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  FedEx Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The company was founded as Federal Express in 1971 by former U.S. Marine Frederick W. Smith in Little Rock, Arkansas, but moved to Memphis, Tennessee in 1973 after Little Rock airport officials would not agree to provide facilities for the fledgling airline.
Federal Express pioneered use of the spoke-hub distribution paradigm in air freight, which enabled it to become a world leader in its field.
The "Federal Express" name was eliminated entirely in 2000, when FDX Corporation changed its name to FedEx Corporation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Federal_Express   (1380 words)

 Shubert v. Federal Express Corp.
The trial court granted Federal Express's motion to dismiss, which was predicated on sections 2-615 and 2-619(a)(9) of the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure (735 ILCS 5/2-615, 2-619(a)(9) (West 1996)), and upon the contention that plaintiff's claims were preempted by federal statute.
The complaint further alleged that Federal Express had not amended the Service Guide between November 1, 1996, and June 30, 1997, to assess a fuel surcharge, and receipt of the invoice in April 1997 was plaintiff's first notice that Federal Express was imposing a fuel surcharge.
In its motion to dismiss, Federal Express contended that Counts I and II of the complaint failed to state a cause of action, that the Service Guide had been amended prior to imposition of the surcharge, and that plaintiff's claims were preempted by the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 (ADA) (49 U.S.C. 41713(b)(1)).
www.state.il.us /court/Opinions/AppellateCourt/1999/1stDistrict/June/HTML/1981687.htm   (1341 words)

 MERKEL v. FEDERAL EXPRESS CORP., 2:93CV161-D-A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Federal Express took possession of the set, but Brigandi never received it and as of this date Federal Express cannot locate the package.
One exception applied by federal courts is the "artful pleading" doctrine, "in which the court seeks to evaluate a plaintiff's motive for [his] failure to plead a federal cause of action." Aaron v.
Many federal courts have found that the preemption provision of the ADA creates no private right of action, and this court is aware of no decision to the contrary.
home.olemiss.edu /~llibcoll/ndms/may95/95d0089p.html   (2958 words)

 Baldrige Award Recipients--Federal Express Corporation (1990)
That's why the management of Federal Express is setting ever higher goals for quality performance and customer satisfaction, enhancing and expanding service, investing heavily in advanced technology, and building on its reputation as an excellent employer.
Today, approximately 90,000 Federal Express employees, at more than 1,650 sites process 1.5 million shipments daily, all of which must be tracked in a central information system, sorted in a short time at facilities in Memphis, Indianapolis, Newark, Oakland, Los Angeles, Anchorage, and Brussels, and delivered by a highly decentralized distribution network.
Federal Express provides employees with the information and technology they need to continuously improve their performance.
www.quality.nist.gov /FederalExpress_90.htm   (1035 words)

 Federal Express   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Federal Express has long been known for their clever use of photographic images to promote their services.
For many years, Federal Express has accumulated photographs from all over the world which show their trucks or employees in various international settings.
A password-protected web site was produced to enable all affiliates of Federal Express to search for images by subject, category, or location, and to then order the images directly in a variety of formats, including photographic prints or transparencies and high resolution RGB or CMYK scans.
www.justrob.com /fedex.html   (269 words)

 Federal Express schedules open house
Federal continued to reply, as it did in June, that the building's construction was somebody else's problem, namely Cargex Properties, which has constructed buildings elsewhere for Federal.
But Federal says its 130 employees send urgent parcels to and from all of Dutchess, Orange, Ulster and Sullivan counties and parts of Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Putnam and Westchester counties.
Federal Express, a Stewart tenant since 1988, outgrew a 32,000-square-foot building and needed more space for increased business.
www.recordonline.com /1998/11/05/whstewar.htm   (254 words)

 Federal Express The Full Story
Federal Express's use of a corporate intranet is part of a corporatewide effort to move toward a paper-free environment, which will allow the company to save money and time, and communicate up-to-date information.
Federal Express has already discovered the benefits of their intranet, including the affordability and speed of setting it up because the hardware and networking were already in place.
Most importantly, however, Federal Express has found that a platform which enables them to deliver up-to-date information to their employees and allow easy, universal information access is the best way to maintain their edge in the time-sensitive business of package delivery.
wp.netscape.com /comprod/at_work/customer_profiles/fedex.html   (721 words)

