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New York Operation Launches FedEx Service

Ian P. Murphy |

New York, N.Y. — New York-based operator Slate NYC launched a strategic alliance with FedEx last week to provide laundry and drycleaning services to the residents of the city’s five boroughs, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Under the arrangement, customers can have their clothing picked up and delivered by FedEx, or can pick up and drop off their orders at any of the more than 500 FedEx/Kinko’s and FedEx shipping centers in the area.
Users of the FedEx service schedule recurring pickups at Slate NYC’s website, slatenyc.com, and pay flat monthly fees. The orders are then transported to Slate’s 4,000-square-foot Manhattan facility for what the company calls “eco-luxury” processing.
Cleaned clothes are delivered in custom-designed, recyclable corrugated boxes instead of poly bags, the company adds, and FedEx’ fleet of hybrid delivery vehicles further decreases the service’s environmental footprint.
 

About the author

Ian P. Murphy

American Drycleaner

Ian P. Murphy is a freelance writer based in Chicago, and was the editor of American Drycleaner from 1999 to 2011.

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