FedEx Logistics furloughs some employees, spokesperson says

FedEx Logistics furloughs some employees, spokesperson says

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx has temporarily furloughed a number of employees who work at FedEx Logistics, a company spokesperson confirmed.

The company sent FOX13 the following statement:

“FedEx has implemented a temporary furlough for a small number of team members at FedEx Logistics to align our workforce with current operational and business needs. We will continue to evaluate the environment and bring back furloughed employees as business circumstances allow. We do not take actions like this lightly. We are committed to supporting all of our team members who are impacted, and those who are continuing to deliver every day on behalf of our customers and communities around the world.”

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The furloughs come as another division, FedEx Ground says it’s seeing ‘holiday’ shipping-levels as more people are shopping online during the COVID-19 pandemic.