Wayne Risher

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Systems Issue Disrupted Package Sorting at FedEx Express Memphis Hub

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FedEx Express reported a national service disruption May 12, citing a systems issue that affected package sorting overnight at the Memphis, Tenn., hub.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
May 15, 2017
Business

FedEx Targeted in Cyber-Attack as Hackers Hit Companies Across Globe

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FedEx said May 12 it was taking steps to recover from a cyber-attack on some of its Windows-based information technology systems.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
May 12, 2017
TCA

Memphis IT Outage Could Slow FedEx Shipments

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More than 120 FedEx Express flights out of Memphis International Airport in Tennessee were delayed early May 2 after an information technology system outage hit the company’s world hub.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
May 3, 2017
TCA

FedEx Details Environmental, Community Outreach Improvements

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FedEx Corp. is ramping up efforts to improve efficiency of its FedEx Express vehicle fleet.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
April 13, 2017
Business

FedEx's Fred Smith: 'Don't Be Afraid of Technology'

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Should we be worried about robots taking our jobs? Some of us, maybe — look what happened to Blockbuster video clerks — but collectively, no, FedEx chief Frederick Smith told student researchers gathered at the University of Memphis on April 6.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
April 7, 2017
Business

FedEx Expands Footprint at Memphis International Airport

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Memphis International Airport officials agreed March 16 to lease more land to super-tenant FedEx Corp.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
March 17, 2017
Government, Business

FedEx Executives Logging Face Time With Trump, Pence

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Top FedEx officials are logging face time with the Trump administration in Washington this week.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
February 9, 2017
Business

Snow Disrupts FedEx Hub, But Memphis Airport Remains Open

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Snow disrupted operations at the FedEx Express Memphis hub overnight and prompted Delta Air Lines to cancel four Jan. 6 afternoon flights between Memphis and Atlanta.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
January 6, 2017
Business

FedEx Shares Break $200 Barrier as Market Surges

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FedEx shares hit $200 Dec. 13 for the first time, propelled by a stock market surge since the election of Donald Trump.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
December 14, 2016
Business

FedEx Chief Fred Smith Blasts Trump's Trade Policies

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FedEx chief Frederick Smith has gone on the offensive against President-elect Donald Trump's trade proposals, warning of dire consequences if the nation pursues the protectionist policies Trump espoused during the campaign.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
December 13, 2016

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