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May 1, 2015

FedEx Pledges $1 Million in Aid to Support Relief of Nepal Earthquake Disaster

FedEx Corp. has committed approximately $1 million in cash, transportation support and a chartered flight to deliver critical medical aid and supplies to Nepal in the wake of last week’s devastating earthquake.

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February 12, 2015

FedEx Express Appoints David Ross President of New Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa Region

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has named David Ross president of its new Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa Region (MEIA) region.

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December 31, 2014

FedEx Express Strengthens International Business Opportunities with New Service Provider in Saudi Arabia

 Saudi Arabia, December 30, 2014 — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has selected Abdul Latif Jameel Group as a new global service provider in Saudi Arabia as of January 2015, for its international inbound and outbound services to and from 220 countries and territories.

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August 5, 2014

Renew Bonds of Sibling Love with FedEx Rakhi Offer, Get a Chance to Win a Smartphone

MUMBAI, India, Aug 5, 2014 — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, announces the launch of its FedEx Rakhi offer 2014. The offer gives sisters an exciting opportunity to win a smartphone simply by shipping a Rakhi with FedEx and participating in the contest.

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May 7, 2014

FedEx strengthens its domestic ground and supply chain services in India following successful integration

Mumbai, May 7, 2014 — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announces the successful integration of its acquired AFL and UFL businesses in India.  Since the acquisition in 2011, FedEx has focused on strengthening its domestic transportation and supply chain capabilities to meet the demands of Indian businesses. FedEx now offers end-to-end logistics solutions, including international and domestic air express services, domestic ground services, warehousing and supply chain management. 

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May 2, 2014

FedEx Acquires Supaswift Businesses in Southern Africa

Johannesburg, May 02, 2014 - FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that its FedEx Express subsidiary acquired Supaswift businesses in South Africa and six other countries, which are Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland and Zambia. 

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February 13, 2014

FedEx Express ranked among Top 10 companies in the UAE to work for by Great Place to Work® Institute

Dubai, UAE; February 13, 2014: FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announced today that it has been officially recognized as one of the Top 10 companies to work for in the UAE, for the fourth consecutive year. The ranking of the nation’s top 15 ‘great places to work’ is based on the confidential feedback of employees and an audit of the management process by the Great Place to Work® Institute, during its annual study of workplace excellence.

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November 4, 2013

FedEx Announces Leadership Appointments In Europe, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced the appointment of David Binks as regional president, FedEx Express, Europe, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa (EMEA), effective January 1, 2014.   He will succeed Gerald P. Leary, who is retiring from FedEx Express after 39 years of distinguished service.  

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