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November 1, 2017

FedEx Anticipates Another Record Peak Holiday Shipping Season

FedEx expects once again to see a record number of packages traverse our company’s global network over the 2017 peak holiday shipping season. For the total season, we expect volume between 380-400 million packages. Changing market dynamics related to the growth of e-commerce are expected to once again drive the highest surges in demand on

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December 14, 2017

FedEx Supports New E-Commerce Initiative at WTO

FedEx welcomes the announcement that a group of World Trade Organization members will begin working towards negotiations on trade-related aspects of e-commerce. This groundbreaking decision reflects the critical role that e-commerce plays in enabling small businesses to reach new markets and expand exports.  It is also an important signal that WTO members are moving forward to

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December 12, 2017

FedEx Executives Named to Black Enterprise’s 2017 List of Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America

MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 12, 2017—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that executives Gloria R. Boyland, Shannon A. Brown and Matthew Thornton III have all been named to Black Enterprise’s 2017 List of Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America. This special feature of the magazine identifies African American executives who are vital to the management of

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December 5, 2017

FedEx Named One of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity by Great Place to Work and Fortune

MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 5, 2017—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that it has been recognized as one of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity by global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune. FedEx ranked #13 on the list, which assessed more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job,

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November 28, 2017

FedEx Express Introduces New Feeder Aircraft

MEMPHIS, Tenn. November 28, 2017— FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announced today it has entered into a purchase agreement with Textron Aviation, Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, that will continue the modernization of the company’s fleet of feeder aircraft. FedEx Express has agreed to purchase 50 clean-sheet design

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November 20, 2017

FedEx Supports Congressional Action on Tax Reform

We applaud the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate Finance Committee for the passage of their Tax Cuts and Jobs Act legislation. These bills offer pro-growth, pro-business tax reform solutions that will power the economy, increase business investment, and expand job opportunities. We encourage Congress to deliver the final votes needed to modernize the

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November 10, 2017

FedEx Freight Celebrates Opening of New Facility in Lexington

FedEx Freight celebrated the opening of its new service center in Lexington, Kentucky, on Friday. The center opened for operations in October with approximately 90 employees and replaced a facility located northwest of the current center.  Lexington-based Setzer Properties is the developer of the new service center.  The 86-door, 50,000-square foot center is strategically situated

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November 10, 2017

FedEx to Deliver 200,000th Tree to Military As Part of Trees for Troops Initiative

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation are again spreading holiday cheer to service members and their families with the Trees for Troops program, an initiative that delivers farm-grown Christmas trees to domestic and international U.S. military bases. Now in its 13th year, Trees for Troops will achieve a milestone this year by

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