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Overnight Freight Delivery

Overnight Freight Delivery

Ship your pallets today and they'll arrive first thing the next business day. 

Ship your pallets today and they'll arrive first thing the next business day. 

FedEx First Overnight® Freight

Get delivery of your urgent heavyweight air freight as early as 9 or 10:30 a.m.* the next business day to most primary service area ZIP codes.

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*Due to air-cargo capacity constraints, we are adjusting delivery commitment times for several FedEx Express® services in the U.S. November 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021. This includes changing the FedEx First Overnight Freight commit times to 10:30 a.m. or noon in most locations. 

Additionally, FedEx money-back guarantee is suspended for FedEx Express® services for which money-back guarantee was previously reinstated November 1, 2021 through January 16, 2022.

Service Details: FedEx First Overnight® Freight

Delivery Time Next-business-day delivery by 9 or 10:30 a.m.* to most primary service area ZIP codes.

To determine if FedEx First Overnight Freight is available to your destination ZIP code, check transit times, use the Service Area Locator or call 1.800.332.0807.
Service Days Monday–Friday, with Saturday pickup and delivery available to many major markets for an additional charge.
Delivery Area Available throughout all 50 states.
Skid Size and Weight Skids exceeding 70" in height, 119" in length or 80" in width require prior approval. Individual skids of 151 lbs. or more. Skids exceeding 2,200 lbs. require prior approval.
Additional Information Advance confirmation required. Book space using FedEx Ship Manager® or by calling 1.800.332.0807.

View Terms & Conditions.
Special Instructions To lessen the possibility of damage or delay, follow these packaging guidelines when preparing your express freight shipment. An Extra Services Charge (PDF) will be assessed if your shipment does not meet these guidelines:
  • 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).
Exceptions Shipments to and from extended service areas may be picked up and/or delivered by a cartage agent. For an explanation of FedEx Express® Freight service areas and delivery commitment times, see FedEx Express Freight delivery commitments (PDF).

To check on the service area for your shipment, use the Service Area Locator or call 1.800.332.0807.
  • Saturday pickup
  • Saturday delivery
  • Dangerous goods (except Class 7 radioactive materials)
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