Continuing the mission: One veteran’s transition from the Army to FedEx Ground
Editor’s Note: The following story highlights a veteran at FedEx Ground. Committed to including talented members of the military community in its workplace, FedEx Ground is a client of HirePurpose, a Task & Purpose sister company. Learn more here.
Throughout their military service, veterans gain unique skills that often do not relate to the civilian world. During his 20-plus years in the Army, Andrew Loeb grew as a soldier and built his military resume. When he was ready to enter the civilian world, he was unclear how his military experience would be received.
Luckily for Loeb, he found his way to FedEx Ground, where he is using his military background to support the company mission.
After working as an engineering officer for the Army, Loeb wanted to find a company that would understand and appreciate the unique skills he had gained during his time in the military. After learning about FedEx Ground at a career fair, he was intrigued.
“I liked the broad spectrum of engineers working at FedEx Ground,” he explained. “I felt that my experience would help me fit in.” Loeb liked that FedEx Ground was a well-known name and that the successful company had a great reputation as an employer of choice throughout the country. He met a fellow veteran and FedEx Ground employee who spoke highly of the company culture, and Loeb came to see how the company could be a great fit for him.
FedEx Ground is a multifaceted transportation company and an integral part of the FedEx brand. “The mission of FedEx Ground is to provide customers with exceptional business-to-business and residential delivery services,” Loeb said. FedEx Ground provides service in every state and Canada, and relies on a multitude of different departments and unique skills to keep its operations running. “From …read more
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