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May 29, 2018

Tech Minutes: Blockchain, FedEx, and the Future

How is the turkey on your dinner table connected to data security and chain of custody? Join Don Tapscott and FedEx CIO Rob Carter to see how Blockchain is transforming the internet of the future.

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March 19, 2018

Autonomous Tuggers Pull Their Weight in FedEx Hub

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.

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June 5, 2017

Tech Minutes from FedEx: Sam the Robot

Meet Sam, a FedEx team member who happens to be a robot. Sam is a Savioke Relay robot used by FedEx TechConnect at FedEx Office in Manhattan. See how Sam navigates the office, helps co-workers, and can even operate elevators to run errands in this prototype testing environment. This is the first in a series

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February 18, 2015

From Au Pair to FedEx IT Professional: One Woman’s Journey Worth Celebrating

A few years ago, if someone told me that I would be working at FedEx, I would not have believed them. In fact, if someone told me that I would still be in Memphis, I would have doubted that too. When I came to the U.S. from Poland 10 years ago as an au pair,

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January 29, 2015

Teach computer science ‎to grade schoolers? You bet, say FedEx IT professionals

Three years ago, I participated in a Junior Achievement teaching event at Combee Elementary, a local school near Lakeland, Fla. I worked with kindergarteners that morning and had a blast; the children were like sponges. As I was leaving, I asked a guidance counselor if there were more ways to help the school, and she

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December 30, 2014

Diversity and Opportunity Underpin the Core of our IT Organization

Diversity is essential to our continued success in today’s ever-changing global marketplace. We value its role in helping us achieve exceptional service for our customers and rewarding opportunities for our employees. And that’s certainly the case in our Information Technology (IT) organization. Watch two of our great IT success stories below. Heather Pape

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November 25, 2014

Top Five IT Tips for Small Businesses ‘Going Global’

FedEx hosted a virtual roundtable, ‘Information Generation’, where FedEx executives, Raj Subramaniam and Michael Foster, and The Boston Consulting Group’s, Ralf Dreischmeier, discussed the transformative impact of IT on global commerce.A focus in the discussion was small business and the role of IT in helping entrepreneurs to overcome challenges and build their businesses abroad, successfully.

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September 20, 2011

The Power of Connectedness

We’ve heard the statistics but they remain staggering:

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