Growth in international express package shipments and effective yield management on the domestic air transportation front played key roles in FedEx Corp.'s strong fiscal third quarter ended Feb. 28, resulting in net income of $428 million, up 35% from the year-ago quarter's $317 million profit. "Earnings for our third quarter were better than forecasted due to a stronger-than-expected holiday peak season for FedEx Ground, improved productivity in our transportation segments, ...

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