Order Fulfillment Advisory: FedEx Delays

FedEx Service Alerts

National Service Disruption and Winter Weather

Thursday January 9, 2014


FedEx Express National Service Disruption

FedEx Express experienced substantial flight and sort disruptions at multiple hubs last night due to winter weather conditions. Potential delays are possible for package deliveries across the U.S. with a delivery commitment of January 9, 2014. FedEx is committed to provide service to the best of our ability. Please continue to check fedex.com for updates.

Continue to check the status of your shipments on fedex.com or go to fedex.com for updates to FedEx Service Alerts. You can also contact FedEx Customer Service at 1.800.GoFedEx 1.800.463.3339 or stay up to date by subscribing to service disruption email notifications at the FedEx Email Subscription Center.

Operational impactsto other FedEx operating companies may vary due to local weather conditions.

Consistent with the provisions of the FedEx Service Guide, FedEx Express money-back guarantee is suspended for U.S. packages and shipments inbound into the U.S. from international locations with a delivery commitment of January 9, 2014.


Winter Weather in Central and Eastern U.S.

The severe weather system that brought hazardous conditions across the central and eastern U.S. earlier is still leaving difficult conditions and continues to affect FedEx operations. Unavoidable service delays should be expected due to local road conditions. FedEx is committed to providing service to the best of our ability in areas that can be safely accessed and where conditions have improved. We will continue to monitor the situation to minimize the impact on service. Please continue to check fedex.com for updates.

Up to date information on weather advisories can be found at the National Weather Service.

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Shipping to affected areas?
To help avoid delays, we encourage you to contact your recipients to verify whether their location is open or able to receive deliveries before and after the winter weather. In the event of evacuations, shipments not delivered before the winter weather will be secured in one of our facilities. Delivery will be attempted when it is safe to do so.

Note that potential service disruptions may not affect FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, FedEx Office, etc. the same. This may result in different levels of impact as well as cities, states and ZIP Codes serviced.

Continue to check fedex.com for service updates. For specific shipment status information, please track your shipment at fedex.com. You can also contact FedEx Customer Service at 1.800.GoFedEx 1.800.463.3339 or stay up to date by subscribing to FedEx Service Alert email notifications at the FedEx Email Subscription Center. Consistent with the provisions of the FedEx Service Guide, shipments delayed due to the winter storm are not eligible for a refund or credit under the money-back guarantee policy.

 

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