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What You Need to Know About American Express’s FedEx Rebate Offer

By August 27, 2018

Business owners as always looking for ways to reduce shipping costs. One new way to reduce your FedEx shipping spend easily was recently introduced by American Express. Businesses can earn 15% back as an AMEX statement credit each time they use an enrolled business card to purchase qualifying services with FedEx. These savings are limited to $1000 on deliveries completed by November 30, 2018.   

To start earning these credits, you need to enroll your business credit card at americanexpress.com/doingmorebusiness. Any payments then made with the enrolled credit card for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground will automatically earn a 15% statement credit. These savings are not available for shipments that are invoiced, international duties or taxes, or packages shipped at a FedEx Office or an authorized shipping center (ASO).   

Statement credits will appear on the AMEX billing statement within 90 days after November 30th. Shipping transactions must be made with FedEx shipping manager, shipping manager lite, or through a FedEx compatible solution provider such as Shipworks or ShipStation.

The services eligible for this program are as follows.

  • FedEx Priority Overnight

  • FedEx Standard Overnight

  • FedEx 2nd Day (AM is included)

  • FedEx Express Saver

  • FedEx Freight (1 Day, 2 Day, 3 Day)

  • FedEx International Priority and Economy

  • FedEx Ground (International Ground included)

  • FedEx Home Delivery

There is no mention of FedEx Smart Post or overnight early AM express shipments ineligible services, so be mindful of your shipping mix. There are many ways to reduce your company’s small parcel shipping costs, from contract negotiation, to getting more refunds on late deliveries, or putting a different credit card payment option on file with the carrier, contact us to Refund Retriever more today. The shipping spend experts at Refund RRetrievercan cut shipping costs with parcel audit and contract optimization for you.

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Brian Gibbs | President of Refund Retriever

Brian Gibbs founded Refund Retriever in 2006 while running his first eBay based business and seeing the shortcomings of other shipment auditing companies. Refund Retriever's primary focus is FedEx and UPS parcel invoice auditing. After graduating from Texas A&M University in 2001, he then graduated from the University of Houston in 2004 with a JD and MBA. Gibbs has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur and other publications discussing parcel auditing, shipping, e-commerce and more. Learn more at www.refundretriever.com or call (800) 441-8085 for more information.

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