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FedEx Corporation is a conglomerate holding company that provides business, transportation, and e-commerce services. The company is divided into seven division, which are; FedEx office, FedEx Express, FedEx Freight, FedEx Services, FedEx Ground, FedEx Dataworks, and FedEx Logistics. They offer services such as express delivery, business services, logistics services, and freight transportation. FedEx is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee and serves worldwide. Their name is an abbreviation of the company’s original air division which was named Federal Express. FedEx is one of the top contractors of the US government and transports some of USPS packages.
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The company was founded in 1971 at little Rock, Arkansas as the Federal Express Corporation. Fredrick W. Smith, a graduate of Yale University was the founder and he drew up the company concept on a term a paper while at school. His professor did not think much of the idea but he stuck with his idea and began operations in 1973 and moved to Memphis. He chose Memphis International Airport due to its mean population center and its lack of inclement weather. In 1997 the company changed its name to FDX Corporation and they started offering services besides express shipping. In the year 2000 they finally rebranded to FedEx Corporation and all of its subsidiaries.
Final Company Statement:
FedEx strives to create an exceptional workplace that cares more than just their company’s success but prioritize their people. They meet the needs of their diverse customer base as they reflect diversity within their organization and celebrate it in communities around the world. The company believes their diverse workforce, supplier base and supporting all cultures, enables them to better serve customers and compete in the global marketplace. FedEx team members are dedicated to their Purple Promise and engage with each other to find innovative and creative ways to solve customer problems.