FedEx Pay Types

The intent of this article is to define the different FedEx pay types. FedEx package types are managed as pay types in the agreement system.

Definition

  • OB Outbound prepaid packages picked up at the Customer’s facility
  • IB Inbound collect packages received at the Customer’s facility
  • 3P Packages shipped for the Customer by a third party
  • RB Packages shipped by the Customer and billed to the recipient
  • PRP Package Returns Packages received at the Customer’s facility
  • ZJ Zone jump packages dropped into designated hub(s) and terminal(s)
  • RM Return Manager packages received at the Customer’s facility
  • TB Canada to U.S. Trans-Border packages delivered to a U.S. facility
  • TBIB Trans-Border packages tendered at U.S. designated hub(s) and terminal(s) received by and billed to Customer (placard enrollment required)
  • TBRB Trans-Border packages tendered at U.S. designated hub(s) and terminal(s) received by and billed to Customer
  • TB3P Trans-Border packages tendered at U.S. designated hub(s) and terminal(s) shipped for the Customer by a third party

Package types in pricing agreements

Displayed below are FedEx earned discounts on multiweight shipments by package type. Package type abbreviations included within the earned discount pricing model are subject to discounts according to the schedule detailed therein. This means when it comes to FedEx Ground Domestic OB, IB, RB, and 3P are included within the earned discount.

Fedex discounts by package type in carrier pricing agreement

Pricing agreements should include all of the package types used, regardless of frequency. No shipment billed to your account should be undiscounted, ever. In the example below, this shipper has minimum package charge categorized by package types 3P, OB, and RB.

Updated on November 12, 2019

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