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December 6, 2018

FedEx Invests in Education of Young South Africans with Gift to Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls

JOHANNESBURG, December 6, 2018 – FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has donated US$ 90,000 to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation. The donation will be utilized by the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation to provide scholarships for tertiary studies to eligible students who have graduated from the Academy.

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November 26, 2018

FedEx Supports Safe School Area initiative in Namibia

NAMIBIA, Windhoek – November 26, 2018. FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) together with Amend, an International NGO, and the Private Sector Road Safety Forum, a local NGO, have today launched a road safety program that provides signage for 30km per hour speed limits around schools, and advocates for the adoption of legislation to support this reduced speed limit around all schools in Windhoek.

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November 21, 2018

FedEx Express is 2018 National Business Awards Winner For Customer Focus in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, November 21, 2018 — FedEx Express South Africa, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), has been announced as the winner of the Customer Focus category at the 16th annual National Business Awards in South Africa.  The awards recognize companies with outstanding performance in areas including sustainability, customer focus, innovation, and growth. 

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November 20, 2018

FedEx Supports Safe School Area Initiative in Botswana

GABORONE, November 20, 2018—FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), together with Amend, an international NGO, and the Society of Road Safety Ambassadors, a local NGO, have today launched a road safety program that provides lifesaving infrastructure and road safety education to benefit primary schoolchildren at high risk of road traffic injury in Gaborone.  The program aims to implement proven-effective road safety measures around Bophirima Primary School and surrounding areas.

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November 20, 2018

FedEx Introduces Additional Flight on USA-UAE Route To Facilitate Intercontinental Trade

DUBAI, U.A.E, November 20, 2018 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and the world’s largest express transportation company, has increased the frequency of its direct Memphis-Dubai Boeing 777F flight, facilitating intercontinental trade between the Middle East and the USA. “As the first to launch a dedicated flight between the USA and

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November 11, 2018

FedEx Express Raises Road Safety Awareness amongst More Than 1,400 School children in Dubai

DUBAI, U.A.E, November 11, 2018 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, is bringing road safety awareness to approximately 1,400 students to nominated schools in Dubai. The ‘My First License™ – I Know My Road Rules’ campaign will target schoolchildren between five to nine years

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October 18, 2018

FedEx Wins ‘Express Logistics Provider of the Year’ at Logistics and Transport Awards

DUBAI, U.A.E., October 18, 2018 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has won top honors in the category ‘Express Logistics Provider of the Year’ at the 2018 Logistics and Transport Awards. FedEx was recognized for its well-established global network, service efficiency, exceptional customer care,

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August 29, 2018

Ecozen Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Named Winner of the Indian FedEx Express Small Business Grant Contest 2018

MUMBAI, August 29 , 2018— FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced Ecozen Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a Pune-based energy-focussed company the winner of the second edition of the FedEx India Small Business Grant Contest 2018. The winner was selected by a panel comprised of

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