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August 7, 2018

New FedEx Small Business Trade Index Survey Says Trade Boosts the U.S. Economy

WASHINGTON, August 7, 2018—Small business leaders increasingly view U.S. participation in global trade as the way to improve the overall economy and create American jobs, according to results of the fourth FedEx Trade Index(1), a survey of more than 1,000 small business leaders which tracks the impact of international trade among the small business segment

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August 3, 2018

FedEx Announces No Additional Residential Surcharges for Second Straight Holiday Season

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 3, 2018—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that, for the second year in a row, the company will not apply additional residential surcharges during the holiday season, except for shipments that are oversized, unauthorized or necessitate additional handling. “FedEx delivers possibilities every day for millions of small- and medium-sized businesses,” said Raj Subramaniam,

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July 19, 2018

FedEx Joins the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith has been named by the White House to the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, which will help drive action to provide current and future American workers with the educational and job-training options needed to succeed in the rapidly-changing economy. At today’s executive order signing announcing the formation of

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July 19, 2018

FedEx Football Fellowship Offers Veterans Career Experience with NFL Teams

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), the Official Delivery Service Sponsor of the NFL, today unveiled the FedEx Football Fellowship, a new collaboration with the USO that will work with NFL teams to create on-the-job professional experiences for recently-transitioned veterans as they navigate their way from military to civilian life. The program began accepting applications on July

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June 27, 2018

Volvo Trucks and FedEx Successfully Demonstrate Truck Platooning on N.C. 540 (Triangle Expressway)

Volvo Trucks North America announced today the successful on-highway demonstration of its truck platooning technology. The company has been working closely with FedEx and the North Carolina Turnpike Authority (NCTA) to expand on-highway operations of Volvo’s Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CACC) in the United States on N.C. 540, the Triangle Expressway. This marks the first

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June 26, 2018

FedEx Named to Fortune Magazine’s 2018 Best Workplaces for Millennials List

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that it has been named one of the 2018 Best Workplaces for Millennials by Fortune Magazine.

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June 18, 2018

FedEx Named a Best Place to Work in IT by Computerworld

FedEx has once again been recognized by IDG’s Computerworld  as a 2018 Best Place to Work in Information Technology (IT). This year, FedEx Services ranked #28 among large organizations on the list of the 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. This is the 19th time that FedEx

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June 12, 2018

FedEx Releases 2018 Access FYI: FedEx Young Innovator List

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announces the launch of the online release of the 2018 Access FYI: FedEx Young Innovators list. This year’s list includes 21 of the company’s top choices of people, places and ideas that exemplify how innovation and increased connectivity are shaping the future. “As a company, we believe it’s important to have

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