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FedEx Media Alert FedEx Express Italy strengthens its commitment to SMEs

MILAN, Italy, July 16th 2013 - FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company, is further strengthening its commitment to small and medium sized enterprises in Italy by launching a special program to help them in tap into global trade opportunities available outside the country.

The program, called “Ship and Save”, allows customers to access global trade with just a few quick and easy steps. New customers open an online account tied to their credit card that sees them getting shipping quotes within moments and a 30% discount as soon as they make their first international shipment[i]. The concept behind the program is simple: “the more you ship the more you earn.” The discount applies to a period of three months, thereafter customers can save up to 45%[ii].

SMEs make up more than 99% of businesses across Italy and represent one of the most powerful sources of industrial growth, entrepreneurial skills, innovation and employment in the country.

The “Ship and Save” program offers a high level of security for each and every online transaction and with the best in class service level offered by FedEx in Italy and worldwide.

All the information related to the programme is available by clicking on

FedEx Express is the world’s largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express uses a global air-and-ground network to speed delivery of time-sensitive shipments, usually in one to two business days with the delivery time guaranteed.

For more information, contact Linda Battini, Barabino & Partners, at +39 02 72523535 or via email at

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[i] Excluded Services and Products are: FedEx Europe First, FedEx International First, and FedEx 10kg Box and FedEx 25kg Box sent by FedEx International Priority.

[ii] The discount calculation is based on a rolling average of gross transportation charges in the previous 3 months. More information is available on