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September 20, 2019

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we asked several of our team members to share how they stay connected with their heritage and why they feel diversity & inclusion is important for FedEx. Giraldo (Jerry) Alvare | Betty Lavandero | Daniela Molina | Ramon Lopez Giraldo (Jerry) Alvare Communications Specialist, Regional Communications – FedEx Ground

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September 5, 2019

How to Become a Truck Driving Superstar

FedEx Freight driver becomes first competitor in 20 years to win back-to-back Grand Champion honors at NTDC.

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August 28, 2019

Made Possible By FedEx Team Members

We're honoring team members across FedEx for going above and beyond to enable possibilities every day for their customers and communities.

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August 15, 2019

On The Road with FedEx: Maine

Go on the road with FedEx to the famed coast of Maine. Ride along with Bob Cochran, a National Truck Driving Championships five-time state champion driver. Bob welcomes you to join him on his route as he visits Atlantic Edge Lobster, A.G.A. Correa custom jewelry, and the operator of America’s last remaining hand-operated swing bridge.

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July 16, 2019

Orbis Delivers Sight to a Child in Jamaica

When Trevorn was 8 years old, he found himself in the midst of an absolute living nightmare. At his primary school in Jamaica, one of his classmates made a catapult that fired a pencil which struck Trevorn without warning, squarely in the eye. After two emergency surgeries the pencil was removed and the lens was

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April 16, 2019

Caught in the Act…of Kindness

You probably saw the story on social media or the TV news. A driver for a FedEx Ground service provider’s random act of kindness was captured on video as he took time out of his day to shovel snow from the porch and sidewalk of a woman who’d recently lost her husband to cancer. He

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March 27, 2019

Delivering Hope to Abandoned Puppies

“At first I just thought someone was littering,” says Ramon Hill. The FedEx Express courier, a 23-year veteran at the company, was making his usual rounds on a rainy December day through the Dallas metro area, about midway through his 10-hour shift. Ahead of him in the gloom, he saw a black pickup truck. The

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March 14, 2019

Women’s History Month: Profiles in Trucking

In honor of Women’s History Month, we asked several drivers who are charting their own unique paths in the transportation industry to share what their jobs mean to them and why a diverse workforce is so important. Rachel Douglas & LaNausha Harvey-Kelso FedEx Freight City Drivers—Cleveland, Ohio What one thing are you most proud of

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February 11, 2019

Black History Month: We Salute Our Pioneering Aviators

Three stories, one vision for equality. In celebration of Black History Month, we’re saluting FedEx aviators through the stories of the first African-American FedEx pilot, the first female African-American FedEx pilot, and an inspiring father-son flying duo.

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December 28, 2018

On the Road with FedEx: Feeder Planes on Nantucket

Go on the road around the small island of Nantucket, Massachusetts with FedEx courier Kevin O’Brien. Learn some of the secrets of how small FedEx Feeder planes help drivers like Kevin bring packages to remote places all over the world. Feeders make up 285 of the fleet of 675 aircraft in the FedEx fleet. Did

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