Kenyans will now get services from FedEx Express after the American multinational delivery services announced it is expanding to East Africa by setting up shop in Kenya.
The global transportation company will now start offering customer service, sales, and account management services directly to Kenyans through its new offices in Nairobi.
The importation of the goods will no longer require third parties as local businesses will now be able to connect with over 220 markets globally, enjoying the transporter’s extensive international coverage.
The courier will offer shipping services, realtime tracking of goods and local support.
“We see great potential for East Africa. With a rising middle-class and the growing integration of Africa’s markets, Kenya remains poised for future growth.”
Jack Muhs, Regional President of the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa (MEISA) region at FedEx Express
Right now, the company is waiting for the country to reopen the economy after everything came to a standstill following the global coronavirus pandemic. in the meantime, FedEx says they are looking at ways to deliver critical medical supplies in the region.
“The safety of our team members and customers remains our top priority. As an essential-service provider, FedEx is committed to delivering critical supplies to healthcare providers and communities in need, as Kenya and countries around the world respond to the COVID-19 pandemic,” Muh added.