FedEx Lauded As One of the Best Employers in Singapore
SINGAPORE, May 4, 2011—FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has been recognized as one of the Best Employers in Singapore for the fifth time by global human resource consulting and outsourcing firm, Aon Hewitt.
The Best Employers in Singapore is part of Aon Hewitt’s bi-annual Best Employers in Asia Pacific survey, which measures employers’ effectiveness in creating a workplace environment that engages employees and delivers value through their people. FedEx was recognised as one of The Best Employers in Singapore at an awards dinner hosted by Aon Hewitt at the Mandarin Oriental last Friday.
“At FedEx, we believe that our people are the heart of our business and they are key to our ability to consistently deliver outstanding service,” said Clifton Chua, managing director of FedEx Singapore. “We are honoured that Aon Hewitt has again named FedEx as one of the Best Employers in Singapore.”
“This recognition reflects FedEx commitment to our founding People-Service-Profit philosophy and is also a pledge to our employees that we are committed to making FedEx a great place to work,” he added.
Apart from Singapore, Aon Hewitt has also named FedEx as one of the Best Employers (2011) in Malaysia. FedEx has also been ranked as the 8th most admired company according to Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies list this year.
About the Best Employers in Singapore 2011 Survey
The Aon Hewitt Best Employers in Singapore 2011 study is conducted by Aon Hewitt in partnership with The Business Times and Classified Advertisements Telephone Service (CATS) Recruit in The Straits Times.
The study provides definitive benchmarks and insights into how organizations drive business results through people. It enables an organization to measure the effectiveness of its people practices, and identifies a shortlist of the Aon Hewitt Best Employers in Singapore.
The 2011 study is expected to be the largest employee research project in Asia, and its most recent study findings represent the views of over two million employees from more than 900 organizations. It is the sixth time that Aon Hewitt will determine how to drive business results through people. The Aon Hewitt Best Employers in APAC 2011 study spans over eleven markets, including Australia/New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Middle East, Singapore, and Thailand.
About FedEx Express
FedEx Express is the world’s largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to every U.S. address and 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.
About FedEx Corp.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $38 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 290,000 team members to remain “absolutely and positively” focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities.
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