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FedEx Chosen as the Best Logistic Services Provider in 2008 by the Automotive Sector


SÃO PAULO, Brazil, December, 2008 – FedEx, the world’s largest express transportation company, was honored as Best Logistic Services Provider in the 9th edition of the AutoData Award, considered the most important recognition for companies, products and professionals in the Brazilian automotive sector. FedEx received the trophy for Best Logistics Provider in 2008 during a ceremony held on November 26, in Sao Paulo.

The AutoData Award honors the best in the automotive sector, based on a survey of successful case studies from main Brazilian companies in this industry. The forty-five top companies ranked qualify for the final round, when AutoData members vote on the best company in each category. FedEx competed against four renowned logistics companies and received the majority of votes.

“We are very proud to receive this award and we would like to thank our devoted team at FedEx, who always strive to provide excellent services, as well as our loyal customers. This award represents the scope and recognition that our brand has achieved in the Brazilian automotive sector,” said Carlos Ienne, Managing Director of FedEx Express for Mercosur Region.

The customers from the automotive segment, which represent 40% of FedEx Express total customers in Brazil, can expect the company’s steady commitment to the development of the best alternatives to meet customers’ expectations. “For FedEx, it is fundamental to meet the demands of different business areas in Brazil. We can ship anything, from the smallest document to a Formula 1 race car. In fact, our limit is the size of the door of our cargo planes,” said Ienne.

About AutoData

The AutoData magazine is considered the most influent Latin-American publication dedicated to subjects regarding the automotive sector from different point of views: economics, business, politics and marketing. As an extension of its commitment to the segment, the magazine offers since 1999 the AutoData Award, a recognition given to the outstanding products and professionals that have developed remarkable actions throughout the year, in terms of innovation, goals, technology and services. The winners on the 19 categories are chosen by a committee, as well as the magazine readers.

About FedEx Express Latin America & Caribbean

FedEx Express Latin America and Caribbean services more than 50 countries and territories and employs more than 3,400 people committed to total customer satisfaction. FedEx Express LAC has acted as a pillar of growth for the region and continues its commitment through the FedEx PyMEx Membership program, the first initiative to partner with small and medium exporters by offering innovative ways to access the global marketplace.

About FedEx

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $39 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 employees and contractors 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