FedEx Boosts Profit Forecast, Cites Cost Cuts as Effective
FedEx Corp.’s shares jumped the most in nine months after the courier boosted its profit outlook, signaling efforts to cut costs are helping counter a decline in package volume.
FedEx Freight Unit Furloughs Workers as Cargo Demand Slows
FedEx Corp.’s freight unit is putting workers on furlough in some U.S. markets, adding to mounting evidence of a cargo slowdown as the company joins other large employers trimming their ranks.
FedEx Colleagues Share $2 Million North Carolina Lottery Prize
A group of North Carolina FedEx Freight employees who work in Hope Mills are sharing a $2 million prize after buying a winning Powerball ticket in Fayetteville.
2022 Road to NTDC Officially Underway; Courville Wins Louisiana
The first state-level qualifier for the National Truck Driving Championships kicked off last month in Louisiana, paving the way for a series of safe trucking competitions throughout the country.
FedEx Freight to Expand Home, Business Deliveries in US
FedEx Freight is expanding its FedEx Freight Direct e-commerce pilot to more than 80% of the contiguous population of the United States, following expansion of the program to additional markets earlier this year.
Don Logan's Absence Leaves Kansas Field Wide Open
At first glance, the Kansas Truck Driving Championships might be more notable by who is absent than who will be the ultimate winner. FedEx Freight Ace Don Logan, last year’s Grand Champ out of the Tank Truck division, isn’t competing at Kansas Expocentre in Topeka on June 14-15.June 14, 2019
FedEx Freight 3-Axle Ace Ritch Fundell Repeats as Illinois Grand Champion
For the second year in a row, Ritch Fundell had a grand old time at the Illinois Truck Driving Championships. Fundell, a 3-Axle ace with FedEx Freight, conquered the Pheasant Run Resort course in St. Charles on June 7-8 to earn his second straight trip to the National Truck Driving Championships.June 10, 2019
Steven Clark Takes Top Honors at Surprising Utah Truck Driving Championships
The unexpected was the norm at the Utah Truck Driving Championships. Defending Grand Champion Russell Atkin finished fifth in the Tank Trunk division, and rookie William Plevney took first place in the 5-Axle. When the dust settled, FedEx Freight driver Steven Clark was the 2019 Grand Champion after besting his closest challenger by 62 points in the 3-Axle class.June 7, 2019
Message of Safety Hits Home Leading Up to Illinois Truck Driving Championships
FedEx Freight drivers Ritch Fundell and Miguel Corral are back and ready to repeat in the Illinois Truck Driving Championships on June 7-8. The event's primary safety focus will be on emphasizing adherence to Scott's Law, named after a Chicago firefighter who was struck and killed by a motorist while assisting at a roadside crash scene in 2000. Overall FedEx Freight claimed five division championships in 2018. UPS took home two first-place finishes, and XPO Logistics and YRC Freight earned one apiece.June 7, 2019
Alabama Grand Champion David Hawk Paces FedEx Freight
David Hawk is taking his driving skills from Pelham to Pittsburgh. The FedEx Freight driver won the 3-Axle competition and clinched Grand Champion honors in the Alabama Truck Driving Championships earning a spot in the national event in August.June 4, 2019