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FedEx Trade Networks' New President And CEO Jack Muhs. (Photo: Business Wire)

FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding arm of global shipping giant FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announced the appointment of James R. (Jack) Muhs as the new president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the company.
FedEx Trade Networks' new President and CEO Jack Muhs. (Photo: Business Wire)

FedEx Trade Networks' new President and CEO Jack Muhs. (Photo: Business Wire)

In his new position, Muhs is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of FedEx Trade Networks, including the company’s global operations and product portfolio.

Muhs has spent nearly thirty years in the international trade industry since beginning his career with FedEx in 1984. He has served in a variety of operations and executive management roles, building an in-depth knowledge of global freight movement and the evolving needs of international shippers.

Prior to joining FedEx Trade Networks, Muhs most recently served as senior vice president of U.S. International, Global Planning, Engineering and Trade Services at FedEx Express, where he was responsible for the company’s U.S. export business, as well as the planning and engineering of the FedEx Express global network. During his tenure with FedEx, Muhs has supported the company’s global growth strategy by overseeing key strategic areas, including global trade, freight movement, engineering and network planning, operations and customs clearance activities—all of which align with the daily operations and continued development of FedEx Trade Networks.

“FedEx Trade Networks has experienced impressive growth since beginning its global expansion, and I look forward to continuing the momentum to provide customers around the globe with unique FedEx freight forwarding solutions,” said Muhs.

About FedEx Trade Networks

FedEx Trade Networks, and its predecessor companies, have more than 100 years of experience in international trade. The company's advanced technology and network of worldwide locations and alliances enables it to provide comprehensive ocean and air international freight forwarding, customs brokerage, global order logistics, distribution and surface transportation, trade advisory services, and advanced e-commerce and trade facilitation solutions. FedEx Trade Networks has the resources and support to help customers of all sizes navigate the intricacies of shipping goods globally. For more information, visit

About FedEx

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $45 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

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