Five FedEx Drivers Earn Honors at the Minnesota Truck Driving Championship
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – June 11, 2012 – Five drivers representing FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) operating companies placed among the top finishers at the 2012 Minnesota State Truck Driving Championship in Minneapolis on June 8-9.
- Joe Kappers, a driver for Hynes Trucking Inc. based at the FedEx Ground station in St. Paul, captured the top spot in the Step Van class for the second time in three years.
- FedEx Freight drivers Shawn Smith (Minneapolis) and Paul Butkowski (St. Cloud) posted second-place finishes in the 4-Axle and 3-Axle classes, respectively. Butkowski also posted the highest score on the written exam.
- Milton Brandt, a driver for My Big Corp., based at the FedEx Ground station in St. Paul, finished second in the Step Van class.
- FedEx Express driver Chris Rapsch (White Bear Lake) finished third in the Step Van class.