How to get a FedEx meter number

How to get a FedEx meter number

To setup real-time shipping using FedEx, you will need setup an account and obtain the meter number.  This article will show you how to do this.

STEP 1: Sign up for a developer’s account

Go to FedEx and sign up for an developer’s account here.

Log in to FedEx

Use the user ID and password obtained, log in here:

Find Application Form

Click on Technical Resources


Then click on “FedEx Web Services for Shipping”

Then click on “Move to Production”

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on “Obtain Production Key”

STEP 4: Fill Out the Application

Verify and use the following answers
  • Do you intend to resell your software? NO
  • Please check the box next to each type of FedEx web services you intend to use in your integration solution: FedEx Web Services for Shipping (includes Rate, Track, etc.)
  • Please indicate whether you are developing your FedEx integration solution as a Corporate Developer or as a Consultant. – Corporate Developer

Accept the terms

Fill in Your Company info.

Get Meter Number

Click Continue, Continue.

 And there is your FedEx meter number

STEP 6: Save it in the e-Store

1. Log in to your e-Store control panel
2. Go 
to Settings > Shipping Methods > FedEx Settings
3. Enter your 
FedEx meter number you obtained from the FedEx website
4. Press the "Save Change" button underneath the FedEx Account Number, as shown below:

And that’s it!

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