Udo Lange FedEx Trade NetworkDr Udo Lange is joining FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding and customs brokerage arm of the global shipping company, as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Lange will be responsible for overseeing all global air and ocean freight forwarding, and customs brokerage operations for the division.

“I am excited to be a part of a company whose culture highly values its team members as much as FedEx does,” said Lange. “When you base an operating philosophy on cultivating a talented team that provides outstanding service, there are a lot of opportunities to grow relationships with customers. I look forward to continuing the company’s current momentum to provide best-in-class FedEx Trade Networks freight forwarding solutions to customers around the globe,” Lange said.

Before joining FedEx Trade Networks, Lange held executive leadership positions with international transport providers, including DHL, Exel and Schenker. He has more than 20 years of experience in the international trade industry, and expertise in global freight forwarding and logistics. His last role was as senior vice president of operations for Lufthansa’s division LSG Sky Chefs North America.