Policy Perspectives

Policy Perspectives

Related Policy Topics

There are a number of related important policies and issues that affect FedEx and our customers. In this section you can read more about the FedEx perspective or the latest news and updates on topics ranging from postal reform and fiscal issues to cybersecurity and healthcare. While there is a broad array of matters facing the company and economy, our guidepost is steady: FedEx supports policies that promote the interests of our customers, team members, investors and business.

Cybersecurity

FedEx is a stakeholder in a variety of cybersecurity policy fronts, including the protection of trade secrets and customer data, guarding FedEx information systems against malicious interference and disruptions to outside infrastructure critical to FedEx operations.

Economic Policy

FedEx is a major contributor to economic growth and innovation, both in the United States and abroad. We employ more than 400,000 team members who work every day to deliver goods and services to businesses and consumers. With a fleet of more than 600 aircraft, nearly 80,000 vehicles, we support the global supply chain, help open new markets for entrepreneurs and invest in technology and innovation for the future.

News and Statements

Recent News & Statements

UM Barksdale Honors College – September 12, 2017
FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith: “Are Broken Politics Breaking America?”

National Conference on Undergraduate Research – April 6, 2017
FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith: “March Madness, iPhones and Robots”

Council of State Governments National Conference participated in by FedEx Chairman Frederick W. Smith: FedEx Newsroom – December 12, 2015
“Three Ways States Can Accelerate Their Competitiveness”

Not Producing Jobs at Rate Needed Addressed by FedEx Chairman Frederick W. Smith: FedEx Chairman, President and CEO Interview on CNBC.com – April 16, 2013
FedEx CEO: Not Producing Jobs At Rate Needed

Peak Season Optimism Addressed by FedEx Chairman Frederick W. Smith: FedEx Chairman, President and CEO Interview on Bloomberg TV – October 30, 2013
FedEx CEO Smith: Optimistic on Peak Season

Way to Spur U.S. Economic Growth Outlined by FedEx Chairman Frederick W. Smith: FWS Opening Remarks at The Economic Club – December 6, 2012
FedEx Head Frederick Smith Outlines Ways to Spur U.S. Economic Growth

Restoring America’s Economic Growth Addressed by FedEx Chairman Frederick W. Smith: FedEx Newsroom – December 6, 2012
FedEx CEO Fred Smith Addresses Restoring America’s Economic Growth

National Competitiveness Forum participated in by FedEx Chairman Frederick W. Smith: FedEx Newsroom – October 30, 2013
FedEx Chairman, President and CEO Participates in National Competitiveness Forum