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Fedex - tracking packages and shipments

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FedEx - Tracking number format

# - letter; * - digit; ! - letter or digit

How to Track Parcels of FedEx

You can track parcels of FedEx using our universal tracking service. To do so, you are going to need the tracking number for your FedEx package. Once you have your tracking number for your FedEx package, type the number into our package tracking search bar.

Once you type the tracking number for your package into our global parcel tracking search bar, our universal tracking service will tell you information about the location of your FedEx package.

If our tracking service isn’t able to tell you information about your FedEx package, you may have typed in your FedEx tracking number incorrectly. FedEx has specific rules for their tracking numbers, so if you are unsure whether your tracking number is correct you can check our following guide.

FedEx Tracking Number Rules

FedEx tracking numbers can be formatted in many ways. The format of the tracking number for your FedEx package can depend on different things.

The size of your package, its location, and how it is being shipped can all affect your parcel’s tracking number format.

An example of a 10-digit FedEx tracking number that only has numbers in it is as follows 123 456 789 0.

10-digit FedEx tracking numbers are formatted with three groups of three numbers with the final tenth number alone on the end.

12-digit FedEx tracking numbers that only have numbers in them are formatted in four groups of three numbers. An example of how this FedEx tracking number type can look is 123 456 789 012.

15-digit FedEx tracking numbers that only have numbers in them are grouped into five groups of three numbers.

The 15-digit numbers-only FedEx tracking number format looks like the following: 123 456 789 012 345.

Some FedEx tracking numbers start with two zeroes. This tracking number format is 14 digits long, and the final 12 digits are grouped into four groups of three numbers. FedEx tracking numbers that start with two zeroes can look like the following: 00 123 456 789 012.

Some FedEx tracking numbers are 20 digits long. They each start with a group of four numbers that are either 0239, 4199, 6129, or 7489, and they end with a single digit. Between the four numbers and the single digit is five groups of three numbers.

20-digit FedEx tracking numbers can look like the following four examples: 0239 123 456 789 012 345 6, 4199 123 456 789 012 345 6, 6129 123 456 789 012 345 6, or 7489 123 456 789 012 345 6.

Some FedEx tracking numbers start with two numbers and end with two numbers. The two numbers they start with are either 91, 92, 94, or 96, and the two numbers they end with can be any random numbers.

Between the two numbers that start and end this tracking number format is six groups of three numbers.

These 22-digit FedEx tracking numbers can look like the following four examples: 91 123 456 789 012 345 678 90, 92 123 456 789 012 345 678 90, 94 123 456 789 012 345 678 90, or 96 123 456 789 012 345 678 90.

Some FedEx tracking numbers have letters in them. These tracking numbers each start with the letters “DT” followed by a number “1” or “7”. Example of what these tracking numbers can look like are as follows: DT1 123 456 789 01 and DT7 123 456 789 01.

Both tracking numbers with letters end with two random numbers, and they each have three groups of three numbers formatted in their center.

FedEx Delivery Services

FedEx offers a number of shipping and delivery options. If you are shipping an envelope or package in the United States of America, then you have seven shipping services to choose from: FedEx First Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx 2Day A.M., FedEx 2Day, FedEx Express Saver, and FedEx Ground.

FedEx First Overnight delivers your package by 9 a.m. the next business day. FedEx Priority Overnight delivers packages by 10:30 a.m. the next business day. FedEx Standard Overnight delivers packages by 3 p.m. the next business day.

FedEx 2Day A.M. delivers packages by 10:30 a.m. two business days after shipping, and FedEx 2Day delivers packages by 4:30 p.m. two business days after shipping.

FedEx Express Saver delivers packages by 4:30 p.m. three business days after shipping, and FedEx Ground delivers packages in 1 to 7 business days.

There are five options you can choose from to ship packages and envelopes internationally. FedEx International Next Flight delivers packages in about 24 hours or whenever the next flight is available.

FedEx International First and FedEx International Priority both deliver packages in 1 to 3 business days. FedEx International Economy can deliver your packages in 2 to 5 business days, and FedEx International Ground can take 2 to 7 business days to deliver packages.

FedEx International Next Flight is available in more than 220 countries, and FedEx International Priority is available in these countries as well.

FedEx International Economy is available in 215 countries, and FedEx International First is available in select postal codes of only 20 countries.

FedEx International Ground is only available to Canadian Residential areas.

