FedEx Express has announced the expansion of its FedEx International First® service adding 14 new Asia-Pacific origin markets bound for the US or Canada.
The American logistics firm said with the expansion, there are now 25 markets in the region to help APAC businesses connect faster to the world through its comprehensive network.
FedEx International First® is a premium time-definite, customs-cleared and door-to-door express service with a pre-defined delivery commitment for shipments up to 68 kilograms per package, the logistics firm added, noting that currently, this is the fastest option within the FedEx international network.
“Asia Pacific remains an engine of the global economy, powering the growth of global trade. The accelerated development of Asia Pacific businesses has spurred increased need to reach global customers in a time-definite manner,” said Karen Reddington, president, Asia Pacific, FedEx Express.
“The network expansion of FedEx International First creates more possibilities for Asia Pacific businesses to reach their global customers in more markets at unbeatable speeds without compromising on reliability.”
FedEx International First® will allow Asia Pacific customers to have their international shipments delivered as early as 8 am in 1 to 2 business days to nearly 5,000 zip codes across the US, and at 10 am in 1 to 2 business days to Canada and Latin America, and 9 am in 2 to 3 business days to Europe.
It added that customers in Australia, China, Japan and Singapore also enjoy the delivery commitment of receiving shipments from the US, Canada and Latin America by 10 am in one to three business days.