Overview and benefits

Overview

FedEx is an international package distribution company that provides reliable delivery service to over 220 countries worldwide. Known for its speed and efficiency, FedEx uses ground, water and air transportation to make more than 3.8 million shipments possible each day. Around the world, FedEx operates storefronts and distribution centers that handle packages from individual consumers and large corporations.

FedEx offers a wide variety of positions that range from customer service to warehouse management and delivery. In addition to exceptional pay, all FedEx employees enjoy competitive benefits packages and a positive work culture.

Website

To find out more about the exciting job opportunities available at FedEx and to apply online visit https://careers.fedex.com/fedex/.

Number of employees

FedEx employs over 425,000 people around the globe in part-time and full-time positions.

Date founded

FedEx was founded by Frederick W. Smith in 1973 and was known at the time as Federal Express. The logistics-based delivery company operated a fleet of 14 aircraft that delivered 186 packages around the world on its first day. FedEx has become the master of worldwide efficient deliveries and freight movement. Today, FedEx operates a fleet of 650 aircraft that move through 375 airports as well as countless delivery trucks and 1,900 FedEx Office storefronts. 

Company mission statement

The official mission statement of FedEx is that “FedEx Corporation will produce superior financial returns for its shareowners by providing high value-added logistics, transportation and related business services through focused operating companies.”  The delivery company also operates under several mottos such as “The World on Time” and “When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight.”

Industry

FedEx operates in the worldwide delivery industry. The major competition for the courier company includes UPS and DHL. With the expansion of e-commerce companies like Amazon that depend on delivery services to get its goods to the homes of millions of people every day, FedEx sustain its success for years to come.  

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FAQ

How old do you need to be to work at FedEx?

To work in most FedEx positions job seekers must be 18 years old. Couriers must be at least 21. 

Does FedEx require a drug test?

Although FedEx doesn’t require a drug test for package handlers and storefront employees, it does reserve the right to test at random. FedEx is an equal opportunity employer.

How do much FedEx employees make?

Hourly wages for FedEx vary by position. Storefront customer service associates make, on average, $9.31 per hour while FedEx Ground and FedEx Express Employees are compensated between $10.00 and $21.00 per hour. 

What are the requirements to work at FedEx?

To work for FedEx, all employees must be able to pass a background check. Delivery drivers and FedEx Freight drivers must hold a CDL. Customer service or past freight handling experience is a plus.