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Packing Resources and Supplies: FedEx Express® Supplies

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FedEx Express supplies

Time-sensitive shipments? We’ve got you covered. Browse our wide range of FedEx Express packaging options, which are available at no additional charge for use with your FedEx Express shipments. Go to Order FedEx Supplies Online and log in to your account to order supplies today.

Refer to the FedEx Express Packaging Acceptance Quick Reference chart to see the FedEx Express packaging options that are available with the delivery service you choose.

We also offer a range of specialty boxes and bags as well as packing supplies for purchase at FedEx Office locations. FedEx Office® pack-and-ship services are backed by the FedEx Office® Packing Pledge. Find a location now.

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Envelopes

Packaging for letter-size and legal-size documents


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FedEx envelopes now ship more sustainably, are recyclable, and are made from an average of 92 percent recycled content. Learn more about FedEx carbon-neutral envelope shipping.
FedEx Envelopes
FedEx® Envelope (pouch)

FedEx Envelope (no pouch)

FedEx Envelope (window)
  • Inside dimensions: 9-1/2" x 12-1/2"
  • Weight when empty: 1.5 oz.
  • Weight limit: 8 oz. (shipments exceeding 8 oz. rated at next whole pound)
  • FedEx Envelope (no pouch): Use with peel-and-stick airbills or any FedEx Ship Manager® label
  • FedEx Envelope (window): Ask your FedEx account executive about this special envelope

FedEx® Reusable Envelope (legal size)
  • Inside dimensions: 9-1/2" x 15-1/2"
  • Weight when empty: 2 oz.
  • Weight limit: 8 oz. (shipments exceeding 8 oz. rated at next whole pound)
  • Designed so it can be used twice
For use with all FedEx Express® services. Learn more.

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Paks

Tear- and water-resistant packaging


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FedEx paks are recyclable, and are made from an average of 12 percent recycled content. Recycling options may be limited and vary by location. Check with your local municipality.
Tear- and water-resistant packaging
FedEx® Small Pak made from polyethylene
  • Easy-open tear strip
  • Inside dimensions: 10-1/4" x 12-3/4"
  • Weight when empty: 0.63 oz.
  • Contents should be compatible with the container and packed securely.

FedEx® Large Pak made from polyethylene
  • Easy-open tear strip
  • Inside dimensions: 12" x 15-/12"
  • Weight when empty: 1 oz.
  • Contents should be compatible with the container and packed securely.

FedEx Small Pak made from Tyvek® polyethylene
  • Inside dimensions: 10-1/4" x 12-3/4"
  • Weight when empty: 0.63 oz.
  • Contents should be compatible with the container and packed securely.

FedEx Large Pak made from Tyvek® polyethylene
  • Inside dimensions: 12" x 15-1/2"
  • Weight when empty: 1 oz.
  • Contents should be compatible with the container and packed securely.

FedEx® Padded Pak
  • Inside dimensions: 11-3/4" x 14-3/4"
  • Weight when empty: 1 oz.
  • Contents should be compatible with the container and packed securely.

FedEx® Reusable Sturdy Pak
  • Inside dimensions: 10" x 14-1/2", expands up to 1-1/2"
  • Weight when empty: 2.9 oz.
  • Contents should be compatible with the container and packed securely.
  • Designed so it can be used twice
For use with all FedEx Express services. Learn more.

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Boxes

Boxes in a variety of sizes


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FedEx boxes are recyclable, and are made from an average of 37 percent recycled content.
FedEx Small Boxes
FedEx® Small Box (S1: rectangular and shallow in shape)
  • Inside dimensions: 10-7/8" x 1-1/2" x 12-3/8"
  • Weight when empty: 4.5 oz.
  • Contents should be 20 lbs. or less, compatible with the container and packed securely.
  • Intended for documents, file folders, DVDs, CDs, video games and soft goods.

