Size Does Matter: Which FedEx Box Is Best For You?

FedEx has a variety of box sizes to choose from, but which one is best for your business? And does size really matter? Keep reading to find out.

There's a lot of debate over which FedEx box is best, and frankly, it can get a bit confusing. But don't worry, we're here to help. We'll outline the different box sizes and what each is best for so you can choose the right one for your needs. Plus, we've got some great tips on packing so your items arrive safe and sound. So read on to learn more!

Which FedEx Box Is Right For You?

When it comes to FedEx boxes, there is a lot of variety. However, you must select the appropriate one for your package. When selecting a shipping box, there are several aspects to consider, including:

- What's the nature of the item(s) you're shipping?

- The weight of the item(s) being transported the courier service you're utilizing

- Your item's dimensions (s)

- If your item requires special packing (for example, if it is delicate, toxic, or a liquid),

A table showing the different FedEx box sizes, dimension and maximum weight
FedEx Box Sizes: Dimensions and Maximum Weight

FedEx Box Varieties: FedEx Boxes Come In A Variety Of Shapes And Sizes

If you're an eCommerce merchant who utilizes FedEx to send packages to clients regularly, you should be aware of the many FedEx boxes available. Knowing this will assist you in selecting the appropriate FedEx shipping boxes for your shipments every time. We've included the most regularly used FedEx boxes below for your shipping needs.

Small Box FedEx

This FedEx box can accommodate a single reel of magnetic tape, videotapes, catalogs, tiny papers, CDs, and file folders when it is self-assembled. Its dimensions are 27.6cm x 31.1cm x 3.8cm, and it can hold up to 9kg.

Medium FedEx Boxes

This FedEx box is meant to hold bulky documents, binders, or volumes and is self-sealing. It measures 29.2cm x 33cm x 6cm and can hold up to 9kg.

Large FedEx Boxes

This FedEx shipping box is meant for machine components, enormous stacks of paperwork, and laptop printouts and is self-sealing. FedEx Large Boxes are 31.4cm x 45.4cm x 7.6cm in size and can hold up to 13kg in weight.

FedEx A4 Box

Customers that send A-4 sized products worldwide will benefit from this self-sealing FedEx shipping box. It measures 34.9cm x 46.2cm x 7.6cm and can hold a maximum weight of 9kg.

FedEx Tube

Fabric samples, sketches, pictures, posters, maps, and blueprints, for example, are best transported rolled rather than flattened in this self-sealing FedEx tube. This has a weight restriction of 9kg and dimensions 96.5cm x 15.2cm x 15.2cm.

FedEx 10kg Box

It is one of the sturdy, double-walled FedEx boxes ideals for low-cost international fixed-rate delivery with FedEx International Priority for packages up to 10kg. It's 40.16cm long, 32.86cm wide, and 25.8cm tall. However, this box is only accessible to bill senders, consignees, third-party shipments, and single-piece shipments.

FedEx 25kg Box

This is yet another FedEx box for fixed-rate overseas delivery via FedEx Global Priority Service up to 25kg. It is exclusively for bill senders, forwarders, third-party, or single-piece deliveries and measures 54.76cm x 42.06cm x 33.49cm.

Related: What is FedEx Priority Overnight?

What Is The Largest Box That FedEx Can Deliver?

If you need to transport large products, you should know your courier's limitations. All courier companies have a size and weight constraints on the shipments delivered through their services.

The FedEx big box measurements you may transport with the different FedEx services are limited by size and weight constraints imposed by FedEx.

· FedEx Express: Maximum size: 119in x 165in x 165in / maximum weight: 150lbs.

· FedEx Express International: Maximum size: 108in x 130in x 130in / maximum weight: 50lbs.

· FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery: Maximum size: 108in x 165in x 165in’ maximum weight: 05lbs.


Which FedEx box is best for you? It can be tough to decide, but hopefully this post has helped clear some things up. And don't forget, if you need help packing and shipping your items, Simpl Fulfillment is here to help. We're experts in fulfilling orders quickly and efficiently so your customers receive their products on time, every time. Contact us today to learn more!

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