FedEx says global recession bottomed out

“We have probably hit the bottom,” said industry stalwart Fred Smith, chairman, president and CEO of FedEx Corporation while announcing the global express company’s latest quarterly earnings last week. FedEx’s overall group revenue for the quarter ended 28 February was down 14 per cent year-on-year to US$8.14 billion while operating income fell 72 per cent […]


FedEx Fred Smith recession


“We have probably hit the bottom,” said industry stalwart Fred Smith, chairman, president and CEO of FedEx Corporation while announcing the global express company’s latest quarterly earnings last week. FedEx’s overall group revenue for the quarter ended 28 February was down 14 per cent year-on-year to US$8.14 billion while operating income fell 72 per cent to US$182 million, whilst net income also fell by nearly 72 per cent to US$97 million.