FedEx commits over $1m to earthquake relief

FedEx Corp says it has committed more than $1m worth of in-kind shipping so far to the earthquake relief effort in southern Turkey and Syria. To date, it has chartered five freighter aircraft between February 17 to 21 delivering approximately 230 tonnes of relief supplies including tents, blankets and baby items, household supplies and hygiene kits from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. It has also made ... [+]

FedEx sets up shop in Nigeria

FedEx Express has established a direct commercial presence in Nigeria. Customers now have greater access to a wider portfolio of shipping solutions including new account opening, tracking shipment status, creating air waybills, scheduling courier pickups, and managing billing.  FedEx’s local partner Red Star Express will continue to provide the infrastructure ... [+]

FedEx Netherlands to use green diesel

FedEx Express Europe is now using renewable diesel made from organic matter or waste materials for some of its trucks in the Netherlands. From the beginning of November, FedEx Express instructed drivers of heavyweight, long-distance vehicles to refuel using renewable diesel as an environmentally favourable alternative to fossil-fuel diesel. FedEx ... [+]

New report details the FedEx effect

FedEx worked with 360,000 suppliers globally employing over 16.5 million individuals and with a combined annual revenue of $700 billion, said the Memphis-headquartered carrier in its latest 2022 Economic Impact Report. In the document, produced in consultation with Dun & Bradstreet, FedEx analysed its effect on economies around the world in ... [+]

FedEx leads the charge down electric avenue

FedEx Express Europe is readying six of its major European facilities, including London, to support widespread use of electric vehicles. Shell Recharge Solutions will install the first 114 charging points at parcel pick-up and delivery stations in north and south London, Madrid, Amsterdam, Paris and Strasbourg.FedEx has also placed on order ... [+]

FedEx flies relief to Ukraine

FedEx Express has delivered 52 tons of medical aid for Ukrainian refugees from the US to Poland on behalf of Direct Relief. The Boeing 777 cargo aircraft’s load included health kits, trauma and wound care items, chronic disease and chemical exposure medications, and antibiotics. Direct Relief team members were on site ... [+]

FedEx launches new French connection…

FedEx Express has launched a new route from Beijing to its Charles de Gaulle hub in Paris, France along with connections via Osaka, Japan. |It will extend cut-off times for same day outbound shipments from Beijing to Europe and will also benefit Japanese businesses shipping time- or temperature-sensitive packages. The ... [+]

…and goes wild in the Scottish Highlands

FedEx is making a three-year grant to environmental non-profit, Rewilding Europe, to support rewilding of the Affric Highlands in Scotland. The project seeks to create a vast nature recovery area across a spectacular sweep of the Highlands, supporting work with local communities, organisations, and landowners to enhance biodiversity, address climate ... [+]

FedEx chief to hand over the reins

FedEx Express president and chief executive Don Colleran is to retire at the end of 2022, after a nearly 40-year career carrier. He will be succeeded by Richard Smith, currently regional president of the Americas and executive vice president of global support. He will become president and chief executive-elect on ... [+]

From one mobility expert to another…

Danish start-up byACRE has won the FedEx Express Small Business Grant Competition in Europe. The firm, which designs and produces mobility solutions, won the Grand Prize of €50,000 after being identified as the most innovative and passionate small business out of over 2,100 entries – the highest number of nominations ... [+]

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