 Fred Smith - Federal Express Renegade
He had a couple of purple, orange and white Federal Express jets, a mini-size corporate staff but he didn't yet have the start-up capital he needed, nor the market data to lure investors to his door.
Confident that he could nightly fill his proposed fleet of 25 Federal Express jets, the annual revenue would be almost $67 million, leaving a gross profit before taxes of almost $43 million.
The essence of Federal Express's success could be said that Fred Smith was/is a brilliant guy, willing to risk his own money along with the ability and personal drive to run a company.
www.islandconnections.com /edit/smith.htm   (1430 words)

 MIT in debt $65,000 to FedEx
MIT owed Federal express $40,000 for the past 30 to 60 days, $3,000 for the 30 days before that, and another $2,000 for the month previous to that.
Federal's refusal to provide copies of airbills with their invoices also accounts for the breakdown in communications that occurred between MIT and Federal.
According to Rowe, Federal Express is a large operation, with "a lot of sloppiness in data entry." MIT is finding "a great many errors in [their] efforts to clean" up the accounting problems.
www-tech.mit.edu /V109/N61/fedex.61n.html   (897 words)

 Federal Express
Federal Express will become entangled in the political and legal dispute over the proposed conversion of MCAS El Toro to a commercial airport.
Federal Express should table any plans to use El Toro until the Department of Navy has completed its shutdown, the county has completed an environmental impact report which is acceptable to the courts, and the people of Orange County have had an opportunity to choose between an airport and non-aviation alternatives for the land.
I believe the Federal Express Corporation should re-examine their support of such a divisive and volatile issue which is currently consuming Orange County.
www.eltoroairport.org /involved/fedex.html   (1588 words)

 Alaska Journal of Commerce: Federal Express plans expansion 09/15/03
Federal Express plans to use the Godzilla of cargo jets at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
Federal Express officials say they will continue to expand their Anchorage facility in the coming years.
Shipping everything from panda bears to race cars and walruses, Federal Express is the largest cargo carrier at Anchorage International with 10 jet gates and an average of 15 heavy jet flights a day.
www.alaskajournal.com /stories/091503/loc_20030915001.shtml   (842 words)

 Business Wire: Federal Express announces stock split
Federal Express is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDX.
Federal Express is the world's largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable services for more than 2.5 million items in 211 countries each working day.
Federal Express reported revenues of $10.3 billion for its fiscal year ended May 31, 1996.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_1996_Oct_1/ai_18734497   (279 words)

 Federal Express Signs Extension of Enterprise Agreement With Sybase
About FedEx/FDX Corp. Federal Express, a subsidiary of FDX Corp., connects areas that generate 90% of the world's gross domestic product in 24-48 hours with door-to-door, customs-cleared service and a money-back guarantee.
Federal Express reported revenues of $13.3 billion for its fiscal year ended May 31, 1998.
FDX Corp.'s primary operating subsidiaries are Federal Express Corp., the world's largest express transportation company; RPS Inc., a business-to-business ground package carrier; Roberts Express Inc., a critical-shipment carrier; Viking Freight Inc., a less-than-truckload carrier operating principally in the western United States; and FDX Global Logistics, a contract logistics provider.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/01-19-1999/0000848128&EDATE=   (618 words)

 Federal Express - ArtPolitic Encyclopedia of Politics : Information Portal
Federal Express (or FedEx) is a company that offers overnight courier[?] and logistics services.
In January 1998 Federal Express acquired Caliber System, Inc, bringing in a number of units.
The movie Cast Away is based on a true story about a Federal Express employee who survived a plane crash.
www.artpolitic.org /infopedia/fe/FedEx.html   (350 words)

 Alerts/ Federal Express & A Million Dollar Tax Loophole/ May 19, 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Federal Express already is embroiled in a separate battle with the Postal Service.
In 1995, Federal Express won a major victory when Japan finally agreed under the threat of U.S sanctions to let the private delivery company expand its Asian trade routes.
FedEx's PAC distributed $948,000 to federal candidates in the 1996 election cycle*, 69 percent to Republicans.
www.opensecrets.org /alerts/v3/ALRTV3N16.asp   (957 words)

 Federal Express Trucking Safety Violations
Federal Express is one of the largest interstate trucking firms in the U.S., with in excess of 39,000 units and 53,000 drivers.
This page is provided as a resource for anyone investigating Federal Express's safety record, as part of a claim against Federal Express because of injuries suffered in a motor vehicle wreck.
Despite this good rating, Federal Express drivers were still reported to have been involved in 191 crashes involving injuries, including 7 deaths.
semi-accident.com /fedex.html   (261 words)