FedEx Small Box (S2: rectangular and deep in shape)
  • Inside dimensions: 8-3/4" x 2-11/16" x 11-5/16"
  • Weight when empty: 4.5 oz.
  • Additional quantity limits apply to this box if you are shipping with FedEx Standard Rates. Learn more about the FedEx Express packaging policy.
  • Contents should be 20 lbs. or less, compatible with the container and packed securely.
  • Intended for documents, books, small parts, DVDs, CDs, video games and soft goods that require extra width.
FedEx Medium Boxes
FedEx® Medium Box (M1: rectangular and shallow in shape)
  • Inside dimensions: 11-1/2" x 2-3/8" x 13-1/4"
  • Weight when empty: 6.5 oz.
  • Contents should be 20 lbs. or less, compatible with the container and packed securely.
  • Intended for documents, binders, books, small parts, DVDs, CDs, video games and soft goods.

FedEx Medium Box (M2: rectangular and deep in shape)
  • Inside dimensions: 8-3/4" x 4-3/8" x 11-5/16"
  • Weight when empty: 6.5 oz.
  • Additional quantity limits apply to this box if you are shipping with FedEx Standard Rates. Learn more about the FedEx Express packaging policy.
  • Contents should be 20 lbs. or less, compatible with the container and packed securely.
  • Intended for documents, books, small parts, DVDs, CDs, video games and soft goods that require extra depth.
FedEx Large Boxes
FedEx® Large Box (L1: rectangular and shallow in shape)
  • Inside dimensions: 12-3/8" x 3" x 17-1/2"
  • Weight when empty: 14.5 oz.
  • Contents should be 30 lbs. or less, compatible with the container and packed securely.
  • Intended for side-by-side paper stacks, oversize binders, small parts and soft goods.

FedEx Large Box (L2: square and deep in shape)
  • Inside dimensions: 8-3/4" x 7-3/4" x 11-5/16"
  • Weight when empty: 9.4 oz.
  • Additional quantity limits apply to this box if you are shipping with FedEx Standard Rates. Learn more about the FedEx Express packaging policy.
  • Contents should be 30 lbs. or less, compatible with the container and packed securely.
  • Intended for housewares, toys, sports accessories, small parts and soft goods.
FedEx Extra Large Boxes
FedEx® Extra Large Box (X1: cube-shaped)
  • Inside dimensions: 11-7/8" x 10-13/16" x 11-1/16"
  • Weight when empty: 20 oz.
  • Additional quantity limits apply to this box if you are shipping with FedEx Standard Rates. Learn more about the FedEx Express packaging policy.
  • Contents should be 50 lbs. or less, compatible with the container and packed securely.
  • Intended for binders, books, housewares, handbags, sporting goods and other circular or cube-shaped items.

FedEx Extra Large Box (X2: rectangular-shaped)
  • Inside dimensions: 15-3/4" x 14-3/16" x 6"
  • Weight when empty: 30 oz.
  • Additional quantity limits apply to this box if you are shipping with FedEx Standard Rates. Learn more about the FedEx Express packaging policy.
  • Contents should be 50 lbs. or less, compatible with the container and packed securely.
  • Intended for binders, trays, cases, handbags, soft goods, and other oblong items.
For use with all FedEx Express services. Limitations apply with FedEx Express Saver®. Learn more.

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Packaging for plans, posters, fabric rolls, charts or blueprints

FedEx Tube

FedEx® Tube
  • Inside dimensions: 6" x 6" x 38"
  • For dimensional weight calculation: 5" x 6" x 38"
  • Weight when empty: 16 oz.
  • Contents should be 20 lbs. or less, compatible with the container and packed securely.
For use with all FedEx Express services. Limitations apply with FedEx Express Saver. Learn more.

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Boxes for cost-effective international shipping

FedEx boxes for cost-effective international shipping
FedEx® 10kg Box and FedEx® 25kg Box
For a flat rate, you can ship these double-walled boxes to more than 220 countries and territories via FedEx International Priority®


FedEx 10kg Box
  • Inside dimensions: 15-13/16" x 12-15/16" x 10-3/16"
  • Weight when empty: 31 oz.
  • Contents should be 22 lbs. (10 kg) or less, compatible with the container and packed securely (to qualify for the flat rate, weight cannot exceed 22 lbs.).

FedEx 25kg Box
  • Inside dimensions: 21-9/16" x 16-9/16" x 13-3/16"
  • Weight when empty: 57 oz.
  • Contents should be 56 lbs. (25 kg) or less, compatible with the container and packed securely (to qualify for the flat rate, weight cannot exceed 56 lbs.).
For use with FedEx International Priority®.

