How Fedex became the success that it is today.

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Fed Ex Corporation Organization


Management-Layers to Success

By Claudia Sebold

All over America and all over the world, doorbells are being rung, office doors are opening and on the other side is the familiar sight of the FedEx delivery people. With a verification and a smile, they ask for you signature and give you your package. As you open the delivered package(s) they turn around and disappear like a ghost, almost forgotten by the person, as they go onto their next destination.

FedEx is so familiar because it is a leader in the economy or deliveries all over the world. It covers more than 210 countries that reach further than ever before. It represents a $21 billion dollar corporation that offers the widest variety of transportation, e-commerce and supply chain. The start up revolutionized the delivery of packages and information in the span for thirty years. It has grown into a family of companies that allows it to be so big and strong.

In fact, according to the mission statement, they say, "FedEx Corporation will produce superior financial returns for its shareholders by providing high value-added logistics, transportation and related information services through focused operating companies. Customer requirements will be met in the highest quality manner appropriate to each market segment served, FedEx Corporation will strive to develop mutually rewarding relationships with its employees, partners and suppliers, Safety is the first consideration in all operations. Corporate activities will be conducted to the highest ethical and professional standards."

So far their mission is a recipe for success. They have grown into other countries and many branches. The branches are Corporation that was created as the holding company that oversees all of the other companies. Express is the reliable express delivery that delivers in 1-2-business days in 211 countries. Ground is...