Monday 24th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

FedEx expands forwarding network

Forwarder FedEx Trade Networks has opened offices in Rotterdam, Hamburg and Frankfurt as part of an aggressive expansion plan.

It said: “Rotterdam is Europe’s largest container port and enables significant intra-European and intra-continental trade;  Hamburg is strategically situated on the Elbe river shipping channel and is a vital transshipment center for cargo arriving from or destined for Asia; and  CargoCity Frankfurt is one of the world’s top ten airports in terms of freight volume and has emerged as one of the world’s top cargo hubs.”

Since starting its worldwide expansion plan in 2008, the Memphis-based freight forwarder has opened a total of 28 freight forwarding offices across Europe Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, in addition to more than 60 locations in the US and Canada.