FedEx Freight Opens New Container Freight Station In Chicago

  FedEx Freight Opens New Container Freight Station In Chicago

         Central Location Improves Transits and Rates to Puerto Rico

Business Wire

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- March 27, 2014

FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), will open a new
container freight station in its Chicago Summit, Ill., facility to consolidate
and sort freight bound for Puerto Rico, effective March 31.

New container freight station in Chicago improves transits and rates to Puerto
Rico (Photo: Business ...

New container freight station in Chicago improves transits and rates to Puerto
Rico (Photo: Business Wire)

Shipments to Puerto Rico moving from Chicago Summit will travel five days a
week, with updated transit standards reflected in transit maps on
The service will benefit any customers shipping to Puerto Rico from North
America, including in Canada and Mexico. Customers will continue to receive a
single invoice for their less-than-truckload (LTL) and full-container-load
(FCL) Puerto Rico shipments through the new Chicago location and the existing
Jacksonville, Fla., gateway service center.

“The container freight station in Chicago Summit is a key location in our
network to better serve the needs of our customers,” said Grant Crawford, vice
president of International, FedEx Freight. “This more centralized location
will help improve transits and rates for many Puerto Rico shipments.”

The new Chicago container freight station is part of a network of more than
360 FedEx Freight service centers across North America.

Freight bound for Puerto Rico was previously processed at the FedEx Freight
facility in Newark, N.J.

About FedEx Freight

With corporate offices in Memphis, Tenn., the FedEx Freight Segment includes
FedEx Freight, a leading U.S. provider of LTL freight services; FedEx Freight
Canada, an LTL operating company serving most points in Canada; and FedEx
Custom Critical, North America's largest time-specific, critical shipment
carrier. FedEx Freight also serves Mexico, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin
Islands. For more information, visit

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 $45 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
300,000 team members 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

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