There are two steps needed for creating a FedEx or UPS Freight Shipment.
- Create a Preference
- Create the Feight Shipment
Create a Preference
Go to Shipment Preferences, and from the dropdown select FedEx Freight or UPS Freight. For this guide we will use FedEx Freight.
Enter the details shown below to set up the FedEx Freight account.
Create a Freight Shipment
Use our standard shipping Wizard to select the FedEx Freight Preference you created above.
Enter the recipient details into section 3, and then you will be able to select the Packaging Type:
Next is to select the Service type, and finally to fill in the details of the shipment.
You need to provide the weight, description declared value, and most importantly the freight class.
Here is a guide to what the freight classes mean:
Class 50 - Clean Freight Lowest Cost Fits on standard shrink-wrapped 4X4 pallet, very durable over 50 lbs
Class 55 - Bricks, cement, mortar, hardwood flooring 35-50 pounds
Class 60 - Car accessories & car parts 30-35 pounds
Class 65 - Car accessories & car parts, bottled beverages, books in boxes 22.5-30 pounds
Class 70 - Car accessories & car parts, food items, automobile engines 15 to 22.5 pounds
Class 77.5 - Tires, bathroom fixtures 13.5 to 15 pounds
Class 85 - Crated machinery, cast iron stoves 12-13.5 pounds
Class 92.5 - Computers, monitors, refrigerators 10.5-12 pounds
Class 100 - boat covers, car covers, canvas, wine cases, caskets 9-10.5 pounds
Class 110 - cabinets, framed artwork, table saw 8-9 pounds
Class 125 - Small Household appliances 7-8 pounds
Class 150 - Auto sheet metal parts, bookcases, 6-7 pounds
Class 175 - Clothing, couches stuffed furniture 5-6 pounds
Class 200 - Auto sheet metal parts, aircraft parts, aluminum table, packaged mattresses, 4-5 pounds
Class 250 - Bamboo furniture, mattress and box spring, plasma TV 3-4 pounds
Class 300 - wood cabinets, tables, chairs setup, model boats 2-3 pounds
Class 400 - Deer antlers 1-2 pounds
Class 500 - Low Density or High Value Highest Cost Bags of gold dust, ping pong balls Less than 1 lbs.
Click Calculate Rate to see the cost for this shipment, and then click Ship to create the shipment.
You will have created your first freight shipment.
You can now view/print out the Bill of Lading and the Shipping Label.
If you have any questions, then contact us and we will be glad to help.