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December 20, 2013
FedEx is in the midst of its busiest time of the year – the holiday shipping season starting with Black Friday and continuing with Cyber Monday and all the way up to Christmas Day. We call it Peak. And yes, it’s capitalized because it is that significant to our business. While it is the time of year when we have the most packages to deliver, it is often combined with the worst weather conditions.
September 16, 2013
This week is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! It’s a time to see beyond the anonymous head in the cab window you spot multiple times a day during your drive to work. It’s a time to appreciate the great effort and care that these warriors put into their jobs both on and off the road.A truck driver plays an integral part of your day. Whether you are picking up a gallon of milk from the local grocery store or ordering a pair of shoes online, a truck driver helped put that item in your hands.
August 23, 2010
If trucks had patron saints, step vans would claim Rodney Dangerfield as their own. The late comedian’s trademark quip, “I get no respect,” describes how some in our industry view step vans.They’re wrong. Step van drivers have proven their mettle. Their skill and professionalism are indispensable to the trucking industry. It’s no exaggeration that step-van drivers are an economic linchpin.It’s safety, however, that places step-van drivers in a class all their own.
June 2, 2009
When you think of “safety”, what jumps to mind? Is it wearing safety shoes or using defensive driving techniques or stretching before lifting properly? At FedEx, safety is as simple and as complicated as this: it’s the bedrock of our company and the heart of our People-Service-Profit philosophy.