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A detailed case study of Federal Express Logistics Management

Submitted to:Meenakshi Negi| Submitted by:Chandan SinhaCharu SinghGagandeep KaurGaurav Sharma|

FedEx is a supply chain company. We are very cognizant of trying to make our customers' supply chain more efficient. But, at the same time, we became very focused on our internal supply chain." - Edith Kelly-Green, Vice President and Chief Sourcing Officer, FedEx Corporation. "FedEx's Supply Chain Services represents the best of the best and the organization has set an example ... for other companies to follow." - Bo Anderson, Executive in Charge of Worldwide Purchasing, GM

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Introduction
FedEx Corporation, originally known as FDX Corporation, is a logistics services company, based in the United States with headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee. The name "FedEx" is a syllabic abbreviation of the name of the company's original air division, Federal Express, which was used from 1973 until 2000. FedEx Corporation is a Delaware corporation, incorporated October 2, 1997. FDX Corporation was founded in January 1998 with the acquisition of Caliber System Inc. by Federal Express. One major change affected Federal Express. In January of 1998, Federal Express changed to FDX Corporation.With the purchase of Caliber, FedEx started offering other services besides express shipping. Caliber subsidiaries included RPS, a small-package ground service; Roberts Express, an expedited shipping provider; Viking Freight, a regional, less than truckload freight carrier serving the Western United States; Caribbean Transportation Services, a provider of airfreight forwarding between the United States and the Caribbean; and Caliber Logistics and Caliber Technology, providers of logistics and technology solutions. FDX Corporation was founded to oversee all of the operations of those companies and its original air division,...

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