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September 20, 2017

Amazing Forklift Feats From Our Freight Handling Champions

When the forklift was invented 100 years ago, its creators couldn’t have imagined the impact they would have on how the world works. Nowadays it’s hard to find a warehouse without at least one of these powerful little machines. And just about everything in our global economy enters a warehouse at some point or another.

July 6, 2017

Mobile Field Hospital Can Deploy to Disasters in Hours

The following is a guest post by Nikola Usenovic from International Medical Corps. Hurricane. Earthquake. Tsunami. For millions of people, those words have real, heavy meaning. The paralyzing fear brought by major catastrophe is not simply the loss of possessions. These disasters often snuff out even the basic structures of a region’s health care system.

May 30, 2017

On the Road with FedEx: Alaska

What’s it like to see the beauty of Alaska every day? Hit the road with FedEx and we’ll show you, in the first of our ‘On the Road’ series. Take a look behind the scenes as Ron Bernier (a National Truck Driving State Champion driver) takes us on the road and shows us how to

June 16, 2016

Take a Virtual Tour of the New Orbis Flying Eye Hospital

Video: The new Orbis MD-10 Flying Eye Hospital - conversion, painting, & virtual tour of the plane. Also see designs and stories about how they did it.

December 16, 2015

Memphis Habitat Empowers Local Families

The following is a guest blog post by Jessica N. Hord, Director of Marketing and Communications, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis The buzz of hammers and saws, the bustle of volunteers as they work, the pictures of homeowners receiving keys to finished homes – these are the visible, tangible, well-known aspects of a Habitat

October 19, 2015

How FedEx Changed The Coffee Business For Devoción

The following is a guest post written by Steven Sutton, CEO & Founder, Devoción It all comes down to logistics. The success of any brand is made or broken by how well and efficiently you can deliver a product to the end user.   I learned this lesson long before I got into the coffee business.

June 30, 2014

How FedEx makes walking in Memphis – and around the world – safer for children

Fifteen years ago, the FedEx Global Citizenship team discovered a unique nonprofit called Safe Kids Worldwide (known then as the National Safe Kids Campaign). Their mission is to help prevent childhood injuries. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways and with safety a central value of the company, we approached Safe Kids about developing a child pedestrian safety campaign with support from FedEx.

June 24, 2014

VIDEO: Delivering Education with Teach for America

For the past seven years, FedEx has supported Teach for America and their commitment to provide students of diverse backgrounds with educational opportunities that will reward them and their communities for a lifetime.