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May 19, 2016

How Does a 545 Mile Bike Ride Help Fight AIDS?

The AIDS LifeCycle ride is a 7-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise money and awareness in the fight against HIV/AIDS. This year’s ride takes place June 5-11, 2016 and marks the 11th year of support from Team FedEx. Watch this video for some behind the scenes training footage with Louie

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April 27, 2016

Pilots N Paws Flies to the Rescue for Animals in Need

When he’s not working as a 767 captain for FedEx, Jeff Kilmer enjoys flying his Beechcraft Bonanza, an aircraft he shares with three other current and retired FedEx crew members and an Air Force pilot. Kilmer likes to get the Bonanza in the air whenever he can, but he prefers it to be for something other

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May 23, 2016

How Trade Works

May is World Trade month and normally a time when we highlight the benefits of trade to the American economy. The fact is the US economy benefits enormously from trade.  If you are following the political campaign you will know there has been a lot of debate about trade and its impacts on our economy.

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May 2, 2016

“Mom, you are going to be bald”

FedEx Ground employee Tatiana Ewing shaves her head for children.

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May 2, 2016

Contingency Planning for Pharmaceuticals Imports

Avoiding clearance delays is critical for temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals shipments since they risk being spoiled at the port of clearance if no cold chain infrastructure is available. FedEx Express has been investing in cold chain areas at airports to maintain the integrity of delayed international healthcare air shipments. As a matter of fact, the FedEx Express

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April 26, 2016

FedEx Helps Teen Launch Experiment into Space

Anna-Sophia Boguraev has been fascinated with space since she was four years old.  Thirteen years later she watched as her very own lab experiment was launched into space on SpaceX 8 to the International Space Station (ISS). Anna-Sophia’s experiment was chosen out of 700 entries in the inaugural Genes in Space competition, which challenges high-school

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April 18, 2016

FedEx Recruiters Share 10 Pieces of Advice for Job Candidates

At a recent 100,000 Opportunities Initiative event, recruiters from FedEx shared ten things candidates should do when applying for jobs.

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April 11, 2016

Orbis: A Hospital That Flies… How’d They Do That?

Note: This is part 2 in a multi-part series about Orbis International. Read part 1 about Flight Tests below: Building an eye hospital anywhere is no small task, but building one on a functioning wide-body aircraft is nothing short of an engineering masterpiece. The new Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is that masterpiece. Orbis led a

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April 4, 2016

How a Rookie Team from Quebec Took FIRST Robotics by Storm

The lovely little town of Trois Riveres, Quebec lies on the northwest banks of the famed St. Lawrence River, about halfway between Montreal and Quebec City in Canada. Although it was founded over 400 years ago, this city certainly doesn’t live in the past. Trois Riveres is the home of Ultime’, FIRST Robotics Team 5528.

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March 29, 2016

FedEx Strengthens Healthcare Portfolio with Opening of Cold Chain Center Memphis

Richard Smith VP Global Trade Services In today’s evolving healthcare industry, temperature matters. It’s estimated that 25 percent of healthcare shipments are temperature sensitive, meaning a rise or a dip in temperature could render a shipment unusable. These materials, such as crucial pharmaceuticals or critical vaccines, are entrusted to FedEx every day, and we deliver.

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