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October 15, 2018

Amped Up: FedEx Electric Vehicles Spark Interest in China

New all-electric FedEx vehicles are now operating in 13 cities across China. Traffic restrictions limit vehicle access to parts of some Chinese cities, but electric vehicles are allowed in those places. Jason Wang, Operations Manager, FedEx Express in Beijing told us, “Due to traffic restrictions, we have to stop some petrol vehicles in station. But

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May 8, 2014

2013 Global Citizenship Report – Global Connections

FedEx is built on the belief that local economic growth requires connectivity with the rest of the world, and we accept that it is our role and responsibility to do this sustainably.

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October 3, 2013

Meet the new FedEx Efficient Containers. Lighter design. Less fuel.

Taking weight off a jet isn’t a new idea. It’s a problem aviators have tried to solve since the early pages of aviation history. Extra weight equals extra fuel. When you find the right balance, you can fly farther, use less fuel and reduce emissions. But it’s how you take the weight off that gets interesting.Charles Lindbergh became the first person to fly across the Atlantic using a plane covered in lightweight linen. Today, this same mindset is inspiring a whole new generation of innovations and I’m happy to say much safer than some of those early ideas.

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September 4, 2013

Welcoming the 767 to Our Fleet

Update 9/30/2013. Take a peek behind the scenes of our new 767 construction:

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September 4, 2013

Important Work for Washington Policymakers, and Giving Back to the Community

As we shift out of recess mode and head back to work, Congress is returning to Washington with important matters that FedEx hopes will be addressed to move our economy and our country forward.We are encouraged by the momentum on Capitol Hill and within the administration on some of these issues, including corporate tax reform, transportation, and free trade agreements.  

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July 2, 2013

From Fuel Supply to FuelSense

You never know where some things will lead. As an Army Captain, I had the fortune to command a supply company that included a fuel supply platoon with the responsibility to refuel the 3rd Armored Division in central Germany.These refueling operations were very static, dispensing fuel from large bladders which required units to congregate many tracked and wheeled vehicles at fuel depots. This made refueling not only inefficient but placed exposed vehicles at a higher risk of an enemy strike as they congregated.

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May 23, 2013

2012 FedEx Global Citizenship Report

Today we released our fifth Global Citizenship Report. In the spirit of continuous improvement, this year’s report aligns with the Global Reporting Initiative guidelines. It showcases our continued efforts to provide sustainable solutions for our customers and our communities in a more standardized and transparent way. And, importantly, it is an all-digital and print-on-demand platform again this year.

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