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FedEx Is the Reigning Logistics King

There’s a reason why so many people known about FedEx, and their place in the market. After all, how would you like to work with royalty? Well, FedEx is the king of logistics, throughout the world, meaning that when you partner with them to own your very own route you’re practically in the high court.

What makes FedEx so strong, though? Let’s look at the reasons why… Continue reading FedEx Is the Reigning Logistics King

The History of FedEx Bodes Well for Future Success

history of FedEx

The history of FedEx spans more than four decades. The company has built a stellar reputation over a long period of time, which is one of the many reasons owning routes is a coveted business opportunity.

But did you know the initial concept was first shared in a college term paper by founder Fred Smith? And while you might not think of FedEx as a technology company, the organization was among the first to develop and leverage computer systems in the late 1970s. This led to the first automated customer service center that allowed for real-time package tracking for each shipment. Continue reading The History of FedEx Bodes Well for Future Success

FedEx Announces ISP Transition Schedule

FedEx announced last month that all contractors would be transitioning to the ISP model by 2020.  At the time of the announcement, the details for the transition had not yet been disclosed.  Those contractors who were not already operating under the ISP model were made aware that at some point over the next four years, they too would be given a new contract.  While these contractors won’t know the details of their contracts until such time as they enter negotiations with FedEx, they now know when their transition window will take place.

 

FedEx Ranks as 39th Most Reputable Company in the World

According to the Reputation Institute, published in Forbes, FedEx ranked # 39 on the 2015 list, up 15 points from its 2014 position.  Companies achieve a spot on the Global Rep Trak list based on the public’s perception of seven categories: innovation, leadership, governance, citizenship, workplace, performance and products/services.  Continue reading FedEx Ranks as 39th Most Reputable Company in the World

Election Impact: The effect on private business sales

Regardless of what side of the aisle you’re on, elections have a big impact on our capital markets and yesterday’s election results will be no different.  Sellers of small businesses will likely see an uptick in buyer activity due, in large part, to the fact that “investors are notoriously averse to uncertainty and the conclusion of an election will help lend some visibility into the future.” Continue reading Election Impact: The effect on private business sales