FedEx expects growth to continue despite trimming of workforce

By Published: December 20, 2018 11:04 PM CT

FedEx may be trimming jobs with its newly announced voluntary buyout program, but if history is a guide, it doesn't mean the Memphis-based company is done growing. In fact, its workforce has kept pace with rising global shipping demand, despite notable personnel cuts in 2004, 2009 and 2014.


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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.

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