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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.

September 15, 2016

Champion Mechanic Shares Advice Every Driver Should Know

Award-winning mechanic Eric Vos takes you under the hood to show off the skills needed to win a FedEx “Top Wrench” award and become a SuperTech National Champion—one of the most prestigious titles a mechanic can achieve. Plus, he offers a sneak peek at his pet project, restoring a 1950s classic Chevy Apache truck. One

February 19, 2016

FedEx Makes FORTUNE’s Most Admired Companies List

Once again, FedEx has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s Most Admired Companies, landing as the #8 ranked company overall, and #1 in the delivery industry. For the past 16 years, we’ve been honored to rank in the top 20 of this distinguished list. This accomplishment is especially important because it shines the spotlight on

November 5, 2015

Celebrating Entrepreneurs at FedEx Ground

At FedEx Ground, small businesses are at the heart of everything we do. Since our company’s founding more than 30 years ago, we have proudly and exclusively contracted with thousands of independent businesses for transportation, pickup and delivery services. Since 2007, FedEx Ground has recognized the most outstanding of these businesses and their owners through

January 14, 2015

FedEx Named to Black Enterprise’s 40 Best Companies for Diversity

According to the magazine, the companies singled out for distinction "demonstrated a significant commitment to diversity in four key areas: board of directors, employee base, senior management and supplier diversity."

December 12, 2014

Up Close and Personal with News Legend Tom Brokaw

Recently I had the pleasure of spending some one-on-one time with TV broadcast news legend, Tom Brokaw.  He was being honored as one of the National Civil Rights Museum’s Freedom Award winners, during ceremonies in Memphis on December 2nd.   Since my role at FedEx is to oversee the FedEx sponsorship of that event with the museum, it was part of my job to accompany him on the flight to Memphis.  (Other honorees were journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault, who happens to be a close friend of Brokaw’s, Activist/Educator Bob Moses and Baseball Pioneer Frank E.

November 25, 2014

#DeliveringThanks: Recognizing Those Who Embody the Purple Promise

Each of the following articles feature FedEx team members who never hesitate to go above and beyond for our customers, and each has an incredible story that truly embodies our Purple Promise.

July 11, 2014

Smooth Surfing with the Junior Achievement Company of the Year Competition

Although I have only been an intern on the Global Citizenship Team for a few weeks, I have already been exposed to so much new knowledge and incredible experiences, one of which included traveling to Washington D.C. for a Junior Achievement competition.