FedEx Trade Networks now serving Lyon

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FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding arm of FedEx Corp., announced that it has established operations in Lyon, France, as a part of its ongoing expansion initiative. The new office in Lyon, which is located outside of the city at the Lyon Saint Exupery Airport, is the third FedEx Trade Networks office to open in France. The company also has air and ocean freight forwarding offices in Paris and Le Havre.

“Lyon is an important cargo hub that is strategically positioned in the heart of Europe,” says Pascal Raye, country manager of France. “With our new operations in Lyon, we will be able to provide our customers in the region with the local support they need, while providing comprehensive shipping solutions to our customers around the world who have business in France.”

FedEx Trade Networks says the new Lyon office will offer customers increased access to major global markets, both inbound and outbound, and that customers also will benefit from the company’s wide range of ocean service options, in addition to flexible air freight forwarding solutions that employ a variety of value-added services, including the ability to manage their supply chain and control their goods in transit from point of origin to final destination. Customs brokerage, purchase order management with Global Order Logistics, surface transportation, warehousing and distribution are other multimodal solutions offered by FedEx Trade Networks.