How to: International shipping

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Does your business ship internationally? If so you are aware of the extra things you need to do to make sure everything goes smoothly.

If not you can find the information rather easily online.

Here are six steps from FedEx on how to handle your international shipping needs.
Step 1: Check shipping availability with commodity acceptance
The first step to shipping internationally is to check commodity acceptance. If you’re shipping a commodity, you’ll typically need a Commercial Invoice.

Step 2: Pick the best service for your needs
You can choose from a wide variety of international shipping services with FedEx — from time sensitive to budget friendly.

Step 3: Print labels and prepare documents with our free FedEx Ship Manager® tool
Save your business time and paperwork by taking advantage of free tools from FedEx to print shipping labels and prepare international documents.
Step 4: Prepare your shipment
With international shipping, packing and preparing your shipments correctly is one of the most important steps you can take to protect your business from wasted costs, missed deadlines and customer complaints.

Step 6: Track your shipment online, anytime
You’ll have the advantage of a variety of FedEx tools that can help you easily track and monitor your international shipments.

If you have the tools you need it is much easier to get something done.

When you need to keep on top of your expedited shipping PackageFox is the best tool for the job.

Once you create a free account it will track your packages and automatically submit for refunds owed to you on late deliveries.

PackageFox was created by business guys for businesses. You can eliminate all the hassle of tracking each package, and submitting for a refund yourself.

One of the great features of PackageFox is it’s simplicity. It is easy to set up. You don’t have to spend hours getting it set up, or have to hire someone to integrate it into your system.

Just sign up for your free account. Then PackageFox does the rest. When you have a package show up late you get a refund. Simple.

Sign up for your free account HERE.

Are you sending a out bunch of FedEx or UPS shipments every month? Chances are your invoices contain refund opportunities. Let PackageFox help you save some money.

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