Print FedEx Shipping Labels Directly from your WooCommerce Store

The process of generating and printing the FedEx shipping label is quite a tomated system that generates the shipping labels as soon as you receive an order.

In this article, you will see how the FedEx shipping labels are generated in a WooCommerce sto it.

What is FedEx shipping label? 

A FedEx shipping label provides the key information at every checkpoint of your supply chain to inform specific partners of the supply chain.

In WooCommerce, the entire process of generating the shipping label can be automated using the WooCommerce FedEx Shipping Plugin. It consists of two major steps,

  1. Generating the FedEx shipping label
  2. Printing the FedEx shipping label

Let’s check out both the steps.

Generating the FedEx shipping label

Generation of the shipping labels is completely invisible. This means that you tomatically paid from your FedEx account.

This generated label contains the custom right is the delivery date & time (all are highlighted by red arrows). If you look carefully, along with the delivery date & time, the type of FedEx shipment is also mentioned. As you can see in the sample image, the EXPRESS SAVER is clearly mentioned below the delivery date.

These set of information is very important for the FedEx delivery agents. It helps them tomer as soon as the label is generated, they can scan the barcode and find out their shipment status.

Using this plugin, you can even generate the return label as well. Above is one of the samples of a return FedEx shipping label. As you can see in the screenshot sample, the addresses are reversed in the return shipping label.

In addition do that here. Moreover, you can even change the physical dimension of your package or parcel before generating the shipping label.

Printing the FedEx shipping label

The printing of the shipping label will require your manual authorization. Meaning, as soon as you receive a new order on your WooCommerce ston as shown in the image below.

By downloaded.

You can even to the choice of the Image type. You can choose the appropriate image format based on your choice and this option is present in the FedEx’s settings under the Shipping option of the WooCommerce settings. Following are the image format options that you can choose from,


The plugin also supports printing label in different sizes according to your specific requirements. Below are the available options:

As we mentioned in the label generation section earlier, this plugin also allows you do that.

Using this plugin for your WooCommerce FedEx orders, you can even set a default service for printing the label. This plugin integrates with FedEx Label APIs domestic or international shipping labels with a tracking barcode.

Steps to activate the label printing option

There are two ways to enter the WooCommerce FedEx plugin settings. One of the methods is,

  1. Go to the WooCommerce option on the Dashboard and then click on it
  2. Click on the Settings options under the WooCommerce option
  3. On the new page, click on the Shipping tab – this will open another tab under the Shipping page
  4. You can now see the FedEx option below the main tabs- click on it

Another way is by going down and find the FedEx plugin and choose the settings option under it.

Now that you’re in the FedEx settings, you can now scroll to the Label Generation section. You can refer the image given below.

Here, you can see that there are few options including Generate Packages Auto activate the required options. By activating these options, you will activate the shipping label generation and printing feature.

Now, if you need or want tomers, then you can refer the following image.

These options are also under the Label Generation section of the FedEx settings page. Thus, if you want download their shipping labels by checking the other option.

Benefits of automatically printing the FedEx shipping label

Regardless of the type of online business, wasted time you can never get back. One way tomatically creating the shipping labels right from your computer. So, following are the benefits of printing the shipping labels for delivery services like FedEx:

  1. It is a very easy – This benefit should be obvious as you to manually fetch the address and paste it on the FedEx website.
  2. It costs less – The shipping and postage rates offered by FedEx are fairly cheaper than other popular shipping services. Moreover, by printing the labels by yourself helps minimize costs for your business.
  3. It saves quite a lot of time – Well, yes it to generate the return labels for some of your orders.

In conclusion…

So far we have covered the how-s and why-s of using the WooCommerce FedEx shipping plugin. We hope that you can now configure the label printing by yourself and work with it. It would be better to try this feature by yourself. You can create your own orders and experiment with the features and explore its possibilities. You can refer these articles as well,

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