Swot Analysis Of Fedex And Ups

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United Parcel Services is a 90 year old, private, employee-owned organization with a $1.7 billion net income and almost a century long record of excellent financial performance. It is the world’s largest parcel delivery company with more than $25 billion in annual revenues. UPS delivers around 13 million packages each day and also helps its customers with supply chain management, logistics, and financial services. The industry offers two basic products that are air and ground deliveries. Both of the product lines are highly developed and ruled by three major competitors, FedEx, UPS and USPS. In this comparison we will only be comparing FedEx and UPS because the companies have a strong brand names and are highly competitive. FedEx on the other hand is a $17 billion global transportation and logistics company, with an operating philosophy to “operate independently and compete collectively. Pg 3
UPS has grown into both the ground and air delivery networks and has now become a market leader. Over the years, though investment and innovation the company has made many technological and strategic efforts to grow and has reached 32% market share by 1998 pg 5. Until 1999, UPS was a privately held organization, however the company’s decided to make it public and has announced an initial public offering. In order to estimate and announce the company’s share price, the management has to assess the company’s financial performance as compared to its competitors, and to determine if it is…

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