posted this on September 05, 2012 18:39
Due to recent FedEx changes, if you use negotiated rates or need your specific meter number for obtaining FedEx shipping rates, you will need to obtain a new meter number.
Instructions on how to do this are below.
Go to http://www.fedex.com/developer
You will be redirected to the following page:
Find the highlighted Technical Resources link and click it.
You will be asked to log in:
After logging in with your FedEx.com account information, you will be taken to this page:
Find the FedEx Web Services For Shipping link and click it. You will be taken to this page:
Now, find the “Move To Production” link and click it. You will be taken to this page:
Scroll to the bottom of this page and find the “Obtain Production Key” link and click it:
You will now be taken to this page:
Fill in the specified information in the highlighted fields and then click “Continue”. You will be taken to this page:
Click “I Accept” to agree to the terms and conditions for FedEx, and you will then be taken to this page:
You will see your new meter number in the highlighted section. NOTE: you will need whatever meter number that FedEx provides, this meter number is for instructional purposes only.
Write this information down and/or save it, because it will not be displayed again.
Now, you can take this new meter number and put it in your Americommerce Admin Console.
Go to Global Settings->Shipping Settings->Shipping Providers.
Enter your new meter number under the Password field for the FedEx record. Click Save. Note that your shipping account number will not change.
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