Shipping from TFS
Shipping Samples and Supplies from TFS
Pack your supplies/samples carefully and affix an appropriate shipping label. See staff for hard copy labels, or use your FedEx/UPS account number to generate labels online. Place packages in the Shipping & Receiving tent at any time during your stay for shipment to Fairbanks and beyond. There are freezers available in Shipping & Receiving and in Fairbanks for samples requiring special handling. Please give special handling instructions to science support staff. Please also consult science support staff for further special handling options, including addition of dry ice at TFS and in Fairbanks, and expedited shipping.
Shipping equipment weighing more than 150 lbs:
Packages weighing over 150 lbs may not be shipped via FedEx Express. Packages exceeding 150 lbs must be shipped from Fairbanks via FedEx Freight. Please see the FedEx website.
Shipping Hazardous Materials and Dangerous Goods:
*Includes packages containing dry ice, ethanol or methanol for sample preservation
Please see HazMat/Special Handling information at left and reference Hazardous Materials Shipping Regulation 49 CFR 173 for complete guidelines.