Person using laptop next to FedEx packages

Service Guide

Service Guide

Packing Resources and Supplies: FedEx Express® Supplies

Packing Resources and Supplies: FedEx Express® Supplies

Service Guide menu Created with Sketch.

One hundred percent recyclable is just the beginning. Learn more about our wide selection of environmentally responsible packaging options, in a variety of sizes to meet your needs.

 

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 PledgeFind a location now.

Explore Packaging Options

Packaging for Letter-Size and Legal-Size Documents

Choose from a variety of envelope sizes and styles, like the Legal Size Reusable FedEx® Envelope that’s designed to be used twice. 

Example of 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


Legal Size Reusable FedEx Envelope

  • 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.

Order online.

Tear- and Water-Resistant Packaging

FedEx® paks are recyclable, and are made from an average of 14 percent recycled content. Recycling options may be limited and vary by location. Check with your local municipality. 

Example of 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.

Order online.

 

Boxes in a Variety of Sizes

FedEx® boxes are recyclable, and are made from an average of 46 percent recycled content. 

Example of a FedEx Express Small Box

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.
Example of a FedEx Express Medium Box

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.
Example of a FedEx Express Large Box

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.
Examples of FedEx Express 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.

Order online.

 

 

Packaging for Plans, Posters, Fabric Rolls, Charts or Blueprints

Example of a FedEx Express Tube package

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.

Order online.

Boxes for Cost-Effective International Shipping

Example of a 10kg box and 25kg box

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®.

Order online.

Packaging for Added Protection

Example of a 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

Example of a Cold Shipping Package

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.

 

Packaging to Ship Noninfectious Specimens

Example of a Clinical Pak package

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.

Order online.

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

Example of a FedEx Express UN 3373 Pak package

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.

Order online

Packaging to Ship Clinical Specimens

Example of a medium clinical box
Example of a 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: 11-5/8" x 3-1/16" x 13-5/8"
  • 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: 12-3/8" 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.

Order online.

 


Environmental Information

All FedEx® packaging is recyclable and 54 percent is made from recycled content. Learn more about our sustainable packaging options. See other ways FedEx connects the world in responsible and resourceful ways.

Tyvek® is a registered trademark of DuPont.

Woman typing on laptop

Order Shipping Supplies

Find supplies
Person putting package together

FedEx Express Packaging Policy

Download the guide
FedEx employee putting package together

Let Us Pack It for You

Get details