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FedEx Express invented express distribution and remains the industry's global leader, providing rapid, reliable, time-definite delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express is the world's largest express transportation company, Providing fast and reliable services for more than 3.9 million shipments each business day.

You can use tracking to check the status of your shipment at any time during and within 90 days after delivery.

Signature proof of delivery is available for up to 18 months for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground shipments and 2 years for FedEx Freight shipments. This includes the signature image and associated shipment information.

FedEx Tracking

Where is my package? Enter your FedEx tracking number, track by reference, obtain proof of delivery, or TCN. Track FedEx Express, Ground, Freight, and Custom Critical.

Enter Tracking number to get your shipment status and obtain a proof of delivery.

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Track FedEx by Tracking Number

Need the status of your shipment? Enter your tracking number above and click Track Package.

Where is my package? Enter your FedEx tracking number, track by reference, obtain proof of delivery, or TCN. Track FedEx Express, Ground, Freight, and Custom Critical.

What Numbers Can I Track?

You can enter any FedEx Express®, FedEx Express® Freight, FedEx Ground®, FedEx Home Delivery®, FedEx SmartPost®, FedEx Freight®, or FedEx Custom Critical® tracking numbers.

Track by Door Tag number. Door tag numbers start with the letters "DT" followed by 12 numbers. If entering more than one door tag number, click on the underlined tracking number to get more details. You can enter any combination of up to 30 door tag tracking numbers at a time. Please ensure that you enter only one door tag per line.

What is FedEx SmartPost?

With SmartPost, FedEx carries packages through its network of warehouse and truck beds. But instead of dropping packages on customers’ porches, FedEx merely drops them at the local post office. USPS carries SmartPost parcels for the final leg of their journey, known as the “last mile.”

With SmartPost, FedEx delivers parcels to the post office nearest their final destination. Then, usually the next day, USPS delivers them to customers.

With FedEx’s SmartPost the package is taken to the closest USPS regional hub – that makes the UPS SurePost delivery slightly faster than FedEx’s SmartPost.

FedEx SmartPost has a 98% on-time delivery for packages that arrive at the proper hubs, where they are handed off to the USPS or other appropriate final delivery services.

Each day USPS will get a pallet from FedEx, shrink wrapped with one large barcode. This barcode transfers all the information to USPS system.

The resulting service is less expensive than FedEx Ground but generally takes two to four days longer. It includes tracking information but doesn't have a guarantee of service

FedEx SmartPost Tracking USPS

FedEx does not supply USPS with their end of the tracking and so usually you know nothing about the package until it is handed off to your delivering Post Office.

But with tracking service you can track FedEx SmartPost package end-to-end, including both legs of the journey, when package travels with FedEx and then with USPS.

Enter your FedEx SmartPost tracking number into tracking field above to get USPS tracking number and find complete journey of your package.

How do I track a FedEx SmartPost from USPS?

FedEx SmartPost tracking numbers usually look like 9261299991099834284833 or 9274899991099835941441, i.e. start with "92612" or "92748". So original FedEx tracking number will be starting with 612/748, and all you have to do to get USPS tracking number is prefix FedEx number with 92.

How long does FedEx SmartPost take?

You should plan for two to five days more than standard FedEx Ground shipping, which in some cases could double transit times. (It’s worth noting that this is a longer delay than from UPS SurePost, a similar hybrid service from FedEx’s primary competitor.)

Does FedEx deliver with USPS

SmartPost typically utilizes USPS service for the last leg of deliveries — but not always. In some cases, when FedEx is already near a package’s destination and the delivery would be easy and efficient, FedEx drivers deliver parcels themselves. But the majority of SmartPost packages move through USPS trucks.

FedEx SmartPost vs. Ground & Home Delivery

– FedEx Ground is a service that averages roughly 2.5 days of transit time within the U.S., and is applicable when shipping to commercial locations.

– FedEx Home Delivery is a service that averages roughly 2.5 days of transit time within the U.S., and is applicable when shipping to residences.

– FedEx SmartPost is a service that averages roughly 4 days of transit time within the U.S., and can be used to ship to both commercial locations and residences.

So, how fast is FedEx SmartPost? Based on our experience, it takes, on average, about 1.5 days longer for SmartPost packages to arrive compared to Ground and Home Delivery.

FedEx SmartPost Return Tracking

With FedEx SmartPost Returns, you’ll get a cost-effective, reliable solution that utilizes the strength of the FedEx network and all public access points of the U.S. Postal Service® (USPS).

A prepaid USPS-integrated return shipping label included in the outgoing package. So in case you want to return your purchase, just mail it out using prepaid USPS return shipping label and use return label tracking number to track your return.

As long as you know what to expect, you may not mind waiting a few extra days for a package that isn’t time-sensitive. And since SmartPost offers unified tracking with FedEx, you can track your packages throughout each leg of the journey.

FedEx Track by Reference

Goto and enter reference number. The reference number should be the one that was entered by the sender using automation shipping tools. If you do not have the reference number, contact the shipper to obtain the reference number or use the tracking number to track instead.

FedEx Express Tracking

Stay up to date on your shipments with our unique FedEx tracking solution which combines data from multiple sources when your package travels from abroad to United States.

