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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.
|Alabama||3,333||69||A FedEx service provider for 33 years, ADTP, Inc. is a company known for its linehaul excellence. Under the guidance of Darrel Atchley, authorized officer, ADTP's 26 employees operate a fleet of 23 vehicles and average 5,062 miles per day — all while keeping safety as its top goal.|
|Alaska||1,138||21||Brave the snowy conditions and go on the road with FedEx Express team member Ron Bernier in Anchorage, Alaska, as he navigates the world of moose, snow chains, and the "Land of the Midnight Sun".|
|Arizona||6,513||117||Over the last four years, FedEx team members have volunteered 3,850 hours in Arizona.|
|Arkansas||4,167||67||FedEx Express has a scholarship program that provides $2.5 million in grants supporting the next generation of aviation professionals studying at seven universities and technical schools, including Arkansas State University – Mid-South.|
|California||42,406||640||In November of 2020, FedEx Express opened a state-of-the-art ramp at Ontario International Airport. The facility has an automated sort of up to 12,000 packages every hour and employs up to 490 team members.|
|Rialto & Ontario, CA||8,216||32||
|Colorado||7,171||149||Travel to the Rocky Mountains and go on the road with FedEx team member Rich Merich in Denver, Colorado, to learn the secrets of greasing a 5th wheel and hear the difference between a city horn and an air horn.|
|Connecticut||5,086||58||In May 2020, FedEx partnered with local leaders and the State of Connecticut to transport 83 tons of personal protective equipment from Shanghai to Connecticut to help protect against COVID-19. FedEx Trade Networks, FedEx Express, and FedEx Custom Critical teams worked together to ensure the shipment met regulatory requirements and moved swiftly from point of pick up to final delivery.|
|Delaware||872||10||FedEx Express has been at the forefront of expediting COVID-19 test samples from medical centers to labs for analysis at the start of the pandemic. In 2020, FedEx worked closely with the Newcastle County Emergency Medical System to expedite the shipment of test samples from Delaware to labs for analysis in California to ensure essential workers like the Delaware National Guard were safe while on the job.|
|District of Columbia||478||32||Read the story of how Washington Football Team tight end Logan Thomas and FedEx Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Chris Winton, joined 10 schools in the DMV over Zoom to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day as the duo read excerpts from the book "Dream March", a book about Martin Luther King Jr.'s historical march on Washington in 1963, to the group.|
|Florida||19,132||333||Fiddlershop, based in Pompano Beach, is unique among American instrument shops in that it ships its instruments to customers fully assembled, using a cardboard shipping insert to protect them in transit. Fiddlershop sells more than 4,000 instruments a year and with 98% of their sales coming from e-commerce, they rely on FedEx to deliver for their customers.|
|Georgia||16,090||169||Watch the story of Andrew Bowman & Nick McKay who created a business making "cruiser wagons" as the ultimate outdoor gear for families and relied on FedEx shipping to help them grow.|
|Hawaii||781||19||FedEx delivered specialized robotic equipment from Los Angeles to Hawaii to help The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) search for the missing aircraft of Amelia Earhart, who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in 1928.|
|Idaho||1,140||35||Eric Vos knows his way around a truck. He is a pro at diagnosing and repairing the FedEx Freight fleet, getting trucks back out on the road in under 24 hours so they can continue to deliver safely for our customers. Vos has put his skills to the test and previously earned the title of SuperTech Grand Champion.|
|Illinois||16,833||254||FedEx team members selected Living Lands & Waters, based in East Moline, IL, to receive a $50,000 grant to expand its work as an environmental organization that protects, preserves and restores the natural environment of the America's major rivers and their watersheds.|
|Indiana||12,477||104||We continue to mourn the loss of our eight team members following the tragic shooting at our FedEx Ground facility in Indianapolis on April 15, 2021. The Indianapolis 4/15 Survivors Fund through the National Compassion Fund, remains open for donations to support the survivors of the deceased and those affected by this tragedy.|
|Iowa||2,301||52||FedEx Ground service provider BLB Delivery, based in Des Moines, has been in business for 21 years and is a winner of the FedEx Ground Entrepreneur of Year Award. BLB drivers average over 1,000 stops a day.|
|Kansas||4,285||64||FedEx worked with Wichita-based aircraft manufacturer Cessna to design and build the SkyCourier, a specialized airplane for the FedEx Feeder fleet. Watch here.|
