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November 14, 2017

On the Road with FedEx: Vermont

Go on the road with FedEx to Vermont’s scenic Northeast Kingdom. Ride along with former LAPD police officer Andre Raven, a National Truck Driving Championship two-time state champion driver. Andre is an aspiring novelist, a former relay runner, and is a current fixture as “The FedEx Guy” in the small town of St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

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October 25, 2017

Den Mother, Drill Sergeant and Safety Leader Takes Center Stage

Among hundreds of state champion FedEx couriers, drivers and CSP drivers – as well as colleagues – he’s known as the best den mother and drill sergeant anyone could possibly have. That’s quite a combo. And it speaks to the admirable reputation and unique leadership role that’s evolved over the years for Scott Mugno, Vice

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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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June 5, 2017

Why the U.S. Needs Air Traffic Control Reform

Earlier today I joined industry leaders and policymakers at the White House to celebrate the announcement of the new Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative. During this event, leaders emphasized that we must deploy new technology, modernize procedures, add capacity, and increase productivity in order to meet future anticipated demand, maintain our global leadership in safety,

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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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April 27, 2017

Driver Relives Dramatic Underwater Rescue

As he approached a stop sign on his route, James Carter nudged the turn signal in his truck to indicate a right turn. Buckets of rain pelted his windshield on what was a stormy Friday outside of Tulsa, Okla.  James looked left for traffic. At that exact moment, he saw a car hydroplane and flip

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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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