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FedEx Companies Receive Top 2016 Quest for Quality Awards

FedEx Companies Receive Top 2016 Quest for Quality AwardsFedEx Companies Honored by Logistics Management Magazine for Transportation Performance ExcellenceMEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 27 2016—Six subsidiary companies of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) have been highly ranked by Logistics Management magazine readers in the 33rd Annual Quest for Quality Awards. The awards provide the transportation industry with a measure of customer satisfaction and performance excellence among both carriers and third-party logistics (3PL) service providers. The 2016 ratings of FedEx companies among the Quest for Quality Awar

By | 2016-09-28T18:34:46+00:00 September 27th, 2016|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

T. Michael Glenn to Retire as FedEx Corp. Executive Vice President, Market Development and Corporate Communications

T. Michael Glenn to Retire as FedEx Corp. Executive Vice President, Market Development and Corporate CommunicationsMemphis, Tennessee – FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) today announced that T. Michael Glenn, executive vice president, market development and corporate communications, will retire effective December 31, 2016. He became Senior Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications of FedEx Express in 1993, and assumed responsibilities for customer service the next year. He has been Executive Vice President, Market Development and Corporate Communications of FedEx Corp. since its format

By | 2016-09-28T18:34:32+00:00 September 26th, 2016|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Trade Index: Trade is a big deal for small business

FedEx Trade Index: Trade is a big deal for small businessWASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2016—Today, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) introduces the new FedEx Trade Index(1), a series of national surveys commissioned by FedEx and conducted by Morning Consult. The FedEx Trade Index will periodically survey over 1,000 small business leaders to track the impact of international trade among the small business segment of the U.S. economy. Sixty-five percent of small businesses that trade say their revenue is increasing versus 46 percent of small businesses that do not trade. Sixty-five percent of small businesses tha

By | 2016-09-28T18:34:15+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Corp. Reports Higher First Quarter Earnings

FedEx Corp. Reports Higher First Quarter EarningsMEMPHIS, Tenn., September 20, 2016 … FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today reported earnings of $2.65 per diluted share ($2.90 per diluted share on an adjusted basis) for the first quarter ended August 31, compared to earnings of $2.42 per diluted share a year ago. The FedEx Express and FedEx Ground U.S. domestic dimensional weight divisor will also change from 166 to 139. Effective February 6, 2017, FedEx Express and FedEx Ground fuel surcharges will be adjusted on a weekly basis compared to the current monthly adjustment. FedEx Express operating resul

By | 2016-09-28T18:34:01+00:00 September 20th, 2016|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Chairman and CEO Featured on Transport Topics Natural Gas Webinar

FedEx Chairman and CEO Featured on Transport Topics Natural Gas WebinarFedEx Corp. Chairman, CEO and President Frederick W. Smith joins BP Capital Management Chairman and Clean Energy Fuels Corporation Founder T. Boone Pickens, as well as President of Natural Gas Vehicles for America, Mark Godelowski, for a special webinar discussion on natural gas hosted by Transport Topics News and American Trucking Association President, Chris Spear. Watch TTNews.com for the video program at noon EDT on Monday, Sept. 19, or you can go directly to the page at bit.ly/TT-LOW0915.

By | 2016-09-28T18:33:35+00:00 September 19th, 2016|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx to Increase Shipping Rates for Express, Ground and Freight Services

FedEx to Increase Shipping Rates for Express, Ground and Freight ServicesMEMPHIS, Tenn., September 19, 2016 — FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight, subsidiaries of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), will increase shipping rates effective January 2, 2017. FedEx Express will increase shipping rates by an average of 3.9% for U.S. domestic, U.S. export and U.S. import services. FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery will increase shipping rates by an average of 4.9%. Effective January 2, 2017, the FedEx Express and FedEx Ground U.S. domestic dimensional weight divisor will change from 166 to 139. Eff

By | 2016-09-28T18:33:47+00:00 September 19th, 2016|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Freight Invests in CNG Fueling at OKC Service Center

FedEx Freight Invests in CNG Fueling at OKC Service CenterExpanded Oklahoma City Service Center features CNG fleet, fueling stationFedEx Freight has purchased more than 100 compressed natural gas (CNG) tractors and has installed a CNG fueling station to serve the new CNG fleet at its Oklahoma City Service Center. FedEx Freight contracted with Clean Energy Fuels Corp to design, build and maintain the fueling station. The FedEx Freight CNG fleet and fueling station in Oklahoma City are examples of FedEx connecting the world responsibly and resourcefully. The CNG fueling station in Oklahoma City

By | 2016-09-28T18:33:17+00:00 September 13th, 2016|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Seven FedEx Drivers Earn Top Honors At National Truck Driving Championships

Seven FedEx Drivers Earn Top Honors At National Truck Driving ChampionshipsCompetitors Reflect FedEx Commitment to Safety and ProfessionalismFour drivers representing FedEx Corp. operating companies were crowned National Champions in their respective driving classes at the 2016 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in Indianapolis Aug. 9-13. The following FedEx drivers were crowned National Champions:Ron Metternick, a FedEx Freight driver based in Grand Rapids, Mich., won the National Champion in the 4-Axle trophy. Professionalism and dedication to the trucking industry were key themes during this year’s National Truck Driving Championships. In addition, three other FedEx drivers won top awards in categories that recognize professionalism and dedication to the trucking industry. Jay Love, a FedEx Freight driver based in Sioux Falls, S.D., won his first National Championship, capturing the Flatbed trophy.

By | 2016-09-02T06:15:19+00:00 August 16th, 2016|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Office Expands Parcel and Print Solutions to Serve University Campuses

Universities utilizing managed parcel and print services, a part FedEx Office’s site specific logistics solutions, gain access to FedEx Office’s extensive printing, parcel management and distribution networks. FedEx Office Expands Parcel and Print Solutions to Serve University CampusesLeading Print and Shipping Provider Customizes Capabilities to Help Universities Manage Printing and Shipping Needs, Save Time, MoneyPLANO, Texas — August 9, 2016 — FedEx Office, a world-class commercial print provider, announced today the expansion of its managed parcel and print services designed to serve the unique shipping and printing needs of university communities including faculty, staff, students and parents. “Our managed parcel and print services help universities avoid costs such as long-term equipment leases and expensive technology upgrades.”Through its unique, flexible solutions, FedEx Office serves colleges and universities across the United States, including Case Western Reserve University, Oklahoma State University, Tulane University, Washington University in St. Louis and Wayne State University. “Printing and shipping are essential services on university campuses, needed daily by students, administrators and faculty. Whether their needs include signs and posters, presentations and manuals, or day-to-day printing, customers can count on state-of-the-art equipment and production services from the printing experts at FedEx Office.

By | 2016-09-02T06:15:08+00:00 August 9th, 2016|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

FedEx Donates $1 Million to National Urban League Work Force Development Programs

About National Urban LeagueThe National Urban League is a civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities. FedEx Donates $1 Million to National Urban League Work Force Development ProgramsFedEx is investing $1 million in the National Urban League (NUL) as part of its FedEx Cares initiative to build a stronger workforce by creating pathways to meaningful employment for underserved communities. To learn more about the National Urban League, visit www.nul.org and follow us on Twitter @NatUrbanLeague. “With an estimated one-third of the U.S. unemployment rate caused by the gap between skills and open jobs, these Urban League programs are critical. “FedEx is proud to support the National Urban League on programs that create career pathways and economic empowerment,” said Gina Adams, FedEx Corporate Vice President of Government Affairs.

By | 2016-09-02T06:14:57+00:00 August 5th, 2016|fedex, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments