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FedEx Shipping Tips

If you need to ship a FedEx package domestically, here are some tips to help you choose the best delivery service option, which could save you some money.

FedEx Ground Options (day definite)

FedEx Ground

    • Delivery in 1–5 business days, or 3–7 business days if shipping to Alaska or Hawaii
    • FedEx Ground is the most cost effective
    • We recommended this service if shipment contents are not time-sensitive

FedEx SmartPost

    • Delivery in 2–7 business days
    • Used for shipping low-weight packages to residences; PO boxes, and APO, FPO and DPO destinations

FedEx Express (time definite)

FedEx Same Day

    • Door-to-door delivery in just hours
    • Picked up and taken to the airport

FedEx First Overnight

    • Delivered by 8am in most areas
    • This service can be expensive

FedEx Priority Overnight

    • Delivered by 10:30am to most businesses
    • This service is 90% cheaper than First Overnight

Standard Overnight

    • Next business day delivery by 4:30pm to businesses

FedEx 2Day AM

    • Second business day delivery by 10:30am to businesses

FedEx 2Day

    • Second business day delivery by 4:30pm to businesses

Express Saver

    • Third business day delivery by 4:30pm to most areas

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