New offerings for FedEx's global operations

By Freddie Pierce
Fedex has extended its service offering in two global locations this week, following the opening of a new station near Berlin in addition to the launch...

Fedex has extended its service offering in two global locations this week, following the opening of a new station near Berlin in addition to the launch of web services in India.

The global logistics provider opened a station in Großbeeren, a southern suburb of the German capital city to sort and bundle packages from customers before they are sent around the world.

The station employs more than 20 people, in the pickup and delivery of packages, planning, and in administrative positions. The new station follows is an addition to a previous station opened in March 2012,  in the Berlin neighborhood of Neukölln, creating more than 30 jobs.  

The company also announced the launch of its Ship Site program in India this week, which offers a business building alliance to increase access points from which shipments can be sent. The new service offering is designed to offer customers new access point to experience a faster, easier and more convenient way to send shipments, this increasing FedEx’s retail footprint in India.

The first alliance with the program is Bangalore-based printing chain Primto, which will offer customers access to FedEx services from its 12 high street locations in Bangalore.

"With the launch of our Ship Site program in India we are even better placed to satisfy the growing needs of our retail customers. We aim to provide more convenience and accessibility while delivering the same high-quality service, reliability and unparalleled transportation expertise that FedEx is known for," said Rakesh Shalia, managing director, Marketing, FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa.

"Our alliance with Printo will enable us to be present in 12 additional locations in Bangalore thus increasing our proximity to our customers. Printo's international quality print services and wide base of small business customers make the association an ideal fit for FedEx."

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