FedEx eNews

June 2016 edition

FedEx acquires TNT Express

Everything you need to know about FedEx & TNT. This edition will also help you keep abreast of important new regulatory changes in the EU, Korea, Turkey and China. Last but not least we’ll tell you about our ePreference center, what we do to support local communities in Spain, and how we’ve recently helped ship a robot to Canada. Enjoy your read!

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  • FedEx and TNT are coming together to connect you to more opportunities.

FedEx and TNT are coming together to connect you to more opportunities.

FedEx has acquired TNT. With an international network that complements the FedEx network, TNT serves 200 countries worldwide with a comprehensive service portfolio and an unparalleled European road network.

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  • FedEx and UEFA Foundation deliver hope through football

FedEx and UEFA Foundation deliver hope through football

Football can be a powerful tool in uniting communities, allowing young people from different backgrounds to integrate, learn and grow together. FedEx and UEFA are working together to provide new opportunities for the disadvantaged.

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  • New European Union Customs Code (UCC) is now in force

New European Union Customs Code (UCC) is now in force

The Union Customs Code became effective on 1st of May. It will have a profound effect on all aspects of import and export business throughout the European Union, so now’s the time to make sure that you, your suppliers and your customers know exactly how to handle the new requirements.

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  • Use the Email Preference Centre to get the news and facts you need

Use the Email Preference Centre to get the news and facts you need

Relevant information is key to running a successful business. Take advantage of our Email Preference Centre to receive those communications that are of real relevance to you and your colleagues. Connect directly to the Email Preference Centre with your existing fedex.com login. If you don’t have a login, you will be prompted to create one to be able to subscribe to our emails.

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  • China changes tax rates for personal effects and e-commerce imports

China changes tax rates for personal effects and e-commerce imports

Important changes have just been made to the customs rules and import tax rates in China covering the importation of personal effects and e-commerce transactions.

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  • New entries required on Air Waybills for Turkish imports

New entries required on Air Waybills for Turkish imports

Air Waybills for all dutiable imports with a value over 75 Euros must now include additional information concerning the Customs Tariff and the status of the consignee. Find out how the new requirements may affect you.

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  • Korea shipments now require 5-digit postal code

Korea shipments now require 5-digit postal code

We have updated all our internal systems to take account of the recent change from 6-digit to 5-digit postal codes throughout Korea. Learn how you should now complete all your manual and online documentation for submission to the Korean Customs Service.

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  • FedEx flies robot from Poland to Canada

FedEx flies robot from Poland to Canada

Learning how to work in a team and successfully demonstrate the use of scientific principles in practice is key to the development of new ideas and inventions. FedEx has just helped a team of young Polish students to do exactly that at an international robotics competition in Canada.

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