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How to get FedEx Account Number and Meter Number?
STEP 1: Getting Your FedEx Account Number
Click here and Register at FedEx to get your FedEx Account Number
STEP 2: Getting the FedEx Meter Number
Log into your shopping cart account
Go to the FedEx Realtime Shipping Setup Page (Main Menu >> Products >> Setup Shipping >> New Realtime Calculation >> FedEx Tab)
Click on the Next Step button on the Setup Shipping: Free Shipping Option page
Click on the FedEx Tab if it is not already selected
Enter the Account Number FedEx supplied you with and complete the Company Name, Phone Number, and Address fields (You must use the same information that FedEx has on file for the account you will be accessing)
Click the Save Changes button and you Meter number will be automatically retrieved from FedEx for you.
In the top right of the FedEx tab you will see a check box and the label Activate FedEx. Place a check in this box to make FedEx available to your contacts
Click the Next Step Button
STEP 3: Editing Your Carrier Shipping Options
You will now find yourself on the Realtime Calculation Shipping Options page where you can choose which shipping options are available to your contacts. The four columns you will see are:
Shipping Type - This column cannot be edited. These are all of the shipping options that are offered by each carrier.
Handling Type - If you would like to add a Handling charge to every order (on top of the regular shipping amount), the drop down box in this column allows you to specify whether you would like to add increase the shipping cost by a set dollar amount or by a percentage.
Handling Amount - If you would like to add a Handling charge to every order (on top of the regular shipping amount), enter the numerical value into this field.
Apply - Use the checkmarks in this column to determine which shipping options will be made available to your contacts. Any shipping option that has not been selected will not appear to your contacts on the order page.