posts tagged with FedEx Freight

Ted Carlson Brings Marathon Mentality to Driving Freight

IMG_0033.jpg Ted Carlson has pursued his passion for driving since the day he drove his first car, which didn’t even have a gas cap!

The current road driver for FedEx Freight has, over the years, tried his hand at driving just about anything he could get his hands on. From an M1 Tank on patrol in Iraq, loading dock cranes, an array of armored Humvees…he even once tried to drive an Iraqi steamroller to help with road construction! Rewind even a few years further back, and there’s Ted, in the midst of hurricane Katrina relief: It seems that there was a gigantic airport fire truck that nobody knew how to move, so of course, Ted jumps in and figures it out.

But with Ted, it’s not just variety that motivates him; it’s consistency...

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.

INFOGRAPHIC: A Sustainable Future

A Sustainable Future: Through energy efficiency and diversification, collaborations and advocacy, FedEx is helping to create a more sustainable world and business for the future.

On Halloween Night, Drive Like Frankenstein Moves – Very Slowly

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Don Logan is a veteran FedEx Freight driver and the 2012 National Truck Driving Champion, a distinction validated by his safety expertise and career achievement with over 2 million accident-free miles behind-the-wheel.

Daydream in Green!

Tucker_Clark_Age6_sm_name.jpg The children of FedEx Freight employees were asked to do just that for the Daydream in Green! art contest in support of Earth Day. The submitted artwork was colorful, creative, and illustrated a ton of talent, but most of all, it was inspiring. These children understood that creating a more sustainable future requires us to recycle, use alternative forms of energy, plant trees and always take care of the world.