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Eight FedEx Drivers Earn Honors at the
Maryland Truck Driving Championship
Winners Demonstrate Ongoing Commitment to Safety and Professionalism

TIMONIUM, Md. June 9, 2014 Eight drivers representing FedEx Corporation
(NYSE: FDX) operating companies placed among the top finishers at the 2014
Maryland State Truck Driving Championship in Timonium on June 7.
Duane Clever, of Clever Enterprises, Inc. domiciled out of the FedEx Ground
hub in Hagerstown, captured his second straight state title in the 5-Axle
Sleeper class.
Greg Hess, a driver for FedEx Freight based in Hagerstown, attained his first
state title in the Twins class.
FedEx Express driver Tracey Dawson (Crofton) earned his first title with a
win in the Step Van class.
Jay Hoover, of JLH Transportation, Inc., and Thomas Shope, of Semi-
Logistics Inc., both domiciled out of the FedEx Ground hub in Hagerstown,
finished second in the 5-Axle Sleeper and Tank Truck classes, respectively.
FedEx Freight driver Scott Metz (Hagerstown) placed second in the Twins
FedEx Express drivers Richard Henry (Rockville) and Kenneth Tresselt
(Hagerstown) completed the sweep in the Step Van class with their second-
and third-place finishes, respectively.
Clever, Hess and Dawson will go on to compete at the American Trucking
Associations 2014 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC), known as the
Super Bowl of Safety, Aug. 12-16 in Pittsburgh. In addition, each state winner will be
recognized by FedEx as part of its safe driving initiative, The Chairmans Challenge.
Our team is dedicated to staying safe on the road, said Frederick W. Smith,
chairman, president and CEO, FedEx Corp. The accomplishment of these participants
at the Maryland state championship demonstrates the professionalism and dedication to
safety found throughout the entire FedEx organization.
The Maryland State Truck Driving Championship is an opportunity for
professional truck drivers to demonstrate their driving skills and safety expertise. The
event includes a difficult driving-skills challenge, pre-trip inspection and written
examination covering vehicle operation and knowledge of federal safety regulations.
In 2013, 132 driving professionals from 46 states representing FedEx Freight,
FedEx Ground, FedEx Express and FedEx SupplyChain qualified to compete at the
National Truck Driving Championships by winning their respective state's competition
and driving accident-free for at least one year. Three FedEx drivers captured National
Champion titles in the Flatbed, 3-Axle and Step Van classes. Nine other FedEx drivers
earned top-three finishes in their respective vehicle classes.

About FedEx
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a
broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual
revenues of $45 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through
operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the
respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and
trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 300,000 team members to remain
"absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards
and the needs of their customers and communities. For more information, visit

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