FedEx Express Expands ‘International First’ Service For Early Deliveries
Hong Kong, October 30, 2014 – FedEx is expanding its range of solutions for APAC and global customers who need their critical deliveries to arrive as early as the start of the next business day. FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, is broadening the FedEx International First® early delivery service, increasing the number of origin markets to include the following:
· Czech Republic
· El Salvador
· French Guiana
· United Arab Emirates
This expansion brings the total number of origin markets to 97, and means that customers can now use FedEx International First to ship packages from the above countries to any of the existing International First destination markets. The full list of origin and destination markets can be found at: https://smallbusiness.fedex.com/international/international-first.
Depending on origin and destination, FedEx International First shipments arrive within one to three business days, often at the start of the business day. The service is most often used for business documents, electronic and high tech equipment, medical devices, clinical trials and gear for the entertainment industry–shipments that require delivery on a tight deadline.
“This latest FedEx International First expansion highlights the FedEx commitment to delivering an outstanding customer experience by serving our customers in the region who need time-sensitive, customs-cleared, door-to-door services,” said David L. Cunningham Jr., president, FedEx Express Asia Pacific. “Our large customer base can now benefit from the service in China, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. The expansion also aligns with our global growth strategy, and the need to stay ahead of customer demand.”