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Scott Mugno Is the ‘Brain Coach’ to FedEx’s Championship Drivers

FedEx's Scott Mugno (left) Mugno (left) by Jennifer Wade/FedEx Ground

When FedEx Express’ Roland Bolduc claimed the Grand Champion prize at this year’s National Truck Driving Championships, he did so as part of a team of about 170 company drivers who were dominant in every class. While the skills required to claim those victories are varied and unique to the competitors, the company has for years relied heavily on one man to get its drivers ready: Scott Mugno.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 12, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Hiring 2,600 in Memphis to Handle Peak Season Demand

FedEx Corp. trucks sit lined up in a parking lot of the company's ship center near the Memphis International Airport in Memphis, Tenn. Andrea Morales/Bloomberg News

FedEx will hire 2,600 people in Memphis to help meet peak season demand.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.
September 28, 2017
Business, Safety, Logistics, TCA

Truck-Driving Heroes, On and Off the Clock, Honored by FedEx Freight for Going Extra Mile

Sean Davis/Flickr

Like many a Good Samaritan, Blake Carter shrugged off his golden deed as what anyone should have done in the same circumstance.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.
September 28, 2017
Business, TCA

FedEx Files Suit Against Gun Club, Saying Stray Bullets Keep Landing on Property

Sharpe Shooters Outdoor Range

Sharpe Shooters’ neighbors on Gun Club Road in Augusta, Ga., have filed suit alleging the club’s safety devices are failing to prevent the escape of stray bullets.

The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle
September 27, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

Missouri Town Plans $5.84 Million Tax Break to Lure Big FedEx Center

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

St. Peters, Mo., could offer a property tax break of $5.84 million over 10 years to lure a large FedEx complex to the levee-protected Premier 370 business park in the city’s Mississippi River flood plain.

Mark Schlinkmann | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
September 26, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Outlook Rosy Despite Ongoing Threats From Cybercrime, Trade Restrictions

Employees drive carts on the tarmac past a cargo plane waiting to be loaded with shipments at the FedEx Corp. distribution hub at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

FedEx “has never been stronger,” although cybercrime and threats to restrict trade pose challenges, company founder Frederick Smith said Sept. 25

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.
September 26, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Celebrates New Baltimore Distribution Center

Photo by @LarryHogan

FedEx has been shipping and sorting packages at its new Sparrows Point center in Baltimore for two months, but celebrated the facility’s opening by having officials cut a ceremonial orange ribbon on Sept. 20

Pamela Wood | The Baltimore Sun
September 22, 2017
Business

FedEx Quarterly Profits Decline on TNT Cyberattack, Hurricane Harvey

FedEx Freight FedEx Freight, North America’s largest LTL, posted gains in quarterly revenue, operating income, margin and revenue per hundredweight. (John Sommers II/Transport Topics)

FedEx Corp. remained profitable during the three months ended Aug. 31, but at a lower level than a year ago as the Memphis, Tenn.-based carrier had to overcome challenges from a malware attack in Europe as well as Hurricane Harvey in southeast Texas.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 21, 2017
Business

FedEx Quarterly Profits Decline on TNT Cyberattack, Hurricane Harvey

A TNT Express truck Graham Richardson/Plymouth Transit

FedEx Corp. remained profitable during the three months ended Aug. 31, but at a lower level than a year ago as the Memphis, Tenn.-based carrier had to overcome challenges from a malware infestation in Europe and from Hurricane Harvey in southeast Texas.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 19, 2017
Business

Most FedEx Rates Will Rise by 4.9% on Jan. 1

FedEx Ground in New York City John Taggart/Bloomberg News

FedEx Corp. announced rate increases for its three major divisions, all of which will take effect on Jan. 1.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 19, 2017

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