Apply to the FedEx Authorized ShipCenter® (FASC) Program
The FedEx Authorized ShipCenter® (FASC) program is a business-building alliance between pack-and-ship retailers and FedEx. The program is designed to help you build your business and provide a high-quality experience to your customers.
The FASC program is based on supporting our mutual goals and objectives: By acting as convenient points of access to FedEx customers, FedEx Authorized ShipCenter locations play a critical role in the FedEx network. FedEx, in turn, supplies FedEx Authorized ShipCenter locations with a full range of shipping services; new sources of revenue and exposure; free FedEx® tools and supplies; and marketing, advertising, service and information support.
There are minimum requirements to join and remain in the FASC program, including:
Operate a pack-and-ship store as your primary business with a retail storefront and a designated customer counter for receiving packages.
Have an existing or proposed location in the U.S. that has Internet access.
Provide regular business hours of operation, Monday through Friday. Saturday/Sunday hours are optional.
Have a calibrated scale that accepts at least 100 lbs.
Sell packaging and shipping supplies to the public and provide packing expertise.
Provide FedEx Express® packaging at no charge.
Offer both FedEx Express and FedEx Ground® services.*
Sell and ship a minimum average of one FedEx Express and one FedEx Ground package a day.
Accept FedEx Express and FedEx Ground packages dropped off by FedEx account holders at no charge.
Be a registered FASCnet user with an active email address.
Use an approved automated shipping solution to process shipments, such as FedEx Ship Manager® or a FedEx approved certified solution provider.
Maintain an account in good financial standing with FedEx. Per your agreement, payment terms are net 15 days.
*For more information about FedEx services, please see About FedEx.