To manage the distribution of their current available blood supply, Red Cross is using FedEx Priority Alert service in conjunction with their in-kind account.
In just one day last month, they were able to use the account to send out several hundreds of units of blood which has the potential to save thousands of lives. The Red Cross is using their additional access to maintain a sufficient supply of blood products for patients nationwide, whenever and wherever it is needed most.
When Richard Smith, FedEx Express Regional President and Executive Vice President, U.S. Domestic and U.S. International, received a request from Ron Redwing, President and CEO of Redwing Group, LLC., for a temperature-controlled truck to transport lunches for students in Memphis, he called on FedEx Custom Critical to find a solution.
International Medical Corps and Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital partner to prepare for COVID-19 surge
LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2020 /3BL Media/—As part of its global response to the Covid-19 pandemic, International Medical Corps has deployed two medical shelters and equipment to Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH), which serves an area of high medical need in South Los Angeles.
Effort is a collaboration with the U.S. Government and Major Retailers
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ —FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has announced it stood up a special operation to help the U.S. government quickly move COVID-19 test specimens from more than 50 remote drive-thru testing centers at major retailers across 12 states.
Direct Relief is shipping 250,000 N95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to as many as 1,000 community health centers and free clinics in all 50 U.S. states that are playing a critical frontline role as Covid-19 spreads.
The Salvation Army has teams working across the community to serve our neighbors who have been affected by the tornadoes from March 3rd, 2020. Their efforts are being aided by a mobile feeding unit that was donated by FedEx.
Since 2007, FedEx has donated 22 mobile kitchens like this one to The Salvation Army. These donations have been made in cities across the United States, and to the United Kingdom, Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, Australia and Brazil.
IndiaRAP: International Road Assessment Program initiative in India, sponsored by FedEx, is helping save lives across the country.
IndiaRAP is a locally led, globally supported road assessment programme for India. It is a collaboration between iRAP and the Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD), generously supported by FedEx.
Before Ramona Hood became CEO of a FedEx company, she was a 19-year-old single mother looking for a regular day job while taking night classes.
"I just wanted a schedule that would be consistent," she recalled.
Hood landed an 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. shift in 1991 as a receptionist for Roberts Express, which later became FedEx Custom Critical. It didn't take long for her to develop that short-term win into a long-term pursuit of leadership, culminating in her latest promotion.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 4, 2020, /3BL Media/ - FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) started construction on electronic DC (direct current) charging stations back in January, and recently announced the next phase of its electric vehicle rollout. Through an agreement with Chanje Energy Inc., the company plans to electrify 42 FedEx stations in California, making it one of the largest deployments of integrated charging infrastructure by a single commercial fleet to date.