Ambient/room temperature shipping

15° to 25° Celsius | 59° to 77° Fahrenheit


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Extreme hot and cold temperatures can damage your products. Whether you’re shipping electronics, pharmaceuticals, beauty products or any number of sensitive items, we can help you maintain an ambient temperature that protects the products during transit. These thermal options provide a controlled room temperature so your shipments arrive in top condition.


Packaging & containers

Maintaining room temperature begins with the right packaging or containers.

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FedEx thermal blanket solution

With FedEx Thermal Blanket Solution, pallets of perishable freight (minimum of four skids) protect your freight from direct sunlight, rain, humidity and tarmac heat. This solution includes transit by temperature-controlled trucks and aircraft, when needed, plus advanced monitoring.

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PharmaTherm by Intelsius

PharmaTherm packaging maintains refrigerated, frozen and controlled room temperature for up to 120 hours. Developed specifically for pharmaceutical shipments, these boxes provide the temperatures you need in order to keep shipments safe and protected during transit.

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Credo Cube by Pelican BioThermal

These containers provide cold temperatures for up to five days. This extended protection can help reduce shipping costs or keep products safe during unexpected delays. The packaging is also reusable, allowing recipients to easily return products after initial delivery.

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Softbox provides customers with a single-pallet passive packaging solution with the ability to maintain temperature ranges of 2˚C to 8˚C (35°F to 46°F) and 15˚C to 25˚C (59°F to 77°F) for up to 120 hours.

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These freight containers come in multiple sizes to help you send large shipments of clinical and pharmaceutical goods. The reusable containers can help you reduce costs while maintaining a safe environment for your products.

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CSafe RKN and RAP

CSafe containers provide an active compressor solution that supports colder temperatures at 2°C to 8°C (35°F to 46°F) and 15°C to 25°C (59°F to 77°F). They are available in single pallet (RKN) or multi-pallet (RAP) sizes.

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Envirotainer e1 & e2 - compressor

Envirotainer provides pallet-size containers with active compressor cooling and electric heating technology in RKN and RAP sizes. This helps maintain the temperatures needed to meet pharmaceutical industry requirements and easily move your products through the FedEx® shipping network.

Quality management/value-added services

Take advantage of the following services for increased visibility and protection of
controlled room temperature shipments.

FedEx Custom Critical®

Whether your priorities are visibility, security or compliance, our freight shipping experts can customize a cold shipping solution to meet your needs.This service is best used for healthcare shipments.

FedEx Priority Alert®

FedEx Priority Alert can monitor your cold shipments 24/7 and expedite them to help your contents arrive on time and in prime condition.

FedEx Cold Chain Centers

During delays, due to clearance or inclement weather, FedEx may route your cold shipments to a FedEx cold chain center. Contact your FedEx account representative to learn more. 

SenseAware®, a FedEx innovation

Monitor your cold shipments inside and out in real-time with SenseAware, or use it to validate your cold chain technologies.

FedEx Freight® Freezable Protection Service

If you’re shipping healthcare products with a freeze point at or below 0°C (32°F) between April and November, this service provides full product liability protection, up to the limits established in our FXF 100 Series Rules Tariff.