FedEx Wins “Sustainable Supply Chain” Award in China
An Industry Recognition of Its Commitment to Environmental Sustainability
GUANGZHOU, April 6, 2023 -- At the recent “2022 Annual Supply Chain Innovation Conference” organized by the Guangdong Procurement and Supply Chain Association, FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the largest express transportation companies in the world, won the “2022-2023 Sustainable Supply Chain” award, making it the only foreign logistics company to receive this recognition.
This award acknowledges the company’s dedication to a sustainable supply chain in China. As a pioneer in sustainable logistics, FedEx has set a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations globally by 2040. To achieve this goal, the company has taken a multitude of measures, including vehicle electrification, energy efficiency adaptation, paperless shipping, sustainable facilities, and innovative automation technologies to reduce carbon emissions in its operations. Additionally, the company has established an internal Environmental Sustainability Project Team dedicated to sustainable development progress specifically in its operations in China.
“For nearly 40 years in China, FedEx has actively engaged in the stable growth of the Chinese economy and society, with a focus on expanding sustainable development, and other key fields. This award recognizes our sustainable development in China, and it encourages us to keep following the path of sustainability,” said Robert Chu, vice president of FedEx China. “We will continue to promote and implement energy-saving and emission reduction initiatives, leading the logistics industry to build sustainable supply chains and create a sustainable future for our customers and the community.”
FedEx has made progress in a number of sustainability initiatives in China, which includes deploying more than 330 electric vehicles into service, retrofitting all offices in the country with energy-efficient LED lighting, incorporating green technology and environmental concepts in the design of new facilities, and exploring the feasibility of applying solar energy and other new energy sources to its operational facilities with specialized suppliers. In addition, FedEx provides sustainable solutions to its customers through digitized shipping services and reusable packaging solutions. To expand its sustainability efforts, it is cooperating with environmental and non-profit organizations to jointly create a blueprint for a greener future.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of FedEx. Committed to global trade and business exchanges over the years, the company is investing in efforts to help reach its 2040 carbon-neutral operations goal to create a more sustainable future for all.
About FedEx Express
FedEx Express is one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, supplying fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express uses a global air-and-ground network to speed the delivery of time-sensitive shipments by a definite time and date.