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FedEx Announces No Additional Residential Surcharges for Second Straight Holiday Season

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“FedEx delivers possibilities every day for millions of small- and medium-sized businesses,” said Raj Subramaniam, executive vice president, chief marketing and communications officer, FedEx Corp. “We are demonstrating our support for these loyal customers during this critical timeframe by not adding additional residential peak surcharges, except for situations where the shipments are oversized, unauthorized or necessitate additional handling.” Peak surcharges for such shipments will be effective Nov. 19, 2018, through Dec. 24, 2018.  Details ... Read More »

FedEx Office Survey Reveals Enduring Preference for Printed Materials in Today’s Increasingly Digital Environment


More than nine in 10 consumers agreed there will always be a need for printed materials, with almost half (49 percent) of those surveyed saying a world without paper would make them feel stressed or annoyed. In the survey, FedEx Office explored the opinions of consumers and small business owners to learn more about their preferences and purchasing habits regarding professional printing services. Among the key findings: 70 percent of respondents reported having items professionally printed the same amount or more than in the previous year... Read More »

FedEx announced as sponsor of World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational


FedEx will assume title sponsorship of the event currently known as the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, which has been staged in Akron, Ohio, since 1999. The World Golf Championships consistently attract the most elite and global fields of the year, with 45-50 of the top 50 players in the Official World Golf Ranking teeing it up in the four annual events. With Memphis’ hometown event taking on a new identity as a World Golf Championships event, fans will be treated to the brightest stars in the game like Jordan Spieth, Dus... Read More »

FedEx Express Announces Purple Runway – A FedEx Pathways Program


In an effort to recruit the best aviators in the industry over the coming years, FedEx Express created Purple Runway– A FedEx Pathways Program to address the need to support the airline and its feeder operators with a pipeline of highly trained and qualified aviators. In a speech on March 22, 2018 at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., FedEx chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith said Purple Runway – A FedEx Pathways Program will play an important role in the continuing growth and success of FedEx Express and its third-party feeder oper... Read More »

FedEx Expanding E-Commerce Capabilities with Acquisition of P2P


P2P provides customers with unique last-mile delivery options, leveraging its relationships with private, postal, retail and clearance providers in over 200 countries. Its industry-leading technology and processes provide plug-and-play options with carrier networks and customer systems. P2P is headquartered in Laindon, United Kingdom and will operate as a subsidiary of FedEx Cross Border within the FedEx Trade Networks operating company. “Global e-commerce continues to grow at a rapid pace, and more and more merchants, marketplaces, e-com... Read More »

FedEx Reserves 20 Tesla Semi Electric Trucks


“FedEx has a long history of innovation and incorporating sustainability efforts throughout its global network,” said FedEx Freight president and CEO Mike Ducker. “Our investment in these trucks is part of our commitment to improving road safety while also reducing our environmental impact.” Tesla says its new big rig will deliver a far better experience for truck drivers, while increasing safety and significantly reducing the cost of cargo transport.  Its advanced technologies, such as surround cameras and onboard sensors, help to aid objec... Read More »

FedEx Announces Memphis Hub Investment


The project includes construction of a large new sort facility, installation of state-of-the-art sort systems in the new building, construction of a bulk truckload building and a new area to improve handling of the oversized shipments that have increased with the growth in e-commerce. “I want to thank Governor Haslam and the State of Tennessee for their support of this investment in a transformational project for the FedEx Express hub in Memphis,” said FedEx Corp. Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith. “Modernization and expansion of the Memph... Read More »

FedEx Earns No. 9 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List

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The annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released today lists FedEx as the No. ­­­9 ranked company overall. The survey measures nine attributes related to financial performance and corporate reputation. “FedEx is honored to have been recognized again among the world’s most admired companies,” said Frederick W. Smith, chairman and CEO, FedEx Corp. “This honor reflects the outstanding dedication and performance of our more than 400,000 FedEx team members worldwide.” This is the 18th consecutive year that FedEx has ranked among the... Read More »

TNT Operations Update


TNT is conducting normal intra-European road and air linehaul operations and continuing to pick up and deliver shipments. The networks of both FedEx Express and TNT are being used to minimize the impact to customers, including offering the full range of FedEx Express services as alternatives. Team members across the globe are working to deliver for customers and each other as they implement contingency plans and remediate systems to fully restore services. Customers may still experience some service delays and restrictions in the short term.... Read More »

FedEx Express Cessna Aircraft Named in Honor of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® Patient


Calvin, the son of Fahm Saechin, a production operator at FedEx Office in Newark, Calif., joined the ceremony to unveil his name on the aircraft.  The cargo plane, which also features the iconic St. Jude logo, will be on display throughout the tournament.  Calvin’s name will travel along the West Coast of the United States as a permanent fixture on the FedEx Cessna Caravan at the conclusion of the FedEx St. Jude Classic. The goal of the Purple Eagle program is to spotlight the important work being done by St. Jude and, in particular, to cele... Read More »

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