Having the ability to schedule Fedex pickups for packages offers you personal convenience, and if you own a business, it helps you remain competitive by not having to pay couriers or employees to take your packages to a drop-off location. Save time the next time you need to ship a package by learning how to schedule a Fed-Ex pickup. It takes only a few minutes online or a simple phone call.
Schedule Pickup Online
Obtain official Fed-Ex packing materials for your shipments by asking the Fed-Ex delivery driver for enough packaging materials if this is your first shipment while also asking her for supplemental supplies for future shipments. The Fed-Ex delivery provides supplies for the first shipment and brings additional supplies, typically within 24 hours.
Visit Fedex.com and click "Schedule a Pickup" from the "Shipping" Menu.
Register a new account, or login to your existing account using your username and password.
Identify the type of pickup by outlining the type of shipment as ground or air.
Selct a pickup time from the menu's drop-down option. You can select pickup times based on half-hour intervals.
Schedule Pickup by Phone
Phone Fed-Ex's toll-free number: 800-GoFedEx (800-463-3339).
State clearly "Schedule a Pickup" when prompted, or press 1.
State whether you want to ship via ground, air or FedEx Express.
State your zip code.
State the weight of your package.
Write down your confirmation pickup code.