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Packaging Design and Development Lab

Packaging Design and Development Lab

FedEx procedures for testing packaged products

In a lab environment, our packaging testing team eliminates the guesswork by conducting package performance tests for your FedEx® shipments. For more information on the testing procedures, download our guides:

Apply for package-sample testing

To submit package samples for testing, download and complete the FedEx Packaging Test Application (321 Kb PDF). The FedEx Packaging Test Application is available only in English and must be completed/submitted in English only.

Please note that federal, legal and regulatory requirements prevent us from returning certain commodities, including wine and alcohol shipments.

Apply for package-design assistance

To request package-design assistance, download and complete the FedEx Packaging Design Application (82 Kb PDF). The FedEx Packaging Design Application is available only in English and must be completed/submitted in English only.

For detailed instructions about submitting your packaging for testing or design recommendations, contact a FedEx field packaging engineer at pkgfield@corp.ds.fedex.com or request a referral from your FedEx account executive.