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July 6, 2017

Mobile Field Hospital Can Deploy to Disasters in Hours

The following is a guest post by Nikola Usenovic from International Medical Corps. Hurricane. Earthquake. Tsunami. For millions of people, those words have real, heavy meaning. The paralyzing fear brought by major catastrophe is not simply the loss of possessions. These disasters often snuff out even the basic structures of a region’s health care system.

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October 10, 2013

FedEx Breaks Ground on New Temperature Controlled Facility at Memphis World Hub

FedEx Express announced today that it is beginning construction on a new state-of-the-art temperature controlled facility and heavyweight pickup and delivery operation at the FedEx Express World Hub in Memphis, TN. The 88,000 square-foot facility will interface directly with Memphis hub operations, providing greater efficiency for shipments transiting the FedEx Express network, as well as enhanced handling of customers’ cold chain shipments.

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November 27, 2012

IATA Demonstrates Initiatives to Raise the Profile of Air Transport for Healthcare Shipments

I had the opportunity to attend the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Time and Temperature Task Force (TTTF) meeting this October in Geneva, Switzerland. I had already participated in such a meeting in Montreal, Canada, in 2011 and knew what to expect.

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December 14, 2011

EMBARQ and India’s Urban Future

Ashwin Prabhu is an urbanist based in EMBARQ India’s Bangalore office.  In November, Ashwin and eight of his colleagues from the United States, Brazil, Mexico and India visited FedEx global headquarters to attend a week-long leadership training program hosted by FedEx.  The leadership training program is just one component of a FedEx grant supporting EMBARQ’s efforts to promote sustainable transport in cities around the world.

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August 1, 2011

The Impact of FedEx on the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industries

The FedEx strategy to better serve the needs of the healthcare industry were recently summed up in my blog, the “ABCs of HealthCare.”  Broken down, it is the:

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January 25, 2011

FedEx Supply Chain and integrated logistics solutions

At its core, “supply chain management” is the process of providing companies with smarter, faster, more efficient ways of getting the right product to the right customer at the right time and at the right price. In a nutshell, that’s our goal.

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