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March 16, 2012
Many folks don't know that FedEx ships zoo animals and livestock as part of our normal business. The staff that run our FedEx Animal Desk work the logistics on a daily basis. It seems like Lydia Petropoulus and Carolyn Frisch know more about how to do this right than anyone in the business. On the charitable shipping side, I work with them on rescue type situations when we feel it is appropriate. We have had a few moves this year with some being more unusual than others.
March 6, 2012
Cold. Freezing cold. An unforgiving wind, finger tips painfully numb, teeth chattering. The temperature had dropped to -9 degrees Celsius (16 degrees Fahrenheit). With the wind chill, it felt worse. Now imagine that feeling suspended in time, while you’re hungry and living on the streets. The recent cold snap in Europe was in large part inescapable and, in some cases, life threatening.