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Memphis Magazine April 2013

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photograph by Hudd Bayar

FedEx has become one of the best known brand names in the world, and it didn't happen overnight. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 PM Features

An early Federal Express print advertisement.

photograph courtesy FedEx

A major revamp reshapes the company, lays the foundation for how it does business in the twenty-first century, and bows to present and future realities. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

Spring fashion is colorful and mismatched but refined. Blush tones and metallics make way for bright hues and patterns from florals and stripes to  geometric mixes. Other strong trends include lace... more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM

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photography by Justin Fox Burks

Fine fare in suburbia is knocking on the door of Memphis' burgeoning dining scene, and one family trattoria is at the fore. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Dining Out

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photographs by Larry Kuzniewski

Boots on the ground at the FedEx World Hub. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

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photograpH © 2013 by Nell Dickerson. All rights reserved. Permission to excerpt from PORCH DOGS by Nell Dickerson granted by John F. Blair, Publisher, www.blairpub.com

Fathers and sons, Horse People, and dog days. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Arts

Illness and grief lend special meaning to this spirited folk-country debut album. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Arts

A courier since 1984, Ricky Moore is the face of FedEx for many companies who use its services. “Most people like to cut up,” he says. “That’s the cool thing about it.”

photography by Larry Kuzniewski

This guy delivers. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

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photograph courtesy FedEx

A brief history of FedEx stock. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

Shannon Brown and his teams aim to live out FedEx’s “Purple Promise” on a daily basis to ensure that FedEx is a globally trusted brand.

photograph by Larry Kuzniewski

The power of people. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

In The Beginning more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Columns

Every city gains a reputation through the products and businesses it supports. Over time, that reputation shifts into energy that permeates the nature and character of the city, one that is felt by... more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

Ask Vance more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Ask Vance

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photography by Larry Kuzniewski

Changing the World: A Short History of the Air Cargo Industry. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Columns

David Lange holds a model of the special “PandaExpress” jet that carried pandas from China. The fuselage was autographed by members of the Panda Team.

photography by Larry Kuzniewski

Having a whale of a time. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

FedEx packages pass through scanning tunnels at the hub. An average package will be scanned more than 12 times from pickup to delivery.

photograph courtesy FedEx

FedEx innovators lead the way in bold advances. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

Now the chief operating officer of FedEx Express, Michael Ducker is confident “the runway is very long” for the company’s next 40 years.

photography by Larry Kuzniewski

Thriving on passion and drive. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

Raised in a family of pilots, Kathy Morton embraced flight as easily as she did horses.

photography by Larry Kuzniewski

The captain of the ship. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

FedEx customer service manager Mollie Swindle realizes that “other people do what we do. We have got to do it better.”

photography by Larry Kuzniewski

The fine art of customer service. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

Employees at World Headquarters in Memphis load a truck with relief supplies bound for FedEx employees affected by Hurricane Katrina.

photograph courtesy FedEx

From local efforts to global endeavors, FedEx believes in making the world a better place. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

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