Fedex Supply Chain Analysis

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Introduction History of FedEx: Federal Express officially began operations on April 17, 1973, with 389 team members. That night, 14 small aircraft flew from Memphis and successfully delivered 186 packages to 25 U.S. cities from Rochester, New York, to Miami, Florida. The company did not show a profit until July 1975, but it soon gain the reputation of premier carrier of high-priority goods in the marketplace and set the standard for the express shipping industry it established. In mid-1970s, Federal Express was a leader in lobbying for air cargo deregulation, which was legislated in 1977. These changes were crucial, because they allowed the company to use larger aircraft (Boeing 727s and McDonnell-Douglas DC-10s) and stimulated its rapid growth.…show more content…
It connects markets which comprise more than 90% of the world’s GDP within one to three business days. Its unmatched air route authorities and transportation infrastructure, along with leading-edge information technologies, makes FedEx the world’s largest express Transportation Company that provides services for more than 3.6 million shipments each business day. FedEx Supply Chain: Craig M. Simon is the president and CEO. FedEx supply chain is providing integrated logistics solutions to customers who have high value products or complex supply chain requirements. They carefully match each of their programs, which leverage their vast shipping and information networks around the world, to their business requirements which helps in gaining better supply chain performance. By outsourcing these modular and scalable solutions, customers can focus on their core competencies so as to reduce costs and improve customer service.  Critical Inventory Logistics: FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics can help in achieving the following…show more content…
The FedEx Healthcare Shared Network is a temperature-controlled and monitored, day-definite, delivery network within the U.S. which is actually dedicated to the healthcare, pharmaceutical and diagnostics product industries. This tightly integrated network incorporates service features for less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments that are highly valued. FEDEX IN INDIA Fedex came in India in 1995.It was the first company to establish direct International air routes in India. First express carrier to have two gateways in India-Mumbai & Delhi. It has three hubs - Delhi, Bengaluru & Mumbai. In 2011, FedEx acquired the Logistics distributions & express business of AFL Pvt. Ltd and its affiliate Unifreight India Pvt. Ltd. In the same year FedEx acquired Prakash Air freight Pvt. Ltd. David Canvas (Jan 2012-Present) became Vice President of India domestic and integration. In 2014, David Ross(12/02/2015-Present) President of Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa region. FedEx expanded its coverage from 4000 postal codes to over 19000 in INDIA and it strengthened its ground transportation service to 1000 trucks. In the same year, FedEx increased its office & hub space capacity from 300000 to over million square feet and inventory management services more than 900000 square feet warehouses space across the

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