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Business, Logistics, TCA

Construction Begins on Wisconsin FedEx Truck Terminal Opposed by Nearby Residents

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Construction is beginning in Oak Creek, Wis., on a huge FedEx truck terminal opposed by nearby residents.

Tom Daykin | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
September 18, 2017
Business, Safety, TCA

FedEx Worker Goes Viral After He Personally Delivers Generators Ahead of Hurricane Irma

FedEx generated some good will with at least one Florida customer late last week as Hurricane Irma began its ominous approach.

Ron Maxey | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
September 13, 2017
Business, Safety, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Temporarily Suspends Some Services in Parts of Florida, Prepares for Post-Irma Aid

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FedEx temporarily suspended some services in South Florida Sept. 7 and geared up to help with recovery wherever Hurricane Irma makes landfall.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
September 8, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics, TCA

New Tennessee FedEx Distribution Center Loaded With Technology, Officials Say

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Every one of the up to 12,000 parcels an hour going through the new FedEx Ground distribution center in Chattanooga is run by what officials call a scanner channel.

Mike Pare | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times/Free Press
September 7, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Taps University of Memphis Students to Run Call Center

University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology

The call center agents talk on headsets to FedEx employees, helping with passwords and other basic troubleshooting and handing off to specialists if necessary.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
September 6, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

How FedEx Is Coping With Hurricane Harvey's Impact

A man walks down the median as trucks navigate floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey along Interstate 610 Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. David J. Phillip/AP

FedEx temporarily suspended some services in Houston and other areas devastated by Hurricane Harvey

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
August 29, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Breaks Ground on New Mexico Distribution Center

FedEx truck John Taggart/Bloomberg

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and the region’s economic development leaders joined with company officials for a ribbon-cutting Aug. 23 at the 215,000-square-foot distribution center in Santa Teresa’s West Park.

Las Cruces (N.M.) Sun-News
August 25, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx to Open $30 Million Distribution Center in Chattanooga, Tenn.

FedEx Ground Trailer Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Parcel delivery company FedEx Ground plans to unwrap a new $30 million distribution center next month in Chattanooga that’s expected to employ about 300 people.

Mike Pare | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times/Free Press
August 22, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Founder’s Son Lands Promotion, Moves Up Corporate Ladder at Shipping Giant

Richard Smith Screenshot via Greater Memphis Chamber

FedEx founder Frederick Smith’s son Richard Smith is rising through the ranks at the Memphis-based company.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
August 22, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Names Mark Allen as Company’s Next Legal Affairs Chief

Mark Allen JB Reed/Bloomberg News

FedEx Corp. has filled a key leadership post, naming Mark Allen to succeed Christine Richards Oct. 1 as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
August 17, 2017

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