FedEx Ground Tracking

Keep up with your package shipped by FedEx Ground as it travels from point to point until your destination.

FedEx Ground is a package shipping company that is a subsidiary of the FedEx Corporation. FedEx Ground now provides 1-5 day delivery of small packages to 50 US states and Canada.

FedEx Freight Tracking

To track less-than-truckload (LTL) and FedEx Express® Freight services enter your PRO number or Shipment ID number above to track the location of your shipment after pickup has been made.

FedEx Freight provides LTL and other freight services. The largest LTL carrier in the United States by revenue.

What is considered freight by FedEx?

Any shipment over 150 lbs. is considered freight. Freight shipping is the transportation of goods, commodities and cargo in bulk by ship, aircraft, truck or intermodal via train and road. It can be transported domestically or internationally by land, air or sea.

FedEx Freight is the first and only nationwide LTL carrier to offer pallet-level tracking and visibility for your multiple-pallet shipments and domestic shipping without a paper Bill of Lading.* You can use FedEx Freight® Priority for your time-sensitive less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments, or if you can trade time for savings, choose FedEx Freight® Economy.

FedEx Shipping Options

FedEx offers a variety of shipping services and rates to their customers. They have rates for envelopes and packages, freight, expedited and extra care, air and ocean freight forwarding. They have standard, and priority rates available for same day, overnight, and 2-day delivery, as well as ground, home delivery, smart post, International, and express saver options. They also provide specialty shipping for perishable goods, hazardous materials, and dangerous goods.

FedEx Trade Networks offers international air freight-forwarding services connecting all major global markets: inbound and outbound, intercontinental and interregional.

FedEx Trade Networks gives you the benefit of regional gateway options, multiple daily air carrier schedules, contracts with multiple carriers and access to the world's largest air cargo carrier, FedEx Express.

FedEx Trade Networks also offers ocean freight-forwarding solutions via FedEx International Direct Economy Ocean and FedEx International Direct Priority Ocean.

Tracking FAQ

My package was supposed to be here, but it has not arrived. What can I do?

A good first step is to track the status of your package using your FedEx tracking number. The tracking number enables us to provide you with your package's most up-to-date tracking information. If the tracking results do not answer your question, your next step can be to contact FedEx for further assistance.

I tracked my shipment, and there haven't been updates on it in more than a day. What should I do?

Shipments in the FedEx system receive updates at various points between pickup and delivery. It is not unusual for a shipment to go more than 24 hours without an update while in transit.

I tracked my shipment, and it appears there is a customs or clearance delay. What should I do?

Customs and clearance delays occur for a variety of reasons.Clearance delay information is available from the detailed tracking page, in general this would include the reason for the delay and recommended action. If additional information is required from the shipper or recipient, FedEx will attempt to contact them.

I tracked my shipment, and there are no scans. What should I do?

If there are no scans for the tracking number entered, contact your shipper to verify the tracking number is correct. If you are the shipper, and it has been more than 24 hours since you dropped off the shipment or had the shipment picked up, please call FedEx Customer Service.

When I first tracked the shipment, it had an estimated delivery date, and now there isn't one. What does this mean?

FedEx is able to provide the estimated delivery date information for many of our shipments. But when the shipment encounters a delay or an exception in handling, FedEx may not be able to accurately state when we expect the shipment to be delivered. Also if the package had not been delivered by the commitment date/time, then that info would be removed from the display.

About FedEx

FedEx is an American corporation which provides a multinational delivery service. Founded in 1971, this courier company was initially called Federal Express until the year 2000. It was at this time that the name changed to FedEx. They are headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, and provide their services worldwide. A fun fact in regard to their FedEx logo is the hidden arrow. The arrow is hidden in plain sight, yet hard to miss once you have seen it.

The name "FedEx" is a syllabic abbreviation of the name of the company's original air division, Federal Express (now FedEx Express), which was used from 1973 until 2000. The company is known for its overnight shipping service and pioneering a system that could track packages and provide real-time updates on package location, a feature that has now been implemented by most other carrier services. FedEx is also one of the top contractors of the US government.

Parcels app will help you track the status and location of your parcel delivered by FedEx.

Download Parcels app for iPhone or Android to always know where your packages are, and get Push notifications when package tracking changes.

FedEx tracking statuses

Status Description
Shipment information sent to U.S. Postal Service USPS was notified about incoming package
In transit to U.S. Postal Service Truck is hauling pallet of packages to USPS local post office
In transit to local Post Office - Allow two to three additional days for delivery
Accepted by U.S. Postal Service USPS is now in possesion of your SmartPost package
At local FedEx facility Being processed in FedEx sorting center
Package delivered by U.S. Postal Service to addressee SmartPost package was delivered to addressee by USPS
Scheduled for delivery next business day
Alternate delivery requested
Arrived at FedEx location
Customer not available or business closed
On FedEx vehicle for delivery
In transit
Departed FedEx location
Recipient unknown - Unable to deliver shipment - Returning to shipper
Barcode label unreadable and replaced
Picked up
Shipment information sent to FedEx
Tendered at FedEx location
Package received after final location pickup has occurred. Scheduled for pickup next business day.

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