Printing Fedex labels from Fedex Shipping on a Mac.

Below you'll find a tutorial teaching you how to set up and use the Peninsula Thermal Printer Driver to print Fedex shipping labels directly from the Fedex website to your thermal printer on Mac.

Please note some Fedex supplied printers do not talk the language they tell you they do, if a ZPL driver does not work, please try an EPL driver instead.

You will only need to complete the following instructions once.

1. Setting up Fedex ship manager to print to your thermal printer

  • a)

  • Select the Preferences link from the top of the FedEx Ship ManagerĀ® shipping screen.

    In the 'Printer and Scale Options' section, click the 'Laser/Inkjet Printer' radio button.

    Do Not Choose Thermal Printer, It Will Not Work On A Mac

2. Download the sample label

Please download the sample label using the button below.
(You will need this later to feed to the Thermal Utility to set the page extraction settings in the next step)

Please continue to step 3.

3. Setting up your thermal printer for printing from the Fedex website

    A window will open underneath this window in the utility.
    Drag the PDF file we saved earlier onto the window.
    Click "No" on the window that pops up.

    Choose the label size 6 x 4 from the popup menu at the bottom.
    Drag the image and use the controls at the bottom to correctly position the area you wish to print (the label section) onto the label.

    When it is positioned correctly click save to save the extraction settings.

    As this printer is now set up specifically for the UPS website we recommend giving it a different name and allow you to change this.

    You may install the same printer multiple times with different settings and a different name using the Thermal Utility allowing you to set the extraction up for different websites and applications and simply choose the printer on the print dialog to print with those settings. Click next when you are happy with the name.

    Click add printer.

    The installation will take a few seconds and then the installation complete message will show. The printer is now installed and you may close the Thermal Utility.

    The setup is now complete simply return to the Fedex website and print your labels selecting the printer we just installed.

    Remember to choose "Extract from Page" as the page size when printing.