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FedEx Opens Locations in Heilbronn, Ulm and Villingen-Schwenningen

May 4, 2012

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, May 7, 2012—FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and the world's largest express transportation company, is expanding its presence in Baden-Wuerttemberg where it already operates stations in Freiburg, Karlsruhe, Mannheim, and Stuttgart with the opening of new stations in Heilbronn, Ulm and Villingen-Schwenningen.  At these locations FedEx will sort and bundle shipments from regional customers before delivering them to recipients across Europe and around the world.

These new station openings support the FedEx long-term growth strategy in Germany and Europe. The company just recently opened a location in Berlin and also introduced a new flight between the German capital and the FedEx European hub airport at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle in Paris.

"FedEx offers quick and reliable connections between markets—whether that is across Europe or around the globe.  With its strong export economy, Baden-Wuerttemberg is a highly attractive region for the company," says Carl Graham, managing director, Operations, Central and Eastern Europe at FedEx Express.  "The expansion of our German station network allows us to continue to grow our service capabilities and market position through smart and strategic investments."

Baden-Wuerttemberg is one of Germany's strongest export states, besides Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia. Key destinations for products made in Baden-Wuerttemberg include the U.S., Switzerland, France, the Netherlands, and China, according to information from the state's statistical office.  The automotive and engineering industries are among the biggest exporters in the region.

FedEx Express provides its customers with a wide range of European and intercontinental transport services, ranging from express delivery (overnight within Europe and to the U.S.) to delivery within two to five days.  FedEx transports everything from documents and small parcels to heavy shipments of up to 1,000 kg.  Additionally, the company offers tailored solutions for numerous industries, including the aerospace, aviation and healthcare sectors.

From Germany to the U.S. overnight: FedEx customers in Heilbronn, Ulm, and Villingen-Schwenningen now also benefit from these reliable express services.

Notes for editors: FedEx press releases are available online at http://news.van.fedex.com/intl/de/de.

About FedEx in Germany

FedEx Express has been serving the German market since 1984 and has continuously expanded its range of international express services during this time.  In total, FedEx employs approximately 1,700 people in Germany.  FedEx Central and Eastern Europe hub has been situated at Cologne Bonn Airport since 2010.

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 worldwide.  FedEx Express uses a global air-and-ground network to speed delivery of time-sensitive shipments, by a definite time and date with a money-back guarantee.

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 $42 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 300,000 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.

 

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