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Controlled Items and Dangerous Goods

Controlled Items and Dangerous Goods

For airport-to-airport freight delivery to major international markets in 1, 2 or 3 business days.

For airport-to-airport freight delivery to major international markets in 1, 2 or 3 business days.

Service Details: FedEx International Premium®

For delivery of controlled items, dangerous goods and consolidated shipments using the FedEx IATA (023) Air Waybill or IATA Neutral Air Waybill. You provide delivery and pickup at the airports.

Delivery Time Time-definite delivery in 1, 2 or 3 business days to more than 30 countries.
Service Days Monday–Friday, with Saturday delivery available in countries where Saturday is a regular business day.
Delivery Area The world's major markets (19 Kb PDF).
Size and Weight Skids exceeding 70" in height, 119" in length and/or 80" in width require prior approval.

Skids exceeding 2,200 lbs. require prior approval.

Individual pieces exceeding 150 lbs. must be palletized, stackable, forkliftable, shrinkwrapped and banded to a skid.

No minimum per-shipment or per-piece weight.

Unlimited total shipment weight.
Additional Information Advance confirmation required. Book space by calling 1.877.398.5851.

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Exceptions Airport-to-airport delivery (no pickup, no delivery).

No customs clearance included.

Pickup and delivery are available in the U.S. for an additional charge.
Special Instructions

Individual pieces exceeding 150 lbs. must be palletized, stackable, forkliftable and shrinkwrapped and/or banded to a skid.

To lessen the possibility of damage or delay, follow these packaging guidelines when preparing your express freight shipment:

  • Individual pieces over 150 lbs. should be banded to the pallet with either metal strapping or unbreakable plastic straps applied around the box or skid freight on all sides.
  • Hardened containers (plywood, metal) that are not banded should have an exterior lock or clamp (glue, nails and screws are not sufficient).

Use the FedEx IATA (023) Air Waybill or IATA Neutral Air Waybill.

Dangerous goods.
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You must use either FedEx International Premium, FedEx International Express Freight® or FedEx International Airport-to-AirportSM services, or the FedEx International Controlled Export service option with FedEx International Priority® Freight service, to export items covered by a U.S. State Department license and other shipments requiring additional documentation processing or governmental “sign-off” prior to export. Such shipments include those covered by a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration export permit, carnet, drawback, temporary import bond or certificate of registration.

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