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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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October 22, 2013

Change a light bulb. Make a difference.

I recently sat down with Don Colvin, U.S. VP of facilities at FedEx Express, to hear what it takes to sustainably manage 52 million square feet of space. Q.             The Solar Energy Industries Association just announced their top 25 corporate solar users and FedEx is on the list again.  Can you tell me how solar fits into your overall sustainability strategy?  

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October 21, 2013

Introducing Predictability with FedEx One Rate

Let’s face it – we could all use a little more predictability in our lives. Between work and home, most of us are operating on constant overload and don’t always have time to worry about the details. That’s why FedEx One Rate pricing is a great solution for the busy holidays and beyond – it takes many of the questions and hassles out of shipping.

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October 3, 2011

First hand benefits of free trade (originally published on TheHill.com)

Take a look at what FedEx Express EVP and Chief Op Officer Mike Ducker had to say about the first-hand hand benefits of free trade. NOTE: Originally published on The Hill on September 14, 2011.As Washington approaches job creation with singular focus this week, they’d do well to begin by passing three stalled trade agreements that are at the heart of U.S. economic growth and employment.

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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 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 15, 2010

Can Just 25 People Pull a FedEx Airbus? FedEx Ireland Proves It!

On Sunday 20 June I took part in the first ever Plane Pull in Ireland, sponsored by FedEx Express. The aim of Pull for Sight was to raise money for ORBIS, an international charity that aims to eliminate avoidable blindness in developing countries.

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March 31, 2010

FedEx All-Electric Truck: Two Transportation Visions

So why are we doing this? Motoring west on old Route 66 demonstrating the first all-electric FedEx truck? Following the route of a highway that doesn’t even officially exist any more with a vehicle that looks like it should be delivering E.T.? Because we want to remind people of the power of a vision. In this case, two visions for American transportation: one from the past, one for the future.

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