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October 25, 2017

Den Mother, Drill Sergeant and Safety Leader Takes Center Stage

Among hundreds of state champion FedEx couriers, drivers and CSP drivers – as well as colleagues – he’s known as the best den mother and drill sergeant anyone could possibly have. That’s quite a combo. And it speaks to the admirable reputation and unique leadership role that’s evolved over the years for Scott Mugno, Vice

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December 20, 2013

It’s a Matter of Trust – Having a Safe Holiday Driving Season

FedEx is in the midst of its busiest time of the year – the holiday shipping season starting with Black Friday and continuing with Cyber Monday and all the way up to Christmas Day. We call it Peak. And yes, it’s capitalized because it is that significant to our business. While it is the time of year when we have the most packages to deliver, it is often combined with the worst weather conditions.

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September 19, 2013

FedEx Ground Celebrates Entrepreneurs

Did you know that FedEx Ground partners with more than 8,500 small businesses throughout North America to pick up and deliver our packages?

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November 19, 2012

Think Twice Before “Dashing Through the Snow” this Holiday Season

Thanksgiving Day is almost here, with its turkey and stuffing, cranberry sauce and car accidents.  Don’t remember hearing about that last part?  That’s right, folks.

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August 11, 2011

Meet some of our champions

FedEx is proud of our state champion drivers and contractors, who are competing this weekend in the National Truck Driving Championships!A driver must be accident-free for one year and hold all licensure for their class of truck to be eligible for competition.  Drivers are tested in three areas: current rules and regulations, a pre-trip inspection and driving skills course.  They must also compete against other drivers in their state and win first place to move on to the NTDC.

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July 18, 2011

National Truck Driving Championships 2011

What are you going to do now that you’ve finished 1st in your state truck driving championship?  “I’m going to Disneyland!” That famous phrase is what 115 of our skilled FedEx drivers are screaming out now that each one of them has captured their state’s championship title.  This title qualifies them to compete in the National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC).

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August 16, 2010

FedEx wins big at National Truck Driving Championships

In what has become tradition of sorts for FedEx, our National Truck Driving Championships team produced several top finishers and out of those crowned six national champions. Saturday morning began with the announcement of the top finishers in each class, including a 3-way tie in the 5-Axle class. FedEx scored big with 13 finalists in seven of the nine classes including sweeps of Twins and Step Van.

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July 26, 2010

The View From the Driver’s Seat of a Sea Turtle Rescue Truck

The husband and wife driving team of Ron and Margaret-Mary Shellito are at the wheel of a FedEx Custom Critical truck for the sea turtles rescue effort. They have more than 26 years of experience driving FedEx Custom Critical trucks, with a focus on transporting temperature-controlled shipments. Between them, they have driven more than eight million miles without an accident.By Margaret-Mary Shellito Friday, July 9 – Morning

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