FedEx

FedEx planes at hub

FedEx Corp. is an American global courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis that provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. It provides strategic direction and consolidated financial reporting for the operating companies that compete collectively under the FedEx name worldwide: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, FedEx Office, FedEx Custom Critical, FedEx Trade Networks, FedEx Supply Chain Solutions and FedEx Services.

Federal Express, now FedEx Express, first began operations in 1973, with the delivery of 186 packages to 25 U.S cities, and today it has the world’s largest all-cargo air fleet.

FedEx reported its net profit in the third quarter of fiscal year 2014, ending Feb. 28, 2014, was $378 million, increasing 5 percent year-over-year from $361 million.

FedEx founder Frederick W. Smith, the company’s president, chairman and CEO, delivered the keynote at the JOC’s 14th annual TPM conference in Long Beach, Calif., in March 2014:

Frederick W. Smith 

14 Apr 2014
Federal investigators are trying to piece together the last days of a FedEx truck driver for clues as to why he crossed a highway median and struck a tour bus, killing 10 people.
18 Jun 2013
FedEx Ground Shipping Service will move its Jacksonville, Fla., distribution hub to a new facility it is planning to build at the Cecil Commerce Center, Jacksonville Business Journal reports.
10 Jun 2013
The Express Association of America, representing DHL, FedEx, TNT and UPS, has formed an export committee to manage policy issues affecting the efficiency of their supply chains that move products out of the U.S.
10 Jun 2013
FedEx Freight will raise its general tariff rates 4.5 percent on average July 1, following a route blazed by UPS Freight and ABF Freight System in May and June.
FedEx Freight Canada’s new service center for the Vancouver area.
17 May 2013
FedEx Freight Canada, a subsidiary of FedEx, has held an opening ceremony for its new service center for the Vancouver, British Columbia, area.
17 May 2013
FedEx Trade Networks has broken ground at its future residence, the Riverview Solar Technology Park in Tonawanda, N.Y.
Bouquet of flowers
10 May 2013
With Mother’s Day just a few days away, logistics companies are ramping up operations to prepare for extra holiday-related shipments...
25 Apr 2013
Freight transportation leaders' testimony at a newly formed House panel suggests the federal government is moving forward on a national freight infrastructure strategy, even if it lacks the will to fully implement it.
24 Apr 2013
FedEx Express has entered into a new express air transportation contract with the U.S. Postal Service.

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