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FedEx tracking

What is FedEx?

FedEx is a very popular courier known worldwide. It is an American based courier services company with headquarters situated in Memphis, Tennessee. The company was created in January, 1997 and FedEx was originally registered under the name of “Federal Express Corporation” from 1973 until 2000. Further, it will be re-registered as FedEx Corporation. People know FedEx for being the first courier company to introduce a tracking package system to provide real time information about the packages location and an overnight shipping service. Even if the tracking system feature has been implemented by most courier companies over the years, FedEx stays one of the most powerful courier companies and provides its services in more than 200 countries all over the world today.

FedEx Express or Federal Express, what is the difference?

FedEx Express services were known firstly as Federal Express, later it was re-branded to FedEx Courier Services. FedEx Express invented Real-Time tracking and delivery updates.

Requirements for most of the shipments with FedEx Express:

Package Size and Weight will have to be up to 70 lbs., 108" in length, 165" in length plus girth (L+2W+2H).

Delivery time and days:

  • Delivery Time: 1–5 business days within the contiguous U.S., 3 to 7 business days to and from Alaska and Hawaii.
  • Service Days: Monday to Saturday. Delivery is between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.
  • FedEx Ground picks up packages: Monday to Friday.
  • Delivery Area: Available throughout all 50 states of America.

Check out the official FedEx website to obtain the local dedicated customer service center and get more information about any FedEx package delivery issues.

How to track your FedEx parcel?

FedEx is a company known for pioneering a tracking package system that provides real-time updates on the location of your parcel. You can completely use the FedEx website to check your FedEx tracking ,using different options:

  • The tracking number

You just need to enter the FedEx tracking number in the search bar present on the website page FedEx track. It is also possible to do multiple researches if you have more than one package. For that, you just need to fill the multiple tracking Id bar and put the first FedEx tracking number in the box 01, the second number in the box 02 and so on. You can enter up to 30 FedEx tracking, door tag or FedEx office order numbers (one per line:01, 02…).

  • The reference number

FedEx website gives you another possibility to track your FedEx shipping, the reference. If you want to do this research, you will need to fill the following information: the Fedex reference number (you can again enter up to 30 numbers), the destination country or territory, the destination postal code, the ship date and the account number (not mandatory but recommended).

  • The TCN number

You can track your government orders by entering The TCN, which is the Transportation Control number. Pay attention not to precede this number with any space or with the letters “TCN” while entering it. You just need the TCN number and the ship date.

  • Obtain a proof of delivery

It is a way to control if the package has been received by the desired person. This option allows you to have a proof of the delivery with an image of the recipient’s signature. This option is only available for FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight shipments. A copy of your FedEx freight bill of lading is also available with this option.

Another easy way to track your FedEx delivery is to use the Ship24 website that offers a tracking tool to provide you visibility on your FedEx deliveries. In simple terms, you can use your tracking number to get real time updates of deliveries, all in one place, by entering your tracking number in the search bar on the Ship24 homepage website.

Does FedEx deliver on Sundays?

Yes, FedEx provides weekend delivery however timings and schedules vary according to the type of service and to the location (Alaska and Hawaii have special times for example). Two types of services can deliver during the weekend:

  • FedEx Saturday delivery

This option offers pickup and delivery service on Saturdays with 3 different options:

The first one is to find the nearest staffed FedEx location for picking up your package and realize your packing there.

The second, if you already have your packing ready, is to drop your package at the nearest FedEx dropbox.

The third one is that the pickup can be at additional charge.

  • Sunday delivery

FedEx has recently started the Sunday deliveries (in 2020) to help the online retailer to offer a better service to the customer who don't have to wait anymore for a business day to receive their FedEx package.

You will below a table showing you other FedEx delivery services that can deliver on Saturdays and/or Sundays. You can check which one would suit you the most:

  • FedEx Home Delivery

Delivery days: On Saturdays

Delivery time: 5 days

Coverage: Global

  • FedEx Priority

Delivery days: Daily except Sunday from 1.30 to 2.30 pm

Delivery time: overnight

Coverage: US, regional restrictions apply

  • FedEx 2 days Delivery

Delivery days: Daily except Sunday before 4.30 pm

Delivery time: 2 days

Coverage: US, regional restrictions apply

  • FedEx Same Day

Delivery days: Daily

Delivery time: Next day delivery

Coverage: US only

  • FedEx Ground

Delivery days: Daily

Delivery time: 1-5 days

Coverage: US only

  • FedEx Smart Post

Delivery days: Daily except Sundays

Delivery time: 2-7 days

Coverage: US only

What time does FedEx Deliver?

On their website FedEx claims that its home delivery is faster to more residential locations than FedEx ground.

With FedEx you can choose when you want your packages to arrive with FedEx Home Delivery FedEx Appointment Home Delivery® — including evenings and on Saturdays for most places. In fact, Saturday is a delivery day for products and parcels with 1-, 2- and 3-day transit times, so this is a working day for FedEx. Plus, FedEx Home Delivery is supported by a money-back guarantee and delivers Monday–Saturday, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. FedEx Home Delivery cannot deliver to P.O. boxes. No hazardous materials, except ORM-D and Limited Quantity see hazardous materials on the FedEx website.

FedEx Weekends Delivery will be offered with the:

  • FedEx First Overnight
  • International Priority
  • Other Air freight Services.

FedEx Weekend Delivery is now also available on Sunday time.

How much does it cost to ship with FedEx?

FedEx shipping costs depend on the type of service used, on the type of goods (if it is for example dangerous goods) and the location.

If you want precision about FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx freight, peak surcharges and fees, you can consult all the information here.

For any question, you can also contact FedEx customer service.

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