FedEx New Zealand Named Best Employer For Eighth Consecutive Year
Reflecting FedEx Commitment to Employees and Success in Delivering Business Outcomes
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, June 04, 2015—FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has been accredited as an Aon Hewitt Best Employer in New Zealand for the eighth year running.
“We are honoured to be recognised as an employer of choice in New Zealand for the eighth time. This recognition is a testament to the dedication and hard work of all of our employees to making every customer experience outstanding.” said Kim Garner, managing director, FedEx Express Australasia. “At FedEx, our People-Service-Profit philosophy is a fundamental part of our success. We believe that by taking good care of our people, they will deliver exceptional service to all of our customers, which will in turn generate the profit that enables us to reinvest in our team and business.”
“By creating a positive working environment through a combination of leadership development, recognition and training programs, FedEx ensures our team members feel engaged and valued.” added Mr. Garner. “FedEx has long been committed to fostering growth from within and we’re proud that 87% of New Zealand management team have been promoted from within the company.”
In addition to being awarded Aon Hewitt’s 2015 Best Employer in New Zealand, FedEx was also recognized by Aon Hewitt as one of the ‘Best Employers in Asia-Pacific’. The company also achieved No. 12 in Fortune Magazine’s annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released in February 2015, and No. 1 in the delivery industry. Recently, FedEx was named among the most reputable companies in the world, according to the annual Global RepTrak® 100 list released by the Reputation Institute and published in Forbes.
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 $47 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 325,000 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.
About Aon Hewitt Best Employers
The Aon Hewitt Best Employers in ANZ Program is an accreditation process consisting of three stages including an employee opinions survey; people practice inventory; and organisational audit. Organisations have to meet the criteria for the three stages to be accredited for the year. A total of 148 companies were involved in the 2015 accreditation process, with over 92,509 employees contributing to the employee opinion surveys and 15 organisations achieved Aon Hewitt Best Employer Accreditation.
More information about the Aon Hewitt Best Employer Study can be found here: www.aonhewittbestemployers.com.au