FedEx puts eActros through its paces

FedEx Express has started a two-week pilot of a Mercedes-Benz all-electric eActros 300 tractor in the Netherlands. It is being used in place of a combustion engine tractor and trailer combination, to fulfil domestic linehaul operations from Eindhoven station.The tractor will recharge onsite at the Eindhoven station during down time, using a 40kW temporary charging solution. FedEx Express previously piloted the Mercedes-Benz Trucks eActros 300 as a rigid truck, using it ... [+]

Liverpool wins FedEx green city funds

Five European cities, including Liverpool along with others in Spain and Portugal have won funding in the second edition of the Sustainable Cities Mobility Challenge, part sponsored by FedEx Express along with the EIT Climate-KIC innovation agency. The Greening Liverpool Project aims to improve active travel and green infrastructure at four ... [+]

FedEx Express reopens enhanced Madrid gateway

FedEx Express has opened a newly refettled facility in the cargo center of the Adolfo Suarez – Madrid Barajas Airport. The project included full refurbishment of the warehouse, external yard and office block, as well as the installation of a new sort system, castor deck equipment and photovoltaic system. The main ... [+]

FedEx plugs in Spain to electric network

FedEx Express Europe has received the first of a fleet of 33 new Mercedes-Benz eSprinter vans being added to ground operations in Spain over the coming months. The 3.5-tonne fully electric vehicles have been allocated to stations in Madrid and Barcelona, with 16 vehicles already picking up and delivering parcels in ... [+]

FedEx upgrades in south-west Germany

FedEx Express has opened an expanded, modernized facility in Karlsruhe in south-west Germany close to the French border. At about 2,500sq m (27,000sq ft approx.), warehouse space is doubled and there is a truck loading ramp as well as 24 loading bays. Sorting is largely automated, reducing times by around ... [+]

FedEx appoints ground ops manager

FedEx Express Europe has appointed Frédéric François as vice president ground operations Italy, Spain, and Portugal as. He has held various positions, including senior leadership legal positions within the business, and most recently as chair of the board in France. He succeeds Stefania Pezzetti. [+]

FedEx expands German sites

FedEx Express (is to open a new logistics facility northwest of Leipzig and an expanded, modernised facility in Karlsruhe in the first quarter of 2024. The new facilities will significantly improve sorting capacity. A new building is being constructed for the 27 team members at Kabelsketal next to Leipzig/Halle Airport. The ... [+]

The ZigZag route to straightforward returns

FedEx Express is collaborating with the ZigZag reverse logistics platform to support customers with return shipments during and after the 2023 holiday season. FedEx e-commerce customers can use an online returns portal branded with their logo and integrated with their web shop. Retailers can also gain insights to help them understand the ... [+]

FedEx effect adds $80 billion to global economy

FedEx directly contributed more than $80 billion to the global economy in the 2023 - close to the total GDP of Sri Lanka - financial year despite recent economic pressures, according to the express and logistics company’s annual economic impact report, released on 6 November. Produced in consultation with data ... [+]

FedEx adds Vietnam flights

FedEx Express is to introduce a four times a week B767 freighter service from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Europe via its Asia Pacific Hub in Guangzhou, China.  It will reduce delivery times from Southern Vietnam to two business days in many cases. Along with existing flights via Singapore ... [+]

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