FedEx at 50: Why Memphis? An answer through the fog

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 11, 2023 7:29 PM CT | Published: April 11, 2023 5:43 AM CT

Fred Smith has given several reasons for moving his young company to Memphis: the city’s central location, help from the Memphis International Airport and the area’s operational weather.


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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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