Not just a UK FedEx finalist, baby

FedEx Corp has chosen Cumbria-based Dirtbags Climbing to represent the UK in the final of its Small Business Grant award. The firm, which upcycles old climbing gear and outdoor textiles to create new products for the outdoor recreation industry, was selected from a shortlist of 15 other finalists. The competition is running for the first time as a single pan-European contest, open to for-profit small businesses with 50 employees or fewer ... [+]

Ready for the rush

FedEx Express has added three new intra-Europe flights from its Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) hub to Manchester, Kiev and Ukraine ahead of peak season, adding a total of almost 210,000 kilograms of weekly capacity. It will also temporarily boost its transatlantic air capacity by up to 20% an iticipation of ... [+]

FedEx offers Ship & Save programme

FedEx Express has launched a program to help small and medium sized enterprises in the UK tap into global trade opportunities. Ship and Save allows new customers to open an online account tied to their credit card that allows them to receive instant shipping quotes and a 30% discount on ... [+]

Happy couple arrive in Canada

FedEx Express safely delivered two giant pandas from China to Toronto Zoo on 25 March. The giant pandas, breeding pair Er Shun (female) and Da Mao (male), made the journey from Chengdu, China, to the FedEx Express Canadian Hub at Toronto, aboard a specially branded MD-11 aircraft. On arrival, Er Shun and ... [+]

Good eggs

FedEx Express has been named the official carrier of the Big Egg Hunt 2013.  Teaming up with Action for Children, one of the UK's leading children's charities, FedEx move 101 oversized eggs, created by leading artists and designers, between London's Covent Garden, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester and Glasgow, using its fleet ... [+]

FedEx mans the phones for Children in Need

For the fourth consecutive year, FedEx Express is donating the services of one of its call centres to help raise money for Children in Need. And over 150 company employees will volunteer their time to staff it, taking donations and pledges, providing technical support and lending other assistance. Over the last ... [+]

Priority Plus comes to the UK

FedEx Express has texpanded its Priority Alert and Priority Alert Plus services in over 70 international markets, including the UK. FedEx Priority Alert is aimed at customers in the financial, aerospace, electronics, manufacturing and healthcare industries, where timing and visibility is of the essence. Customers also receive 24/7 support from a ... [+]

Eight more earlies for FedEx

FedEx Express has expanded its ‘International First’ service early delivery service to a further eight countries – Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Japan, Luxembourg and Mexico – bringing the total to 19. The service offers deliveries as early as 8am on the next working day in the US, 9am in ... [+]

Fedex completes Polish buy

FedEx Express has completed acquisition of the Polish courier company Opek. It gives the express carrier access to a nationwide domestic ground network with an estimated $70 million in annual revenue and 12.5 million shipments annually. Family-owned Opek operates an automated hub in Lomianki, near Warsaw, and additional hubs in ... [+]

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