The Pearl Chamber of Commerce held a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, October 19th at the new location of Fed Ex Ground, located at 1549 Old Whitfield Road in Pearl. The Fed Ex facility is the largest in the state at almost 250,000 square feet and sits on 30 acres. They have 150 employees and will have an additional 150 during the holiday season. They are already looking to expand in the next few years. Package volumes for Fed Ex Ground have doubled in the last decade and they have opened 16 new hubs and expanded or relocated more than 500 local facilities to account for the tremendous growth.