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International Shipping

There are two steps required to create an international shipment. Before you can launch the shipping wizard you will first need to define your international commodity data. At the end of this tutorial you be able to create commercial invoices such as this one:


1. Define your International Commodity Data

Prior to creating any international shipments, first define the commodity data which will be referenced when creating an international shipment. Go to the FedEx International Commodity Data tab, and ensure that your commodity for the international shipment has a record created.


Definitions for the commodity/document list fields:

  1. Description: Unique description for the commodity.
  2. Quantity per Package: The number of this commodity that is within a single package in the units specified by Quantity Units.
  3. Quantity Units: The units used to specify the Quantity per Package.
  4. No. of Pieces per Package: The number of sub-packaging units within a package for this commodity.
  5. Country of Manufacture: The two letter country code for the country of manufacture.
  6. Weight per Unit: The weight of the commodity in the units specified by Weight Units and Quantity Units.
  7. Unit Price: The price of the commodity in the units specified by Currency and Quantity Units. This value will be multiplied by the Quantity per Package to obtain the per-package customs value.
  8. Harmonized Code: The harmonized code for the commodity (not required).
  9. Export License Number: The export license number for the commodity (not required).
  10. Export License Expiration Date: The expiration date for an export license.

2. Upload your signature and logo for customs forms

Go to a preference and click Setup Signature and Letter Head:


Upload your logo and signature ensuring the dimensions do not exceed 700 wide by 50 high.


Once you’ve uploaded the images, select which image is the signature and letter head and click save