MEMPHIS, Tenn.--FedEx is expanding solutions for global customers who need their critical deliveries to arrive as early as the start of the next business day. FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and the world’s largest express transportation company, is broadening the FedEx ‘International First®’ early delivery service, increasing the number of origin markets to include the following:

• Austria
• Bahrain
• Belize
• Bolivia
• China
• Czech Republic
• Denmark
• Ecuador
• El Salvador
• Finland
• French Guiana
• Guyana
• Honduras
• Hungary
• India
• Indonesia
• Korea
• Kuwait
• Malaysia
• Nicaragua
• Norway
• Paraguay
• Peru
• Philippines
• Portugal
• Poland
• Singapore
• Suriname
• Sweden
• Thailand
• United Arab Emirates

This expansion brings the total number of origin markets to 97, and means that customers can now use FedEx International First to ship packages from the above countries to any of the existing International First destination markets. The full list of origin and destination markets can be found at:

Depending on origin and destination, FedEx International First shipments arrive within one to three business days, often at the start of the business day. The service is most often used for business documents, electronic and high tech equipment, medical devices, clinical trials and gear for the entertainment industry--shipments that require delivery on a tight deadline.

“This latest ‘International First’ expansion highlights the FedEx commitment to serve our customers who need to ship critical, time-sensitive material. The expansion also aligns with our global growth strategy, and the need to stay ahead of customer demand,” said Raj Subramaniam, Executive Vice President, Global Strategy, Communications and Marketing, FedEx Services.