FedEx Freight Continues Accelerating LTL Shipping To and From Canada
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 30, 2013 – Companies with less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments moving to and from Canada can ship their products faster using FedEx Freight Priority service.
A market study completed on behalf of FedEx has confirmed that FedEx Freight® Priority has the fastest published transit times of any less-than-truckload (LTL) service connecting the U.S. and major Canadian markets with a single network. The study included both expedited and non-expedited LTL services with published transit times and direct service between the U.S. and Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Ottawa and Calgary, the five largest metropolitan areas in Canada by population.
“FedEx Freight is committed to adding value for our customers,” said William J. Logue, president and CEO of FedEx Freight. “By offering a published transit time advantage in the U.S. and to and from Canada, we are helping customers better meet their fast-cycle supply chain needs.”
A subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), FedEx Freight has expanded its service offerings to support customers shipping to and from Canada. The company now provides A.M. Delivery service to Canada for both FedEx Freight Priority and FedEx Freight® Economy shipments, offering greater speed and reliability for delivery throughout North America and helping customers to better plan and manage inventory levels.
FedEx Freight recently invested in new facilities in Rochester, N.Y.; Vancouver, British Columbia; Calgary, Alberta; and Toledo, Ohio. With the opening of the new Rochester facility, FedEx Freight Priority next-business-day service has expanded between 13 U.S. markets and select points in Canada. Additionally, the Toledo service center will play a vital role in our Canadian network with service to Ontario, Ottawa and Quebec. The opening of the 46,000-sq.-foot Vancouver facility provides coast-to-coast LTL and ocean shipping by serving as a FedEx International Direct Priority Ocean connector, and the Calgary service center routes shipments throughout Western Canada and the local area.
To learn more about FedEx Freight services offered between the United States and Canada, including A.M. Delivery and next-business-day service availability, visit fedex.com/shiptocanada.