The people, places, and ideas redefining global connectivity for 2014.
FedEx CEO Fred Smith: connections drive innovation.
Cisco's Padmasree Warrior believes a connected world is a better world.
How AHF is using same-day, same-city shipping to save time, money — and lives.
Allen Edmonds is bringing Made in America shoes to the world.
This Portland, Ore., startup, which makes unique, stylish glasses out of natural materials, is at the forefront of the new Maker Movement. MORE »
With a heritage dating back to 1873, Spanish textile maker Gastón y Daniela today reaches home decor customers in 43 countries worldwide. MORE »
Bremont has brought luxury watchmaking back to the UK — and created jobs all over the world while they’re at it. MORE »
Hanz Scholz was determined to build a better-performing portable bike. Now the whole world is enjoying the ride. MORE »
A 2002 vacation in Florida gave Christian Kleinschmidt an idea: launch a vanity license plate business with an ambitious export strategy. See how connections to global markets empowered Kleinschmidt to grow his business. MORE »
Garth Belue has grown Pelican Worldwide from a one-man start-up to a global tank and tank components supplier employing 45 people in Houston. MORE »
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The more open and connected the world is, the easier it is for businesses, their employees and their communities to prosper. Global connections allow our best thinking to compound and multiply. At FedEx, we call this the Access Effect.
By making it easier to bring new ideas to new markets, everyone benefits. FedEx connects people and possibilities. By helping businesses build stronger and more nimble supply chains, we have the privilege of fostering the Access Effect in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.