FedEx Corp. announced the appointment of William J. Logue as president of FedEx Freight Corp., a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and leading provider of regional and long-haul less-than-truckload services in North America.
Logue will succeed Douglas G. Duncan, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Freight Corp., who is retiring effective Feb. 28, 2010. To facilitate a smooth transition, Logue will serve as president of FedEx Freight beginning December 1, 2009, and will assume the CEO role upon Duncan's retirement. A seasoned leader, Logue joined FedEx Express in 1989 through the Flying Tiger acquisition. In his current role at FedEx Express, Logue serves as executive vice president, chief operating officer, FedEx Express-United States, where he is responsible for FedEx Express Air Operations, Air Ground and Freight Services, Central Support Services and Domestic Ground Operations Divisions.
In his new position, Logue will be responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of the FedEx Freight Segment, which includes FedEx Freight, FedEx National LTL and FedEx Custom Critical.
"Bill's demonstrated ability to lead complex organizations and his in-depth transport operations experience make him an excellent choice as the new president and CEO of the FedEx Freight Segment ," said Frederick W. Smith, chairman, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Corp. "I want to recognize Doug Duncan for his many contributions in helping FedEx build our excellent LTL services. These capabilities have strengthened the FedEx portfolio and I am confident that Bill's leadership will further enhance our performance in this key market."