Enable FedEx Electronic Trade Documents

Get started now with FedEx Electronic Trade Documents

Review the information in this checklist to ensure you are ready to get started.

Refer to the following FedEx Electronic Trade Documents Interactive Help Guides:

FedEx Ship Manger® Software

Setup demo  |  Shipping demo

Select the FedEx® technology solution you use most frequently for your international shipments to view the FedEx Electronic Trade Documents set-up process.

If you experience any technical issues, please call the FedEx Ship Manager Technical Support Center at 1.877.FDX Assist 1.877.339.2774.

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Follow these steps:

Refer to the FedEx Electronic Trade Documents Interactive Help Guide here

 

If you enable FedEx Electronic Trade Documents, FedEx highly recommends that you select the options to use uploaded company letterhead as well as uploaded signature image.

Click here for instructions on how to upload your company letterhead and signature image

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FedEx Ship Manager® Software: Installed software. Shipments are processed offline without using an internet connection.

Follow these steps:

Refer to the FedEx Electronic Trade Documents setup demo or shipping demo.

FedEx Web Services: Industry standard software integrated into your web applications. Developer resources required. 24/7 online developers portal.

Follow these steps:

Step 1: Log in to the FedEx Developer Resource Center to get started.

Step 2: Select “Get started with FedEx Web Services” link on the homepage or click “Web Services” on the left panel.

Step 3: Select the “Move to documentation” link under “1) Documentation and Downloads” and log in with your fedex.com username and password if you are not already logged in.

Step 4: Scroll down to the “Downloads” section of the page and click the tab “Advanced Services.” Then select “Electronic Trade Documents/Upload Document Service.”

Step 5: Select the sample code of your choice between C#, VB.Net, Java, and PHP and hit the “Go” button, or you can start coding according to the WSDL.

OR

Download the Developer Guide PDF (log in required) and select FedEx Electronic Trade Documents from the choices on the left panel.

OR

View the online documentation on the Electronic Trade Documents section (login required).

FedEx Ship Manager® Server: Server software installed in your data center and integrated into your existing software and functionality. Developer resources required. 24/7 online developers portal.

Follow these steps:

Step 1: Log in to FedEx Developer Resource Center.

Step 2: Select “Learn more about FedEx Ship Manager Server” or “FedEx Ship Manager Server” on the left panel.

Step 3: Click on “Move to documentation” under “2) Documentation.” You will need to log in with your fedex.com username and password if you are not already logged in.

Step 4: Download the latest version of the “FedEx Ship Manager Server Installation and Configuration Guide.” Review the section on FedEx Electronic Trade Documents.

OR

View the online documentation for the FedEx Ship Manager Server Installation and Configuration Guide (log in required) and search for “Electronic Trade Documents.”

Please note: To help ensure a seamless customs clearance process, we strongly recommend you upload international trade documents created by your own systems in your own preferred formats — e.g., PDF, Microsoft ® Word, Microsoft ® Excel.

 

 

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