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FedEx is BASELWORLD's New Courier Service Provider

Zurich - November 19, 2007 -

FedEx is the new official courier service provider for the world’s leading watch and jewellery show, BASELWORLD.  From 3-10 April 2008, the express courier company will offer exhibitors and visitors an extensive all-round courier service right on site.

 “With its extensive and flexible range of services, FedEx is our ideal courier services provider,” said Sylvie Ritter, Show Director of BASELWORLD, on the new long-term co-operation.  FedEx will handle all document, catalogue and sample dispatch directly on site for exhibitors and visitors, from preparing the paperwork to packaging and import and export management.

With its reliable Express Service, FedEx offers next day delivery to the most important business centres in Europe and the USA, as well as a 2-3 day delivery service to Asia. Especially for BASELWORLD, the courier company will extend its range of services and also offer an express service within Switzerland.  The FedEx service centers are manned daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Hall 6 "Hall of Universe" and in the Business Centre.

About FedEx Switzerland
 FedEx has been operating in Switzerland since 1985 and today has ten branches in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne, Lugano, Lucerne and St Gallen.  FedEx employs around 375 people in Switzerland who have already given their company the Cash Award for best employer several times.  In Switzerland FedEx deploys more than 120 vehicles to supply its complete range of services.

About FedEx Express
 FedEx Express is the world's largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express uses a global air-and-ground network to speed delivery of time-sensitive shipments, usually in one to two business days with the delivery time guaranteed.

About FedEx Corp.
 FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services.  With annual revenues of $36 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 280 000 employees and contractors to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. For more information, visit

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