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October 3, 2017

Inside the FedEx Hub in Osaka, Japan

Take an inside look at the FedEx hub in Osaka, Japan.

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August 24, 2017

Reflections on Discussions at Air Cargo Europe

E-commerce is changing the world right in front of our eyes.

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August 16, 2017

Why NAFTA Matters Now

When it comes to the economy of the United States, a lot has changed in 23 years.

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June 14, 2017

Fred Smith Discusses How Global Trade Benefits the United States

Like businesses large and small, FedEx operates in an increasingly interconnected economy that relies on global trade. Speaking recently with Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam in Nashville at the 36/86 Entrepreneurship and Technology conference, Mr. Smith shared his thoughts on how we all benefit from trade and must work to overcome barriers to global success.

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February 1, 2017

Visit One of the Most Modern FedEx Express Hubs in the World

Check out a behind the scenes look at the FedEx Express Hub in Cologne, Germany.

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November 22, 2016

5 Reasons You Should Care About Small Business Saturday®

Nov. 26 is Small Business Saturday, a nationwide shopping tradition that kicks off the holiday season. Why care about Small Business Saturday? Be in good company. On a day that is all about celebrating small businesses, millions of people across the country Shop Small® – 95 million in 2015, including Miss Piggy. Get inspired. When

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May 23, 2016

How Trade Works

May is World Trade month and normally a time when we highlight the benefits of trade to the American economy. The fact is the US economy benefits enormously from trade.  If you are following the political campaign you will know there has been a lot of debate about trade and its impacts on our economy.

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January 9, 2014

Trade Promotion Authority: Essential to our customers, business and country

In the coming weeks, the U.S. Congress will have the opportunity to take a step that will significantly advance free trade and our economy –renewing Trade Promotion Authority, or TPA.For three decades, U.S. presidents have had the authority to negotiate complex trade deals with other nations, and present the results for an up-or-down vote.  Congress last passed this trade authorization in 2002 and since then, the US has added trade agreements with 16 countries.

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