FedEx at 50: When help comes via a Boeing 777 cargo plane

By , Daily Memphian Published: April 14, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Instead of limiting its giving to monetary donations, FedEx relied heavily on in-kind shipping to reach its goal of helping 50 million people by the date of its 50th anniversary.


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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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