The fate of two FedEx Freight facilities in Toledo remains uncertain after an announcement Friday by the firm it plans to cut 1,700 jobs in an attempt to shore up its money-losing U.S. operations.
Jess Bunn, a spokesman for FedEx Freight in Memphis, said Wednesday no decision has been made regarding which 100 of the carrier's 500 service centers will be closed in January. FedEx Freight, which was started in 2001 and lost $16 million in the last fiscal quarter ending Aug. 31, has 14 centers in Ohio.
In Toledo, FedEx Freight service centers are at 1919 East Manhattan Blvd., and at 5657 Enterprise Blvd. FedEx Freight is a separate entity from FedEx Ground operations, which had revenue of $287 million and last year opened a $92 million hub in Perrysburg Township.
Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. Comments that violate these standards, or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, are subject to being removed and commenters are subject to being banned. To post comments, you must be a registered user on toledoblade.com. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.