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March 29, 2021

Junior Achievement ‘Company of the Year’ Program Recognizes Young African Business Leaders

South Africa, Johannesburg, March 29, 2021 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has again joined the 2021 Junior Achievement (JA) Africa ‘Company of the Year’ competition. The event engaged some of Africa’s brightest high school entrepreneurs for its 10th regional competition on the continent.


March 25, 2021

FedEx Express Announces Grant to The Lunchbox Fund – Providing Hope When It Matters Most

SOUTH AFRICA, Johannesburg, March 25, 2021 — As part of its commitment to supporting local communities, FedEx Express announced its continued partnership with The Lunchbox Fund, a non-profit organization in South Africa that provides a nutritious daily schooltime meal to children who might otherwise go hungry. “By working together, we can have a positive impact


March 23, 2021

FedEx Express Awarded for Excellence in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, March 24, 2021 – FedEx Express South Africa, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), the world’s largest express transportation company, has received two Golden Arrow Awards at the annual Awards. The awards recognize FedEx operations across South Africa in the following categories: Foreign Owned Courier Companies Operating Domestically Foreign Owned Courier Companies


March 3, 2021

FedEx Commits to Carbon-Neutral Operations by 2040

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 3, 2021 – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), home of the world’s largest cargo airline, announced today an ambitious goal to achieve carbon–neutral operations globally by 2040.   To help reach this goal, FedEx is designating more than $2 billion of initial investment in three key areas: vehicle electrification, sustainable energy, and carbon sequestration.  This includes a pledge of $100 million to Yale University to help establish the Yale Center for Natural Carbon


February 26, 2021

FedEx Express Recognized at the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award for most Gender Inclusive Workplace

Mumbai, February 26, 2021: FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has been recognised with the award for ‘Best Gender Equality Workplace’ by the World HRD Congress at the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Awards 2021.   The Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Awards recognize and celebrate individuals,


February 24, 2021

FedEx Express Liam Aircraft – A first for Africa

Johannesburg, February 24, 2021 — FedEx Express Aircraft N273FE (“Liam”) is taking to the skies. The plane has been named after Liam Perumal, the 12-year-old son of team members based in Johannesburg, South Africa. “Thank you, FedEx, for this wonderful surprise.  I would like to encourage all the youth of our country to never give


February 9, 2021

New FedEx World Service Centers in Saudi Arabia

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 9, 2021 — SAB Express, FedEx Express global service provider in Saudi Arabia, is bringing the world closer to its business community with the opening of five new FedEx World Service Centers®. The new service centers located in Riyadh, Jeddah, Medina, and the Eastern Province, will operate as per the following


December 22, 2020

FedEx Survey Shows Indian SMEs Believe Growth in E-Commerce to Continue, Even as COVID Restrictions Lift

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, shared the findings of a recent small and medium enterprise (SME)-focused survey in India. The FedEx-commissioned survey was conducted by the independent research firm Dun & Bradstreet India to identify trends in e-commerce and digital adoption among


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