FedEx contractor’s profitable business is driven by self-motivaton

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    FedEx contractor’s profitable business is driven by self-motivaton - Times Leader

    Unlike FedEx Express and United Parcel Service, which directly employ most of their hundreds of thousands of workers, FedEx Ground uses and extensive network of independent contractors like Ken Michaels to make deliveries.

    The job is more than driving a truck and loading and unloading boxes. A pleasant personality goes a long way for drivers who deal with people daily. That contact maintains business connections and develops new ones, Michaels said. “When I walk into the place, I’m the billboard.”