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March 15, 2017

Stansted: Connecting the UK to the World Since the 1980s

The year: 1985 Michael J. Fox went back to the future and Ferris had one totally awesome day off. Michael Jordan was named the NBA’s “Rookie of the Year.” Madonna opened the New Year at number one with “Like a Virgin.” FedEx Express expanded operations and opened the Stansted Gateway, just 40 miles north of

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November 25, 2015

KellyBronze: Britain’s most awarded turkey brand sets its sights on stateside success

From humble beginnings… Turkey is a quintessential symbol of Christmas and the day just wouldn’t be the same without it. Just like the tree, it is something that families and friends are guaranteed to gather around on 25 December. But for the Kelly family, one specific breed of turkey has led to a whole new

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September 14, 2010

Enjoying the Ride at a Theme Park

On Wednesday 1 September I joined nine other FedEx staff for the launch of the Action for Children and FedEx joint programme, “Delivering hope to children” in the UK.  Also attending were 18 young carers from the Action for Children’s Derbyshire Young Carers Project who had arrived to enjoy a day out.Fortunately it was a rare sunny day when we got to the Alton Towers theme park, but I doubt even a downpour would have dampened the spirits of the children whom we were there to meet.

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February 10, 2009

A Look at the Modec Lithium-Ion FedEx Express Delivery Vehicle

I had the pleasure to introduce the first all electric, zero emission pickup and delivery vehicle into the global fleet at Fedex Express. This truck, produced by Modec, a UK company will be serving our customers in London as an emission free vehicle. The Modec delivery truck joins the largest hybrid fleet in the world and brings our sustainable vehicle technology from low emission vehicles to emission free vehicles. Nine other Modec vehicles will be serving London by the spring of 2009 expanding the number of customers we can serve without producing any emissions.

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