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  In terrorism fight, government finds a surprising ally: FedEx   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
FedEx then invoked the authority granted to it by every customer, which the police don't automatically have, permitting it to inspect any package without a warrant.
FedEx and customs officials say the close cooperation allows customs agents do their jobs faster and allows FedEx to avoid shipment delays.
FedEx also has a seat on a regional terrorism task force, overseen by the FBI, which has access to sensitive data regarding terrorist threats.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05146/510879.stm   (2497 words)

FedEx is famous for and known for its absolute dependability and its attention to detail.
FedEx accomplishes this by not being a mass of bodies moving in one direction but rather by being the several parts that compose it and working together.
FedEx’s manager’s guide relates the following ‘ A transformational leader raises subordinates’ awareness about issues of consequence, shifts them to higher level needs, influences them to transcend their own self-interests for the good of the group of company, and inspires them to work harder than they had originally expected they would’.
academic.emporia.edu /smithwil/s99mg423/eja/crofkeja.html   (1822 words)

 Federal Express Tracks Customers on the Move
Although FedEx maintains a massive network of 46,000 U.S. drop-off points, the company wasn't always sure that those points were in exactly the right locations.
FedEx uses its proprietary, mainframe-based Cosmos tracking and billing application, which collects massive amounts of operational data, including where packages are picked up.
As companies such as FedEx try to link their distribution services directly into the supply chain operations of their large corporate customers, they need to make sure they have the support centers, trucks and people in the right place at the right time.
www.informationbuilders.com /applications/fedex.html   (1017 words)

 Stadiums of the NFL-FedEx Field-Washington Redskins
Home to one of the NFL's most popular teams, FedEx Field is the largest stadium in the league.
Another $20 million of improvements were completed in time for the 2000 season, which included a new owners club suite level, escalators to the upper deck, and additional seats were added.
FedEx Field has many amenities including several restaurants that overlook the field and a Redskins Hall of Fame.
www.stadiumsofnfl.com /nfc/FedExField.htm   (340 words)

 FedEx Success Doesn't Come With Big IT Budget Increase - News by InformationWeek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Then, looking around the boardroom where seven of FedEx's IT executives are listening intently, the plain-speaking Smith adds that the strategy involves holding FedEx's IT team "very accountable for their parts of the business." So much for thinking a brighter economic outlook means the hard part is over.
Yet FedEx faces fierce competition in all its markets, which helps explain why Carter's goal is to freeze or shrink the IT budget as part of a broader cost-cutting effort across the company that includes early-retirement incentives in its FedEx Express unit.
FedEx's revenue rose 4% to $5.9 billion in its second fiscal quarter ended Nov. 30 compared with a year ago, and net income increased 9% to $266 million before realignment costs.
www.informationweek.com /story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=17300234   (832 words)

 BW 50: FedEx Profile
As the digital revolution took hold in the late 1990s, Memphis-based FedEx didn't sit by and wait for its overnight delivery business to be eroded by e-mail and other new technologies.
FedEx Kinko's segment provides document solutions and business services, including copying and printing services, signs and graphics, videoconferencing, high speed wireless and wired Internet access, and computer usage.
FedEx was incorporated in Delaware in 1998 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
www.businessweek.com /bw50/2005/company/FDX.htm   (397 words)

 FedEx - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
FedEx, the first cargo airline to use jet aircraft for its services, expanded greatly after the deregulation of the cargo airlines sector.
FedEx is now organized into operating units, each of which has its own version of the logo, designed by Lindon Leader of Landor Associates.
FedEx Express contractually flies a large number of packages for United States Postal Service totaling one billion dollars worth of packages per year, making it one of FedEx's biggest customers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/FedEx   (2175 words)

 Consumer complaints about FedEx - Late Delivery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
FedEx called me at around 5:00 PM on December 20 to tell me that I would not get the tree in time for Christmas.
FedEx initially sent the package from Tennessee to Texas, then back to Tennessee, causing it to be a day late.
When I tried to explain to FedEx that the weather in Orlando and Orange county was no worse than where I am in Maryland, they refused to do anything to make sure that the package was delivered (even though I paid for priority shipping and was guaranteed that it would be there today).
www.consumeraffairs.com /delivery/fedex_late.html   (2003 words)

