FedEx Kinko’s Office and Print Servicesan operating company of FedEx Corp, today announced its plan to open 19 new locations in the Asia Pacific by June 2008 to meet the burgeoning demand among Asian small and medium enterprises and mobile professionals.
The regional expansion, part of a worldwide plan to open 320 new locations within this fiscal year, will include 12 new locations in China, four new locations in Japan, two new locations in Korea, and one new location in Australia.
FedEx Kinko’s provides office and print services that complement the full range of FedEx time-definite, global express shipping services.
‘The SME is the heart of Asia’s future economic expansion, and the mobile professionals are the arms and legs — and FedEx Kinko’s is precisely placed to support, and benefit from, that growth,” says James Brigance, vice president, FedEx Kinko’s Asia Pacific.
“We aim to become the back office for small businesses and the branch office for mobile professionals in Asia.”
There are currently more than 100 FedEx Kinko’s locations in the Asia Pacific providing customers with increased access to FedEx services and business solutions, such as:
Ÿ FedEx Kinko’s Document Services — Customers can take advantage of high quality digital printing and copying services through any digitally connected locations
Ÿ FedEx Kinko’s DocStore — Customers can update frequently printed documents on the own computers, and transmit them to FedEx Kinko’s locations for printing and distribution in the quantities they need, when they need it
Ÿ FedEx Kinko’s Business Stationary System — Customers can manager, order and distribute business cards and stationary using online tools
Ÿ FedEx Kinko’s Mobile Professional Program — A special service giving travelling professionals access to FedEx Kinko’s digitally-connected locations 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Currently, FedEx Kinko’s has more than 1,700 locations in operation with 159 outside the United States. This follows the successful expansion in fiscal year 2007, which ended on June 30, 2007, with the opening of 226 new locations worldwide.
The expansion of FedEx Kinko’s in the United States includes the opening of 300 new stores and the redesign of 110 existing centres by June 2008.
“We anticipate opening the equivalent of one new location every business day over the 2008 fiscal year,” says Ken May, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Kinko’s.
“And with more centres around the world, we’re making it easier than ever for customers to get the office, printing and shipping services they need in one stop.”
About FedEx Kinko’s Office and Print Services
FedEx Kinko’s Office and Print Services is the world’s leading provider of document solutions and business services. The Dallas-based company has a global network of more than 1,700 digitally-connected locations in 11 countries.
FedEx Kinko’s offers access to copying and digital printing, professional finishing, document creation, Internet access, computer rentals, videoconferencing, signs and graphics, notary, direct mail, office products, Web-based printing, and the full range of FedEx day-definite ground shipping and time-definite global express shipping services. For more information, please visit www.fedexkinkos.com.
Products, services and hours vary by location.