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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...

Sell Through Multiple Online Stores and Keep Your Shipping Story Straight

121739409blog.jpg It used to be that finding a channel to sell products was one of the biggest challenges entrepreneurs and small businesses had to overcome. With the proliferation of online retail sites such as eBay, Etsy, and Amazon, finding sales platforms is much easier. The challenge has shifted instead to how an entrepreneur or small-business owner can fulfill orders from multiple online selling sites and still find time to grow the business.

Students from Sweden “Bag” FedEx Access Award!

This summer, a team of student entrepreneurs from Sweden created a unique company and developed, marketed and sold a stylish product line that one would expect to see dangling from the arms of the high-fashion-minded. The product, a line of overnight travel bags, was manufactured from recycled flooring materials! The team, named “Bolsa”, competed with teams from 32 other European countries in this year’s 21st annual Junior Achievement-Young Enterprise European Company of the year Competition held in Cagliari, Italy.