Airborne Express is the third largest and fastest-growing air express delivery carrier in America. From its beginnings as a freight forwarder more than 50 years ago, Airborne has evolved into a modern, 21st Century company dedicated to meeting the diverse shipping needs of corporate America. In addition to offering overnight, next-afternoon, and second-day delivery schedules, Airborne also provides same-day courier service, warehousing and inventory management services, and a variety of international shipping services including air freight, ocean transport, and customs clearance. Airborne is the only carrier in the United States with a privately owned airport, complete with an aircraft maintenance operation and Foreign Trade Zone. The company's customer intimate approach has been heralded in the business press and spotlights the company's evolution as the nation's low cost carrier and the one corporations depend on for hands-on support and truly customized solutions to their business shipping needs.