Many international shippers rely on FedEx global logistics solutions to move their goods around the world. If you are also considering shipping with this courier, it is important first to get familiar with the FedEx list of prohibited and restricted items to make sure your packages are fully compliant with the courier’s rules. Check below what items cannot be shipped by FedEx and get ready for your delivery.
The following list of prohibited items by FedEx includes articles that cannot be shipped, imported, exported, or stored by this carrier, according to their company policy and applicable governmental legislation.
The following list of FedEx restricted items features articles that are controlled by local legislation and, therefore, require approval before handling and carrying. Any shipment that includes these commodities is restricted on a global scale.
The lists mentioned above of FedEx prohibited and restricted items apply to global shipments, but it is important to keep in mind that local regulations are still applicable. Before booking any delivery service, it is the shipper’s responsibility to check the current regulations on the country of origin and destination of the shipment. To find out what cannot be shipped by FedEx on your specific route, check their page to see the FedEx list of prohibited items organised by country.
It is widely known that every shipment transported across international borders has to go through customs procedures. To make sure your delivery goes smoothly, it is essential to verify and prepare in advance the documents necessary for importing and exporting. Please be aware that even fully allowed articles may require additional documents for going through customs for regulatory purposes. For any further assistance regarding international shipping restrictions with FedEx, we recommend contacting the courier company directly.
The above-listed prohibited items by FedEx is still applicable to freight shipments since those restrictions are mainly based on regulatory purposes and are valid for any type of transport. However, FedEx is able to provide safe freight transport solutions for companies shipping most of the dangerous items included on the restricted list, such as hazardous goods, valuables and perishables.
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