Activate shipping with Fedex

If you've negotiated a discounted rate with FedEx, then you can enter your account number when you activate your FedEx service so that the discounted rate appears to your customers at checkout.

You need an account with FedEx before you can activate this carrier service on your Shopify store.

Supported FedEx shipping rates

After you connect your FedEx account, you can offer the following shipping rates to your customers:

  • FedEx 2 Day
  • FedEx Express Saver
  • FedEx First Overnight
  • FedEx Ground
  • FedEx Priority Overnight
  • FedEx Standard Overnight

Register for an account with FedEx

Visit the FedEx website and create a FedEx account.

During the setup process with FedEx, make note of the account number that you are assigned and make sure your billing address is correct.

You need to re-enter this information later and the details must match exactly.

Get your FedEx credentials

Before you get your credentials, make sure that you have an account with FedEx.

Log in to your FedEx account and follow the FedEx Web Services guide to get your production keys.

Record your Authentication Key, Account Number, and Production Meter Number at the end of your registration process because you need it to activate FedEx in the Shopify admin.

Check for an email from FedEx that includes your Production Password, Account Number, and Production Meter Number.

Activate calculated shipping for FedEx

  1. In the Carrier accounts section, click Connect carrier account or Manage carriers.

  2. Click Connect account beside FedEx.

  3. On the Connect FedEx dialog, enter your FedEx credentials.

  4. Optional: If you've enabled FedEx SmartPost rates with FedEx, then enter your SmartPost Hub ID to show your negotiated rates at checkout.

  5. Click Save.

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