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FedEx Introduces Service Enhancements to Benefit Kanto Region Customers

Improved Services for Customers with Transit Times Reduced by One Business Day for Imports and Exports in Certain Areas

November 9, 2018

TOKYO, November 9, 2018 – FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announced the enhancement of transportation services in multiple areas of the Kanto region. The improved services provide reduced transit time for imports and exports, as well as extended cut-off times for export shipments.
The enhancement applies to the following services: FedEx International Priority (IP), FedEx International Priority Freight (IPF), FedEx International Economy (IE), and FedEx International Economy Freight (IEF). With this enhancement, FedEx delivers more convenient and high-quality services to meet the international shipping needs of customers in the Kanto region.

Below details the enhanced services that will be available by area.


Export Shipments
Prefecture and City
Tochigi: Certain areas in Sano-city
Gunma: All areas in Tatebayashi, Ouragun Oizumi-machi, Ouragun Oura-machi, Ouragun Chiyoda-machi, and Ouragun Meiwa-machi
Key Service Enhancements
Extended cut-off time until 3:00 PM on weekdays
Prefecture and City
Tochigi: Certain areas in Tochigi-city, All areas in Ashikaga-city and Nogi-machi
Gunma: Certain areas in Isesaki-city and Oota-city
Ibaraki: All areas in Yuki-city, Chikusei-city and Koga-city
Saitama: All areas in Kumagaya-city and Gyoda-city, Certain areas in Kounosu-city
Key Service Enhancements
Reduced transit time by one business day
Extended cut-off time until 2:00 PM on weekdays

Import Shipments
Prefecture and City
Tokyo: All areas in Inagi-city, Kokubunji-city and Chofu-city
Key Service Enhancement
Reduced transit time by one business day


“At FedEx, we actively listen to our customers and understand the market’s needs,” said Masamichi Ujiie, regional vice president, FedEx Express North Pacific. “These service enhancements reflect our continuous efforts to meet the increasing demands of our customers in the Kanto region. Our goal is to provide our customers with shipping solutions that offer more value and contribute to the development of businesses and industries.”

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