Expansion serves the country’s growing trade requirements
FedEx Express recently announced its transition to a direct-serve presence in Egypt, to meet the country’s growing international shipping demands.
FedEx Express has been facilitating trade in Egypt since 1994, offering its international solutions and connectivity through local service providers, most notably through Egypt Express since 1998.
The company’s transition to a direct presence in the country will support a diverse range of customers from across different industries to trade with ease and expand their reach into the more than 220 countries and territories FedEx serves, while Egypt Express continues to provide the local infrastructure for ground operations, according to a press statement.
The value of Egyptian exports soared in 2021 amounting to US$ 31 bn, reaching the highest level in history. With nearly 50 years of experience, specialized services, and advanced technology solutions, FedEx supports the trade requirements of the growing e-commerce and tech markets, as well as energy, chemicals, textiles and apparels, food processing, petrochemical, and other sectors.
“Today we are closer to our customers than ever before, offering direct access to a dedicated FedEx support team, an extended portfolio of international services, and digital tools that meet their needs,” stated Jack Muhs, Regional President, FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa.
“There are several positive indicators towards the growth of the logistics industry in Egypt, contributing towards employment, investment, and overall economic growth in our nation,” commented Ahmed Shaheen, Chairman, Egypt Express. Egypt Express has a 13,000sqm Egyptian Cargo Centre in Cairo International Airport and operates 51 retail locations in 25 governorates and utilises more than 360 vehicles to serve its operations in Egypt.