Fedex VS UPS

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The Introduction:

In today's' fast moving world delivery of packages, parcels, documents, goods in a timely and guaranteed manner is of absolute importance.

With the fast moving trend of online businesses, auctions etc.. the need for fast and reliable package delivery is growing.

The logistics industry has received globally, a lot of publicity regarding the industry's attitudes on, and actions in, corporate responsibility issues. The different stakeholder groups are interested in the logistics industry's ways of action concerning these issues. The logistics industry has had to react to these new kinds of demands and questions from the stakeholders.

Two major companies come to mind when we have to ship anything of real importance:


FEDEX Overview:

Every generation expects easier access to more of what the world has to offer. More products and services, more information and ideas, more people and places.

FedEx helped create that expectation.

And we deliver on it millions of times a day, providing the access to transform possibilities into reality.

While our early days are legendary, today's FedEx has grown up into a $29-billion network of companies, offering just the right mix of transportation, information, document management and supply chain solutions. And we still back our services with the "absolutely, positively" spirit you expect from the trusted FedEx name.

Yet today's FedEx stands for even more...

UPS Overview:

UPS is the world's largest package delivery company and a global leader in supply chain services, offering an extensive range of options for synchronizing the movement of goods, information and funds. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., UPS serves more than 200 countries and territories worldwide and operates the largest franchise shipping chain, The UPS Store®.

Mission Statement:


FedEx will produce superior financial returns for shareowners by providing high value-added supply chain, transportation, business and...