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Dr. Udo Lange

FedEx Logistics Leadership: COO, FedEx Logistics, President and CEO, FedEx Trade Networks

Dr. Udo Lange serves as the chief operations officer for the Memphis-based FedEx Logistics, an integrated air and ocean cargo, supply chain, and specialty logistics provider. He also serves as president and chief executive officer of FedEx Trade Networks, a company under FedEx Logistics. Dr. Lange is responsible for overseeing all supply chain, global freight forwarding, customs brokerage operations and engineering functions for the company, as well as for all of FedEx Logistics.

Dr. Lange has over 20 years of experience in the international trade industry, with expertise in global freight forwarding and logistics. Prior to joining FedEx Logistics in August 2015, Dr. Lange held executive leadership positions with leading international transportation providers, where he led successful operational excellence and corporate quality initiatives.

Throughout his career, Dr. Lange has distinguished himself as a dynamic leader who produces strong business results while fostering an efficient and collaborative working environment. His extraordinary leadership style allows him to navigate complex managerial situations with a clear focus on people and results simultaneously. As a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Dr. Lange uses strategic methodology to improve the customer experience and productivity.

Dr. Lange holds a Ph.D. in economic science from the University of Duisburg and a master’s in business administration and mechanical engineering from the University of Kaiserslautern.