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Fuel Efficiency Posts

March 9, 2015

Saving Fuel to Defend our Nation

Many of you will be familiar with the impact of Fuel Sense on FedEx operations. Cutting costs in business is a fundamental concept. Reduced overhead allows for better prices for consumers, better profit margins for shareholders, increased market share… it’s just better business. Add on to that the positive environmental impact and reduced fuel consumption

February 13, 2015

Fuel Sense: Every drop counts at FedEx Express

Do you plan to reduce your impact on the environment by taking actions at work to save fuel? If so, how do you plan on going about it?

July 1, 2014

License to Optimize

***Note: This post first appeared on the Corporate Eco Forum EcoInnovator Blog- - - - - - -

January 28, 2014

How to Design the Future of Transportation: The Story of EMBARQ in India

Recognizing the Need There are over 1.2 billion people in India. Each of them living in a world that becomes more complex and demanding every day. India is experiencing explosive growth, which requires people to be more mobile than ever, often commuting long distances every day for a job or family obligations. This newfound prosperity is contributing to a boom in personal car sales. 

November 6, 2012

Biomimicry, Nature’s Innovator

One of the many reasons I am proud to be on the FedEx team is our outstanding leadership. Our founder and CEO, Frederick W. Smith states, “At FedEx, we recognize that our impact is greater than the services we provide. We are committed to being a great place to work, a thoughtful steward of the environment and a caring citizen in the communities where we live and work. We are passionate about sustainably connecting people and places and improving the quality of life around the world.” Mr.

April 10, 2012

FedEx Carbon-Neutral Envelope Shipping

FedEx Carbon-Neutral Envelope ShippingMore than 200 million shipments each yearWorldwideAt no extra chargeNowI could end this post here, I suppose. But, I’ll say a bit more about it since we’re excited to share it.For years, FedEx has focused upon initiatives that make sense from business and environmental perspectives. FedEx was the:

January 6, 2011

Keep on Truckin’

Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress - Thomas A. Edison Constructive discontent can be a good thing. Alternatively, the status quo can lead to stagnation. That’s why it is pleasing when organizations have set goals, strategies developed, tactics implemented, and progress being made.

May 27, 2010

Driving to the Rose Garden

“The longest part of the journey is said to be the passing of the gate.” – Marcus Terentius Varro