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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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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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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.

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August 22, 2014

Ted Carlson Brings Marathon Mentality to Driving Freight

Ted Carlson has pursued his passion for driving since the day he drove his first car, which didn’t even have a gas cap!

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September 16, 2013

Saluting drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

This week is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! It’s a time to see beyond the anonymous head in the cab window you spot multiple times a day during your drive to work. It’s a time to appreciate the great effort and care that these warriors put into their jobs both on and off the road.A truck driver plays an integral part of your day. Whether you are picking up a gallon of milk from the local grocery store or ordering a pair of shoes online, a truck driver helped put that item in your hands.

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November 30, 2011

Meet the Crew of the “FedEx Panda Express” In the Air and On the Ground

FedEx may be best known as the company that delivers when something “absolutely, positively” has to be there. But since the company’s founding nearly 40 years ago, we’ve done a lot more than simply deliver packages. And the two pandas currently preparing for their trip to Scotland are just the latest examples in a long list of interesting, unusual and very valuable shipments aboard FedEx vehicles!

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August 23, 2010

Keep Step Van Drivers in the NTDC

If trucks had patron saints, step vans would claim Rodney Dangerfield as their own. The late comedian’s trademark quip, “I get no respect,” describes how some in our industry view step vans.They’re wrong. Step van drivers have proven their mettle. Their skill and professionalism are indispensable to the trucking industry. It’s no exaggeration that step-van drivers are an economic linchpin.It’s safety, however, that places step-van drivers in a class all their own.

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August 9, 2010

Day Two of Competition at NTDC

The drivers were focused and determined on Day Two of the National Truck Driving Championships. An early morning breakfast for the Champions kicked off the day for all competitors – including the 115 drivers from Team FedEx. After breakfast, they made their way to the Convention Center to begin the day of the skills portion of the event.

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