MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announced today that, for the fourth time in five weeks, the Teamsters union has withdrawn an election petition, this time at the FedEx Freight service center in Nashville, TN. The union would only take this action if it recognized that it would lose.
“Our drivers continue to send a clear message that the union is not needed and not wanted,” said Pat Reed, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, FedEx Freight. “We remain confident that the vast majority of our team members want to continue their direct relationship with management without third party interference.”
To date, FedEx Freight drivers have voted against the union in Louisville, KY, Delanco, NJ, and Newark, NJ. In addition, the union has withdrawn petitions before the scheduled elections in Nashville, TN, Middletown, PA, South Newark, NJ, and Richmond, VA.
About FedEx Freight
With corporate offices in Memphis, Tenn., the FedEx Freight Segment includes FedEx Freight, a leading U.S. provider of LTL freight services; FedEx Freight Canada, an LTL operating company serving most points in Canada; and FedEx Custom Critical, North America's largest time-specific, critical shipment carrier. FedEx Freight also serves Mexico, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information, visit fedex.com.
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 $46 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 300,000 team members 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 news.fedex.com.