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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.

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.

March 5, 2014

Engineered for the Future: FedEx and FIRST Robotics

In 1989, Dean Kamen, the inventor of the Segway and the portable insulin pump, wanted to find a way share his enthusiasm and inspire young people to become science and technology leaders.

August 23, 2013

Generation Global: Today’s teenagers, tomorrow’s entrepreneurs?

Forget Gen Y or Gen Z. There’s now only Generation Global.This week, 54 of Asia’s best and brightest students landed in Hong Kong for the 7th FedEx Express Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge here in Asia. Yet while these students, from nine different countries across Asia, might be far from home, what stands out for me is that the concept of “home” is not what it used to be.

November 23, 2012

“Shop Small ®” and Support Mom-and-Pop Shops on Small Business Saturday

The sun is about to set on Black Friday, and rise on Small Business Saturday; a day to embrace local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and promote vibrant communities across the country.

February 15, 2012

Back to School – the Wake Forest MBA Marketing Summit

Oh - the life of a student!  I'm at the age where I can look back with nostalgia on my days as a student. I had a great, memorable experience while a student at Notre Dame (undergrad) and Georgia Tech (grad school) - even the all nighters!

September 19, 2011

Business Vikings

Authors: Oscar and Kristian HellenesYou may know that FedEx supports Junior Achievement worldwide, but do you know what Junior Achievement means to us, the students and youth who participate in the event?Let us give you a taste of what this Junior Achievement (JA-YE) adventure is like in Europe: