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June 5, 2017

Tech Minutes from FedEx: Sam the Robot

Meet Sam, a FedEx team member who happens to be a robot. Sam is a Savioke Relay robot used by FedEx TechConnect at FedEx Office in Manhattan. See how Sam navigates the office, helps co-workers, and can even operate elevators to run errands in this prototype testing environment. This is the first in a series

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June 1, 2017

It Pays to be a Nerd: Code Crew Teaches Kids to Create Technology

It wasn’t always cool to be a geek or a nerd, but today it pays to be.

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May 17, 2017

Have What IT Takes to Work for FedEx? We Have Jobs to Fill

Looking for an opportunity to explore new technology? Have a knack for analytics or programming? FedEx is actively looking to fill jobs.

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April 7, 2017

Fred Smith Talks Autonomous Vehicles, Robots and More

Find out what FedEx Chairman and CEO Fred Smith had to say about autonomous vehicles, robots and how this technology will impact FedEx.

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September 19, 2016

Engineers in the Wild: Meet Shilpa Shinde

In a special interview series, GoldieBlox talked to FedEx Express engineer Shilpa Shinde about her career in STEM.

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August 25, 2016

Century Old Air Cargo Story Now on Display

Thanks to the Museum of Flight in Seattle, the century old air cargo story is now on display for all to see. But it didn’t happen overnight. In 2015, the museum approached FedEx Express about constructing an exhibit that explains the air cargo story, its history and the prominent role it now plays in global

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October 15, 2015

Dream Big: World Solar Challenge

It’s been said that to be the best, you must compete against the best. That’s just what a group of high school students from Houston, Mississippi intend to do. Located about 125 miles southeast of Memphis, Houston is home to about 3,000 residents. A team of 14 students from the local high school have been

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September 8, 2015

Continuous innovation fuels FedEx success

Innovation is the holy grail of both businesses and consumers around the world. At FedEx we know it is one of the keys to our continued success as a company. Our CIO Rob Carter recently said it well: “People won’t respect us for our traditions; they will respect us for our innovation.” We certainly have

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