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December 30, 2014

Epic Blizzard Strands 6 FedEx Freight Drivers

FedEx Freight drivers are used to driving in all types of conditions; it’s what they do every day.  But for six drivers, an epic snow storm the week before Thanksgiving made travel impossible. The storm dumped as much as seven feet of snow in the Buffalo New York area and shut down a 132-mile section of the New York State Thruway for several days.

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August 22, 2014

Ted Carlson Brings Marathon Mentality to Driving Freight

Ted Carlson has pursued his passion for driving since the day he drove his first car, which didn’t even have a gas cap!

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June 26, 2013

A Sampling of the FedEx Global Citizenship Report

We recently published our fifth annual FedEx Global Citizenship Report. If you have looked at it, you know that it is an information-packed report of FedEx actions relating to corporate social responsibility. If you haven't seen it, I encourage you to do so.

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June 10, 2013

INFOGRAPHIC: A Sustainable Future

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April 27, 2012

Daydream in Green!

The children of FedEx Freight employees were asked to do just that for the Daydream in Green! art contest in support of Earth Day. The submitted artwork was colorful, creative, and illustrated a ton of talent, but most of all, it was inspiring. These children understood that creating a more sustainable future requires us to recycle, use alternative forms of energy, plant trees and always take care of the world. 

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April 3, 2012

Your Small-Business Site for LTL Shipping Success: Freight Central

We put small-business shippers front and center with Freight Central: a new website focused on helping you understand LTL (less-than-truckload) freight shipping.

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December 14, 2011

FedEx Military Dad Delivers Trees For Troops

As a FedEx Freight team member I’m part of a team that delivers millions of shipments and packages each year. I know each shipment and package is special to our customers. But, today I helped make a special delivery that is important to me and my family.  My wife Teresa and I were part of the FedEx Freight team that delivered holiday joy to hundreds of U.S. service members and their families at Fort Polk, Louisiana.    

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December 12, 2011

VIDEO: Trees for Troops and FedEx Delivering Holiday Smiles

During our busiest time of the year, we’re not too busy  to show our appreciation to the military men and women who serve our country. As part of Trees for Troops, over 17,000 live trees donated by tree growers around the country through the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation are being delivered. Destinations include more than 60 military bases throughout  the U.S. and installations in Kuwait, Spain, and Bahrain.   Jason Case, a Senior Security Specialist in Columbus, Ohio is one of many FedEx employees who make this program possible by helping at distribution sites.

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