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April 27, 2015

Living in the Age of Airplanes and FedEx

Filmmaker Brian Terwilliger combines his two greatest passions, movie-making and aviation, into a new, beautiful documentary called “Living in the Age of Airplanes.”

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April 27, 2015

FedEx Response to Nepal Earthquake

FedEx extends our heartfelt sympathies and prayers to the victims of the terrible tragedy in Nepal.

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April 28, 2015

#Delivering Thanks: Employee of Tenn. Service Provider Delivers Life-Saving Aid

The morning of January 9, 2015, began like any other for Michael Stevens, an employee for a service provider in the Memphis, Tennessee area. He set out his safety cones in preparation to scale a power line when, in an instant, everything changed. A car, swerving to avoid another vehicle, crossed traffic and collided with

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April 23, 2015

Where Dreamers Converge: The Arthur C. Clarke Collection

It’s difficult to quantify the mark left by Sir Arthur C. Clarke on society’s views of space and humanity. A writer, futurist, undersea explorer, and TV personality, Clarke was most notable for writing the screenplay for the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. Clarke’s creative interpretations of known science helped us grasp the ideas of truly

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April 22, 2015

FedEx and NFWF Team Up to Address Local Conservation Issues

It all started with a spark. On June 11, 2013, the most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s history began in Colorado Springs. For two weeks, the Black Forest fire waged a ruthless war on the surrounding area, decimating thousands of acres, hundreds of homes and taking two lives. As residents of the local area themselves, FedEx

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April 17, 2015

10 Amazing Facts about April 17

Did you know all of these events happened throughout history on April 17? #10 is our favorite!

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April 14, 2015

Mexico Connects For Growth

“Infrastructure is the trigger” “We provide the connectivity and access for Mexican businesses worldwide,” Jorge Torres, president of FedEx Express Mexico told delegates to The Economist Mexico Business Summit in Paris. “Whether it’s mezcal from Oaxaca, shoes from Guanajuato, textiles from Aguascalientes, handicrafts from Puebla—we connect them with buyers in France or America or Japan.

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April 14, 2015

How We Overcame Cultural Inertia and Saved Millions

“Cultural Inertia”: The tendency for a group of people to cling to traditions and ways of thinking that have outlived their usefulness even when better ways are presented. Man, was this ever “us”. We still see evidence of this phenomenon on a fairly regular basis around Air Operations, but never was it as visible as

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April 9, 2015

Please Feed the Animals

FedEx provides transportation for “Hearts and Paws” Homeless and neglected animals of Rhode Island have plenty of new resources and support today, thanks to a record turnout for the annual Hearts and Paws Pasta Dinner. It’s the biggest event of the year for the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RISPCA),

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April 7, 2015

Memphis House Call from Noted New Jersey ER Doctor

The thought of giving back and paying it forward has always been at the forefront of my mind and actions. Partly because so many individuals helped me to reach heights that at one time appeared insurmountable. I was born, the fifth of six children, in one of America’s toughest cities –Newark, NJ.  As a child,

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