Friday 28th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

FedEx expands forwarding operation

FedEx Trade Networks, the ocean and air freight forwarder, has opened offices in London, Manchester and Brussels as part of a global expansion plan.

In total it is opening six new offices in its Europe, the Middle East and Africa region and its Latin America region.


In India it is opening offices in Mumbai and Chennai. In Latin America, the company has opened an office in Mexico City.

President and chief executive Fred Schardt said: “With our global expansion efforts, shippers can get the flexible and reliable freight forwarding solutions they need from a name they trust—FedEx.”

In 2008, FedEx Trade Networks opened freight forwarding operations in Hong Kong and Shanghai

This was followed last year by offices in Brazil, Singapore, Taiwan, The Netherlands, France, and the Chinese cities of Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Qingdao, Tianjin, Xiamen, Dalian, and Ningbo.