FedEx

Analysis: Amazon’s Delivery Dream Is a Nightmare for FedEx and UPS

Jim Young/Bloomberg News

Amazon’s ambition has been in plain sight for years. The company has built its own network of merchandise warehouses and package sorting centers. It enlisted its own airplanes and truck trailers to transport cargo. It registered to move freight across oceans, and in dozens of cities it tapped couriers to deliver packages directly to shoppers’ doors.

Shira Ovide | Bloomberg News
February 9, 2018
Business, TCA

FedEx Looks to Fill 800 Part-Time Jobs at World Hub

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

A FedEx Express job fair is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 3 at 2874 Business Park Drive, Building D, near Memphis International Airport.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
January 31, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Freight Enlists Industry Effort to Train Drivers to Combat Human Trafficking

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FedEx Freight is joining forces with Truckers Against Trafficking to train drivers to help fight human trafficking.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
January 30, 2018
Business, Logistics

FedEx to Borrow $1.5 Billion for Contribution to Pension Plan After Tax Changes

Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg News

FedEx Corp. is borrowing $1.5 billion to fund a contribution to its pension plan that it announced after the passage of U.S. tax law changes.

Molly Smith | Bloomberg News
January 29, 2018
Government, Business

FedEx to Spend $3.2 Billion in Tax Reform Savings on Staff, Operations

FedEx Worker Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

FedEx Corp. ramped up staff pay boosts and corporate investments arising from the December passage of the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, saying it would spend more than $3.2 billion to increase employee compensation, bulk up the company’s pension plan and invest in several of its hubs.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
January 26, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Lands at No. 9 on Fortune’s List of World’s Most Admired Companies

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FedEx Lands at No. 9 on Fortune’s List of World’s Most Admired Companies

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
January 23, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Deep Freeze Slows Flights, Sorting at FedEx Express World Hub in Memphis

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

A deep freeze following snow Jan. 16 continued to disrupt FedEx’s world hub in Memphis on Jan. 17, causing potential delays in package deliveries.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
January 18, 2018
Business, Safety, Logistics, TCA

Snow Causes FedEx Hiccup

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Memphis International Airport saw little impact on passenger flights from a winter storm early Jan. 16, but FedEx’s cargo operation experienced disruptions that could affect deliveries.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
January 17, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Beefs Up Unit Led by Founder’s Son to Include Specialty Logistics, E-Commerce

Mark Lennihan/AP

FedEx is expanding the business unit led by its founder’s son by consolidating specialty logistics and e-commerce solutions within FedEx Trade Networks.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
January 17, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Seeks Permit for $35.4 Million Building at Express Hub at Memphis International Airport

Luke Sharett/Bloomberg News

FedEx has applied for a building permit for a building project valued at $35.4 million at its world hub at Memphis International Airport.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
January 10, 2018

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