FedEx Trade Networks Changes to FedEx Logistics

January 22, 2019
FedEx Trade Networks Changes to FedEx Logistics

By Dipo Olowookere

The management of FedEx Corporation has announced the rebranding of FedEx Trade Networks as FedEx Logistics.

A statement issued by the firm explained that the new name describes the company’s ability to meet its customers’ increasingly complex and industry-specific supply chain, transportation, value-added services, and brokerage needs. FedEx Logistics provides specialty solutions that complete a simple, seamless and powerful global trade experience for FedEx customers around the world.

“We’re adding tremendous value by bringing all of the specialty services we offer under the FedEx Logistics banner,” said Richard Smith, president & CEO of FedEx Logistics. “The global solutions we offer are dynamic and customizable, and the experience for our customers is more streamlined, more efficient and better represented as a collective competitive offering as FedEx Logistics. Our simplified customer interface and comprehensive ability to meet every logistics need will have a profound effect for FedEx customers, our team members, and on our industry as a whole.”

The statement said FedEx Logistics will continue to operate from its global headquarters in Memphis, Tenn.

Also, it will continue to offer services like Air & Ocean Cargo Networks; Trade Brokerage & Facilitation; Custom Critical Services; Supply Chain Services; Cross Border E-Commerce & Fulfilment; and Forward Depots & 3D Printing.

It was noted that the capabilities within these specialty logistics service offerings include air and ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage and international trade compliance, warehousing and transportation management, time- and temperature-controlled deliveries, critical inventory logistics, solutions for cost-effective international e-commerce trade and fulfilment, and repair and return services.

Serving more than 200 countries, FedEx Logistics leverages the power of the extensive international FedEx transportation network to provide customers a single source for end-to-end management of their shipments and global supply chains.

Dipo Olowookere

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan.

Mr Olowookere can be reached via [email protected]

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