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Our 2014 Chase Journey

DH.waist[3].jpg October 28, 2014 - I hate to be a bit disappointed after an eighth-place finish at Martinsville, but that race was an opportunity for us to make a statement to start this Eliminator Round of the Chase and we came up just a bit short. We had a very strong car for much of the day and led a lot of laps, but the cautions and the restarts didn’t fall our way at the end. That’s just racing.

It IS About Logistics: How FedEx Integrates Community Engagement into its Core Operations

CSRwire_Logo-sq.jpg The following is a guest post by Jackie Norris, Executive Director and Yvonne Siu Turner, Senior Manager, Corporate Resources and Programs, Points of Light Corporate Institute. It first appeared on the CSRwire Blog.

This is part five in a seven-part blog series exploring the community engagement practices of winning companies in The Civic 50, an initiative launched in 2012 by Points of Light, the National Conference on Citizenship and Bloomberg. The Civic 50 identifies the top 50 community-minded S&P 500 corporations that best use their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.

Today, we explore how FedEx has integrated volunteering and community engagement into its core business strategy and specifically how it helps communities in times of disaster...

Hello Race Fans!

p234784778-6crop.jpg Hello Race Fans! Believe it or not, another NASCAR season is here, and I have never been more excited in my career to get things started. Our #11 FedEx team is recharged and ready to get back on track, back in the Chase and hopefully bring the championship trophy home to Joe Gibbs Racing.

Send Well-Wishes to Denny Hamlin as He Recovers

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Post your well-wishes in the Comments section below by April 22. We’ll compile and present them to Denny, including your first name, if provided. Hamlin is recovering from a back injury suffered in a last-lap crash while battling for the win at Auto Club Speedway. The vertebrae fracture will sideline Hamlin for several weeks. Veteran driver Mark Martin will substitute in Sunday’s race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. Brian Vickers will pilot the #11 car thereafter, until Denny is well.

Hello FedEx Team Members!

2013FedExCamry.jpg Happy New Year to you and your families. I hope that everyone is as excited as I am for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. This year marks my 8th full season representing you as the full-time driver of the #11 FedEx Toyota, and I am honored to get behind the wheel of that race car each weekend to help all FedEx team members feel the thrill of victory.