How to Set Up FedEx Rates, Labels And Tracking App for your Shopify Store?

This article will help you set up the FedEx Rates, Labels & Tracking App on your Shopify store. If you face any issues or have any query with the setting up of the app, feel free to contact us.

Setting Up FedEx Rates, Labels & Tracking App on your Shopify store

You can find the App Settings by clicking on the Apps option on your store.

FedEx Rates, Labels and Tracking App

Then click on the App and you will be redirected to the FedEx App’s Welcome page, as shown below.

FedEx App for Shopify

You can click on the following buttons in order to perform various actions.

  1. Shipping
    This section contains all the shipping labels generated as well as the pending orders.
  2. Pickups
    This section contains the pickup history of your orders. You can view all the pickups that you have scheduled in this section.
  3. Settings
    This section contains all the options to set up the FedEx App including the FedEx Account Details, Shipping Services, Shipping Label format, and much more.
  4. Change Plan
    This section displays the details about your current plan as well as the other plans available for the App. You can choose to upgrade your existing plan in this section.

Settings

Click on the Settings section in order to set up the app based on your requirement. After clicking, you will get the following page.

FedEx Rates, Labels and Tracking app settings

In the above image, you can see the following tabs.

  1. Account
    This tab contains the settings related to the FedEx Account Details.
    FedEx Account Details

    • Enter you FedEx Account Details and make sure you enter these details correctly.
    • If you are using a Production Account, please enable the Check if Production Key Is Enabled option.
    • Click on Save.
  2. Labels
    This tab contains the settings related to the Shipping Labels.
    Label Settings

    • Chose the Shipping Label Size from the drop-down.
    • Chose the Shipping Label Type from the following options
      • PNG
      • PDF
      • DPL
      • ZPLII
      • EPL2
    • Click on Save.
  3. Auto-Settings
    This tab contains some automation settings to streamline the FedEx shipping on your Shopify store.
    Auto Settings

    • Use Customer Selected Rates (If Available)
      If enabled, the app will automatically print shipping labels with the same shipping service which is selected by the customers at the time of placing the order.
    • Rates Selection Strategy (If Customer Selection Is Unavailable)
      In case the customer selected service is not available for shipping, let’s say, Free Shipping or Flat Rates, then you can automatically choose to select the cheapest available shipping service based on the address.
  4. Rates
    This tab includes all the shipping services along with the price adjustment options for the shipping rates.
    FedEx Shopify Shipping Services

    • Enable any shipping service by clicking on the Enable option. Only those shipping rates will be available on the cart page which you have enabled.
    • You can even set the shipping service’s Display Name if you don’t want to display the actual shipping service’s name on the cart page.
    • The app provides Price Adjustment using the following options
      • Adjustment Value – You can enter the exact amount which you want to add to the shipping rates
      • Adjustment (%) – You can enter the percentage value which you want to add to the shipping rates
        Note: In case you want to provide a discount on the shipping rates, please add a ‘-‘ sign before the value or the percentage that you want to provide (for example -50% will provide 50% discount).
  5. Packaging
    This tab includes all the settings related to product packing.
    Packaging Settings for FedEx

    • Packing Method – Select Weight based packing method if you want to pack the products based on their weight. This will allow you to pack different products together in one package.
    • Max Weight – You can set the max weight up to which all the products can be packed in one package. If the weight of the products exceeds the Max Weight, any remaining products in the cart will be packed into another package.
    • Weight Unit – Choose from different units of weights and dimensions.
  6. Pickup
    This tab includes all the settings related to the FedEx pickup requests.
    FedEx Pickups

    • Pickup Start Time – It indicates the time after which FedEx can provide pickup for your packages
    • Company Close Time – It indicates the time after which FedEx cannot provide pickup for your packages
    • Pickup Service – Chose from various FedEx pickup services based on your FedEx account
    • Pickup Address – Set the address of your store/warehouse from where FedEx can pick up your packages
  7. Address
    This tab displays the ship from address for shipping rates calculation as well as shipping label generation.
    Address Settings

Hence, these are the settings of the FedEx Rates, Labels & Tracking App and how you can set up the app based on your shipping requirements. In case you face any issues or have any query regarding the app, please contact us and we will help you resolve any issue.

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