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February 13, 2015

FedEx Teams With Basket of Hope to Deliver Smiles to Hospitalized Kids Across the Country

Twenty years ago Angela Burnett and her family sat around her 6-year-old daughter’s hospital bed and asked for help. Christina had been diagnosed with an inoperable tumor on her spine and the outlook wasn’t good. Through the love and support of family, friends, and her medical team, she persevered and today is the mother of two young children.

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January 31, 2015

FedEx NFL Air & Ground program and the American Red Cross “Drive to Prepare”

While natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes make national headlines, the reality is that home fires cause more fatalities annually than other disasters combined, with someone in the U.S. dying in a home fire seven times a day.

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March 7, 2012

Delivering the Super Bowl

During the holidays, we often hear the Peak shipping season referred to as our “Super Bowl”.Well, when the big game comes to your hometown, that term becomes larger than life. Indianapolis recently hosted Super Bowl XLVI and FedEx played a major role delivering the biggest game of the year. Planning begins months in advance and impacts all operations. Here’s a behind the scenes look at how we delivered the Super Bowl:

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November 22, 2011

FedEx Teams Up With the Washington Redskins to Deliver Thanksgiving Dinner at FedExField

Today, 50 FedEx volunteers will bundle up and head to FedExField outside Washington, D.C.  But they aren’t going to watch a Redskins football game…  

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December 29, 2008

Addressing Questions Regarding Advertising and Marketing Programs

I have had the opportunity to speak with many employees and stakeholders and read a number of the comments on this blog since our recent cost reductions announcement and I thought it was important to address questions that have been raised regarding our advertising and marketing programs.

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December 22, 2008

FedEx, for the first time in 12 years, will not advertise in the 2009 Super Bowl

Make no mistake, our advertising presence in 18 Super Bowls since 1989 has strategically allowed FedEx to establish itself as a household name.  And it is indisputable that the Super Bowl is the only single event where an advertiser can reach a global audience of this size . . . last year almost 98 million people watched the game.

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