Delivery fleet operators face regulatory pressure in California and other states to buy electric vehicles, but a surge in package deliveries thanks to coronavirus lockdowns has major firms itching to switch to electric right now.
And they want far more than just battery-powered versions of diesel- or gas-guzzling trucks and vans.
FedEx is joining forces with Heart to Heart International to donate $100,000 towards their ongoing COVID-19 relief efforts. They’ll do so this week by starting off the FedExCup Playoffs at THE NORTHERN TRUST with a birdie challenge between two PGA TOUR players.
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, has awarded its signature FedEx Access Award to student-run company Echooo, from Belgium at the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition, hosted as a virtual event for the first time on 22nd-24th July 2020.
Food banks across the country are working tirelessly to meet the increasing demand for food assistance. As lines get longer, additional supplies are required to distribute food safely. One of the biggest needs? Boxes to pack emergency food kits.
Hope—an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one’s life or the world at large. Hope is exactly what one FIRST Global team embodied, despite having gone through circumstances many people will never experience: war—asylum—becoming refugees.
Dairy MAX, a nonprofit organization representing 900 dairy farm families across eight states, continues its commitment to serve farmers and families thanks to FedEx Custom Critical. During the month of May, FedEx Custom Critical supported Dairy MAX by donating two, temperature-controlled trucks, with lift gate capabilities, in order to distribute more than 8,600 gallons of milk to several North Texas Food Bank locations. These mass distribution sites feed families across 13 North Texas counties, making milk an essential item.
FedEx In a recent letter to all team members, Chairman & CEO Frederick W. Smith and FedEx Corporation President and COO Raj Subramaniam stated “we are proud of our long-standing history of supporting and fostering relationships with organizations that are working to make our society more equitable and just.”
One of those organizations is the National Civil Rights Museum (NCRM), which was highlighted during the June 22nd NASCAR race at Talladega.
The COVID-19 pandemic brought many challenges for IYF’s program teams, but also the opportunity for learning and innovation. A good example of this can be seen in our Jóvenes con Entrega program, funded by FedEx, which prepares Mexican high school students for careers in logistics.