PARIS On his departure from Davos, Frederick W. Smith, chairman, president and CEO of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) accepted an invitation by French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin to participate in the Strategic Council on France Attractiveness.
Mr. Smith shared his views with French government officials on how
As a founding member of the Roissy Carex Group, FedEx is working with the government and other partners to establish an integrated transport policy in
During his meetings with government officials, Mr. Smith reasserted FedEx support for the French Government Investment Policy. He emphasized his commitment to the company's operations across
Facts about FedEx Express in
FedEx serves all of
FedEx uses 215 aircraft to fly 294 flights per week.
The FedEx Paris hub can process up to 30,000 packages and
30,000 documents an hour, or approximately 1,000 tons of
shipments per day.
The total hub area is 77,000 square metres; the total sorting
area: 55,000 square metres.
Ninety percent of inbound FedEx shipments can be
customs-cleared and delivered the day they arrive.
FedEx employs more than 2,500 people in
are at CDG - and has a very low employee turnover rate at only
Ninety-eight percent of the 2,500 employees have a non-fixed
FedEx prioritizes the hiring of employees from local
populations, including those living in areas of the counties
of Seine Saint-Denis and Val d'Oise.
About FedEx Corporation
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $34 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 275,000 employees and contractors 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 www.fedex.com.
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. 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.