FedEx Trade Networks names new COO

FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding arm of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), said it has named Dr. Udo Lange as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

In his new position, Lange is responsible for overseeing all global air and ocean freight forwarding and customs brokerage operations for the company.

Lange has more than 20 years of experience in the international trade industry with expertise in global freight forwarding and logistics. Prior to joining FedEx Trade Networks, Lange held executive leadership positions with leading international transportation providers where he led successful operational excellence and corporate quality initiatives centered on continuous improvement.

FedEx Trade Networks, and its predecessor companies, have more than 100 years of experience in international trade.

FedEx provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services.