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Package deal: How FedEx Ground delivers the goods amid challenges

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 04, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: September 04, 2022 4:00 AM CT

FedEx Ground has relied on a contractor model since its inception. But what was once a low-cost solution now may be imperiled by the challenges of so-called last-mile delivery. 


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Rob Moore

Rob Moore

Rob Moore is an Arkansas native who moved to Memphis to attend the University of Memphis. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English. He covers Public Companies, Transportation and Logistics, and Banking and Finance.


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