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FedEx Priority Alerts: What You Need to Know

By Last updated on: September 9, 2020

What is a FedEx Priority Alert?

Every minute counts when you have to deliver time and temperature-sensitive shipments in perfect condition. FedEx offers peace of mind for global customers that require the highest level of reliable monitoring for these types of shipments with FedEx Priority Alert.

FedEx Priority Alert packages are different than all other packages. These packages distinctly stand out from the rest, wrapped with a bright pink tape to signal their priority status. As a result, your packages will get the attention required when it comes to loading and unloading. This service offers 24/7 support from a team of dedicated global service analysts. These analysts provide an added level of proactive monitoring and notification of a shipment’s status. Whether it’s moving through the United States or internationally.

FedEx Priority Alert

Most Common Industries Using Alerts

  • Healthcare
  • Financial
  • Aerospace
  • Electronics
  • Manufacturing industries

FedEx Priority Alert Service Features

  • The basic FedEx Priority Alert service provides pro-active management of your shipments and any necessary recovery expedite procedures.
  • FedEx Priority Alert Plus service provides additional intervention capabilities. In this case, re-icing, gel-pack replenishments, and cold storage facilities. Generally, this service is best suited for the needs of the healthcare industry.

Benefits

  • Priority Boarding: FedEx organizes express boarding for critical consignments.
  • Personalized Support: This added service receives one-on-one attention from a dedicated specialist who understands your business and operational needs. In addition, the specialist monitors your critical shipment activities 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Peace of Mind: Ship with added confidence. This allows you and your supply chain partners will receive advanced shipment monitoring, pro-active, and personalized notifications – you also get better visibility and control.
  • Reassurance: If any risks or delays arise, FedEx’s global service team will immediately initiate recovery procedures. This includes expediting delivery and arranging dry ice replenishment to ensure your shipment arrives on time and perfect.

Pricing

Priority Alert Domestic
Priority boarding, expediting if necessary, and oversight monitoring.
Surcharge added to Priority Overnight shipping charge.
$15
Priority Alert International
Priority boarding with possible expediting if necessary and added oversight monitoring.
Surcharged added to the International Priority shipping charge.
$25 or $0.50/lb
Priority Alert Plus Domestic
Priority Alert services, additional re-icing, re-gel packing, or cold storage if stuck in a distress situation.
Surcharge added to Priority Overnight shipping charge.
$17.50
Priority Alert Plus International
Priority Alert services, additional re-icing, re-gel packing, or cold storage if stuck in customs or other situations.
Surcharge added to the International Priority shipping charge.
$30 or $0.60/lb
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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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