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It's a Matter of Trust - Having a Safe Holiday Driving Season

master_dm_13_004_02_06_01_045_160-110-2_jpg.jpg FedEx is in the midst of its busiest time of the year – the holiday shipping season starting with Black Friday and continuing with Cyber Monday and all the way up to Christmas Day. We call it Peak. And yes, it’s capitalized because it is that significant to our business. While it is the time of year when we have the most packages to deliver, it is often combined with the worst weather conditions.

Between all the FedEx operating companies, there are tens of thousands of vehicles on the roads every day. In fact, there probably is not a minute in the 1,440 in a day when there is not a FedEx vehicle on a road somewhere in the U.S.

Given the statistics on congestion and...

FedEx Ground Celebrates Entrepreneurs

Did you know that FedEx Ground partners with more than 8,500 small businesses throughout North America to pick up and deliver our packages?

These businesses are owned and operated by independent entrepreneurs who manage every aspect of the business, including hiring employees, owning their trucks, and organizing their routes. We are proud to partner with these entrepreneurs who are growing their businesses alongside FedEx Ground and helping us ensure that every experience is a positive one. This is why we take a step back every year, pausing to celebrate all we have accomplished together.

Since 2007, FedEx Ground has annually bestowed its Entrepreneur of the Year award – one of our company’s highest honors – to three outstanding business owners in our network, recognizing them for business growth and development, customer service, safety, community involvement, and business ethics...

Think Twice Before “Dashing Through the Snow” this Holiday Season

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Thanksgiving Day is almost here, with its turkey and stuffing, cranberry sauce and car accidents.  Don’t remember hearing about that last part?  That’s right, folks.

Meet some of our champions

FedEx is proud of our state champion drivers and contractors, who are competing this weekend in the National Truck Driving Championships!

You may know that they are amazingly skilled behind the wheel, but do you know their favorite diner or stretch of road? Take a look below for an peek behind the wheel at some of our champions:

National Truck Driving Championships 2011

What are you going to do now that you’ve finished 1st in your state truck driving championship? “I’m going to Disneyland!”

That famous phrase is what 115 of our skilled FedEx drivers are screaming out now that each one of them has captured their state’s championship title. This title qualifies them to compete in the National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC).