FedEx Express offers temperature-sensitive services for healthcare sector

Adds portfolio of service across the EMEA region

FedEx Express strengthens commitment to EMEA region

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, has strengthened its commitment to the healthcare industry across Europe, the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa (EMEA) with a portfolio of temperature-sensitive solutions.

The FedEx Express temperature-controlled distribution service includes having one of the broadest dry ice capabilities in the world, with re-icing at major hubs and ramps in the EMEA region. This is complemented by FedEx thermally mapped vehicles and aircraft.

The FedEx Express temperature-controlled distribution service includes a dry ice capability

FedEx Express additionally offers a range of temperature-controlled packaging solutions from cold to ambient temperature, parcel to airfreight and from traditional dry ice capabilities to more innovative greener technologies for cold chain solutions.

The company also works with FedEx Custom Critical, a FedEx operating company offering validated specialised services on the delivery of temperature-sensitive shipments.

Carlo Novi, managing director, Global Accounts for FedEx Express, said: ‘Our broad range of solutions, coupled with our international capabilities and global network of integrated services, offers customers a unique proposition. We are constantly innovating to find new solutions which will help our healthcare customers manage their supply chains at a time when the industry is under heightened scrutiny from regulators and the government in terms of product safety.’

FedEx Express also has one of the industry’s broadest dangerous goods network with dedicated administrators, instructors and handlers, all of whom have been specially trained by FedEx to handle a range of goods including infectious substances.