FedEx Express has announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art ramp operation located at Ontario International Airport in Ontario, California. The opening comes before what is expected to be a record-setting holiday shipping season and is part of the company’s plan to increase operational efficiencies and to meet growing customer demands.
“The opening of our new FedEx Express Ontario ramp positions our operations and services to efficiently handle the growing e-commerce volume coming out of Southern California and strengthens our competitive position in the market,” said Richard W. Smith, Regional President of The Americas and EVP of Global Support, FedEx Express.
The 59.5-acre site includes a 251,000 sq ft, two-story facility with an automated sort of up to 12,000 packages per hour, including more than 2,700 non-conveyable shipments. The facility will staff 490 team members and includes nine wide-body aircraft gates, 14 feeder aircraft gates and 18 truck docks.