FedEx Wins $10.5B Contract For US Postal Service Airmail

Law360, New York (April 24, 2013, 5:23 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Postal Service awarded Federal Express Corporation a seven-year, $10.5 billion contract Tuesday, allowing FedEx to continue the transportation of domestic mail products by air, while incorporating new service performance requirements and improved contract terms and conditions.

The contract covers deliveries of priority and express mail, work FedEx has performed for the past 12 years. Other bidders, including the United Parcel Service, were shut out of the work after a competitive procurement in which the USPS determined that FedEx's proposal provided the best value to...
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