Quick Answer: Why Does FedEx Not Deliver To PO Boxes?

How do I get FedEx to deliver to a PO box?

The only way to deliver to domestic P.O.

boxes is to select FedEx SmartPost, which uses the USPS system in the final leg of delivery..

Why can’t UPS ship to PO boxes?

We do not deliver to P.O. … Your package that is addressed to a P.O. Box may be delayed, will not be covered by any UPS Service Guarantee, and will require an address correction charge. Additionally, Army Post Office (APO) and Fleet Post Office (FPO) addresses are not accepted.

What happens if you FedEx to a PO box?

Some orders shipping to PO Boxes initially ship via FedEx, but final delivery will be provided by USPS. You can use the FedEx tracking number we provided you to track your order, even after the package is transferred to USPS.

How do I get a PO box without a physical address?

Without a physical address, you cannot get a Post Office Box. However, you can use “General Delivery” as an address, and mail in your name will be held at the office in your city which handles GD mail.

Will UPS SurePost deliver to a PO box?

Access to Saturday delivery is available: The SurePost model dictates that most packages are passed on to USPS for the final leg of delivery. … The ability to ship to more addresses is possible: UPS normally will not deliver to P.O. boxes.

Will USPS deliver to PO box?

USPS is the only overnight shipping carrier that is allowed to deliver packages to a P.O. Box address. Other carriers, such as UPS and FedEx, are not able to deliver packages to mailboxes in the Post Office.

What happens if package is bigger than PO box?

If a parcel is larger than your PO Box, it will be placed in a parcel locker and the key to the locker is placed in your box so that you may retrieve the item.

What Cannot be delivered to a PO box?

A PO Box can only receive mail delivered through USPS and not other carriers such as FedEx or UPS. You will have to stay on top of your mail to make sure that your PO Box does not overfill. You have to be careful with packages because if a package does not fit in your PO Box it will be set aside by USPS.

Does FedEx deliver to the post office?

Only FedEx SmartPost, which uses the USPS system in the last leg of delivery, will deliver to domestic P.O. Boxes. Learn more about FedEx SmartPost. FedEx Express can ship to a P.O. Box in some international destinations, including Puerto Rico, but you are required to provide a valid telephone, fax, or telex number.

Why did FedEx give my package to USPS?

When FedEx or UPS transfers your package to the local Post Office it is because that is just what the shipper paid for. FedEx-SmartPost and UPS-SurePost are products that FedEx or UPS does the long-haul transport, and then transfers the package to the Post Office for delivery. It’s not a choice that FedEx or UPS makes.

Will Amazon deliver to PO box?

Amazon uses FEDEX, UPS, and USPS to deliver many of their packages. If the package is shipped directly from Amazon to the Post Office, it is able to be delivered to the PO Box. If the package is shipped by a third-party seller, there is a chance they will use UPS or FEDEX to deliver their packages.

Can you get a physical address from a post office box?

There are two ways to get a physical mailing address without needing to rent expensive office space or a PO Box. The first is renting a UPS mailbox and the second is to rent a virtual mailbox with a CMRA.