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Latest Posts by Gerald Leary

April 17, 2013

Celebrating the Big 40

Translations: Polish | FrenchOn April 17, 1973, 14 French Dassault Falcon planes took off from Memphis International Airport and delivered 186 packages to 25 U.S. cities along the east coast. This first flight not only marked the beginning of FedEx Express but also the beginning of the express industry as a whole. Forty years on and just look how far we’ve come as a company. 

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January 15, 2012

FedEx Panda Express de Chine en France

Le FedEx Panda Express s’envole à nouveau, cette fois pour transporter deux pandas géants de Chine vers la France.[READ IN ENGLISH] Decouvrez es photos du FedEx Panda Express en FranceMise à jour du 15 janvier 2012, 13h GMT – Nous venons d’atterrir en France!

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January 15, 2012

FedEx Panda Express from China to France

The FedEx Panda Express is taking to the skies again, this time to transport two giant pandas from China to France.[READ IN FRENCH]**View photos of the FedEx Panda Express to Paris Update: January 15, 2012, 1pm GMT - We've landed in France!

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January 4, 2012

Keepsakes From Another Continent

When my wife and I moved to Belgium and our adult children came to visit us, I’m almost certain they were expecting their first pit stop in Brussels to include great chocolate, perhaps some famous Belgian mussels or a lovely stroll across the architecturally eclectic central square, the “Grand Place”.While indeed my children did eventually enjoy these tourist perks, their trip to Belgium initially took an unusual detour—our first stop was at the Ardennes American Cemetery in Belgium. And it was intentional.

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November 4, 2008

Designing Global Networks

When I started my career with FedEx as a courier in Philadelphia more than 34 years ago, I never thought that one day, I would play a role in designing the international networks at FedEx. Of course, I never thought I would get into social networking either, but here I am entering the blogosphere. I guess you could say that I am really into networks. It is the central focus of my job these days – designing the global FedEx network of the future – both on the ground and in the air.

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