 Jordan v. Federal Express Corp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
On cross motions, the district court granted summaryjudgment to Federal Express, holding that Jordan failed tostate valid claims under ERISA §§ 502(a)(1)(B) and502(a)(3), or federal common law.
We have held that federal common lawcauses of action are warranted when they are "necessary tofill in interstitially or otherwise effectuate the statutorypattern enacted in the large by Congress." Plucinski v.
Federal Express claimsit suggested to Jordan that he negotiate a settlement with his formerwife.
lw.bna.com /lw/19970715/963103.htm   (5606 words)

 Federal Express   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Federal Express is to withdraw its daily cargo flights out of Prestwick, following the breakdown of talks about air freight rules between the UK and US governments.
Federal Express of the US has won government permission to fly from Prestwick airport to third countries, following the company's threat to withdraw its freight business from Scotland.
Federal Express has threatened to close its air freight operations in Scotland unless the government gives it unrestricted rights to fly onwards to third countries.
www.ukbusinesspark.co.uk /fes55804.htm   (125 words)

 Federal Express pushes for growth - Yemen Times
The goal of Federal Express is to have 40 drop-off locations by the end of the year.
Federal Express also established Customer Experience Management that offers special care and services to customers and Executive Club Program designed for business clients.
Federal Express in Yemen, part of the largest courier service company in the world which pulled in over $22 billion in revenue in 2003, has also increased its marketing budget by 200% and doubled its sales force in the last year-and-a-half.
www.yementimes.com /article.shtml?i=735&p=business&a=2   (513 words)

 Line56.com: Elance Lands Federal Express   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Federal Express spends in the low eleven figures a year on services and initially plans to channel a percentage of that spending through the Elance system.
Federal Express will use Elance to manage all contract workers, including offshore IT workers.
Federal Express' decision to go with Elance is interesting given that, as Reed puts it, "FedEx has been a poster child for Ariba.
www.line56.com /articles?ArticleID=4093   (230 words)

 Case Study: Federal Express: Customers: Real Time: Progress Software
When Federal Express needed assistance migrating its mission-critical IMS-based applications that track millions of packages each day, they turned to Progress Software for help.
Due to continued growth, Federal Express's existing legacy systems were not adequate for coordinating the many functions of its Global Operations Center (GOC).
Federal Express needed a reliable system that would handle changing flight schedules, emergency maintenance, unexpected snowstorms, excess package volume, and then efficiently provide contingency plans in the event of a problem.
www.objectstore.com /customers/fedex_cs/index.ssp   (788 words)

 Tooele Army Depot - Tooele, UT:Federal Express Powership
Federal Express has a computer system called Powership which is available to any commercial company or government facility that uses the service.
Federal Express provides a computer, installation, software, and printer free of charge.
Federal Express picks up shipments of both hazardous and non-hazardous materials daily.
www.bmpcoe.org /bestpractices/internal/tead/tead_32.html   (276 words)

 EPA: Federal Register: Express Pipeline Inc. (Express); Draft Environmental Impact Statement
The DEIS was prepared by Greystone, a third-party contractor for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) under the provisions of Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA).
The Express pipeline would provide a new source of crude oil to refineries located throughout the Rocky Mountain Region and other parts of the U.S. through the existing network of pipelines.
Because the route crosses public land administered by the BLM and the Bureau of Reclamation, Express must obtain a Right-of-Way Grant from the Federal Government.
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-IMPACT/1995/August/Day-23/pr-1220.html   (706 words)

 Research Paper on Federal Express   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Federal Express is one of the companies leading this multi-million dollar industry.
…Federal Express could be a great job opportunity and a wonderful work environment, I tend to have trouble recommending this career path to anyone.
The simple idea of being alone for twelve to fourteen hours a day in a metal-seated pressure cooker should be enough to drive anyone back to school.
www.paper-research.com /paper/Federal_Express-31394.html   (168 words)

 Ceo Federal Express Contact Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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Fred Smith - Federal Express Renegade - FRED SMITH - Federal Express Renegade by Kaya Morgan.
Newgistics Appoints Bill Razzouk as CEO; Former Federal Express COO Brings Vision and Leadership to Leading Provider...
optic-scope.com /ceo-federal-express-contact-info.html   (677 words)

 GrandPrix.com > News > Federal Express comes to Benetton's rescue
THE international courier company Federal Express will announce on the Thursday before the British Grand Prix that it is to become a major sponsor of the Benetton Formula 1 team.
The Federal Express deal has been found for Benetton by sponsorship agency API Sponsorship - which has an exclusive contract to find backing for the team.
The Federal Express deal may well lead to other courier companies becoming involved in F1 as there is a four-way battle going on in the world's courier markets between Federal Express, United Parcel Service, TNT and DHL.
www.grandprix.com /ns/ns01148.html   (237 words)

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