There are six options to choose from when shipping FedEx Freight in the United States of America: FedEx First Overnight Freight, FedEx 1Day Freight, FedEx 2Day Freight, FedEx 3Day Freight, FedEx Freight Priority, and FedEx Freight Economy.

International Freight Shipping has five options: FedEx International Next Flight, FedEx International Priority Freight, FedEx International Economy Freight, FedEx Freight Priority, and FedEx Freight Economy.

Most FedEx Freight shipments should arrive by 10:30 a.m. on their date of delivery for morning options and by 5:00 p.m. on their date of delivery if you selected an afternoon arrival time.

Each domestic FedEx Freight shipping service is available in all fifty U.S. States.

FedEx International Next Flight is available in more than 220 countries and territories, and FedEx International Priority Freight is available in more than 130 countries and territories.

FedEx International Economy Freight is also available in more than 130 countries and territories.

FedEx Freight Priority and FedEx Freight Economy are both only available in Canada and Mexico.

FedEx History

FedEx’ history began in 1965 when a Yale University undergraduate student wrote a term paper about the logistical challenges facing pioneers in the informational technology (IT) industry.

The paper proposed a way to ship time-sensitive items like medicine, electronics, and computer parts.

Though the term paper received an average grade, it invented an industry and changed what was thought possible.

The student who wrote this paper was Frederick W. Smith. Frederick W. Smith bought controlling interest in Arkansas Aviation Sales in August 1971 after a stint in the military. After his purchase, Smith experienced first-hand how difficult it was to deliver airfreight quickly.

Once Frederick remembered his term paper, he set off to bring his proposition to life. This resulted in him officially creating Federal Express or FedEx in short.

April 17, 1973, marked the first day FedEx officially began operations. At that time, there were only 389 team members. That night, 186 packages were delivered to 25 American cities from Memphis, Tennessee, by 14 small airplanes.

Despite this early success, FedEx didn’t show a profit until July 1975. Throughout the 1970s, FedEx lobbied the United States government to deregulate the shipping industry, and in 1977, FedEx saw its first lobbying success after the U.S. congress passed public law 95-163.

This new law allowed cargo airlines to use bigger planes to ship goods, and the new rules rules allowed for cargo planes to travel without any geographical route restrictions.

FedEx launched the first transportation website,, in 1994. This website offered online package tracking services and allowed customers to conduct business online.

The first all-electric trucks to be used in a United States of America Parcel delivery business were introduced by FedEx Corporation in 2010.

In 2011, FedEx acquired a large number of other businesses including Mexico’s MultiPack and India’s Unifreight India Private Limited which is now called Unifreight Movers Private Limited.

In 2014, FedEx launched FedEx Delivery Manager. This service allows FedEx customers to use a wide range of options that are designed to make receiving their FedEx Package deliveries easier.

FedEx Delivery Manager allows customers to schedule delivery dates, delivery locations, and their package delivery times.

In 2015, FedEx Corporation acquired GENCO and renamed it as FedEx Supply Chain. GENCO was one of the largest third-party logistics providers in North America.

FedEx Ground extended its U.S. Ground operations to six days per week in 2018. This change was in response to growing eCommerce shipping demands and record-breaking holiday shopping.

In 2019, FedEx Trade Networks was renamed to FedEx Logistics. FedEx Logistics is a provider of supply chain solutions.

FedEx Market Share

FedEx currently has a fair share of the logistics market. FedEx Express has about 12% of the market share for express shipping. FedEx Ground has a 16.42% share of the ground shipping market.

FedEx Freight has a 29.17% share of the freight shipping market, and FedEx Corporation’s FedEx office (Kinko's) has a market share of 4.74%.

As a whole, FedEx corporation has a market share of 21.74%. FedEx is second only to UPS (United Parcel Service Inc.) in market share.

FedEx Company Size

FedEx Corporation has more than 450,000 employees worldwide. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of FedEx Corporation is Frederick W. Smith, and the President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of FedEx Corporation is Rajesh Subramaniam.

Alan B. Graf is FedEx Corporation’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

FedEx Corporation delivers 15 million shipments daily. It has 180,000 motorized vehicles and 681 aircraft.

FedEx Headquarters and Branches

FedEx services more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express has 2,150 Stations and 13 Air Express Hubs. FedEx ground has 39 Ground Hubs and 600 Operating Facilities. FedEx Freight has 370 Service Centers and FedEx Office has 2,100 locations.

