FedEx Freight Forwarder Launches Operations in Le Havre, Barcelona, Bratislava, Istanbul and Delhi
May 4, 2011 – FedEx Trade Networks, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and growing international ocean and air freight forwarder, announced today that it has opened five new offices in its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. This most recent step in the company’s ongoing global expansion includes new freight forwarding operations in Le Havre, France; Barcelona, Spain; Bratislava, Slovakia; Istanbul, Turkey and Delhi, India.
“We strive to provide our customers with the most comprehensive supply chain solutions in the industry,” said Christian Blain, newly appointed vice president of EMEA Operations. “Giving our customers access to regional support in their local language, both globally and across EMEA, is yet another example of how we continue to do just that.”
The new operations in Europe and the Indian Subcontinent will offer FedEx Trade Networks customers increased access to major global markets, both inbound and outbound. Customers will also benefit from flexible freight forwarding solutions that employ a variety of value-added services, including the ability to track and analyze their complete supply chain and managed control of their goods in transit from point of origin to final-mile delivery.
As part of an aggressive global expansion plan, the Memphis-based company has opened a total of 38 new offices across the globe since 2008, in addition to its more than 70 locations in the U.S. and Canada. The offices in Barcelona and Le Havre are the second FedEx Trade Networks offices to open in Spain and France and the office in Delhi is the third to open in India. The company also has offices in Madrid, Paris, Mumbai and Chennai.
The newest operations in Le Havre, Barcelona, Bratislava, Istanbul and Delhi join a growing global network of company-owned offices for FedEx Trade Networks. Other locations include Hungary, the Czech Republic, Spain (Madrid), Italy, Germany (Frankfurt and Hamburg) the United Arab Emirates, Poland (Gdynia and Warsaw), Belgium (Brussels and Antwerp), United Kingdom (Manchester and London), France (Paris), The Netherlands (Amsterdam and Rotterdam), India (Mumbai and Chennai), Mexico, Brazil, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the Chinese cities of Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Qingdao, Tianjin, Xiamen, Dalian and Ningbo. The company also has a representative office in Vietnam.
About FedEx Trade Networks
FedEx Trade Networks, and its predecessor companies, have more than 100 years of experience in international trade. The company’s advanced technology and network of worldwide locations and alliances enables it to provide comprehensive ocean and air international freight forwarding, customs brokerage, global order logistics, distribution and surface transportation, trade advisory services, and advanced e-commerce and trade facilitation solutions. FedEx Trade Networks has the resources and support to help customers of all sizes navigate the intricacies of shipping goods globally. For more information, visit ftn.fedex.com.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $38 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 290,000 team members to remain “absolutely, positively” focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. For more information, visit news.fedex.com.