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Packaging for added protection

FedEx Box with Safe Insert
FedEx Box With Safe Insert
  • Reinforced aluminum box in two sizes to fit securely inside the FedEx Medium Box (M1) and the FedEx Large Box (L1)
  • Equipped with a combination lock or key lock (only shipper and recipient have access)
  • Provides added safety, security, and strength for high-value items
  • Inside dimensions (medium): 11-1/2" x 2-3/8" x 13-1/4"
  • Weight when empty (medium): 4.2 lbs. (including FedEx
    Medium Box)
  • Inside dimensions (large): 12-3/8" x 3" x 17-1/2"
  • Weight when empty (large): 5.3 lbs. (including FedEx Large Box)
For use with most FedEx Express services. Limitations apply with FedEx Express Saver. Learn more.

There is a charge for the safe insert. Order and pay for this packaging option directly from the manufacturer: MPI Magnet, 1.800.544.5930.


Packaging for temperature-sensitive shipments

FedEx cold shipping packaging, nano cool
Cold Shipping Package provided by FedEx
  • No-hassle packaging that maintains a consistently cold temperature.
  • Keeps sensitive healthcare shipments cold without the weight and expense of gel packs or dry ice. Learn more.
There is a charge for the Cold Shipping Package. Order and pay online.

Clinical paks and boxes

Packaging to ship noninfectious specimens

FedEx Clinical Pak
FedEx® Clinical Pak
Use this plastic overwrap for noninfectious clinical samples after they are inserted into a sturdy inner container. Properly packaged clinical-sample shipments smaller than 7" x 4" x 2" must be shipped in the FedEx Clinical Pak overwrap.
  • Inside dimensions: 13-1/2" x 18"
  • Weight when empty: 1.2 oz.
  • Contents should be compatible with the container and packed securely.
  • Download our brochure on packing and marking Clinical shipments.
For use with all FedEx Express services. Learn more.

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Packaging for Biological Substance, Category B (UN 3373) specimens

FedEx UN 3373 Pak
FedEx® UN 3373 Pak
Use this plastic overwrap for specimens containing or suspected of containing infectious substances meeting the IATA definition of Biological Substance, Category B (UN 3373). Properly packaged shipments smaller than 7" x 4" x 2" must be shipped in the FedEx UN 3373 Pak overwrap.
  • Inside dimensions: 13-1/2" x 18"
  • Weight when empty: 1.2 oz.
  • Contents should be compatible with the container and packed securely.
  • Download our brochure on packing and marking UN 3373 shipments.
For use with all FedEx Express services. Learn more.

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Packaging to ship clinical specimens

FedEx Medium Clinical Box
FedEx Large Clinical Box
FedEx® Medium Clinical Box and FedEx® Large Clinical Box
Use these sturdy outer boxes for the shipment of clinical specimens. Properly packaged specimens containing or suspected of containing infectious substances meeting the International Air Transport Association (IATA) definition of Biological Substance, Category B (UN 3373) are also permitted for shipment in these boxes. The shipper assumes sole responsibility for compliance with all applicable governmental regulations.

FedEx Medium Clinical Box
  • Inside dimensions: 11-3/4" x 3-1/4" x 13-3/4"
  • Weight when empty: 8 oz.
  • Contents should be 20 lbs. or less, compatible with the container and packed securely.
  • Download our brochures on packing and marking Clinical and UN 3373 shipments.

FedEx Large Clinical Box
  • Inside dimensions: 12-1/2" x 3" x 17-1/2"
  • Weight when empty: 9 oz.
  • Contents should be 20 lbs. or less, compatible with the container and packed securely.
  • Download our brochures on packing and marking Clinical and UN 3373 shipments.
For use with all FedEx Express services. Learn more.

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Environmental Information
All FedEx® packaging is recyclable and 52 percent is made from recycled content. In addition, by using FedEx carbon-neutral envelope shipping for your documents, you're supporting sustainable projects which help neutralize carbon emissions, all at no extra cost to you. Learn more about our sustainable packaging options. See other ways FedEx connects the world in responsible and resourceful ways.

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