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FedEx launches green fuel trial

FedEx Express Europe has started trials of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) renewable diesel in five of its trucks in the UK.  It follows the launch of the fuel in heavyweight, long-distance vehicles in the Netherlands, as a more environmentally favourable alternative to fossil fuels. FedEx’s goal is to achieve carbon-neutral operations globally by 2040. [+]

FedEx to build new Dublin base

FedEx Express Europe is to build a new logistics facility in Dublin. The new hub at the Horizon Business Park south of Dublin Airport will be FedEx’s headquarters in Ireland and will include a 14,560sq m warehouse, 30  truck loading bays and 137 van bays, a pickup and delivery station, ... [+]

FedEx offers DIY emissions reporting

FedEx Express Europe is rolling out its new, self-serve emissions reporting tool. FedEx Sustainability Insights was launched in May 2023 for US-based customers, and is now available with local language and metrics adaptations for customers in 11 European markets, including the UK and Ireland. The Cloud-based tool uses package scan ... [+]

Fedex opens south-east Poland site

FedEx Express has opened a new warehouse and office facility in Kielce, Poland. It covers more than 2,600 square meters with 40 gates for courier vehicles and five for linehaul trucks, and up to 2,000 parcels can be scanned and weighed simultaneously by an automatic sorter. To handle larger freight ... [+]

FedEx makes online shipping easier

FedEx Express says its customer can now synchronise its FedEx Ship Manager software with the Shopify, BigCommerce and WooCommerce online stores and promises that more e-commerce platforms and marketplaces will be added soon. The upgrade allows businesses to create shipments and paperwork from their online orders, saving considerable time compared ... [+]

FedEx opens bigger, faster Duiven hub

FedEx Express has reopened and enlarged its international road hub in Duiven, near Arnhem in the eastern Netherlands. The new hub, which has been being rebuilt over the last two years, has increased handling capacity and will provide better reliability and improve the working environment for team members, says FedEx. The ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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