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August 20, 2015

Oak Park, Michigan Shares Their Excitement About New FedEx Ground Facility

FedEx Ground recently hosted a groundbreaking event in Oak Park, Michigan for a new 300,000 square-foot distribution center that is scheduled to open in August 2016. The station will join three existing FedEx Ground facilities serving the Detroit area. About 220 employees are expected to work at the station when it opens next summer with

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August 21, 2009

Safety Drives the NTDC

The drivers were firing on all cylinders on Day Two of the National Truck Driving Championships. An early morning “Breakfast of Champions” kicked off the day for all competitors – including the 98 drivers from Team FedEx. After breakfast, they made their way to the Convention Center to begin the first day of the skills portion of the event. Drivers were then divided by class, with half competing in the pre-trip inspection and the other taking their turn on the driving course. On Friday, they’ll swap places.

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August 20, 2009

98 FedEx drivers compete to be named safest driver on the roads

They’ve put on their game faces and traveled from all across the country to the City of Champions for a shot at earning a championship title of their own at the “Super Bowl of Safety.”

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May 14, 2009

Delivering a Safety Message to Schoolchildren

Anyone witnessing the scene outside of Highland Elementary School in Ambridge, Pa., on a recent Friday morning could have easily thought that the group of 60+ fourth graders gathered on the playground were cheering wildly and waving homemade signs in anticipation of meeting their favorite pop star or professional athlete.But that wasn’t the case. This group of 9-year-olds was waiting for Don Nehring, a professional truck driver and independent contractor for FedEx Ground, with whom they’ve exchanged letters and postcards for most of the school year.

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