 FedEx | Investor Relations
FedEx Corp. common stock is traded on The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol FDX.
FedEx Corp. common stock can be bought or sold through a stockbroker, bank or financial institution that offers brokerage services.
FedEx Corp. was incorporated as FDX Corporation in the state of Delaware on October 2, 1997.
ir.fedex.com /faq.cfm   (673 words)

 GM - GMability Advanced Technology: First Commercial Test of a Fuel Cell Vehicle in Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
FedEx Express will participate in GM’s HydroGen3 fuel cell testing program for one year by operating the HydroGen3 on its normal delivery schedules in the Tokyo area from June 2003 to June 2004.
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., connects areas that generate 90 percent of the world’s gross domestic product in 24-48 hours with door-to-door and customs-cleared service.
FedEx employs approximately 143,500 employees and has more than 45,800 drop-off locations, 640 aircraft and more than 45,000 vehicles in its integrated global network.
www.gm.com /company/gmability/adv_tech/400_fcv/gm_fedex_050103.html   (722 words)

 FedEx News
MEMPHIS, Tennessee: FedEx Express, owner of the world's largest cargo airline, will increase average shipping rates by 3.5 percent at the beginning of the year, the company announced Friday.
FedEx Express, the world's largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, announced today the continued execution of its global wireless strategy, with the deployment of the...
FedEx Express and UPS each say they are undertaking a fundamental review of their fleet plans following notice ongoing troubles in the Airbus A380 program will delay the scheduled delivery of freighters.
www.topix.net /com/fdx   (703 words)

 CNN.com - Body parts found in leaking FedEx package - Nov. 9, 2003
FedEx workers discovered a shipment of two human legs and an arm when one of the boxes was found leaking at a company depot, police said.
The shipment was discovered Wednesday when one of the boxes was found leaking at a FedEx depot in nearby St. Louis.
It is against FedEx policy to ship body parts, said Howard Clabo, a spokesman for the Memphis-based company.
www.cnn.com /2003/US/Midwest/11/09/fedex.package.ap/index.html   (222 words)

 FedEx Rates and Transit Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
FedEx Express Hundredweight pricing is available for multiple piece shipments traveling on a single FedEx Airbill to one destination, on the same day, and totaling 100 lbs.
FedEx Ground Multiweight is available for multiple packages going to the same postal code on the same day, weighing 150 lbs.
FedEx only displays the city or zip/postal codes served by FedEx in the destination and origin countries you selected.
images.fedex.com /ratefinder/home?cc=US&language=en   (374 words)

 Wired News: Furniture Causes FedEx Fits
Avila has outfitted his entire apartment with FedEx box designs, including a bed, a corner desk with wall shelves, a table, two chairs and a couch.
In her response to FedEx (.pdf), Granick took issue with that argument.
FedEx also said in the Aug. 3 letter that Avila clearly intended to operate a business from his website because he used the.com domain suffix, the "commercial level domain," rather than.net.
www.wired.com /news/culture/0,1284,68492,00.html   (770 words)

 FedEx Sees A Dot-Com Payoff - News by InformationWeek
Oct 1, 2002 12:00 AM Investment and dot-com are almost mutually exclusive terms, but FedEx Corp. is spending money on FedEx.com and says the funds are yielding notable cost savings.
FedEx.com, which gets about 4.5 million unique visitors a month, is saving the company $25 million each month, CIO Robert Carter said at a FedEx investors meeting Tuesday in New York.
On another front, FedEx is looking into wireless technology to cut costs and improve customer service.
www.informationweek.com /story/IWK20021001S0006   (251 words)

 The Sneeze - Half zine. Half blog. Half not good with fractions.
But each had its potential limitations downstream in application to thousands of FedEx media, from waybills and embroidered courier caps to FedEx.com and massive signage for aircraft, buildings and vehicles.
Early on, before the brand rollout in mid-1994, FedEx’s public relations agency was preparing to emphasize the arrow as a secondary graphic to underscore the “speed/precision” positioning.
The power of the logo and the FedEx marketing supporting the logo is strong enough to convey clearly FedEx brand positioning.
www.thesneeze.com /mt-archives/000273.php   (1278 words)

 FedEx Freight delivers with Linux Web server migration - Network World
The large-volume trucking division of FedEx recently installed 15 Red Hat Linux 7.2 and 7.3 servers running Apache Web server to act as a front end to its customer service application, used by businesses that hire Freight to deliver multitruckload shipments of goods across the country.
FedEx Freight loaded the Linux servers with a version of the Tomcat Java application server, which runs on top of Red Hat Linux.
By installing the Tomcat application server, FedEx Freight was able to support the Java-based applications it had been running on the Windows Web servers - now replaced with Linux servers - without having to rewrite its applications.
www.nwfusion.com /news/2002/1118fedlinux.html   (799 words)

