Serdecznie witamy…. a warm welcome!

Opek.jpg Would you say you have a talent for languages and are always looking for a challenge? Here is an easy one for you - just try to pronounce some very basic Polish vocabulary and I bet you´ll get tongue-tied pretty quickly! I certainly did: Serdecznie witamy. Dziękuję. Przepraszam. Smacznego.

How (Almost) Everything is Growing in Poland

Poland.png Did you know that our presence in Poland today is stronger than ever? We have 26 weekly international flights to and from Warsaw, Katowice and Gdansk and operate 44 stations across the country. More than 1,300 team member’s work for FedEx in Poland and an additional 1,400 contracted drivers are delivering shipments to our customers. And meanwhile we have more than 1,000 FedEx branded vehicles on the roads.

Genetic Twins Can Hold Big Surprises

Stem Cell Donation Germany Harald Lock.jpg “Together with my wife, I registered as a donor in 2011,” says Harald Lock, FedEx station manager from Hamburg, Germany. “There was a tissue typing at a school nearby our home and we felt it would be time worth spent to stop by.” Three years later, Harald was informed by the German Bone Marrow Donor Center (DKMS) that a person suffering from blood cancer appeared to be his genetic 'twin' and his cells could help to heal. “Knowing how difficult it is to find a suitable donor, this was a very exciting moment for me,” he recalls.

Size doesn´t matter - but Access does! See how Germanplates proves it.

2013_05_28_FedEx_Germanplate_Christian-Kleinschmidt_8333.jpg Access to global markets empowers small and medium companies in particular to grow their businesses. Access connects people and possibilities around the world. Access helps to create jobs. That all sounds fantastic in theory – but on a cold and rainy day a few months ago I had the pleasure of seeing that theory turned into practice and found myself in the middle of a truly inspirational Access story - Germanplates.

The Making of…. a Truly Global Movie

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It was a hot summer’s day in August 2011 when an unusual email popped up in my inbox. “We are a group of film students from Hamburg, Germany and we would like to ask for your support in making a truly global movie,” a young man by the name of Adrian wrote. “Interesting,” I thought, “what exactly does he have in mind when he says a truly global movie?” A few emails and several phone calls later, I had all the information I needed.