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October 21, 2014

2014 Ground Entrepreneurs of the Year

At FedEx Ground, small businesses are at the heart of everything we do. Since our company’s founding nearly 30 years ago, we have proudly and exclusively contracted with thousands of independent businesses for transportation, pickup and delivery services.

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September 19, 2013

FedEx Ground Celebrates Entrepreneurs

Did you know that FedEx Ground partners with more than 8,500 small businesses throughout North America to pick up and deliver our packages?

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September 16, 2013

Saluting drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

This week is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! It’s a time to see beyond the anonymous head in the cab window you spot multiple times a day during your drive to work. It’s a time to appreciate the great effort and care that these warriors put into their jobs both on and off the road.A truck driver plays an integral part of your day. Whether you are picking up a gallon of milk from the local grocery store or ordering a pair of shoes online, a truck driver helped put that item in your hands.

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August 23, 2010

Keep Step Van Drivers in the NTDC

If trucks had patron saints, step vans would claim Rodney Dangerfield as their own. The late comedian’s trademark quip, “I get no respect,” describes how some in our industry view step vans.They’re wrong. Step van drivers have proven their mettle. Their skill and professionalism are indispensable to the trucking industry. It’s no exaggeration that step-van drivers are an economic linchpin.It’s safety, however, that places step-van drivers in a class all their own.

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August 16, 2010

FedEx wins big at National Truck Driving Championships

In what has become tradition of sorts for FedEx, our National Truck Driving Championships team produced several top finishers and out of those crowned six national champions. Saturday morning began with the announcement of the top finishers in each class, including a 3-way tie in the 5-Axle class. FedEx scored big with 13 finalists in seven of the nine classes including sweeps of Twins and Step Van.

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