|Kentucky||4,734||56||Watch how Pit Barrel Cooker, a veteran-owned Kentucky business, uses FedEx tools and services such as FedEx Home Delivery and FedEx International Ground to expand their small business, reach new markets, and grow their e-commerce sales.|
|Louisiana||2,932||72||Read the story of Lauren Bercier and Laken Swan, who are transforming the wedding industry with their business, Something Borrowed Blooms, with the help of a FedEx Small Business Grant.|
|Maine||851||20||Go on the road with FedEx team member Bob Cochran on the famed coast of Maine. Bob welcomes you to join him on his route as he meets a lobster shipper, a custom jeweler, and the operator of America's last remaining hand-operated swing bridge.|
|Maryland||7,102||89||Melvin Dolberry, was a professional basketball player for the Harlem Ambassadors before hanging up his jersey and joining FedEx Express as a dangerous goods agent. In his free time, Melvin still volunteers with the Ambassadors, visiting local schools to discourage bullying. Learn more about Melvin's story.|
|Massachusetts||5,040||100||Go on the road and in the air with FedEx courier Kevin O'Brien in Nantucket and learn some of the secrets of how these small feeder planes help drivers like Kevin bring packages to remote places all over the world.|
|Michigan||7,076||160||The FedEx Express team in Grand Rapids, Michigan, was the first in the U.S. to move COVID-19 vaccines for FedEx. Bruce Smith, a package handler in Grand Rapids, was honored to be on the front line, especially after losing his sister to COVID-19.|
|Minnesota||5,402||92||In September 2020, FedEx Ground opened a 43,000 square-foot large package processing center in New Brighton designed to increase efficiency in handling the growing volume of large packages being shipped by e-commerce customers.|
|Mississippi||4,128||48||Brussel's Bonsai, based in Olive Branch, Mississippi, is the largest nursery in the U.S. devoted entirely to bonsai trees. They worked with FedEx to develop custom shipping boxes.|
|Missouri||7,789||117||Weston, Missouri's KC Cattle Company specializes in the production of Wagyu beef products and won 2nd place in the 2021 FedEx Small Business Grant Program. Their true passion is providing veterans with employment opportunities to help them make the transition from military service to civilian life.|
|Montana||1,108||38||Watch the story of how Boeing and FedEx teamed up to test new and emerging flight technologies on the ecoDemonstrator 777 freighter aircraft in Glasgow, Montana.|
|Nebraska||1,075||36||FedEx Express courier Tina Gaines puts safety above all when driving for FedEx. In 2019, she won the Nebraska Truck Driving Championship in the Straight Truck category and in 2020, she served as the chairperson of the Nebraska Trucking Association's Women's Council.|
|Nevada||3,055||68||FedEx Office has more than 145 locations in hotels and convention centers nationwide with the largest concentration in Las Vegas. FedEx Office supported almost 3,000 events out of these locations in 2019.|
|New Hampshire||1,221||24||Between May and November of 2020, FedEx Express and FedEx Custom Critical chartered 20 flights containing more than 1,650 tons of personal protective equipment from Shanghai to Manchester, New Hampshire in collaboration with DEKA Labs and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.|
|New Jersey||13,677||117||Edison-based Modi Toys is a pioneering direct-to-consumer brand of children's products rooted in South Asian culture and faith. To date, their simple yet meaningful toys and books have found their way into nearly 20,000 homes in 28 countries with the help of a FedEx Small Business Grant Program award.|
|New Mexico||1,338||41||FedEx Freight's Dion Saiz has been a driver for 23 years and has logged more than 2.5 million accident-free miles. He is a multi-year National Truck Driving Championships competitor and has been active as an America's Road Team captain. But driving is just one of Dion's talents, watch him singing the National Anthem at a Washington National's baseball game in 2019.|
|New York||14,877||256||In New York City, FedEx is testing cargo bikes for last-mile deliveries. As a part of the city's evaluation of e-bikes, FedEx is sharing data with the city transportation department and participating in a pilot program conducted by Bike New York, an education and advocacy group.|
|North Carolina||12,456||146||In August 2020, FedEx Ground opened a new 250,000 square foot sorting center in Whitsett to better serve customers amid explosive growth in e-commerce during the pandemic.|
|North Dakota||759||25||FedEx Express has a scholarship program that provides $2.5 million in grants supporting the next generation of aviation professionals studying at seven universities and technical schools, including the University of North Dakota.|
