FedEx commits additional USD 1m to hurricane and earthquake relief efforts

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has committed an additional USD 1 million in cash and transportation support to deliver critical medical aid and supplies to help communities recover after the devastating hurricane season as well as the earthquake in Mexico, the company said.

This brings the company´s total commitment to USD 3 million in disaster relief over the past few weeks. FedEx is proud to use its global network to help numerous relief agencies respond to these unprecedented disasters.

In advance of the storms, FedEx prepositioned relief supplies in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and South Florida. Since the San Juan airport reopened, FedEx has sent two or more relief flights a day filled with supplies for Hurricane Maria survivors.

FedEx is also working with relief agencies to deliver critical supplies in Mexico. On board one of the relief flights–water treatment systems that will help provide clean drinking water for 30,000 people a day.

This collaboration is part of the FedEx Cares “Delivering for Good” initiative. The company uses its expertise in shipping and logistics to connect organizations, communities and individuals with the resources they need through charitable shipping and cash donations.

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of USD 61 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 400,000 team members to remain “absolutely, positively” focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. To learn more about how FedEx connects people and possibilities around the world, visit about.fedex.com.