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1965: Smith, as a undergraduate in Yale, writes the outline for a business that could ship medicine and parts very quickly.
1971: Federal Express ( Fedex) is founded in Lille Rock Arkansas.
1973: FedEx relocates to Memphis, Tennessee.
1977: Congress passes Public Law 95-163 that allows cargo planes to fly with no geographic restriction on the routes.
1979: FedEx releases COSMOS, a system that manages people, packages, vehicles, and weather scenarios in live feedback.
1981: FedEx introduces overnight shipping. TheFedEx SuperHub opens next to Memphis International Airport.
1987: A four-ton water drill was shipped to Midland, Texas to help save an 18-month old named Jessica McClure.
1990; FedEx is the first company that wins the Malcolm Bridge quality Award in the service department.
1995: FedEx get Asia Pacific Hub
2000: FedEx Ground introduces FedEx home delivery an inventive way for business-to-home deliveries.
2001: FedEx and U.S. Postal Service form an alliance so FedEx is allowed to carry U.S. Postal mail on their planes.
2007: FedEx expands to India by gaining Prakash Air Freight Pvt. Ltd.
2010: FedEx introduces the first electric trucks in the U.S. delivery business
2014: FedEx TechConnect opens a package laboratory to provide better customer service. It is 30,000 sq ft. and the facility provides free package testing and design services for FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight customers.
2016: FedEx gains TNT which upgrades the FedEx network in Europe and Asia.
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