posts tagged with Vehicles

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...

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).

Keep on Truckin’

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Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress - Thomas A. Edison

Constructive discontent can be a good thing. Alternatively, the status quo can lead to stagnation. That’s why it is pleasing when organizations have set goals, strategies developed, tactics implemented, and progress being made.

For the FedEx Express Vehicles department, that is realized in their work on a Reduce, Replace and Revolutionize initiative. Simply put, it’s using the right vehicle for the right application...

FedEx Freight Installs Fuel Cell Forklifts with Help from U.S. Department of Energy

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Earlier this week, it was reported FedEx Freight would benefit from the Department of Energy's plan to spur growth of fuel cell markets.  FedEx is committed to operating and innovating in new ways that can help our business and our industry.  We seek fuel-efficient and environmentally beneficial technologies in an effort to maximize efficiencies.