About Us

Washington DC’s Largest Courier Service


Washington Express employs a staff of transportation professionals who oversee each delivery from start to finish. You can reach us 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Washington Express is also #1 in Onsite Courier Management, providing exceptional, in house courier support to our large volume customers.


Founded in 1981, Washington Express (WEX) is the metro area’s largest courier service with offices in DC, Maryland and Virginia. Washington Express messengers specialize in urgent, on-demand package delivery, with a 99% on-time track record. With a fleet of 200 full-time uniformed couriers, we handle over 2,000 thousand deliveries a day for hundreds of area businesses, including nine of the area’s 10 largest law firms. Our service times are the fastest available in the region. Washington Express’ management team is comprised of experienced and forward-looking transportation professionals. WEX has served the Washington, DC area for 28 years and counting. Learn more about our History and it’s Management Team.

The WEX Advantage

Find out why Washington Express’s customers are so loyal in an industry not known for customer loyalty. Here are just some ingredients to the WEX advantage:

  • Professional, experienced, and well-trained staff
  • Time-based service options
  • Guaranteed deadlines
  • Live tracking on our website, even if placed over the phone
  • Immediate proof of delivery confirmations
  • Real time email notifications for any delivery complications
  • Live Google tracking to optimize delivery routes and re-route drivers based on live traffic information
  • Photo proof of delivery attached directly to your confirmation email
  • Opt in option for text message alerts

Learn more about the WEX advantage

Proof of Delivery & Custom Treatment

Washington Express obtains a proof of delivery signature for every delivery. You never have to wonder if your package was delivered, we’ll tell you.

Customized Billing & Reporting Options
Washington Express can provide paperless, electronic billing as well as reports customized to your specifications. Our billing is simple, informative, and available on a monthly or semi-monthly basis. Washington Express can sort, group, and subtotal your invoice to meet your customized accounting specifications.

State of the Art Dispatch Software
Washington Express utilizes state of the art, dispatch software to monitor, track and control each delivery. Our “digital countdown” technology alerts our dispatchers to potential late situations before they occur.