|Ohio||14,487||247||Ohio-based Browndages, a FedEx Small Business Grant Program Entrepreneur Choice Award Winner, was founded in response to the non-diverse "flesh-colored" bandages that dominate the marketplace. The company helps people "Heal in Silence" by offering bandages in different shades of brown.|
|Oklahoma||2,401||51||In Oklahoma City, the FedEx Freight fleet is going green. The local service station has a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station where the company's fleet of CNG semi-tractors refuel. The station dispenses approximately 2.5 million gasoline gallon equivalents per year.|
|Oregon||4,667||87||In 2020, FedEx Ground team members Joshua Kubisch, Craig Sepich and Sophana Lem made it their mission to ensure lab samples from a young child with brain cancer not only arrived on time, but a day early, so the child could qualify for the Seattle Children's Hospital brain cancer program.|
|Pennsylvania||16,240||196||Watch the story of Nikki Weaver, a company driver for FedEx Freight, and the 2021 winner of the The Women in Trucking Association's Driver of the Year award. She now has more than two million accident-free miles and zero moving violations.|
|Puerto Rico||526||13||Following Hurricane Maria in 2017, FedEx flew more than 100 relief flights to Puerto Rico, delivering more than 12.8 million pounds of medicines, hygiene kits, water, and other supplies.|
|Rhode Island||613||11||Read the story of Wear Your Music, a Providence-based FedEx Small Business Grant Contest Alumni Choice Award Winner. Founder Hannah Garrison, a jeweler by trade, recycles leftover guitar strings from her musician friends to create bracelets, and, in the process, makes the world just a little cleaner.|
|South Carolina||4,121||61||Go on the road with FedEx team member Eddie Days on Hilton Head Island, as he delivers during the doubly busy time of a global pandemic and the holiday season.|
|South Dakota||629||18||In his role as a member of the South Dakota Trucking Association, Mike Whitehead, Road Driver – Sioux Falls, speaks to students about driving without distractions and sharing the road with trucks at high schools and other events throughout the state.|
|Tennessee||39,500||257||The FedEx Logistics Academy is a collaboration with Shelby County schools to find and develop young talent and raise awareness of the business and career opportunities in the logistics industry.|
|Texas||31,315||490||Read the story of Equine Amnio Solutions (EAS), the 2021 grand prize winner of the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. EAS is the market leader in the distribution of next-generation regenerative veterinary products to maximize the health and performance of horses across all breeds and athletic disciplines.|
|U.S. Virgin Islands||19||3||FedEx became the primary transporter of COVID-19 vaccines into the U.S. Virgin Islands, able to move the critical time-sensitive shipments into St. Thomas and St. Croix five days per week servicing the U.S. Virgin Islands.|
|Utah||3,660||76||Kaddas Enterprises, Inc. produces thermoform plastic goods, including products used to protect wildlife from utilities, and relies on the global reach of FedEx to keep their Salt Lake City business moving – and thriving. The company is a second-generation family-owned business and a National Small Business Administration 2020 Small Business Exporter of the Year.|
|Vermont||323||13||Read the story of Fat Toad Farm, a Vermont-based small business specializing in hand-crafted goat's milk caramel sauces and winner of a FedEx Small Business Grant.|
|Virginia||6,067||152||Harmony Harvest Farm, a FedEx Small Business Grant Award Winner, is set among the rolling fields of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley and is one of the few flower farms that ships freshly cut blooms directly to homes across the country.|
|Washington||5,490||136||Read how FedEx works with hop farmers in Yakima to move their world-famous harvest to brewers around the globe.|
|West Virginia||1,334||27||FedEx helped more than 1,000 Harrison County children receive meal boxes between March and August 2021. Food boxes were prepared each Wednesday and FedEx provided overnight delivery each week to the registered children. The meals were for children who are full-time virtual, homeschooled, homebound, and/or those between the ages of 1-4 who have never been enrolled in school.|
|Wisconsin||4,466||86||At the FedEx Ground sorting facility in New Berlin, WI, solar powered GPS tracking systems are helping yard management teams streamline their operations to position trailers for loading and unloading. It's all a part of orchestrating thousands of moving parts to the right place at just the right time.|
|Wyoming||442||27||Working with non-profit WyoTech in Laramie, FedEx Freight provided in-kind shipping for special training engines that are used to train future fleet maintenance technicians.|
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Andrew Bowman & Nick McKay created a cruiser wagon as the ultimate outdoor gear for families and relied on FedEx shipping to help them grow.