Fedex, Ups and Dhl

2149 WordsSep 27, 20059 Pages
History In 1913, C.J. Tower & Sons, forerunner to FedEx Trade Networks subsidiary FedEx Trade Networks Transport & Brokerage, begins operation as a customs broker in Niagara Falls, N.Y. It was not until 1971 that Federal Express Corporation was founded in Little Rock, Ark. In 1975, FedEx installed the first drop box for the public and since then the company developed and maintained a strategic leadership in managing a broad group of transportation services, e-commerce and other business services. The company offers integrated business solutions through a network of subsidiaries operating independently, including: FedEx Express, the world 's largest express transportation company; FedEx Ground, North America 's second largest provider of…show more content…
(Reference). FedEx Trade Networks ' is another electronic system that the company uses to gain worldwide network and thus solves transportation challenges every day around the world. (www.yahoo.com) Advertising message "Relax, its FedEx" Is the advertising message used to promote the company 's services. The main message throughout the campaign is that the portfolio of FedEx services will help small businesses meet their needs in a timely basis. Corporate Strategy FedEx plans to focus on several strategies. Among these strategies the main mission of FedEx is to grow internationally by increasing the supply chain capabilities through e-commerce, technology and alliances. Also, the company continues to implement revenue enhancement and cost reduction programs to provide long-term revenue and profit growth and to reduce costs by taking initiatives such as Airport-to-airport transportation of Priority, Express and First-Class Mail for the U.S. Postal Service, which began on August 27 and expansion of the FedEx home delivery network to 80% of the U.S. population, beginning September 25. FedEx Home Delivery will open 63 additional locations in regions throughout the U.S., including 56 co-located terminals with existing FedEx Ground facilities, minimizing capital expenditures. The nationwide placement of up to 10,000 FedEx Drop Boxes outside U.S. Post Offices is another strategy that the company uses for development.
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