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December 20, 2013

It’s a Matter of Trust – Having a Safe Holiday Driving Season

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

Saluting drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

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

Keep Step Van Drivers in the NTDC

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.

August 20, 2009

Back to School – H1N1 Influenza Update

This is a note I sent to the FedEx network and I wanted to share with the broader FedEx Citizenship blog audience, so you too can be thinking about how best to be prepared.

July 24, 2009

The Hybrid Road Trip Heats Up – Stay Cool

As the retro-fitted hybrids make their way into the hottest part of the country, I'd like to share with you a few basic precautions we give to our team members at FedEx about working in hot temperatures:

June 2, 2009

Safety: Top Down and All The Way Home

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.