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September 22, 2015

FedEx Cares Week: Volunteerism on a Personal Level

This post was written by Jessica Patrick, FedEx Sales team member in Florida. My mother passed away in February 2014 while I was on maternity leave. My mom was a huge supporter of all foundations involving children in our community. She would attend many galas and events so she could donate for the children. Around

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August 13, 2015

FedEx Has a Deck Full of Aces – Safe Driving Tips:

Over 150 FedEx drivers are participating in the 2015 National Truck Driving Championships, a competition of professional truck drivers hosted each year by American Trucking Associations. In the competition, each driver has a chance to demonstrate his or her driving and inspection skills, knowledge and professionalism through a series of tests. The drivers undergo a

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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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April 27, 2017

Driver Relives Dramatic Underwater Rescue

As he approached a stop sign on his route, James Carter nudged the turn signal in his truck to indicate a right turn. Buckets of rain pelted his windshield on what was a stormy Friday outside of Tulsa, Okla.  James looked left for traffic. At that exact moment, he saw a car hydroplane and flip

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March 20, 2017

Community Work Leads Transgender FedEx Team Member To White House

When people meet FedEx SmartPost manager Jesse White, they see an African-American man—not a man who was born female. Being transgender means a person’s gender identity, or internal sense of being a man or a woman, differs from the sex the doctor marked on their birth certificate. When people make changes to match the way

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December 28, 2016

One Mile Walk Turns into 104 Marathons

Determined to lose weight, FedEx Ground team member Kyle Atkins transformed himself into the Marathon Man. Find out how.

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December 14, 2016

USO Holiday Care Packages Hit the Deck & Deck the Halls

As a little girl, I grew up watching old WWII shows with my dad, like Flying Leathernecks with John Wayne and Baa Baa Black Sheep.  I recall telling him that I wish I could have been a boy, so I could fly planes like they did on TV.  I would thumb through my dad’s old

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December 6, 2016

FedEx Accountant Braves the Wilderness on History Channel’s “Alone”

Britt Ahart took his love for the outdoors to the next level when he recently participated in a survival reality show.

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November 30, 2016

Real Life Castaway: FedEx Pilot Survives 20 Hours in the Ocean

It was June 1, the first day of grouper season, and FedEx Pilot Bill Durden was out fishing.  He quickly landed two large groupers and was enjoying a beautiful day 25 miles from shore in the Gulf of Mexico. Moments later he found himself in the water, without a life jacket, watching his boat quickly motor away from

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November 10, 2016

Delivering Thanks 2016

We’re delivering thanks to some of our amazing team members who have gone above and beyond to help their neighbors in times of need. People First Philosophy | Lifesaving Actions | Going the Extra Mile | Commitment to Success People First Philosophy Daniel Andres – Wisconsin Military support receives national attention FedEx Ground Senior Human Resources Business

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