All these factors together made FedEx stand ahead of their comparators. As China has grown into the world’s second largest economical country there is a continuous need for export and import of package (Justin McCurry, The Guardian). Due to its terrible infrastructure for transportation of goods, there is no build roads or better highways. FedEx come up with its organized system which decreased the time of delivery for both import and export. One of the major reason behind the success of FedEx in Asia is its flexibility to meet the customer satisfaction and needs of the market that persistently changes.
• Need of expansion – with the evolution of logistic business and because of the necessity to grow the company had to make different changes. • World War II – during the World War II there were a shortage of fuel and rubber which influenced retail stores to decrease delivery services and to inspire consumers to bring their packages home. This tendency continued after the war and by early 1950s contract service to retail stores was limited. • Increase in the demand for air parcel delivery – because of federal deregulations in 1980s established airlines reduced flights and abandoned some routes all together. • Globalization of the industry and technological changes – the innovation of information technologies, global markets have pressed “UPS” to provide its services outside its local
Yet, with the recent proposed merger between FedEx and TNT Express, currently the third and fourth largest player, its market position may slide to the third in the market, according to the prediction of Reuters. The merger of FedEx and TNT would not only provide them with a greater client reach, but also more capacity for strategic pricing and united marketing effort in the light to make more attractive offerings and build a stronger brand. In addition, as the two have their transportation networks combined, it may prompt an improvement in their efficiency of leveraging distribution channels and hence a save in capital for further development. If that should apply, it would undoubtedly intensify the competition that UPS faces and threatens its market share. 4.2.
It became an advantage motivating employees in carrying the business forward. FedEx has a program to empower and motivate employees with responsibilities and allowing them to make some decision to improve delivery that enhances customer satisfaction (Mohammed, et, al. 2016, p. 1371). The Europe, Middle East, Indian-sub-Continent and Africa (EMEA) express has enjoyed the company 's long history of full empowerment. It allows local business and IT staff to be innovative (Viaene & De Hertogh, 2010, p. 324).
The USA has found the potential markets are also emerging, such as China and India etc. As a result, they provide and pay more attention to the dimension of exports trading due to the trend of international business is increasing so that export occupies a important role for the US economy indeed. According to Davis, the Chairman and Former UPS Chief Executive Officer, “UPS was followed by a panel of global trade experts who shared insights about global trade in general, and provided perspectives about trading in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.” (2011) They found that the credit is more available than it has been in a long time; interest rates remain low; demand in emerging markets remains strong; and both corporate profits and balance sheets are strong.
FedEx has employed about 280,000 employees all over the world (FedEx, n.d.), so which means they have a task culture obviously. The culture of FedEx can be said to be market - driven. They care about their customers only or basically; the culture centers on its customer. They have a unique customer-service organizational culture (McNeal,
After realizing that technology was slowly diminishing the value of art I decided to shift gears, change my career focus to a business model logistic seeing it as the heart of global economy. Working for FedEx incorporated gave me greater access to experience the country. Experiencing sights beyond, New Chinatown and the north side of Chicago. However the call to duty struck me, one that went beyond donating clothes, giving blood monthly or feeding the homeless. I chose to join the military, selfless or brave it was not, it was something I simply felt that I needed to experience.
The USPS exceeds at what it does, but unfortunately, the United States of America does not necessarily need it as much as it did in the past. The USPS saw this market shift coming and try to adapt to it by entering a new business such as record retention, social security check administration and provide government delivery and storage services to various agencies and to under-served users such as low-income and the elderly (). Developments into new markets would require the USPS to be approved by Congress. Congress decided that the USPS orders did not include these services so it was not approved. The USPS was wedged doing what it has always delivered on, as market shift shoved it progressively into
All of these acts would help shape today’s airmail service. Thus, giving the proper set for many famous, big and successful airmail companies such as; FedEx Express, DHL Aviation and UPS Airlines. These companies use modern aircrafts to deliver more than ten million packages and documents in the United States and around the world. Thanks to airmail, air transportation was created. Thus, giving the aviation world to expand and