innovation

FedEx Innovation definition

A presentation screen shows how Henry Maier, president and CEO of FedEx Ground, defines innovation. The presentation was given to a group of students, faculty and staff from Penn State New Kensington who visited the company's fully automated North Pittsburgh Ground Station.

Henry Maier of FedEx Ground

Henry Maier, president and CEO of FedEx Ground, speaks to Penn State New Kensington faculty, staff and students during their visit to the company's North Pittsburgh Ground Station in Zelienople, Pa. Maier's talk focused on the importance of innovation throughout the company's history.

New Kensington group photo at FedEx Ground - Interior

Faculty, staff and students from Penn State New Kensington take time for a group photo during a visit to FedEx Ground's North Pittsburgh Ground Station in Zelienople, Pa. The visit to the fully automated station aimed to show how innovation, technology and other skills are used and valued by a large company.

Henry Maier of FedEx speaks to group

Henry Maier, president and CEO of FedEx Ground, speaks to Penn State New Kensington faculty, staff and students during their visit to the company's North Pittsburgh Ground Station in Zelienople, Pa.

New Kensington group listens to FedEx presentation

Faculty, staff and students from Penn State New Kensington listen to a presentation about innovation at FedEx Ground. The site visit to the company's fully automated North Pittsburgh Station aimed to show attendees how innovation, technology and other skills are valued and used by companies.

Krystin Racki, New Kensington student, during FedEx visit

Krystin Racki, business student at Penn State New Kensington, smiles during a presentation at FedEx Ground's North Pittsburgh Station in Zelienople, Pa. The visit to the company's fully automated station was part of a campus trip organized by Rhonda Schuldt, the campus' innovation coordinator at its innovation hub, The Corner.

Jeff Butterworth of FedEx Ground

Jeff Butterworth of FedEx Ground speaks to a group of faculty, staff and students from Penn State New Kensington during a visit to the company's fully automated North Pittsburgh Ground Station in Zelinople, Pa.

New Kensington group photo at FedEx Ground Distribution Center - Exterior

A group of Penn State New Kensington faculty, staff and students visited and toured FedEx Ground's North Pittsburgh station in Zelienople, Pa. The state-of-the-art station, which opened in 2016, is fully automated and processes approximately 15,000 packages an hour. The visit was coordinated by Rhonda Schuldt, the campus' innovation coordinator at its innovation hub, The Corner, and allowed students to learn about innovation in relation to a large business.