FedEx Logistics

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FedEx logistics FedEx is a leading provider of supply chain management to corporate customers on a global perspective. FedEx is made up of six independent business units; FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, FedEx Custom Critical, FedEx Trade Networks and FedEx Services which all complete each in the different sectors of the transportation industry so that they can tailor FedEx services as a whole to fit its customers' needs in the best way possible. It boasts of a fleet of aircraft and may motor vehicles and trailers. As a means of complementing its express delivery business, FedEx ground has provision for small packages ground delivery, less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier FedEx freight hauls larger shipment. There are various strategies that FedEx uses in its business operations, this paper will therefore give a highlight on the strategies that FedEx applies when it comes to its distribution that ensures its success in distribution. It will look at why FedEx has control of most of the distribution channels for their services (FedEx, 2012). First it is important to note that FedEx provides a variety of different services, their facilities are well organized around the different services that FedEx offers. Their office stores are not set up for receiving the large freight of mail like a FedEx hub. Rather their office stores are set up like retail stores since most of their business is from the provision of document related and other business services. The
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