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FedEx Express is Best Employer

May 11, 2006

FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company, has been rated one of the best employers in the Netherlands following a comprehensive survey of its staff as part of the Great Place to Work® research that was executed by the Great Place to Work® Institute. FedEx Express finished in the Bronze Category.

"It is our employees who make FedEx Express a great place to work," says Robert W. Elliott, FedEx Express EMEA President. "FedEx’ corporate culture has always put people first. We have long recognized that providing a safe and enjoyable workplace, adhering to high ethical standards and building great team spirit results in employees with a real sense of pride in their work. That pride, together with a "whatever it takes" attitude enables us to deliver the best possible service to our customers."

FedEx Express operates stations in Oude Meer, Ridderkerk, Amersfoort and Eindhoven. In total, FedEx Express employs 472 people in the Netherlands. At FedEx Express, human resource policies emphasize personal development for all employees and promotion from within.

"FedEx Express can offer a great career path. Many of FedEx Express’ managers started off as couriers or handlers. We encourage staff to seek promotion and to broaden their understanding of the company’s business profile," says Patrick Stienlet, Managing Director, Operations Benelux. "FedEx Express is a very inclusive company – we employ people from many different cultures – and we continually invest in workplace safety as well as training to ensure our employees excel in their roles."

"Every employee in our company makes a difference," Stienlet continues. "We value the contributions and perspectives of all our employees and we are committed to treating every employee with the same fairness. We are delighted our employees have recognized this in the Great Place to Work® survey" Stienlet concluded.

About FedEx Express

FedEx Express is the world’s largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express uses a global air-and-ground network to speed delivery of time-sensitive shipments, usually in one to two business days with the delivery time guaranteed.

About FedEx Corp.

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $31 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brands. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 260,000 employees and contractors 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 fedex.com.

About Great Place to Work

For more information on the Great Place to Work® survey in the Netherlands, please visit the website from the Great Place to Work® Institute (link to: http://www.greatplacetowork.nl).

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