Imagine you receive an urgent message. One of your biggest clients needs a freight delivery as soon as possible. Every second counts. There’s only one problem: It’s Friday afternoon.
“No problem,” you say. “How’s tomorrow sound?”
Ship freight on Saturdays
When you’ve got time-definite freight, it’s no secret that shipping on Saturdays can provide a big leg up — for you and your customers. Freight shippers are increasingly using Saturday as an extra business day — and for good reason.
Offering Saturday pickup and Saturday delivery means you have 52 more potential business days every year to get your urgent shipment where it needs to be. And a faster supply chain means less inventory costs, quicker invoicing and more satisfied customers.
Great news for freight shippers: It just got easier than ever to beat the competition.
Now FedEx Express® Freight Saturday services coverage has expanded to an additional 1,100 ZIP codes across 93 U.S. markets. This means that more U.S. businesses than ever before have access to fast, reliable, time-definite Saturday freight shipping.
And that means a whole host of new options. For an additional fee, Saturday pickup and Saturday delivery are available with the following services:1
- FedEx First Overnight® Freight for delivery by 10:30 a.m., noon or 1:30 p.m., depending on the destination ZIP code of the shipment.
- FedEx 1Day® Freight for delivery by noon, 1:30 p.m. or 6 p.m.
- FedEx 2Day® Freight for delivery by 1:30 or 6 p.m.
Plus, for your international U.S.-inbound shipments, Saturday delivery is available in major markets via FedEx International Priority® Freight.
When you don’t have time to take a two-day weekend, why should your deliveries?
Make the most of your Saturday
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1Shipments picked up on Saturday and those delivered on Saturday both carry an additional $200 per-shipment charge in addition to base transportation rates.
2Advance confirmation is required via FedEx Ship Manager or by calling 1.800.322.0807.