Weigh Your Options

FedEx courier on receiving dock with freight box

Whether you’re new to less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping or are just looking for an easier way to pack and ship your freight, we’ve got you covered: Our FedEx Freight® box with flat-rate shipping simplifies the process for LTL shipments of less than 1,200 lbs.

How? By eliminating the need to classify and reweigh your shipments.

Sturdy results


A mosaic tile business saw a reduction in its claims, as well as its overall freight shipping price, when using the FedEx Freight® box.

Streamline it

For businesses that transport a lot of freight, it can pay off to carefully weigh all of your shipments and study up on your classifications.

But if your company ships LTL freight only sometimes — or if you simply want to save some time — you have another option. Just pack your items into our FedEx Freight box and enjoy flat-rate pricing.1

This means you can get flat-rate pricing for your freight shipments of less than 1,200 lbs., regardless of your shipment’s classification. Here’s how it works:

  1. Choose a box. Need a pallet? Select a box that comes with a pallet included. Have pallets of your own? Pick a box designed to be placed on top of them.2
  2. Know your shipping destination. This determines your flat-rate pricing. No matter what you’re shipping or how much each individual item weighs, if your items can fit into your FedEx Freight box and they collectively weigh less than 1,200 lbs., your rate within each shipping zone is the same every time.3
  3. Skip the hassle. With the new FedEx Freight box, there are no reweigh or reclass fees. Know what your costs are going to be up front and avoid those surprise bills. It’s fast. It’s straightforward. And it makes LTL shipping easier than ever before.

Pack and protect it

When you have multiple boxes to ship, you might stack them on a pallet and shrink-wrap them for extra protection and added security. That works, but it takes time. Instead, protect your products and save time by packing them in a box made specifically for freight shipping.

You’ll be confident knowing engineers at the FedEx Packaging Lab put the FedEx Freight box through a series of tests, including:

  • A shake test
  • A compression test
  • A drop test
  • A slide test
  • Driving with the box on a forklift through an obstacle course

Get your box today


Learn more about the two freight box size options, how to sign up and get your FedEx Freight® box supplies, and how to get rates and transit times today at fedex.com/freightbox.

1Rates are subject to the general rate increase (GRI) and all accessorial charges in the FedEx Freight 100 Rules Tariff will apply. Exception: Item 404 (absolute minimum charge) will not apply as the FedEx Freight box is not discountable. Pricing is subject to the standard FedEx Freight 100 fuel surcharge. Use of the FedEx Freight box will supersede any negotiated pricing. Max liability is $7.50 per lb. Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico are not covered by FedEx Freight box rates.

2To properly load the boxes, all voided space will need to be eliminated by either right-sizing the boxes or filling with packing materials.

3Hazardous materials are prohibited. Maximum weight allowed for each freight box is 1,200 lbs.

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