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September 25, 2017

On the Road with FedEx: Colorado

Travel to the Rocky Mountains with FedEx in Denver, Colorado in the second edition of our ‘On the Road‘ series. Learn the secrets of greasing a 5th wheel, and hear the difference between a city horn and an air horn as we go behind the scenes in the trucking world. Ride along in the Mile

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September 20, 2017

Amazing Forklift Feats From Our Freight Handling Champions

When the forklift was invented 100 years ago, its creators couldn’t have imagined the impact they would have on how the world works. Nowadays it’s hard to find a warehouse without at least one of these powerful little machines. And just about everything in our global economy enters a warehouse at some point or another.

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September 8, 2017

How Direct Relief Turned a Refrigerator Into a Life Saver in Houston

When Dan Hovey arrived in Houston to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery work, he didn’t quite expect that he’d be shopping for an appliance. Yet, finding a refrigerator became the focus of one of the most impactful things that he did on day one. Without it, vital medicines (that must be kept cold) would have

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July 24, 2017

Botswana Students Learn Coding in Two Weeks, Turn Box Into Bot

Kamogelo and Robin live in Ramotswa, a small village outside of Gaberone, the capital of Botswana. This spring, in only two weeks, they taught themselves computer programming. Their lofty goal? Take a 42-pound box filled with robot parts and turn it into a remote-controlled robot to compete against other teams from around the world. FedEx

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June 5, 2017

Tech Minutes from FedEx: Sam the Robot

Meet Sam, a FedEx team member who happens to be a robot. Sam is a Savioke Relay robot used by FedEx TechConnect at FedEx Office in Manhattan. See how Sam navigates the office, helps co-workers, and can even operate elevators to run errands in this prototype testing environment. This is the first in a series

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May 30, 2017

On the Road with FedEx: Alaska

What’s it like to see the beauty of Alaska every day? Hit the road with FedEx and we’ll show you, in the first of our ‘On the Road’ series. Take a look behind the scenes as Ron Bernier (a National Truck Driving State Champion driver) takes us on the road and shows us how to

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