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July 12, 2013

How Coast Pet Distributors got creative to reduce costs and carbon

Learn more about how small business owner, Hayden Epstein and Warehouse Operations Manager, Jared Williams use recycling to make the return trip worth it.Coast Pet Distributors is a small, family business that specializes in providing the highest quality pet foods and products to retailers in seven states. 

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December 7, 2012

FedEx Ship to Friends App Makes Holiday Shipping Friendlier

If you’re a Facebook user caught in the midst of yearend holiday gift giving, you may be grateful to discover the ease and convenience of the FedEx Ship to Friends app. With it you can create a shipment, pay for it, and generate your shipping label without leaving Facebook (U.S. only). It’s also available in a mobile version.

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November 26, 2012

Cyber Monday & Beyond: Navigating the Online Holiday Shopping Season

Do you hear that sound? No, it’s not the clicking of Santa’s reindeers or jingle bells. It’s the clicking of keyboards across the nation as we head into the thick of the holiday shopping season. We started with Black Friday, then Small Business Saturday and today we move on to Cyber Monday. In the next few weeks, folks will be scrambling to check off those last minute gifts – many of you (like me!) relying heavily on the convenience of online shopping.

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November 23, 2012

Wrap It Up, Pack It Up, Ship It Out

There’s nothing worse than putting all that time and effort into picking out the perfect gift, only to discover that it didn’t arrive quite so perfectly due to poor packaging.

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November 20, 2012

Introducing FedEx Ship to Friends: the Preferred App for Social Shipping

On October 28, we launched an innovative shipping application in Facebook, FedEx® Ship to Friends, enabling our customers to ship packages directly from their Facebook page, and distinguishing FedEx as an industry leader in the social marketplace. This holiday season, we’re excited to see the difference that shipping directly from Facebook can make for our customers and our company.

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August 17, 2011

Moving the Chilean Miners’ rescue capsule from Point A to Point B – that’s it! Or is that all that’s really involved?

FedEx Express was selected a few months ago by the Chilean Copper Corporation (CODELCO) and the Ministry of Mining for the Republic of Chile as the Official Carrier of the Fénix capsule used to rescue miners trapped in the San Jose mine last year.We took on the responsibility to move the capsule, all 14 feet and 800 pounds of it to Canada, Germany and Washington, D.C. – where it is getting ready to be displayed at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History beginning Friday in an exhibition titled “Against All Odds”.

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January 20, 2009

A New Year’s Resolution: Lose the Bulk

“Many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits.”  - Author Unknown Everyone who has ever made a New Year's resolution to slim down, raise your hand.  Losing weight is one of the most common resolutions every new year. But how about losing bulk?  That's a way to make the environment healthier. Let me explain.

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