History

FedEx history

Today's FedEx is led by FedEx Corporation, which provides strategic direction and consolidated financial reporting for the operating companies that compete collectively under the FedEx name worldwide: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, FedEx Office, FedEx Custom Critical, FedEx Trade Networks, FedEx Supply Chain Solutions and FedEx Services.

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Throughout its history, FedEx has been a leader in the transportation and information industry. Collectively, the FedEx companies' historical milestones demonstrate the foresight and leadership of the trusted FedEx brand — and span nearly a century, ranging from the founding of C.J. Tower & Sons (now FedEx Trade Networks) to the formation of today's FedEx.

FedEx is widely acknowledged as a world-class company. We are honored and proud to be consistently recognized as a great place to work, a technology innovator and one of the world's most admired and respected companies.

FedEx has shipped penguins, a giant snowball, a windmill from Denmark, two giant pandas, the 3,000 lb. Spirit of Liberty Bell and much more.

Over the past 40 years, FedEx has remained both a driver and indicator of the global economy, evolving and adapting to the modern world.

Throughout its history, FedEx has been a leader in the transportation and information industry. Collectively, the FedEx companies' historical milestones demonstrate the foresight and leadership of the trusted FedEx brand — and span nearly a century, ranging from the founding of C.J. Tower & Sons (now FedEx Trade Networks) to the formation of today's FedEx.