FedEx Express Opens New Station in Ponce
PONCE, P.R., August 19, 2010 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, recently inaugurated its new service station in Ponce, Puerto Rico.
With an estimated $2 million investment and 27,853 square feet, the facility can handle up to 2,400 packages per hour. This new station also houses a convenient FedEx World Service Center with ample customer parking. Conveniently located outside the Mercedita Airport in Ponce, the station is easily accessible from Las Américas Expressway and Highway PR#10.
“The FedEx station in Ponce reaffirms our commitment to the Puerto Rico business community and provides customers with improved accessibility to our services. This investment exemplifies our long-term commitment with the economic development of Puerto Rico, especially this year when we celebrate our 30th anniversary on the island,” said José A. Narváez, managing director of Operations for FedEx Express, Puerto Rico.
“The FedEx investment in Ponce instills a great dose of positivism in our city’s economy, which will definitely bring the progress that our citizens really need” said María “Mayita” Meléndez, mayor of Ponce, about the new location in Ponce.
About FedEx Express Latin America & Caribbean
FedEx Express Latin America & Caribbean Division services more than 50 countries and territories throughout Latin America and the Caribbean and employs more than 3,400 people committed to total customer satisfaction each business day.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $35 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 280,000 team members to remain “absolutely, positively” focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities.