FedEx to participate in the 27th INTERPHEX JAPAN

FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), will take part in the 27th INTERPHEX JAPAN, Asia’s foremost trade fair for the pharmaceutical industry. The event will be held at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition complex from Wednesday, July 2 to Friday, July 4.

The FedEx booth at this year’s exhibition will focus on its temperature-controlled services and will showcase its FedEx Cold Chain Center KIX, located at the company’s North Pacific Regional Hub, which began operations in April. In addition, various new healthcare industry-oriented products will be introduced and demonstrated, such as the FedEx Cold Shipping Package.

“Healthcare is the most important sector for our business, both in Japan and globally,” said Masamichi Ujiie, regional vice president, North Pacific, FedEx Express. “At FedEx, we have been making significant investments in infrastructure and advances in product development in order to better handle the increasingly diversified logistical needs of the healthcare industry. INTERPHEX JAPAN is the stage for us to showcase our dynamic services to a large number of customers.”

Between 14:10 and 14:40 on Thursday, July 3, Mr. Kunio Odaka, manager of FedEx healthcare sales in the Asia-Pacific region, will give a presentation on “The Portfolio of Cold Chain Services at FedEx.”

Features of FedEx temperature-controlled shipping services include:

・Safe and time-definite express shipping, utilizing the FedEx global network

・FedEx Cold Shipping Package for refrigerated delivery

・“FedEx Cold Chain Center KIX” refrigerated facility

・SenseAware® cargo monitoring service (Currently preparing to offer the service in Japan)

・Detailed temperature settings, which can be controlled throughout the entire FedEx cargo aircraft

Summary of the 27th INTERPHEX JAPAN:

Date: Wednesday, July 2 – Friday, July 4, 2014  

Time: 10:00-18:00 (until 17:00 on July 4)

Venue: Tokyo Big Sight

Booth: East Exhibition Hall 5, Logistics/Transportation Zone 46-34