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February 20, 2014

Turning a spotlight on healthcare

On a clear Pacific evening a few years ago, a fully laden FedEx plane winged its way from the US to Taiwan overnight. Inside one of the many shipments on board was a precious item – a pacemaker destined for a major hospital in Taipei.

December 12, 2013

Get ready for the (next) Asian trade revolution

When I moved to Asia in 1994, the most common shipment was electronics.Think big and expensive. The first, mass-produced PCs were spreading like wildfire, and innovations like the “personal communicator” – dubbed “bricks” due to their size and weight – were starting to take off.

October 4, 2013

Trade, FedEx & the APEC CEO Summit

When you consider that China today exports 11.1% of world trade, or that Indonesia’s e-commerce trade grew 71% in 2013alone, it’s easy to see why Asia’s growth is increasingly felt worldwide.  Yet trade expansion does not happen without smart policy. And that’s really the story behind why FedEx is supporting this week’s APEC CEO Summit in Bali, Indonesia.

September 13, 2013

Ethics in Action

When we think about “business leadership”, the first words that often spring to mind are “vision” or “innovation”.Seldom do the words “ethics” or “ethical” automatically top the list. But they must.Just as the world is changing, so too is our notion of leadership. And it’s exactly the characteristics that we most value in human beings – respect, responsibility, integrity or compassion – that must become intrinsically connected with leadership.  

April 26, 2012

FedEx Trade Networks Celebrates its First Year of Operations in Turkey

I’m very excited to be here in Istanbul with Kerim Bilgic, FedEx Trade Networks country manager of Turkey, to celebrate the end of our first year of operations in this thriving Mediterranean country. 

October 17, 2011

FedEx Cares in New Zealand

***Follow @FedExCares on Twitter for real-time updates from our team members around the world! Also check out photos on Facebook from our volunteers.

October 3, 2011

First hand benefits of free trade (originally published on

Take a look at what FedEx Express EVP and Chief Op Officer Mike Ducker had to say about the first-hand hand benefits of free trade. NOTE: Originally published on The Hill on September 14, 2011.As Washington approaches job creation with singular focus this week, they’d do well to begin by passing three stalled trade agreements that are at the heart of U.S. economic growth and employment.

July 21, 2011

China Badminton Team Packs a Powerful Swing

When asked what the most popular sport is in China, I would vote for Badminton. Why? Because badminton has become a fun national sport that can be enjoyed amongst a wide range of people of all ages.   Simply speaking, this sport is played on a hard court divided by a net. It can be played either in singles or doubles with players using rackets to hit the shuttlecock. Sounds easy right? But it requires continuous movement, high reaction speed, and smooth coordination of your whole body.