FedEx Assists Aid Organization Direct Relief to Transport its First Batch of Medical Supplies to Guangzhou, China
FedEx ships more than 200,000 surgical masks and personal protective equipment to its Asia Pacific Hub in Guangzhou, China to support the response to the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan.
HONG KONG SAR, China, January 31, 2020 — FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company, has shipped more than 200,000 surgical masks and personal protective equipment such as gowns and gloves from the U.S. to assist the humanitarian work of Direct Relief. The shipment arrived at our Asia Pacific Hub in Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, China on January 30 morning.
FedEx delivered the medical supplies to China Post, which is coordinating the movement of the supplies from Guangzhou into Wuhan in order to deliver much needed medical equipment as quickly as possible.
Additionally, FedEx is working with Direct Relief to deliver the second shipment of medical supplies, which will include respirator masks, gloves and other protective gear, to Guangzhou.