Measuring the FedEx Effect

At FedEx, we manage a lot more than deliveries. We create jobs, grow small businesses, and invest in the communities we serve. Learn how we help boost the economy.

2021 U.S. Economic Impact Report

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In 2020, our economic impact grew industries and helped hasten a national recovery.

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Team members across the U.S.

Jobs supported through the FedEx supply chain

FedEx operates out of more than 4,200 U.S. facilities throughout all 50 states and territories.

Through its business operations, FedEx creates nearly $8 billion in economic activity outside of the corporation in the United States each year.

Approximately 70% of FedEx suppliers are classified as small businesses by the Small Business Administration.

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With deliveries to every ZIP code throughout the U.S., explore the FedEx Effect on communities nationwide—from customer stories to capital investments to our strong network of team members.

*Team member and facility count as of April 2021. The employee stats referenced here do not include employees of service provider businesses that contract with FedEx Ground for transportation, pickup, and delivery services.

We respect the hustle of small business owners and are here to help get their unique products to their customers each and every day.

Charleston Shoe Company

Neely Powell started Charleston Shoe Company out of the trunk of her car and used FedEx shipping to help her grow.

Sienna Sauce

17-year-old Tyla-Simone Crayton founded Sienna Sauce in her mother's kitchen. She is expanding e-commerce and retail with the help of FedEx.

Veer Gear

Andrew Bowman & Nick McKay created a cruiser wagon as the ultimate outdoor gear for families and relied on FedEx shipping to help them grow.

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