40th Anniversary

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Fedex 40th Anniversary

Over the past 40 years, FedEx has remained both a driver and indicator of the global economy, evolving and adapting to the modern world. FedEx was built upon innovation – it drives the FedEx business strategy and is an integral part of the culture. FedEx team members are the core of the FedEx business, delivering exceptional customer service and providing assistance to communities globally in times of crisis.

 

 

 

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FedEx Express celebrated its first official night of operations on April 17, 1973 under the Federal Express brand.

FedEx has been in business for 40 years. To celebrate, we've compiled some of the most unique and unusual moments in our collective corporate history.

See our interactive scrolling Timeline for highlights of forty years of FedEx Innovation.

FedEx Express celebrated its first official night of operations on April 17, 1973 under the Federal Express brand.