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FedEx Ground Posts
March 19, 2018
Autonomous, or driverless, tuggers are being used by FedEx Ground to transport bulky packages through hub facilities. The tuggers know the shape of the building and are packed with sensors. These large e-commerce deliveries (trampolines, exercise equipment, canoes, etc) represent the fastest growing portion of FedEx Ground package volume, currently about 10% of total volume.
February 6, 2018
How do the thousands of vehicles operating in the FedEx Ground network get to where they need to be at the proper time so packages move most efficiently across the country? It’s complicated and much like a high-tech jigsaw puzzle, where each piece affects another, but with the right blend of people and technology, it
March 20, 2017
When people meet FedEx SmartPost manager Jesse White, they see an African-American man—not a man who was born female. Being transgender means a person’s gender identity, or internal sense of being a man or a woman, differs from the sex the doctor marked on their birth certificate. When people make changes to match the way
November 5, 2015
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
August 20, 2015
FedEx Ground recently hosted a groundbreaking event in Oak Park, Michigan for a new 300,000 square-foot distribution center that is scheduled to open in August 2016. The station will join three existing FedEx Ground facilities serving the Detroit area. About 220 employees are expected to work at the station when it opens next summer with
August 6, 2015
Katie Franklin had just become a mother to a beautiful baby boy—already a big commitment, maybe the biggest of her life. She was married. She had a busy professional life as a FedEx Ground pickup and delivery manager at a local facility in Tennessee. And now Katie had a chance to join Leadership Wilson, a
December 17, 2014
I’ll bet you are one of the millions of people who are increasingly trading the hassle of shopping at a brick-and-mortar store for the comfort of shopping online in PJs. I know I am!With this explosive growth in e-commerce, there are more delivery drivers on the road now than ever before—especially during the holiday season when shipping volume can be double the usual daily amount. With this in mind, FedEx has a reminder for you.
October 31, 2012
Don Logan is a veteran FedEx Freight driver and the 2012 National Truck Driving Champion, a distinction validated by his safety expertise and career achievement with over 2 million accident-free miles behind-the-wheel.