FedEx’ headquarters are in Memphis, Tennessee due to the city's Central location in the United States of America. The FedEx headquarters address is 6075 Poplar Avenue Suite 300, 3rd Floor, Corporate Headquarters Memphis, TN 38119.

The FedEx global network is served by six regions worldwide: the United States of America (USA), Europe, Canada, Asia Pacific (APAC), Latin America, Caribbean (LAC), and the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa (MEISA).

FedEx - information about carrier

FedEx Corporation is an American multinational shipment services business headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. The name "FedEx" is a syllabic abbreviation of the name of the business's original air department, Federal Express (now FedEx Express), which was utilized from 1973 till 2000.

The business was founded in 1971 as Federal Express Corporation by Frederick W. Smith, a graduate of Yale Business School. He drew up the company's principle in a term paper at Yale, in which he called for a system particularly developed for urgent shipments.

The business proliferated, and by 1983 had a billion dollars in earnings, a rarity for a startup company that had actually never taken part in mergers or acquisitions in its very first years. It broadened to Europe and Asia in 1984. In 1988, it acquired one of its significant competitors, Flying Tiger Line, developing the biggest full-service cargo airline in the world. In 1994, Federal Express reduced its name to "FedEx" for marketing purposes, officially embracing a nickname that had actually been used for many years.

On October 2, 1997, FedEx reorganized as a holding company, FDX Corporation, a Delaware corporation. The brand-new holding company started operations in January 1998 with the acquisition of Caliber System Inc. by Federal Express. With the purchase of Caliber, FedEx began using other services besides reveal shipping. Quality subsidiaries included RPS, a small-package ground service; Roberts Express, an expedited shipping provider; Viking Freight, a regional, less-than-truckload freight carrier serving the Western United States; Caribbean Transportation Services, a supplier of airfreight forwarding in between the United States and the Caribbean; and Caliber Logistics and Caliber Technology, providers of logistics and innovation services. FDX Corporation was established to manage all of the operations of those companies and its initial air department, Federal Express.

In the 1990s, FedEx Ground planned, but later on abandoned, a joint service with British Airways to have BA fly a Concorde supersonic jet airliner to Shannon Airport in Ireland with FedEx bundles on board, and after that FedEx would have flown the bundles subsonically to their shipment points in Europe. Ron Ponder, a vice president at the time, was in charge of this proposed endeavor.

A Federal Express McDonnell Douglas MD-11 in 1995

Federal Express ended up being FedEx Express, RPS became FedEx Ground, Roberts Express became FedEx Custom Critical, and Caliber Logistics and Caliber Technology were integrated to make up FedEx Global Logistics. FedEx also obtained WorldTariff, a customs duty and tax info company; TowerGroup and WorldTariff were re-branded to form FedEx Trade Networks.

FedEx Corp. acquired independently held Kinko's, Inc. in February 2004 and re-branded it FedEx Kinko's. The acquisition was made to expand FedEx's retail access to the public. After the acquisition, all FedEx Kinko's areas used just FedEx shipping. In June 2008, FedEx announced that they would be dropping the Kinko's name from their ship centers; FedEx Kinko's would now be called FedEx Office. In September 2004, FedEx got Parcel Direct, a parcel consolidator, and re-branded it FedEx SmartPost.

In December 2007, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service "tentatively decided" the FedEx Ground Division might be dealing with a tax liability of $319 million for 2002, due to misclassification of its operatives as independent contractors. Reversing a 1994 decision which enabled FedEx to categorize its operatives that own their own vehicles as independent specialists, the IRS examined the years 2003 to 2006, with a view to evaluating whether similar misclassification of operatives had taken location. FedEx denied that any irregularities in category had actually taken place, but faced legal action from operatives claiming advantages that would have accumulated had they been categorized as employees.

In June 2009, FedEx started a project versus United Parcel Service (UPS) and the Teamsters union, accusing its rival of getting a bailout in an advertising project called "Brown Bailout". FedEx claimed that signing the Federal Aviation Administration re-authorization costs, which would let some of its employees unionize more quickly (and, according to the Memphis-based company, "could expose customers at any time to regional work stoppages that interrupted the flow of their time-sensitive, high-value deliveries"), was equivalent to offering UPS a "bailout".

