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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- In 2008, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) set the U.S. transportation industry’s first fuel efficiency goal with a commitment to improve the overall fuel efficiency of the FedEx Express global vehicle fleet 20 percent by 2020, as compared with its 2005 performance. Less than five years later, FedEx Express has surpassed this goal with a more than 22 percent cumulative improvement in fuel economy for its vehicles.

Additionally, FedEx is announcing a revised, more aggressive goal that continues to move the world’s largest express transportation company forward in an environmentally-conscious manner.
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remay
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 12:22:31 PM

Package that and ship it ... to other companies.
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fuel2use
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:14:35 AM

Good to hear.
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ss70
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:50:06 AM

way to go ... If heavy lifter like Fedex, UPS, walmart etc go this way we will save tons of fuel.
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me_am
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:02:34 AM

This is great to hear - even better that a company is doing better than they outlined for themselves!
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 6:23:53 AM

Cool
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Previvor
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 12:24:54 AM

Good for them!
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:17:18 PM

not mention saving millions
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:09:32 PM


Nice to see an ethical and responsible corporation leading the way for its industry and demonstrating the fuel efficiency goals set by the President for 2025 can be easily and readily met.
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CVA19
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 8:07:32 PM

A profitable, private-sector company working on it's bottom line. What do you expect? It's called good business sense; too bad federal, state and local governments can't do the same.

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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 7:29:29 PM

I'm sure there's a profit motive behind the goal-setting and the accomplishments, but isn't it great environmental consciousness and profit goals can come together this way?!
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 5:20:04 PM

interesting
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 4:23:14 PM

what a joke, its all about the bejamins, dont kid with us
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 2:09:29 PM

FedEx does what's best for FedEx because they're on top of their game. I doubt they're trying to save the planet or other BS high-minded gobbleygook. But if they use it as marketing plus save money on fuel, then all the better.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 2:08:10 PM

I guess it is easy being green
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 1:29:20 PM

These forward-thinking companies set the agenda. Others will follow. The result will be less dependence on fossil fuels--which will be good for everyone.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 1:22:34 PM

Way to go FedEx - also 20 million more gallons for the 'little guy'.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 1:14:01 PM

Good for them.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:35:40 PM

that's cool.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:08:05 PM

Proving they can now go even further faster and at a higher efficiency !
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:01:56 PM

Good for them.

I am so glad they are able to exceed their goal and setting a more aggressive goal.

Lead the way FedEx and the world will follow.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:52:42 AM

Good article, sort of makes me think.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:47:52 AM

Fed Ex provides a needed service and glad they can change with the times instead of asking for mileage waivers to stay with old technology delivery systems.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:45:55 AM

Great news !!!! Hope others follow their lead !!!
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:33:00 AM

Good to see. However, it probably won't reduce the retail price of their services, which in my opinion are still too high.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:31:43 AM

they have to do that.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:29:50 AM

glad for good news.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:24:45 AM

Does this mean they finally stopped idling their trucks for hours?
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:11:03 AM

Don't be too successful, FedEx and Fred Smith. Obama will come after you.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:07:49 AM

price to ship a package went up...just saying
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:40:20 AM

Great!!
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:21:50 AM

Your so right, WalkingWV, also those dark brown trucks drivers too.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:15:13 AM

Just think of the improvement in fuel economy if they stopped driving like maniacs.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:12:03 AM

I see more and more of these types of vehicles around here... as long as they are economically feasible to run, why not.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:11:52 AM

This is where capitalism shines!
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