Connect API Overview

Our API driven model keeps the FedEx Cross Border process behind-the-scenes. Your international visitors will choose their ship-to country and pay you directly for the international shipping to complete the checkout process. Increase your international conversion rates by making the checkout more seamless and showing full landed costs to your customers!


FedEx Cross Border Export enables merchants to provide international customers with a seamless and positive shopping experience. The various tools and features available through our APIs help eliminate shopping cart abandonment and increase conversions for international customers visiting your site.

Our FedEx Cross Border Export solution provides:

  • Seamless Customer Experience
  • Supports Currency Conversion
  • Accurate Duty/Tax Calculation
  • 1–5 Day Global Transit
  • Drop Shipper Benefits
  • Multi-Lingual Customer Support
  • Repackaging Services
  • Aggressive All-Inclusive Air Discount
  • Service to over 200 countries
  • Export Compliance Management
  • HS Classification
  • Universal Tracking

Basic Details

You can connect into our API using XML-RPC or a simple SOAP HTTPS GET. Then you can get the data back out in XML strings or plain old XML-RPC. This gives you the most flexibility to connect to us however you like and get data back in a form that is going to be very quick and easy for you to work with.

There is only one set of functions currently covered in our latest API v4.5. We call this set "FedEx Cross Border Connect". The following are it's 6 functions:

  1. ConnectProductInfo
  2. ConnectLandedCost
  3. ConnectOrder
  4. ConnectOrderTrackingUpdate
  5. ConnectOrderRemove
  6. ConnectSkuStatus