INDIA, November 18, 2021 — FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has been named “Asia’s Best 3PLs for Vaccines” at the Asia Pacific Vaccine Excellence Awards 2021 (AVEA 2021).
FedEx was selected as “Asia’s Best 3PLs for Vaccines” by almost 1,700 voters, for its leading role in protecting shipment integrity and keeping vaccines moving across the globe. By using its robust networks, professional healthcare expertise and best-in-class cold chain and temperature monitoring technologies, FedEx has transported nearly 14,000 COVID-19 humanitarian aid shipments throughout the world since the start of the pandemic. This includes:
· To date, FedEx has delivered COVID-19 vaccines to more than 50 countries and territories worldwide
In its inaugural year, the Asia Pacific Vaccine Excellence Awards 2021 (AVEA 2021), organized by IMAPAC, celebrates the outstanding achievements of biopharmaceutical organizations, supply chain experts, and the newest technology solutions deployed in Asia for the development and distribution of vaccines.
“We are honored to receive this award. It is a true testament to the extraordinary efforts of our team members, who united behind the purpose of delivering mission-critical shipments safely and reliably to communities within our region,” said Kawal Preet, president, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa Region, FedEx Express. “It was through a combination of our global network, advanced cold chain solutions, near real-time monitoring capabilities, and decades of experience in delivering temperature-sensitive vaccines, that we were able to provide an extra level of confidence to our customers in times of uncertainty. Our commitment is to continue to deliver more vaccines to communities where they’re needed most, helping businesses and communities rebuild their economies in the year ahead as they emerge from the pandemic.”
The Asia Pacific Vaccine Excellence Awards 2021 were held in conjunction with the 3rd Vaccine World Asia Congress 2021 and attracted over 800 representatives from Asia’s top vaccine and supply chain organizations. To learn more about AVEA 2021 awards, please visit.
About FedEx Express
FedEx Express is one of the world's largest express transportation companies, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express uses a global air-and-ground network to speed delivery of time-sensitive shipments, by a definite time and date.
About FedEx Corp.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce, and business services. With annual revenue of $87 billion, the company offers integrated business solutions through operating companies competing collectively, operating collaboratively, and innovating digitally under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its 560,000 team members to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. FedEx is committed to connecting people and possibilities around the world responsibly and resourcefully, with a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations by 2040. To learn more, please visit fedex.com/about.