 FedEx Information | Business.com
The Group's principal activities are to provide transportation, e-commerce and supply chain management services through over 214,000 employees and contractors.
His anger was directed at PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, who on Wednesday said there would be no alterations in the format for the FedEx Cup, the...
FedEx Cup offers new opportunities, but also world of confusion for PGA Tour
www.business.com /directory/transportation_and_logistics/fedex   (292 words)

 PGATOUR.com - PGA TOUR unveils inaugural FedEx Cup schedule
The new FedEx Cup competition, a dramatic season-long points bonus program for players spanning 37 weeks, begins with the Mercedes Championships in Hawaii (Jan. 4-7) and concludes Sept. 13-16 with THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola.
The Championship Series, which focuses on the final push for the FedEx Cup title, will begin with the Barclays Classic in New York Aug. 23-26, followed by the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston Aug. 31-Sept. 3 and then the Championship Series/Chicago Sept. 6-9, before concluding at THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola.
Once the FedEx Cup season concludes with THE TOUR Championship Presented by Coca-Cola, the TOUR will enter the Fall Series, featuring six to seven official money tournaments that will determine the remainder of the 125 players eligible for the next year's FedEx Cup.
www.pgatour.com /info/company/story/9163334   (778 words)

 Integrated FedEx E-Commerce Software Shopping Cart FedEx Tech Awards Vendor
By integrating FedEx Ship ManagerĀ® Direct with its ecommerce software, Nexternal Solutions is able to offer clients benefits once only dreamed of.
With FedEx Rates, online shoppers can see courtesy rates and service information from FedEx in their onscreen shopping cart.
A FedEx Certified Solution means the FedEx functionality within the Nexternal Solutions has passed FedEx certification testing.
www.nexternal.com /FedEx   (251 words)

 FedEx - Email Preferences Center
Welcome to FedEx ShipSmart News, your first choice for keeping up to date on news and developments that can impact your shipping and business.
FedEx ShipSmart News delivers breaking FedEx information and business tips in an easy to use, online format we think you'll find useful.
If you are an existing subscriber, and would like to modify your account profile, please click here to log in.
www.fedex-ebusiness.com /newsletter/en/index.asp   (88 words)

 FedEx | Investor Relations | Analyst Coverage
Disclaimer: FedEx Corp. is followed by the analysts listed above.
Please note that any opinions, estimates or forecasts regarding FedEx made by these analysts are theirs alone and do not represent opinions, forecasts or predictions of FedEx Corp. or its management.
FedEx Corp. does not by its reference above imply its endorsement of or concurrence with such information, conclusions or recommendations.
ir.fedex.com /stock/analyst.cfm   (75 words)

 NAR: VIP Pages: FedEx
FedEx has created a Web site exclusively for NAR members.
In addition, NAR members can use the FedEx Web site to print shipping labels, track packages, schedule pickups, maintain shipping addresses and more.
The next time you order FedEx supplies, be sure to add this new envelope to your office supply shopping list.
www.realtor.org /realtor_benefits/benefits_partners/fedex.html   (216 words)

 FedEx Freight | Billing Adjustment
You may use this online application to request a refund or adjustment of your transportation charges if you are a U.S. customer requesting a refund for eligible FedEx Freight shipments sent within the 48 continental United States.
Please see the Terms and Conditions for governing tariff item 760 for complete details on the conditions and limitations of the money-back guarantee available for FedEx Freight shipments.
Contact FedEx Freight Customer Service at 1.866.393.4585 if you require assistance with your billing adjustment request.
www.fedexfreight.fedex.com /billingadjustment.jsp   (182 words)

 Lacolle Office Relocation
FedEx Trade Networks, Customs Brokers, International Freight Forwarders, Transportation, Trade Consulting, Duty Drawback, Insurance and Logistics services.
The FedEx Trade Networks Transport & Brokerage (Canada), Inc. office in Lacolle, Quebec has relocated.
For more information, please contact your local FedEx Trade Networks Transport and Brokerage office.
ftn.fedex.com /usbulletin/022806.htm   (120 words)

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