On January 14, 2013, FedEx named Henry Maier CEO and President of FedEx Ground, to work after David Rebholz retired on May 31, 2013. On July 17, 2014, FedEx was arraigned for conspiracy to disperse controlled substances in cooperation with the Chhabra-Smoley Organization and Superior Drugs. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, "FedEx is alleged to have knowingly and purposefully conspired to disperse illegal drugs and prescription drugs, including Phendimetrazine (Schedule III); Ambien, Phentermine, Diazepam, and Alprazolam (Schedule IV), to clients who had no legitimate medical requirement for them based upon void prescriptions released by doctors who were acting outside the typical course of professional practice." A representative for the business objected to these claims, stating that it would breach the individual rights of clients to deny service which "We are a transportation business - we are not police". On July 17, 2016, the Department of Justice U.S. Attorney's Office validated in a declaration that it had asked U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer to dismiss the indictment but likewise did not say why.

In April 2015, FedEx got its rival company TNT Express for EUR4.4 billion ($ 4.8 billion; ₤ 3.2 billion) as it sought to broaden its operations in Europe.

In February 2016, FedEx revealed the launch of FedEx Cares, a worldwide offering platform, and committed to investing $200 million to reinforce more than 200 neighborhoods by 2020.

In March 2018, FedEx announced the acquisition of P2P Mailing Limited, a last-mile delivery service, for ₤ 92 million to expand its portfolio.

In September 2018, FedEx expanded FedEx Ground U.S. operations to 6 days weekly due to the rise in demand for e-commerce

In January 2019, FedEx Trade Networks was re-branded to FedEx Logistics.

In May 2019, FedEx revealed the expansion of FedEx Ground U.S. operations to 7 days each week throughout the holiday peak season. The service will continue year-round beginning in January 2020 for the bulk of the U.S. population.

On June 1, 2019, the authorities in China submitted a case against FedEx for apparently weakening the rights of Chinese customers. The investigation came from accusations by Huawei that FedEx tried to divert the shipping route of its packages without the company's previous permission. Which in turn, has actually been denied by FedEx. It has actually been reported that FedEx declined to provide a used Huawei phone into the US. Writers at PC Magazine tried to deliver a Huawei P30 from a UK workplace to an US one to find it returned a few days later on.

In June 2019, FedEx revealed they would not be restoring their $850 million contracts with Amazon for the business's U.S. domestic reveal shipment service. Amazon represented 1.3 percent of 2018 profits. In August 2019, FedEx revealed the termination of ground shipments for Amazon.

In July 2019, China accused FedEx of keeping back more than 100 packages that Huawei was attempting to provide to China. The Chinese state media stated that the business devoted "offenses" when it diverted Huawei parcels.

FedEx - Parcel tracking statuses

Delivery option requested
Departed FedEx location
Left FedEx origin facility
At FedEx origin facility
S.F. Express has picked up the shipment
Barcode label unreadable and replaced
Shipment loaded at Changchun Changqing Distribution Center, send to next station
International shipment release - Import
Shipment arrive at Changchun Customs Group
At destination sort facility
At U.S. Postal Service facility
Scheduled for delivery next business day
Shipment information sent to FedEx
Shipment loaded at 深圳国际小包操作中心, send to Dongguan Shatian Distribution Center
Package received after final location pickup has occurred. Scheduled for pickup next business day.
Picked Up
Shipment loaded at Europe Distribution Center, send to next station
Arrived at FedEx location
Alternate delivery requested
On FedEx vehicle for delivery
Shipment loaded at Shenzhen Buji Service Point, send to next station
Customer not available or business closed
International shipment release - Export
Ready for recipient pickup
Delivered to a non-FedEx clearance broker
Clearance delay - Import
Shipment arrive at Dongguan Shatian Distribution Center
Picked up
Out for Delivery
In transit
Shipment exception
Recipient unknown - Unable to deliver shipment - Returning to shipper
Clearance in progress
At local FedEx facility
Shipment loaded at Dongguan Shatian Distribution Center, send to Changchun Changqing Distribution Center
In FedEx possession
Shipment arrive at Moscow
Shipment loaded at Changchun Main Distribution Center, send to Europe Distribution Center
Delivery exception
Tendered at FedEx location
Shipment arrive at Changchun Changqing Distribution Center
Shipment arrive at Europe Distribution Center
Shipment arrive at 深圳国际小包操作中心
Shipment information sent to U.S. Postal Service
Returning package to shipper