Fedex Company Profile

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I. Company Profile
FedEx Corporation (FedEx), incorporated on October 2, 1997, provides a portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services through companies that compete collectively, operate independently and manage collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. These companies are included in four business segments: FedEx Express, Federal Express Corporation (FedEx Express), is an express transportation company, offering time-certain delivery within 1 to 3 business days and serving markets that comprise more than 90% of the world’s gross domestic product; FedEx Ground, FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. (FedEx Ground), is a provider of small-package ground delivery service; FedEx Freight, FedEx Freight Corporation, is a
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Service is also provided to nearly 100% of the Canadian population. In addition, FedEx Ground offers service to Puerto Rico, Alaska and Hawaii through a ground and air network operation coordinated with other transportation providers, primarily, FedEx Express. FedEx SmartPost (a subsidiary of FedEx Ground) is a small-parcel consolidator, which specializes in the consolidation and delivery of high volumes of low-weight, less time-sensitive business-to-consumer packages, using the United States Postal Service for final delivery to residences. The Company picks up shipments from customers (including e-tailers and catalog companies), provides sorting and linehaul services and then delivers the packages to a United States Postal Service facility for final delivery by a postal carrier. Through its network of 20 distribution hubs, FedEx SmartPost provides delivery Monday through Saturday to all residential addresses in the United States, including P.O. Boxes and military destinations.
FedEx Ground operates a multiple hub-and-spoke sorting and distribution system consisting of approximately 520 facilities, including 30 hubs, in the United States and Canada. FedEx Ground conducts its operations primarily with approximately 22,000 owner-operated vehicles and 29,500 Company-owned trailers. To provide FedEx Home Delivery service, FedEx Ground leverages its existing pickup operation and hub and linehaul network. FedEx Home Delivery’s operations are co-located
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