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March 20, 2018

King Tut Antiquities Take Flight in World Tour

Video: See how we transported priceless artifacts around the world for the KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition.

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March 19, 2018

Autonomous Tuggers Pull Their Weight in FedEx Hub

Autonomous, or driverless, tuggers are being used by FedEx Ground to transport bulky packages through hub facilities. The tuggers know the shape of the building and are packed with sensors. These large e-commerce deliveries (trampolines, exercise equipment, canoes, etc) represent the fastest growing portion of FedEx Ground package volume, currently about 10% of total volume.

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February 12, 2018

100 Years Later, Remembering Pioneer American WWI Pilots

They were students at one of the most exclusive universities in America. Their futures were bound for unlimited success. But they risked it all by volunteering to become among the first squadron of the U.S. Navy Air Reserve. This is the story of the First Yale Unit. The United States entered World War One just

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February 6, 2018

Trailer Technology: Geofences, Solar-Powered GPS Tags, and Yard Management

How do the thousands of vehicles operating in the FedEx Ground network get to where they need to be at the proper time so packages move most efficiently across the country? It’s complicated and much like a high-tech jigsaw puzzle, where each piece affects another, but with the right blend of people and technology, it

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November 22, 2017

Inside Each Universal Yums Box is a Delicious Geography Lesson

Chewy, crispy, salty, or chocolatey – Universal Yums can get you just the flavor you’ve been dreaming about. The new business ships boxes of yummy snacks from a different country every month. Founders of the company, Monique and Eli, will help you explore some mouth-watering flavors from places like Germany, Israel, Japan, Turkey, and Russia.

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November 14, 2017

On the Road with FedEx: Vermont

Go on the road with FedEx to Vermont's scenic Northeast Kingdom.

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