FedEx Once Again Named a “Best Employer” by Aon Hewitt
HONG KONG, June 1, 2011 — FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has been once again recognized by Aon Hewitt, a global human resources consulting and outsourcing company, as one of the Best Employers in Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore; as well as the Best Employer for Woman in Korea. In Thailand, FedEx is named as having ‘High Potential to be Best Employer’.
“FedEx is internationally recognized as one of the world’s best employers. The consistent recognition by Aon Hewitt in Asia reaffirms our commitment to FedEx People-Service-Profit philosophy,” said David L. Cunningham Jr., president, Asia Pacific, FedEx Express. “I am very proud of each and every one on the FedEx team who make FedEx such a great place to work while at the same time keeping the focus on delivering outstanding service to our customers.”
Inaugurated in 2001, Aon Hewitt’s bi-annual Best Employers in Asia survey is the region’s largest and one of its most prestigious human resource surveys. It measures employers’ effectiveness in creating a workplace environment that engages employees and delivers value through their people.
Earlier this year, FedEx is also named one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by FORTUNE Magazine, and one of Asia’s “200 Most Admired Companies” by Wall Street Journal Asia in November 2010.
About the Best Employers Study
The Aon Hewitt Best Employers study is conducted by Aon Hewitt. 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.
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 over 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. For more information, visit news.fedex.com.
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