FedEx Collaborates with Japan Post to Launch International Delivery Service
Provides operational support for Japan Post’s U-Global Express to the U.S.
TOKYO, October 2, 2015 – FedEx Express (FedEx) announced that in collaboration with Japan Post, new international delivery service is available as of October 5, 2015.
Through collaboration with FedEx, Japan Post will expand its U-Global Express (UGX) international delivery service to U.S destinations. Japan Post will take care of pickups from customers in Japan shipping to the U.S. FedEx will then provide International Economy (IE) services and handle customs clearance and delivery to final destinations in the U.S.
The new service combines the strengths of both companies – the operational strength of FedEx with its extensive global and U.S. domestic delivery networks and customs clearance experience, and the domestic network of Japan Post. Together, FedEx and Japan Post will offer a reliable international delivery service to customers in Japan and the U.S.
“We believe the new service responds to the more flexible services required by retailers and e-commerce businesses,” said Masamichi Ujiie, regional vice president, North Pacific, FedEx Express. “We are delighted to work with Japan Post to increase delivery options for e-commerce retailers and small- and medium-size enterprises in Japan with a desire to grow their business globally.”