FedEx International First Offers Premium Earlier Delivery Service to More Destinations
BEIJING, May 31, 2011 – FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, today announces the launch of FedEx International First - a time-definite, customs-cleared, door-to-door service that will deliver shipments by 10a.m. on the same day of delivery commitment to Eastern and Southern China, and Singapore.
With FedEx International First, customers in:-
• Major cities in eastern and southern China can now receive shipments from the U.S., Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, and major countries in Europe and Latin America by 10a.m.;
• Singapore can receive shipments from the U.S., Canada and Latin America by 10a.m.; and
• Hong Kong, Japan and Taiwan can enjoy similar service benefits for their outbound shipment to the U.S. (delivery by 8a.m.) and eastern and southern China (delivery by 10a.m.).
“FedEx takes pride in continuous innovation, and FedEx International First is another service offering that puts our hallmark reliability to work in a new way for our customers,” said David L. Cunningham Jr., president, Asia Pacific, FedEx Express. “We’re confident our early morning deliveries will help customers process their extra-urgent shipments in time for the business day.”
In the Asia Pacific region, FedEx International First is already available for export shipments to the U.S. from Hong Kong, Japan, Macau and Taiwan, and to China from Hong Kong, Japan and Taiwan.
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