FedEx Freight® services

FedEx Freight® services

Get economical pricing for large-volume freight.

Get economical pricing for large-volume freight.

It pays to be flexible. If your large-volume, less-than-truckload (LTL) freight shipment isn’t urgent, you can get economical rates by taking advantage of unused truckload space.

Does my freight shipment qualify?

FedEx Freight volume services have extensive coverage throughout the contiguous U.S. and between points in Canada, and are available for LTL freight shipments that:

  • Weigh between 4,000 and 44,000 lbs.
  • Require at least 10 ft. (up to 56 ft., or two full pup trailers) of trailer space
  • Shipments may not:
    • Deliver to a residential area
    • Require temperature control
    • Deliver to conventions, exhibitions or trade shows
    • Contain stop offs
    • Require liftgates
    • Require cash on delivery
Diagram: LTL max of 15 ft or 15,000 lbs; volume services start at 10 ft or 4,000 lbs, max 56 ft or 44,000 lbs

Volume services options

Truckload Exempt (TLX)

  • Offers a lower quote
  • Service standard will not be greater than twice (2 times) the FedEx Freight® Economy transit times
  • Lower liability coverage

Truckload Service (TLS)

  • Transit times will be the stated FedEx Freight Economy transit times*
  • Higher liability coverage

Exclusive Use (EXCL)

  • Timeframe determined at time of quote 
  • Shipment moves separately from other goods in a secure, dedicated trailer
  • Classified as a FedEx Freight® Priority shipment* (transit times not guaranteed)

What’s best for my shipment?

Every shipment is different. Contact a FedEx representative to find the best options for your business.

For a quote, you can:

For more information:

Please note:

*While FedEx always works to meet your needs and maintain shipment integrity, delivery times for these services are not guaranteed.

  • Backhaul lane availability changes weekly and monthly.
  • All services are subject to the terms and conditions of the FXF 100 Series Rules Tariff.
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Keep your shipment separate with our Exclusive Use option.