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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

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.

December 5, 2014

Out for Delivery: Ride Along for a Day in the Life

Grab your most comfortable shoes and pack a sense of adventure…today we’re taking you behind the scenes as we introduce a series of stories from the FedEx front lines.

November 27, 2013

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: Brought to you by… robots!

This year’s traditional Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City will have a new twist, as teams of high school students and their robots from around the country are opening the parade.

September 25, 2013

What role should corporations play in the fight to end extreme poverty?

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most urgent and persistent question is, What are you doing for others?”

September 17, 2013

First Time Blogger, Long Time Giver: CSR at FedEx

Note: This post first appeared on the Global Citizen blog.

May 14, 2013

FedEx Trade Networks breaks ground at environmentally sustainable business park

I am very inspired by today’s events, as we broke ground for our new office and warehouse facilities at the Riverview Solar Technology Park just outside of Buffalo, in Tonawanda, NY.

October 7, 2011

FedEx and Safe Kids – Walk This Way – International Walk to School Day

On October 5, millions of children around the world participated in International Walk to School Day (IWTSD), an annual event that raises awareness among local communities of the benefits of healthy, safe and walkable neighborhoods for school children.