FedEx Ground will expand its distribution center next to McCollum Field in Cobb County, Ga.
The Memphis, Tenn.-based package shipper (NYSE: FDX), and chief rival to Atlanta-based United Parcel Service
Inc. (NYSE: UPS), will add 85,000 square feet to the facility. The move will aid FedEx’s handling of local, regional and
“We believe that FedEx’s business model and commitment to the community is a perfect fit for our county and we
look forward to helping them grow as they continue to meet the needs of the business community and the citizens
of Georgia,” said Rob Garcia, chairman-elect of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, in a statement.
FedEx Corp.’s “SmartPost” unit in July signed a 201,600-square-foot lease at McDonald Development Co.’s SouthPark in
Clayton County. SmartPost is a division of FedEx that focuses on business with e-commerce and catalog companies.