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A Parcel’s Journey Around The World: Explained

By FedEx | First published: April 11, 2018    Updated: July 1, 2020

Have you ever wondered how your parcels travel around the world or reach their final destination? We de-mystify cross-border shipping for new businesses

At FedEx, we ship an average of 18 million parcels daily to more than 220 countries and territories, connecting markets that comprise more than 99% of the world’s gross domestic product. That’s quite a lot of packages moving across borders (and the e-commerce boom is keeping us busier than ever)!

Ever wondered how an item is shipped from country to country? Or have you started a new online or e-commerce business? Whether you’re shipping for the first time or you’re an experienced e-tailer, check out our step-by-step guide to the life cycle of an everyday FedEx package.

For more information on how to ship or updates on our latest delivery service solutions, head to our e-commerce page now.

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