Shipping is as easy as 1, 2, 3

Shipping is as easy as 1, 2, 3

Shipping is as easy as 1, 2, 3

The path to automated, efficient and secure international shipping

The path to automated, efficient and secure international shipping

Want simple, fast, and secure shipping? We’ve made it possible for growing businesses.

It’s not always easy running a small business, and nobody wants shipping and logistics to complicate their processes. That’s why we’ve made it as simple as possible to set up and manage all your shipping services online. Here’s a guide to getting your small business up and running and shipping with FedEx today.

Step 1: Plan your shipment
Some items need special care to ship safely, and others can’t be shipped at all. View our Service Guide to learn more about the different materials you may ship to ensure your products avoid any unnecessary delays.

Step 2: Package Right
Choose the right kind of packaging can help protect your shipment. You can use any sturdy, undamaged packaging for your shipments. If you’re reusing a box, make sure any old addresses and barcodes are completely covered. You can also get more packaging tips and order free FedEx supplies.

Step 3: Determine which shipping service is best for your needs
We’ve got shipping services to meet a range of needs, no matter where or when you need your shipments to go. Find the best one for each of your shipment while taking cost and shipping time estimates into account:

  • Priority Services deliver your international shipments to their destination in 1-3 days.

  • Economy Services are ideal for saving money on less time-sensitive shipments

  • Customized Solutions support special-category freight like healthcare items, pharmaceuticals or critical parts and machinery.

Step 4: Prepare shipment online
You can use FedEx Ship ManagerTM at to prepare shipping documents and create air waybills

First, open a FedEx shipping account. You can set up a Corporate Account using your credit card, or we can equip you with a standard 30-days credit terms account. With that account, you can access FedEx Shipping benefits including:

  • Your own account-specific shipping rates

  • Simple online package scheduling and pickup

  • Free shipping supplies

  • Online viewing and management of bills

Once you’ve signed up for an account, you can get started with FedEx Ship Manager at to learn how to ship with automated processes.

Whatever service you choose, you’ll likely need support with customs clearance. Minimize customs delays when you generate customs clearance documents and send trade documents electronically through FedEx® Electronic Trade Documents. The tool seamlessly integrates with our shipping platform, and it’s easy to enable right inside FedEx Ship Manager at

Once you’re set up with FedEx you’re sure to find shipping simpler, easier, and more secure than before.

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