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May 23, 2018

FedEx Teams Up With Amber Alert to Help Children in Danger

“We were pretty sure we would never see him again.” Those are words no parent ever wants to say about their child, but for Lyle Miller, this nightmare scenario became reality in 2006 when a known criminal kidnapped his 10-year-old son, Zach. The day Zach disappeared, Saskatchewan, Canada, issued its first Amber Alert, mobilizing communities

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August 13, 2015

FedEx Has a Deck Full of Aces – Safe Driving Tips:

Over 150 FedEx drivers are participating in the 2015 National Truck Driving Championships, a competition of professional truck drivers hosted each year by American Trucking Associations. In the competition, each driver has a chance to demonstrate his or her driving and inspection skills, knowledge and professionalism through a series of tests. The drivers undergo a

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May 21, 2018

Inside the Boeing 777F EcoDemonstrator Plane

The Boeing 777F EcoDemonstrator is equipped with lasers, cameras, flies on 100% biofuel, and has a cargo bay outfitted with rows of computer test stations.Go behind the scenes in remote northern Montana as Boeing tests 35 new technologies on a FedEx 777F plane.

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May 16, 2018

How FedEx Air Operations Prepares for Earthquakes

Memphis, Tennessee – home of FedEx World Headquarters – is located in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, an earthquake zone. While even the smallest earthquake is not common in this area today, a look farther back in time reveals a history of rare, but strong quakes. In 1811 a massive earthquake of at least 7.5

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May 9, 2018

North Dakota Crossing Guard Takes Top Honor for Keeping Kids Safe

America's favorite crossing guard said his passion for the position began nearly 50 years ago.

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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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October 25, 2017

Den Mother, Drill Sergeant and Safety Leader Takes Center Stage

Among hundreds of state champion FedEx couriers, drivers and CSP drivers – as well as colleagues – he’s known as the best den mother and drill sergeant anyone could possibly have. That’s quite a combo. And it speaks to the admirable reputation and unique leadership role that’s evolved over the years for Scott Mugno, Vice

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September 25, 2017

On the Road with FedEx: Colorado

Travel to the Rocky Mountains with FedEx in Denver, Colorado in the second edition of our ‘On the Road‘ series. Learn the secrets of greasing a 5th wheel, and hear the difference between a city horn and an air horn as we go behind the scenes in the trucking world. Ride along in the Mile

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September 20, 2017

Amazing Forklift Feats From Our Freight Handling Champions

When the forklift was invented 100 years ago, its creators couldn’t have imagined the impact they would have on how the world works. Nowadays it’s hard to find a warehouse without at least one of these powerful little machines. And just about everything in our global economy enters a warehouse at some point or another.

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June 5, 2017

Why the U.S. Needs Air Traffic Control Reform

Earlier today I joined industry leaders and policymakers at the White House to celebrate the announcement of the new Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative. During this event, leaders emphasized that we must deploy new technology, modernize procedures, add capacity, and increase productivity in order to meet future anticipated demand, maintain our global leadership in safety,

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