FedEx Express Australia Announces Holiday Shipping Deadlines
Sydney, Australia, November 20, 2023 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, has announced shipping deadlines for the 2023 holiday period to support Australian retailers, e-tailers, small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) and individual shippers beat the holiday rush and help their customers plan ahead.
Please ensure you send your shipments by these deadlines so that your shipments have the best chance to arrive on time during the peak holiday period.
Sending shipments within Australia in time for Christmas
For sending shipments within Australia, the deadline for sending Road Express shipments is 18 December (for Western Australia and the Northern Territory the last day for shipping is 15 December).
As for Priority services (9:00 Express, 10:00 Express, 12:00 Express and Overnight Express services) the deadline is 20 December.
The final deadline to collect shipments from a local FedEx facility is 22 December.
Sending shipments to New Zealand from Australia in time for Christmas
For shipments to New Zealand, the deadline for Economy services (International Economy and International Economy Freight) is 18 December and 20 December for Priority services (International First, International Priority Express, International Priority, International Connect Plus and International Priority Freight).
Sending international shipments from Australia in time for Christmas
For international shipping, the deadline for sending shipments through Economy services (International Economy and International Economy Freight) is 13 December and 15 December for Priority services (International First, International Priority Express, International Priority, International Connect Plus and International Priority Freight).
“We offer a portfolio of differentiated shipping solutions with our extensive international and Australia domestic network to ensure our customers get their shipments delivered throughout the busy holiday sales period,” said Peter Langley, vice president of FedEx Express Australasia. “We will continue to invest in building world-class digital and data-driven solutions to to enhance the customer experience, making it easy, simple and smart to do businesses with FedEx..”
Ahead of the holiday season, FedEx has recently announced a suite of new services and enhancements to help customers to prepare well for the holiday season. These include Picture Proof-of-delivery (PPOD) where customers in Australia receive a photo showing the exact location of their package once it is delivered to their doorstep, offering a peace of mind. The FedEx Ship Manager (FSM) enhancement enable small businesses and e-commerce merchants to create shipments in a few simple and quick steps, saving time spent on manual data entry to generate shipping labels.
More information on FedEx domestic and international shipping services can be found at https://www.fedex.com/en-au/shipping.html#shippingservices.