traveling from one origin to one destination are rated on a price-per-total-shipment-weight basis. Per-pound rates apply if the total shipment weight is 100 lbs. or more.

 

Single-piece shipments weighing more than 100 lbs. may also be subject to multiweight pricing.

 

For additional information, see Multiple-Piece Shipments.

 

Package and Shipment Size
Standard U.S. and international package limitations and shipping terms apply.

 

Multiweight Benefits

  • Shipments are supported by a money-back guarantee.
  • Shipments do not require palletizing, shrinkwrapping, staging or shipment segregation.
  • Multiweight pricing is available for both regular and on-call pickups.
  • With multiweight pricing, you can ship up to 999 packages on one airbill.
  • Multiple packages in one shipment may have different weights, dimensions and declared values.
  • Multiweight pricing is available for shipments to Alaska and Hawaii, depending on the selected FedEx Express service.
  • Saturday delivery is available for shipments traveling via FedEx Priority Overnight®, FedEx 2Day® and FedEx International Priority®.

 

Multiweight pricing is offered with the following U.S. services:
FedEx First Overnight®
FedEx Priority Overnight®
FedEx Standard Overnight®
FedEx 2Day® A.M.
FedEx 2Day®
FedEx Express Saver®

 

Multiweight pricing is offered with the following international services:
FedEx International First®
FedEx International Priority®
FedEx International Economy®

See FedEx Express Multiweight rates in the FedEx Service Guide.

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FedEx Freight: time-definite services

Service Details 
Delivery Times A.M. Delivery: delivery by 10:30 a.m. on the standard delivery date (where available; $85 up-charge).
Close of Business Delivery: delivery by 5 p.m. on the standard delivery date or your money back for a $70 up-charge except for standard rate tariff customers using FedEx Freight Priority, who receive a no-fee money-back guarantee.
Service Days Monday–Friday.
Delivery Area A.M. Delivery: Check your destination ZIP code eligibility at fedex.com/amfreight.
Close of Business Delivery: Available throughout the 48 contiguous states.
Additional Information Simply check A.M. Delivery or Close of Business Delivery on your Bill of Lading, or note it within your Bill of Lading special instructions and inform your FedEx Freight driver.
Services are subject to the terms and conditions provided in the FXF 100 Series Tariff.
Options Time-definite services available for both FedEx Freight® Priority and FedEx Freight® Economy shipments.
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FedEx Freight®: less-than-truckload (LTL) freight

Choose FedEx Freight® Priority when speed is critical to your supply-chain needs or FedEx Freight® Economy when you can trade time for savings. Either way, you can count on FedEx reliability. Learn more.

FedEx Freight® Priority
Shipping Need For fast transit delivery of time-sensitive LTL freight. Specializing in reliable service with fast transit times to support supply chain needs.
Why choose this FedEx Service Option If you need a reliable source for your time-sensitive freight just mark FedEx Freight Priority on your Bill of Lading.
Service Benefits All-points coverage throughout the contiguous U.S., with extensive service to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico (see FedEx Freight international for international service information).
FedEx Freight Advance Notice®.
No-fee money back guarantee (for customers on our standard rate tariff).*
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Guaranteed Services A.M. Delivery: delivery by 10:30 a.m. on the standard delivery date (where available; $85 up-charge). Check your destination ZIP code eligibility at fedex.com/amfreight.

Close of Business Delivery: delivery by 5 p.m. on the standard delivery date (no-fee money-back guarantee for standard tariff customers or $70 up-charge for contractual customers). Available throughout the 48 contiguous states.
Alaska and Hawaii Fast transit to-and-from shipping with coverage to all major cities.
Single-carrier convenience.
Multiple weekly sailings.
End-to-end shipment control.
Origin-to-destination pricing.
Full-containerload capabilities.
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Custom Delivery Window: select a delivery on, before or after a date or between two dates as long as it's on or after the standard delivery day.
Volume Services: provides solutions for large-volume shipments and spot market quotes. Call 1.888.465.5646 for more information.
Distribution and Consolidation: offers customized solutions to manage your supply chain. Call 1.866.393.4585 for more information.

 

FedEx Freight® First Delivery enables you to select your shipment's delivery time or even receive your shipment one day earlier than the published FedEx Freight Priority transit time. Call FedEx Expedited Freight Services at 1.800.398.0625 for more information. *All services are subject to the terms and conditions as contained in the FXF 100 Series Tariff.

 

FedEx Freight® Economy
Shipping Need For cost-effective delivery of LTL freight. Specializing in reliable service to meet basic freight shipping needs.
Why choose this FedEx Service Option If you want reliable and economical freight delivery just mark FedEx Freight Economy on your Bill of Lading.
Service Benefits All-points coverage throughout the contiguous U.S., with extensive service to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Canada (see FedEx Freight international for international service information).
Proven reliability.
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Guaranteed Services A.M. Delivery: delivery by 10:30 a.m. on the standard delivery date (where available; $85 up-charge). Check your destination ZIP code eligibility at fedex.com/amfreight.

