HONG KONG, August 20, 2012 – FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced the launch of a range of new tools and expansions to the suite of FedEx Mobile applications, making shipping-on-the-go easier than ever.

In continuing efforts to meet the needs of our global shipping audience, the FedEx Mobile website has expanded to 206 countries and in 25 languages.  It is available in 30 markets in Asia Pacific.  Additionally, the FedEx Mobile app is now available for iPad® and AndroidTM users.  With these additions, FedEx has significantly enhanced its suite of mobile solutions that already includes FedEx Mobile apps for the iPhone®, iPod touch and BlackBerry® smartphones.

 “With the number of smartphone users in Asia forecast to hit 347 million by 2015[1], FedEx recognizes the demand from customers across the region and around the globe for greater access to our products and services, regardless of their physical location or what device they use,” said David L. Cunningham Jr., president, FedEx Express Asia Pacific.  “We now offer a complete suite of mobile solutions to provide greater convenience and increased productivity for customers.”

With the new FedEx smartphone solutions and expansions, FedEx customers can:

  • Get Rates— Obtain accurate and reliable rate
  • Track a Shipment Status — Access up-to-date details on your shipment’s status on your phone including when shipments are in-transit and delivered.
  • Schedule a Pickup — Simply enter your address and shipment information and FedEx will come to you to pick up your packages.
  • Find Locations — Find the nearest FedEx station, drop-box, FedEx Authorized ShipCenter® or FedEx World Service Center®.

 

FedEx Mobile is now available for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch from the App Store in 118 countries and 11 languages.   For Android users, the FedEx Mobile application is now available in Android MarketTM, and is offered in English in 120 countries.  Additional countries and languages for Android users will also be available in the coming months.  FedEx Mobile is also available for BlackBerry smartphones on BlackBerry® App World™ in 139 countries.

In Asia Pacific, the mobile website is available in English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Thai. Customers can download the FedEx Mobile application at App Store, Android Market™ and BlackBerry® App World™.

Visit fedex.com/mobilesolutions for additional information on all FedEx Mobile products and services.

 

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[1] Asia Pacific Equity Research Wireless Telecommunication Services, Credit Suisse, Feb 2, 2010