FedEx Express Announced as a 2017 National Business Awards Winner


JOHANNESBURG, November 16, 2017—FedEx Express SA (Pty) Ltd., a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has been announced as the Transport & Logistics category winner at the 15th annual National Business Awards. The Awards recognize South Africa’s industry leaders through the acknowledgement of innovative business processes, product development, enterprise, sustainability and overall business success.

Mike Higley, Vice President for Southern Africa at FedEx Express, said “We are extremely proud to have won this prestigious accolade which confirms the professionalism, dedication and teamwork of our people. Our global network serves more than 220 countries and territories, and we continue to champion solutions that redefine how Africa and the world are connected. I’m delighted that our commitment to excellence has been recognized by the National Business Awards.This win signals to our team members and customers the strength of our operations, and superior portfolio of solutions.”

For a decade and a half, the National Business Awards in South Africa has awarded outstanding results in areas such as sustainability, customer focus, tech innovation, growth and more.

“Our judges were seriously impressed by the calibre of entries received this year, so selecting winners from finalists was not an easy task - we are proud to recognize FedEx as the winner of the Transport & Logistics trophy,” said Karla Fletcher, Top Media and Communication Marketing and Events Director. “Every leading business has a core priority that it pursues, whether that is to be a sustainability leader, an innovator or an employer of choice at the forefront of its market sector. South Africa should know that our winners have been astutely researched and shown to be the best at what they do. Congratulations to FedEx Express SA (Pty) Ltd. on this achievement.”