With Time Running Out, FedEx Express Offers Industry’s Latest Cutoff for Holiday Deliveries
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 21, 2012— Tomorrow, Saturday, December 22 will be the last day to ship holiday presents via FedEx Express (NYSE: FDX) for delivery in the continental U.S. by December 24. This Saturday deadline is one full day later than UPS, and offers procrastinating gift-givers the flexibility to get their last-minute tasks taken care of while still being confident holidays gifts will make it under the tree in time.
“FedEx has had our busiest holiday season in history,” said T. Michael Glenn, executive vice president of Market Development at FedEx. “With this final push, our team members across the U.S. and worldwide are literally delivering the holidays for millions.”
To ensure last-minute holiday shipments get into the FedEx Express network in time for delivery before Christmas, FedEx encourages customers to visit fedex.com and find the closest FedEx Office Print & Ship Center or FedEx World Service Center location. The fedex.com location finder or customer service representatives at 1-800-Go-FedEx (1-800-463-3339) can also provide FedEx Express package drop-off cut-off times, so procrastinators know exactly when they need to have their packages ready to ship.
With more than 1,800 convenient locations nationwide, FedEx Office can help last-minute holiday shippers make the deadlines with minimal stress. The range of full-service packing services offered by the stores’ specially-trained team members starts at just $4.99, adding greater confidence that those perfectly-picked gifts will also arrive in perfect condition.
For those who truly left the holiday checklist to the very last moment, FedEx offers FedEx SameDay with pickup and delivery seven days a week, 365 days a year for packages weighing less than 150 lbs. FedEx SameDay City is also available in 20 U.S. cities offering lower rates than the national service and no weight limitations. In five of those markets (Dallas, Denver, Washington D.C., Los Angeles and Chicago), the service is conveniently provided by FedEx Office. Visit http://FedExSameDay.com for more information.
For additional shipping tips and holiday information, please visit fedex.com/holiday.
About FedEx Express
FedEx Express is the world's largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to every U.S. address and more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express uses a global air-and-ground network to speed delivery of time-sensitive shipments, usually in one to two business days, backed by a money-back guarantee.
About FedEx Office
FedEx Office, an operating company of FedEx Corp., has more than 1,800 stores and locations primarily in the U.S. and Canada, providing convenient access to printing and shipping expertise with reliable service. The company's network features retail stores, centralized production centers, corporate on-site print centers, and on-site business centers at hotels, convention centers and universities. Services include copying and digital printing, professional finishing, document creation, direct mail, signs and graphics, computer rental, free Wi-Fi and corporate print solutions. In addition, the company offers FedEx Express and FedEx Ground shipping, Hold at FedEx Location, and packing services backed by the FedEx(r) Packing Pledge. InformationWeek 500 recognized FedEx Office(r) Print Online and FedEx Office(r) Print & Go solutions with the 2011 Most Innovative Products award. Products, services and hours vary by location. For more information, please visit www.fedex.com/office.
About FedEx Corp.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $43 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 300,000 team members to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. For more information, visit news.fedex.com.
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