posts tagged with FedEx Ground

FedEx Contractor Rescues Police Officer Under Attack

mike-elgas.png Mike Elgas, a driver for Wkforce, Inc, Service Provider to FedEx Ground, risked his own life to save the life of a police officer who was being assaulted.

It all started as an ordinary day as Mike stopped for breakfast on his way to work in Las Vegas, NV. While eating he noticed a belligerent customer overpower a police officer, knock him to the ground...

FedEx Trucks, Honking Horns and 900 students - FedEx Delivers Careers on Wheels to Snyder Elementary

IMG_0814.JPG_.jpeg What do you get when you put 900 students and several big FedEx trucks together? A lot of fun and lessons about the transportation industry.

As a pickup and delivery manager for FedEx Ground in Las Vegas, I have the opportunity to support many community projects. So, when Snyder Elementary asked FedEx to be part of its Careers on Wheels day, we were ready to make an important delivery: education.

Thank you, Bluegrass Delivery of KY, Inc.

facebook_-1917676004.jpg It would probably be a mistake to say that Bluegrass Delivery of KY, Inc. hires veterans simply because its owner, Roland Baxley, served in the United States Navy. Nonetheless, the military connection is strong: “I want to help out veterans,” Roland says.

Hands-On Inspiration on World Teacher’s Day

Rhonda-at-FedEx-Terminal.gif What does owning a small transportation business and teaching K-5 at a progressive magnet school have in common?

A lot, according to Disney.

When Disney was looking to improve its Youth Education Services (YES) program—a program offered to students and teachers across the country as a hands-on educational field trip at Disney World—they approached Rhonda Adams. Rhonda is a teacher at the Gibbs Magnet School of International Studies and Foreign Languages in Little Rock, Ark., who has very successfully incorporated hands-on experiences from her small transportation business into her students’ educational activities. Some of the YES curriculum this year is a direct result of Rhonda’s input, which emphasizes the interconnection of her experiences as a teacher and a small-business owner...

A Sampling of the FedEx Global Citizenship Report

We recently published our fifth annual FedEx Global Citizenship Report. If you have looked at it, you know that it is an information-packed report of FedEx actions relating to corporate social responsibility. If you haven't seen it, I encourage you to do so.

One way we hope that we can encourage this is the use of two illustrative stories on the Citizenship Report website. One is on fuel conservation actions, and another concerns gender equality around the world.