MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding arm of global shipping giant FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), was named 2012 Global Logistics Supplier of the Year by HP for its innovative freight forwarding solutions and collaborative approach to customer service. The prestigious award was presented to FedEx Trade Networks at the HP Supply Chain Supplier Summit in San Francisco last week.
“Our company works closely with customers to understand their supply chain and develop integrated solutions to meet their needs. This award is a reflection of the success of that approach, the strength of our capabilities and our team’s commitment across the globe.”
“It is an honor to be recognized by HP for our solutions and the service we provide,” said Fred Schardt, president and CEO, FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. “Our company works closely with customers to understand their supply chain and develop integrated solutions to meet their needs. This award is a reflection of the success of that approach, the strength of our capabilities and our team’s commitment across the globe.”
In this case, FedEx Trade Networks provided an end-to-end solution from Asia-Pacific to the United States that allows HP’s supply chain to speed up, slow down and mode shift as needed. The flexible solution involves dedicated customer service and relies on close coordination with HP’s manufacturers, customers and other service providers, including seamless collaboration within the FedEx operating companies.
“As part of FedEx, we have access to an unparalleled network of capabilities, which benefits organizations with multiple shipping needs like HP,” continued Schardt. “We are proud of the relationship and solutions we’ve built with HP and will continue to provide innovative logistics strategies that help keep their supply chain running smoothly.”
To determine the Global Logistics Supplier of the Year Award winner, HP evaluated an elite group of suppliers with outstanding performance, exemplifying principles of delivering greater value, including enhanced revenue, cost savings and process efficiencies.
About FedEx Trade Networks
FedEx Trade Networks, and its predecessor companies, have more than 100 years of experience in international trade. The company's advanced technology and network of worldwide locations and alliances enables it to provide comprehensive ocean and air international freight forwarding, customs brokerage, global order logistics, distribution and surface transportation, trade advisory services and advanced e-commerce and trade facilitation solutions. FedEx Trade Networks has the resources and support to help customers of all sizes navigate the intricacies of shipping goods globally. For more information, visit ftn.fedex.com.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $43 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 300,000 team members 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 news.fedex.com.