Close of Business Delivery: delivery by 5 p.m. on the standard delivery date ($70 up-charge). Available throughout the 48 contiguous states.
Alaska and Hawaii Cost-effective to-and-from shipping with coverage to all major cities.
Single-carrier convenience.
Multiple weekly sailings.
End-to-end shipment control.
Origin-to-destination pricing.
Full-containerload capabilities.
Unique Solutions Custom Delivery: select a delivery before, on or after a date or between two dates as long as it's on or after the standard delivery day.
Volume Services: provides solutions for large-volume shipments and spot market quotes. Call 1.888.465.5646 for more information.
Distribution and Consolidation: offers customized solutions to manage your supply chain. Call 1.866.393.4585 for more information.

 

FedEx Freight® First Delivery enables you to select your shipment's delivery time or even receive your shipment one day earlier than the published FedEx Freight Priority transit time. Call FedEx Expedited Freight Services at 1.800.398.0625 for more information.

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FedEx Ground Multiweight®: bulk ground shipments

Service Details
Service Description Ideal for multiple-package shipments weighing 200 lbs. or more moving as one unit to the same destination on the same day. This pricing option allows you to combine packages for a multiweight rate. Pricing is based on the combined weight of your packages.
Delivery Times Door-to-door delivery in 1–5 business days, depending on distance to the destination.
Delivery to Alaska and Hawaii in 3–7 business days.
Service Days Monday–Friday.
Delivery Area Available throughout all 50 states.
Package Size and Weight Multiple-piece shipments with a total weight of 200 lbs. or more can qualify.
Average package weight should be 15–25 lbs.
Up to 150 lbs. per package, 108" in length, 165" in length plus girth (L+2W+2H).
Additional Information Service includes inside delivery and up to three delivery attempts.
Shrinkwrapping or palletizing shipments is not required.
Packages are processed like any other FedEx Ground® shipment.
Contract pricing is required.
How to Use To see if you qualify, contact your FedEx account executive.
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FedEx Charters®: use of an entire aircraft

Service Details 
Service Description This service allows you to full-charter a FedEx aircraft. You choose the origin and destination airports, with airport-to-airport service available in the U.S. and internationally. We provide build and break of cargo, load and unload of cargo, a professional loadmaster for the flight, and 24-hour access to FedEx Charters Flight Operations and our sales representatives.
Delivery Area Available in the U.S. and internationally for one-time or long-term use.
Addtional Information FedEx Charters specializes in general cargo; hard-to-move cargo; and animals, including zoo animals, horses and cattle. Individualized security options and temperature-sensitive cargo environments are also available. For more information, go to the FedEx Charters website.
How to Use  For more information or to request a quote, email chartersales@fedex.com, or call 1.800.238.0181 (customers in the U.S. and Canada), 1.901.224.6500 (customers in South America) or (49)69.69810.135 (customers in Europe and Asia).
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FedEx Truckload BrokerageSM: full-truckload shipping solutions

Full-truckload shipping solutions. Learn more.

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FedEx Trade Networks®: air freight forwarding

Air freight forwarding and related services for shipping goods within the U.S. Learn more.

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FedEx SupplyChain: Healthcare Shared Network

Cold chain (2–8 degree Celsius) less-than-truckload (LTL) solution with real-time tracking, monitoring and security. Learn more.

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U.S. express freight delivery commitments

FedEx Express Freight provides you with delivery times to meet your degree of urgency. Download the Express Freight Delivery Commitments chart (48 Kb PDF) to determine delivery times for FedEx Express® Freight services for your area.



To check on the service area for your shipment, use the Service Area Locator or call 1.800.332.0807.

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U.S. express freight tools and resources

A number of online tools and resources are available to FedEx Express Freight shippers, including: Open a FedEx Account, Get Freight Packaging Guidelines (1.47 Mb PDF), Ship Now, Schedule a Pickup, Track a Shipment, Get Rates & Transit Times, and Use Service Area Locator.

Need additional customer support? Contact FedEx Express Freight customer service at 1.800.332.0807 or visit these online resources: Read FAQs, E-Mail Us, Call or Write Us, Get Claims Information, and Sign Up for FedEx Updates.

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Freight Central: information on shipping less-than-truckload (LTL) freight via FedEx Freight

Freight Central is a website designed for small-business owners who'd like information on shipping LTL freight. It gives you a clear, step-by-step process for getting started shipping with FedEx Freight, plus an LTL freight classification tool, FAQs and other resources. Go to fedex.com/shipfreight.

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