FedEx begins operations in the new logistics centre in Mexico
Nov 15, 2016: FedEx Express began operations at a new FedEx Logistics Centre located in the El Peral Industrial Park in the municipality of Cuautitlan Izcalli in the State of Mexico.
The new centre combines the capabilities of an advanced facility with a talented team of logistics professionals to provide a comprehensive service offering to its many customers, which now includes unloading, storing and transferring of products and packages.
The centre is part of a five-year expansion plan by FedEx in Mexico, as the company seeks to meet customer needs and expand its service offerings.
“Having an advanced facility in the area of supply chain is critical to promoting international trade. That’s why we at FedEx continue to drive growth in our Latin American markets, connecting companies with global opportunities through alliances and investments and always aiming to meet the current needs of each country or territory in which we operate,” said Juan Cento, president of FedEx Express Latin America and the Caribbean.
The new 270,000 sq. ft. facility will allow the company to consolidate all logistics operations in one place, providing better control of inventory with real-time visibility and traceability of all shipping and movements.
The highlights of the new centre include: 26 loading and unloading platforms; more than 86,000 sq. ft. of storage space in selective rack systems of up to seven levels with 12,734 available positions; mezzanine with three levels of 15,000 sq. ft. each; maquila added-value station; post-sale reverse logistics customer care area; control tower for monitoring critical deliveries throughout the country; inventory administration operated by state-of-the-art WMSs and modulated growth capacity.
“In this way, FedEx continues to grow and expand its portfolio of services, creating business opportunities for its clients in Mexico and offering greater support to Mexican companies in all sectors and industries,” said Jorge Torres, president of FedEx Express Mexico.
FedEx is currently one of the largest and most important logistics companies in Mexico, having a strong market share in the country’s courier and parcel industry with more than 1000 local outlets, five air cargo terminals, one logistics centre, 12 warehouses, 45 forwarding stock locations, 84 stations, more than 1,300 ground vehicles, and three aircraft supporting both domestic and international operations.
FedEx Express continues to expand its infrastructure and services in Latin America and the Caribbean to meet the needs of customers in the entire region.
FedEx Express Latin America and Caribbean serves more than 50 countries and territories and employs more than 19,000 people committed to total customer satisfaction.