FedEx Opens First Station in Kameyama City, Mie Prefecture
TOKYO, Dec. 11, 2007—FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today opened its first station, Kameyama Station, in Kameyama City, Mie prefecture. This is FedEx’s 24th station in Japan.
The station has been opened to meet anticipated demand for international express services for industries such as liquid crystal business and automotive business in the Kameyama City area. The opening of the Kameyama Station enables FedEx to offer its own pickup and delivery services in Kameyama City and Matsuzaka City.
With same-day customs clearance, FedEx is able to shorten the delivery time to the customer by one business day and the packages will be delivered to major cities in North America, Asia and Europe within the next business day. FedEx will provide next-business day delivery to major Asian cities as well, for existing service areas including Tsu City*, Kuwana City, Mie-gun Komono-cho, Kawagoe-cho, Asahi-cho,Yokkaichi City and Suzuka City, which were previously handled by Nagoya station. The cut-off time for same-day flight services is 2 p.m. (and as late as 4 p.m. in some areas).
“With the trend for globalization accelerating, we foresee increased demand for international express services from companies in the Mie prefecture,” said Masamichi Ujiie, regional vice president for FedEx Express North Pacific. “We are delighted to be able to offer fast and reliable FedEx services in Mie prefecture and to contribute to the economic expansion in the region.”
Shipments from Kameyama Station are sent to Kansai International Airport, where they are loaded onto FedEx aircraft and delivered to major cities in North America, Asia and Europe within the next business day. Shipments from major cities in North America, Europe and Asia are delivered to customers in Japan the next business day, after arriving at Kansai International Airport and being cleared through customs and sorted.
*Some locations are excluded.
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