FedEx Express: Making critical connections around the globe
FedEx Express has delivered a shipment of COVID-19 vaccines and test kits on September 23 from Hungary to Vietnam on behalf of PATH, a global healthcare non-profit organization. FedEx donated the shipping of these critical items to support the fight to end the pandemic.
A shipment of 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines and 100,000 pieces of antigen test kits onboard a FedEx aircraft were transported from Budapest, Hungary to Hanoi, Vietnam. FedEx used its healthcare solutions and expertise to protect the integrity and security of this time-and temperature-sensitive shipment throughout the journey.
“Making critical connections around the globe and delivering strength to communities where our teams and customers live and work is what we do and who we are. In these times of need, we are committed to delivering these lifesaving vaccines to move the world forward. Since the beginning of 2020, FedEx has transported more than 13,800 humanitarian aid shipments globally toward COVID-19 relief efforts,” said Kawal Preet, president, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa region, FedEx Express, “We will continue to use our vast network for as long as it takes to assist with COVID-19 efforts around the world.”
“We are grateful to support this vaccine shipment to assist in the country’s recovery, and deliver much needed hope to Vietnam.” said Hardy Diec, managing director, Operations, FedEx Express Indochina. “We are proud of our world-class team of healthcare experts who are working hard to ensure that these critical vaccines are delivered quickly and safely to Vietnam.”