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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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September 20, 2017

Amazing Forklift Feats From Our Freight Handling Champions

When the forklift was invented 100 years ago, its creators couldn’t have imagined the impact they would have on how the world works. Nowadays it’s hard to find a warehouse without at least one of these powerful little machines. And just about everything in our global economy enters a warehouse at some point or another.

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January 10, 2017

New Fuel Option Means Cleaner Truck Routes

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) has a name that sounds like it could be a complex scientific concept, but it’s really not that complicated: CNG is primarily methane gas stored at high pressure. That’s it. Why do we care? We care because CNG can be used in the same place as gasoline, diesel, or propane, but

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September 15, 2016

Champion Mechanic Shares Advice Every Driver Should Know

Award-winning mechanic Eric Vos takes you under the hood to show off the skills needed to win a FedEx “Top Wrench” award and become a SuperTech National Champion—one of the most prestigious titles a mechanic can achieve. Plus, he offers a sneak peek at his pet project, restoring a 1950s classic Chevy Apache truck. One

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June 14, 2016

Clark Kent and Superman: FIRST Robotics in a Nutshell

We have grown up knowing about Clark Kent and Superman, where Clark Kent is hidden in plain sight among us, but when extraordinary things need to take place, he turns into Superman.  I’d like to share a story with you about just one example of how those two exist within FedEx every day in the

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December 24, 2015

Honor, Courage and Commitment for Trees for Troops

I was honored to participate alongside the Christmas Spirit Foundation to support the Trees for Troops program at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia. Many military families and troops across the globe would not have a Christmas tree without Trees for Troops. And I was proud to be one of the FedEx volunteers helping families select

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November 30, 2015

Elves Work Behind the Scenes to Deliver Trees for Troops

The following is a guest post written by Nicole Feltes, project coordinator – Trees for Troops For 10 busy days in December, Trees for Troops and FedEx Freight will deliver more than 18,000 Christmas trees to military bases across the nation. However, the Trees for Troops elves work behind the scenes for months in advance

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October 31, 2012

On Halloween Night, Drive Like Frankenstein Moves – Very Slowly

Don Logan is a veteran FedEx Freight driver and the 2012 National Truck Driving Champion, a distinction validated by his safety expertise and career achievement with over 2 million accident-free miles behind-the-wheel.

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