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You’ve grown stronger and wiser over the last year. And the valuable new lessons you’ve learned have helped you become more focused than ever before. Now you have a chance to win $50,000 to help you continue growing your business. Enter the 9th annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest today.
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To build on our longstanding commitment to advance inclusion and empower economic opportunity in the Black community, we are committing $5 million to four regionally based Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
For 20 years, FedEx has teamed up with the United Service Organizations (USO) to deliver supplies and materials that help strengthen and connect service members, even in the most remote areas of the world. With the support of FedEx, the USO effectively delivers programs and packages to an increasing number of service members and their families each year.
FedEx has been ranked #16 on Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies and #8 on FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Top 50 All-Stars.
"Fortune collaborated with our partner Korn Ferry on this survey of corporate reputations. … To determine the best-regarded companies in 52 industries, Korn Ferry asked executives, directors, and analysts to rate enterprises in their own industry on nine criteria, from investment value and quality of management and products to social responsibility and ability to attract talent."
Roxo, The FedEx SameDay Bot, has been busy! The delivery bot recently completed its most advanced set of trials yet in Manchester, New Hampshire. Further development and tests are being scheduled for test delivery of retail items. Check out Roxo in action!
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is what are you doing for others?” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In honor of the January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, FedEx team members from across the country submitted essays answering the question – “How are you working with a nonprofit to honor Dr. King’s legacy and promote inclusion in your community?”
We’re happy to announce the essay contest winners!
Since March, International Medical Corps has deployed 29 emergency medical field units across the US. Many of these units have been delivered to the sites thanks to FedEx. The units provide surge capacity to medical facilities overflowing with patients due to the pandemic in the US, ensuring they have critically needed space for triage and treatment of COVID-19 patients, or treatment of patients without the virus.
Many healthcare products are derived from biologic products or other components that make them highly susceptible to damage from heat, not to mention light exposure and unsafe handling. In recent decades, significant advances in cell therapy, tissue-based products, transplant medicine and biopharmaceuticals have created new treatment alternatives for patients, but ensuring they reach those patients in a viable state demands innovation in cold chain systems.