FedEx Express Opens New Facility in Mbombela, Increases Access for Customers in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG. June 4, 2021 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and the world’s largest express transportation company, has opened a new facility in Mbombela, in the north east of South Africa. The new location provides customers with easier access to the global FedEx network.

The facility will provide the essential logistics solutions, as well as products and services necessary for small and medium businesses to unlock their potential and achieve international growth.

“We are excited to provide customers with easier access through this facility. As we extend our footprint, our goal is to continue working with customers and supporting them on their journey to reach new clients and new markets,” said Natasha Parmanand, Southern Africa Operations Manager at FedEx Express.

FedEx understands that as trade conditions improve and opportunities emerge for small and medium businesses following the COVID-19 lockdowns, companies are looking to work with service providers that have the know-how to assist with their growth. With the introduction of this facility, customers in Mbombela will have immediate access to support and guidance from FedEx Express, and direct access to the 220 countries and territories it serves.

The FedEx Express global network provides time-sensitive, express services worldwide. This means that customers in Mpumalanga have access to more convenient offerings with a drop-off and pick-up point right at their doorstep.

“We are excited to present our new location and look forward to continue working with local businesses as they grow globally,” concluded Parmanand.