FedEx Freight Expands Service and Shipping Solutions to Meet Customer Needs in NAFTA Markets
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYS: FDX) , has enhanced its Canada and Mexico services, with expanded geographic coverage and upgrades to its shipping tools that assist customers in processing less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments.
FedEx Freight has enhanced its Canada and Mexico services, with expanded geographic coverage and upgrades to its shipping tools that assist customers in processing less-than-truckload shipments. (Photo: Business Wire)
"FedEx Freight is committed to providing speed, reliability and simplicity in all geographic areas that we serve," said Bill Logue, president and CEO of FedEx Freight. "By expanding our service in Mexico and Canada, and by upgrading our online shipping solutions, our customers can reach more of their customers faster in these important NAFTA markets."
FedEx Freight has expanded its FedEx Freight® Priority next-day service between 13 U.S. markets and Canada with the opening of the Rochester, N.Y., service center. This gateway center connects cross-border shipments to and from Toronto and Montreal. In addition, Rochester and all U.S. gateway centers for service to Canada are already compliant with the Nov. 1, 2012, Canada Border Services Agency eManifest requirement.
In Mexico, two new service centers will enhance the FedEx Freight network. The Culiacán service center covers northwestern Mexico, which includes Mexicali and Tijuana. The Silao center provides service to the state of Guanajuato, located in the north central part of Mexico.
Other improvements now include the ability to process cross-border LTL shipments to and from Canada and Mexico through FedEx Ship Manager Software, FedEx Ship Manager® Server and FedEx Web Services. Designed to streamline the shipping process and better manage information, these electronic shipping tools help customers create customized reports and shipping labels, track the status of shipments, schedule pickups and use a shared address book for FedEx parcel and LTL shipments. Go to fedex.com to learn more about our electronic shipping tools.
About FedEx Freight
With corporate offices in Memphis, Tenn., the FedEx Freight Segment includes FedEx Freight, a leading U.S. provider of LTL freight services; FedEx Freight Canada, an LTL operating company serving most points in Canada; and FedEx Custom Critical, North America's largest time-specific, critical shipment carrier. FedEx Freight also serves Mexico, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information, visit fedex.com.
About FedEx Corp.
FedEx Corp. (NYS: 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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