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The Road to Success

Learn from our FedEx Small-Business experts, customers, grant winners and advisors as they share their small-business success stories and their best advice for other entrepreneurs.

Surviving and Thriving in Your First 5 Years

Small Business Grant Contest winners

Our Bonnie Voldeng, Director of Marketing, FedEx Services, shares advice from the winners of the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest for building a strong business foundation.

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10 Steps to a More Eco-Friendly Small Business

Nurdle in the Rough founder Kat Crabill

Nurdle in the Rough founder Kat Crabill has built a business rooted in sustainable products and practices. Discover what surprising steps she recommends for making your business more eco-friendly.

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How $46 Launched Dream Beard’s Global Success

Dream Beard's founders

Learn how Dream Beard scaled from a home-based startup into a pioneer brand for men’s grooming products, delivering products into over 80 countries.

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Success with Importing & Exporting

A Speedy Path to Global Expansion

With more than 35 years of running Hed Cycling under her belt, Anne Hed shares how she stays competitive in today's fast-paced global market.

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Hed Cycling

A Winning Global Supply Chain

See how Dana Donofree expertly manages the global supply chain for her business AnaOno and controls her price points and operational costs as a result.

AnaOno

Flourishing with an Imported Product

Watch as Darn Good Yarn founder Nicole Snow shares how she got started and why she believes she is succeeding with her imported yarn business.

Darn Good Yarn

Mastering Tech Tool Integration

Nested Bean

How Nested Bean Increased Online Sales by 700 Percent

After improving her website to increase customer engagement and sales, Manasi Gangan of Nested Bean shares just how she did it.

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CableWholesale

Improving Efficiencies with Data Integration

Learn how CableWholesale significantly improved their business through introducing the automation of freight shipping with FedEx Ship Manager.®

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Oysters and Automated Shipping – A Perfect Pairing

Discover how Island Creek Oysters delivers quality and freshness by using shipping integration tools that auto-select a shipping service for every order.

Island Creek

Succeeding & Saving with Packaging

Phigenics Water Management

Case Study: How Efficient Packaging Adds Value

When a water management company collaborated with FedEx to improve their packaging it led to reduced shipping costs and increased brand awareness and warehouse space.

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Danny Catullo of Catullo Prime Meats

Expert Perishable Shipping

Through trial, error and help from FedEx, Danny Catullo has mastered the art of perishable shipping. Find out what Danny’s top tips are for succeeding with temperature-controlled shipments.

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Whimsy Cookie Co.

Packaging Makes Perfect for The Whimsy Cookie Company

The Whimsy Cookie Company owners wanted to make the delivery of their cookies as amazing as their in-store experience. See how the FedEx Packaging Lab helped them reach their goal.

Help from FedEx

Success Through Packaging

Packaging Help Hub

Find out how you can improve your business through packaging with the resources available at the FedEx Packaging Help Hub.

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Expand Through Exporting

Exporting Tips

International expansion can be the key to success for many small businesses. Learn how your business can stretch itself globally with guidance from FedEx.

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Fine-Tune Your Shipping Portfolio

Find shipping solutions

Discover what shipping solutions are available to your business and how a tailored shipping portfolio can be a win-win for you and your customers.

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Simplify Shipping with Technology

Simplify Shipping with Technology

Efficiencies driven by technology can transform a business. Set your business up for success with tech tools that can help you save both time and money.

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