Expansions Allow for Continued Growth Into British Columbia Interior
KELOWNA, BC, June 2 /CNW/ - Today, Federal Express Canada, a subsidiary
of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), officially unveiled two new facility expansions
located on Airport Way in Kelowna. The expansions include a new office, a
customer service facility with a world service centre front counter, and a new
sorting and warehouse facility. The facility was recently expanded to better
serve FedEx customers doing business in and with the fast-growing British
Columbia Interior market.
"We are proud to unveil our new facility today," said Pina Starnino, vice
president, Operations, FedEx Express Canada. "This location has a 20-year
history in the community and we believe the expansions will further stimulate
business in Kelowna and into the Interior. We look forward to growing with
this community for another 20 years."
The Kelowna operations began in the early 1990s with a single courier.
Volume has grown over the past two decades and today there are more than 20
employees, serving Penticton, Westside, Vernon, Armstrong, Lake County and
"Our expanded facility is evidence of the market growth in Kelowna and
the B.C. Interior," said Starnino. "As we look to the future, we see continued
expansion and expect to make further service enhancements for our customers
and offer additional opportunities for our employees."
The Kelowna facility provides ground transportation and serves as a
feeder aircraft operation. The new facilities offer customers the following
- New office, administrative and customer service facility
- World service centre front counter
- 12 new areas served by FedEx
- New sorting and warehouse facility
- Two customer service representatives
- Established local-based account representative
About FedEx Express Canada
Federal Express Canada Ltd. is a global logistics and transportation
company offering domestic and international shipping and electronic commerce
solutions. The company uses real-time package status tracking systems,
automated customs clearance services and a dedicated air and ground
transportation network to serve Canadian and global markets. FedEx Express is
dedicated to being the nation's "employer, neighbour and shipper of choice".
FedEx Express employs approximately 5,000 people in over 60 facilities
For further information:
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