The FedEx tracking status “international shipment release” signifies that the package has been processed and released by customs officials in the recipient’s country. This phrase only applies to FedEx packages shipped across international borders.
The international shipping process begins in the sender’s country, where FedEx receives the box and transports it to the recipient’s country after clearing customs. When the delivery arrives at the recipient’s country’s point of entry, customs officers inspect it and collect the necessary taxes and duties. The shipment is subsequently delivered to the recipient’s address at a FedEx facility.
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