FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., and the U.S. Postal Service today announced a new agreement for domestic air transportation of mail through 2013.
The Postal Service and FedEx Express signed a seven-year contract in 2001 for airport-to-airport delivery of mail within the
The agreement is expected to generate about $8 billion in revenue over the life of the seven-year contract.
FedEx Express will continue to fly over 4 million pounds of
The new contract allows the Postal Service and FedEx to continue our successful business relationship, said Postmaster General John E. Potter. This relationship benefits postal customers by allowing us to maintain our high service standards while keeping cost affordable.
Reaching a new agreement a full two years ahead of schedule is proof positive of the excellent relationship that FedEx has developed with the U.S. Postal Service, said David J. Bronczek, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Express. We are proud of the trust the Postal Service has placed in us and their confidence in our fast, reliable and efficient service.
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