FedEx to start domestic Indian service

FEDEX has announced that it will start operating a domestic express service in India. This will place it in direct competition with DHL’s BlueDart, Deccan 360 and the soon-to-be-launched QuickJet.FedEx said that India’s growing gross domestic product (GDP), as well as developing demand for airfreight, supported the decision.FedEx India will start by offering deliveries from 14 cities to 50 others.“To start with, we will cater to all important centres, which constitute 60 per cent India’s GDP,” said Indranil Sen, managing director of marketing for the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent and Africa. “We will soon expand. India is a high-growth market and it is driven by domestic consumptionFedEx only provides a domestic service in three other countries: China, Mexico and the UK.

Share this story

Related Topics

Latest news

IBS and PayCargo announce new partnership

By Rachelle Harry

Air cargo platform IBS Software and digital payment system PayCargo have announced a partnership in which their API-based services will…

Read More

Share this story

DHL turns to charter flights and rail to avoid capacity crunch

By Damian Brett

DHL Global Forwarding is utilising charter flights and rail services from China to keep coronavirus-related supply chains moving in light…

Read More

Share this story

Priority Freight expands Europe network with new Frankfurt office

By Rachelle Harry

Logistics provider Priority Freight has expanded its presence in Europe with a new office located at Frankfurt Airport. The company named…

Read More

Share this story