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June 11, 2015

FedEx Purple Eagle 2015 Honors St. Jude Patient Tyler West [Video]

The FedEx Purple Eagle airplane for 2015 is dedicated to 9-year-old St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patient Tyler West. FedEx also announced a large new donation at the FESJC golf tournament in Memphis.

March 11, 2015

Not lei-ing down on the job

All-night scramble brings special flowers just in time for historic tribute.

January 9, 2015

Santa Wears Purple

In mid-December, San Diego college student Jessa Levy’s wallet was stolen, taking with it the $65 she had saved for Christmas gifts for her family. On Dec. 19th, the FedEx Ground station tracked her down to report that one of their drivers, Larry Fambro, had come across the wallet on the side of the road.

December 17, 2014

Driver Impersonation – How to Protect Yourself

 I’ll bet you are one of the millions of people who are increasingly trading the hassle of shopping at a brick-and-mortar store for the comfort of shopping online in PJs. I know I am!With this explosive growth in e-commerce, there are more delivery drivers on the road now than ever before—especially during the holiday season when shipping volume can be double the usual daily amount. With this in mind, FedEx has a reminder for you.

August 27, 2014

Keep ‘Em Flying: Rare Injured Falcon Delivered to Safety

Juan Fonseco, a security guard on duty at the FedEx airport facility in San Diego, noticed a large bird huddled against a fence. He kept an eye on it, but it didn’t fly away. As dawn approached, he decided to take a closer look, and could see that the unusual-looking bird appeared to be injured. Very carefully, Juan wrapped the bird in his jacket and with the Harbor Police, made arrangements to get it to safety.