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Republic of the Philippines
Philippine State College of Aeronautics
Mactan Benito Ebuen Airbase, Lapu-Lapu City
Tel. no. 340-8046

July 20, 2009

DR. MARIA FEVELINA C. BALUYOT
Chair of Institute Graduate Studies/ Thesis Adviser
PhilSCA, MBEAB CAMPUS
Lapu-Lapu City

Dear Madam,

We the 4th year students taking up Bachelor of Science in Computer Studies Specializing in Airline Operation and Procedure (BSCSAOP) of Philippine State College of Aeronautics request for the approval of our thesis entitled: “DOMESTIC CARGO HANDLING OF FEDERAL EXPRESS,

U-FREIGHT BLDG. CARGO ROAD MACTAN CEBU
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY LAPU-LAPU
CITY: ENRICHMENT OF OPERATION STRATEGIES.”

Hoping for your approval for our thesis title

Yours truly,
Group Members:

FREDDIE BENITEZ

REA MAE CASPE

GEVIE BORRES

Approval Sheet

This thesis entitled, “DOMESTIC CARGO HANDLING OF FEDERAL EXPRESS, U-FREIGHT BLDG. CARGO ROAD MACTAN CEBU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY LAPU-LAPU CITY: ENRICHMENT OF OPERATION STRATEGIES.” prepared and submitted by Freddie Benitez, Rea May Caspe and Gevie Borres in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Computer Studies Specializing in Airline Operation Procedures, has been Accepted and approved for Oral Examination.

PANEL OF EXAMINERS

Approved by the committee on Oral Examination with the grade of_____ Done this ___ day of ______ 2009.

DR. GLENN C. CARO
Member

DR. MARIA FEVELINA C. BALUYOT
Chairman/Adviser

CHAPTER I
INTRODUCTION
FedEx Express is a cargo airline based in Memphis, Tennessee USA. It is the world's largest airline in terms of aircraft and in terms of freight tons flown. It is a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation and delivers packages and freight to more than 375 destinations in nearly every country each day.

FedEx Corporation originally known as FDX Corporation, is a logistics services company, based in the United States. The name "FedEx" is a syllabic abbreviation of the name of the company's original air division, Federal Express, which was used from 1978 until 2000. FedEx Corporation was founded as FDX Corporation in January 1998 with the acquisition of Caliber System Inc. by Federal Express. 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, 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, Federal Express.

In January 2000, FDX Corporation changed its name to FedEx Corporation and rebranded all of its subsidiaries. Federal Express became FedEx Express, RPS became FedEx Ground, Roberts Express became FedEx Custom Critical, and Caliber Logistics and Caliber Technology were combined to make up FedEx Global Logistics. A new subsidiary called, FedEx Corporate Services was formed to centralize the sales, marketing, customer service for all of the subsidiaries. In February 2000, FedEx acquired Tower Group International, an international logistics company. FedEx also acquired WorldTariff, a customs duty and tax information company, TowerGroup and WorldTariff were rebranded to form FedEx Trade Networks.

In December 2007, the Internal Revenue Service of the United States 'tentatively decided' that FedEx Ground Division might be facing a tax liability of $319...
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