FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. has introduced a one-stop solution for dangerous goods shipment to further enhance connectivity of the southern Malaysia region to the world, now made available at Senai Gateway in Johor; the second newest facility by FedEx in Johor, following the Johor Station in Iskandar Puteri.
The first of its kind solution in Malaysia allow customers the convenience of an end-to-end shipping experience with shipments packed, labelled and shipped through FedEx. With an exception of categories under class 1 explosives and class 7 radioactive materials, other classes of dangerous goods are accepted for this service too.
SC Chong, Managing Director of FedEx Express Malaysia said, “As the first logistics provider in Malaysia to offer the dangerous goods one-stop solution, this serves as another way to highlight our long-term investment in the country. We are committed to meet the evolving needs of our customers by facilitating shipment of materials required to propel their businesses. This facility has proven to be timely, as we are also playing our part in managing dangerous goods shipment for essential items such as hand sanitisers, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. We also see this enhanced service as a way to support firms of all sizes, from micro-SMEs to large enterprises, as they expand their international footprint.”
In order for customers to utilise the one-stop dangerous goods service, senders and recipients has to ensure that their dangerous goods are in full compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) dangerous goods requirement prior to shipment via the International Priority (IP) and International Priority Freight (IPF).
The Senai Gateway will also provide one-day transit time improvement for TNT inbound Worldwide shipments to Johor and one-day transit time improvement for TNT Economy Express shipments on the Asia Road Network (ARN) from Thailand to Johor.