In order to add FedEx SmartPost as a carrier in EasyPost, you need to already have an account established with FedEx. You can sign up for a FedEx account here. Then you need to verify with your FedEx Account Manager that your FedEx account is set up as a small shipper and enabled for SmartPost.
You will need the following information from FedEx:
- FedEx SmartPost Account Number
- FedEx SmartPost Hub ID
- FedEx SmartPost Account Billing Address
Register Your FedEx SmartPost Account With EasyPost
Once you obtain these credentials you can use them to create a FedEx SmartPost account on the EasyPost Carriers Account Page. Additional guidance on this can be found in our Adding a Carrier guide.
Note: To use SmartPost Returns this must be enabled on the FedEx side, you'll need to contact your FedEx Account Manager to be enabled. There is also a feature flag for SmartPost Returns on the EasyPost side that must be enabled. Please contact email@example.com to have this flag enabled.
What is my Hub ID?
Your FedEx SmartPost hub ID is a numerical ID number that corresponds with the nearest FedEx SmartPost processing hub location to you. EasyPost requires that you enter a hub ID into the credentials in order to generate labels for FedEx SmartPost.
If you do not know your hub ID, you can find it below:
|HQ – Brookfield, WI||5531|
|Avenel, NJ||Peak Annex|
|Grove City, OH||5431|
|Grove Port, OH||5436|
|Kansas City, KS||5648|
|Los Angeles, CA||5902|
|New Berlin, WI||5531|
|Salt Lake City, UT||5843|
|South Brunswick, NJ||5097|
|St. Louis, MO||5631|
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