June 09, 2022 Memphis, TENN – On Thursday, June 9, team members at the FedEx Express Ramp at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport offloaded a shipment of approximately 110,000 pounds of Nestle infant formula from a FedEx Express charter flight in coordination with the U.S. Government. The flight arrived from Cologne, Germany, where the cargo was offloaded and transported by FedEx Express trucks to a Nestle distribution center. FedEx remains engaged with the U.S. administration and agencies to provide logistic and transportation support as needed for Operation Fly Formula.
“The FedEx network was made for moments like this,” said Tim Wertner, Senior Vice President, Western Division U.S. Operations, FedEx Express. “Our integrated air and ground networks allow us to move time-sensitive shipments like much-needed formula safely and quickly. Our pilots, drivers, and operations team members are well-versed in handling these types of critical shipments and are proud to help with this mission.”