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
Part of the FedEx independent contractor model includes linehaul. The term linehaul is not only spelled two different ways (linehaul and line haul) but as many truck drivers will tell you, companies have varying definitions of the term. Continue reading All About FedEx Linehaul – Or Is it Line Haul?
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.
2015 has been a great year for FedEx route sales and we’re hoping to make 2016 even better! Please click on the link below for an overview of our successful transactions completed in 2015… Continue reading 2015 Completed Transactions
According to new data from BizBuySell.com, the median number of days it takes to sell a small business has been declining since mid-2012. Continue reading New Study: Small Businesses Selling Faster Than Ever
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
2014 has been a great year for FedEx route sales and we thought we’d share a summary of some of our successes! Continue reading 2014 FedEx Route 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
FedEx is on the rise with earnings of $606 million in the June-August quarter, up 24 percent from the same period in 2013. Here are the numbers at a glance: Continue reading FedEx Earnings Soar
Very interesting article – a great snapshot into the growth FedEx is experiencing. As peak season approaches, our clients have echoed these growth trends loud and clear. Continue reading FedEx to Add 50,000 Seasonal Jobs