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Freight Preferences - Send Notifications and Documents

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Send Notifications and Documents


Email information
  1. Enter the default Shipper email address and select the appropriate email language.
  2. Select the notification types to send.
    • Tendered notifications indicate when FedEx has picked up a shipment.
    • Pickup notifications indicate that the pickup has been successfully scheduled.
    • Exception notifications indicate any exceptions that may cause a delivery delay.
    • Delivery notifications indicate that the package has been delivered.
  3. Select the documents to send.
    • BOL sends a copy of the Bill of Lading.
    • Label sends a copy of the shipping label.
    • Trade docs send copies of customs documentation (international shipments only).
  4. Enter a default Consignee email address. Repeat the steps above for selecting notification types and documents.
  5. Click Add additional recipients to have email notifications also sent to up to two additional individuals.
  6. Select the format type you use most for your email notifications: HTML, Text or Wireless.
    • HTML format supports various fonts, colors and active links.
    • Text format supports all email applications but does not support bold, colored fonts or links.
    • Wireless format is a shortened email with a maximum of 110 characters and does not support bold, colored fonts or links.

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