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FedEx Corporation (FDX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


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Price $125.00
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Publisher GlobalData
Date of Report Apr 15, 2011
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FedEx Corporation (FDX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

FedEx Corporation (FedEx) is a US-based holding company, principally engaged in offering logistics solutions. The company, through its subsidiaries, provides transportation, e-commerce and business services under the FedEx brand. Major offerings of the company include day-certain service to every business address in the US and Canada, and time-certain delivery within one to three business days. In addition, through FedEx Home Delivery, it provides residential delivery services. Further, the company also provides in-store services, online services and business solutions. The companies that operate under FedEx brand include Federal Express Corporation, FedEx Trade Networks, Inc., FedEx Ground Package System, Inc., FedEx Home Delivery, FedEx SmartPost, Inc., FedEx Freight Corporation, FedEx National LTL, FedEx Corporate Services, Inc., and FedEx Customer Information Services, Inc. Through its FedEx Office business, it offers documentation services. It operates in over 1,950 locations across the world. FedEx is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, the US.

FedEx Corporation Key Recent Developments…

Apr 27, 2010: FedEx Ground, BP Solar Dedicate Rooftop Solar-Electric System
Apr 14, 2010: FedEx Office, Canon, HP Team Up To Redefine Retail Printing
Apr 06, 2010: FedEx Develops New Solution To Simplify International Shipping
Mar 29, 2010: FedEx Introduces All-Electric Trucks For Parcel Delivery Business In US
Mar 29, 2010: FedEx Launches All-electric Parcel Delivery Trucks In US

This comprehensive SWOT profile of FedEx Corporation provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
FedEx Corporation - Key Facts 5
FedEx Corporation - Key Employees 6
FedEx Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 7
FedEx Corporation - Major Products and Services 8
FedEx Corporation - History 9
FedEx Corporation - Company Statement 11
FedEx Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
FedEx Corporation - Business Description 16
FedEx Corporation - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
FedEx Corporation - Strengths 18
Strength - Diversified Business Operations 18
Strength - Strong Information Systems Network 18
Strength - Strong Growth 18
Strength - Strong Foothold in the Market 18
FedEx Corporation - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Declining Revenues 19
Weakness - Overdependence on the US Market 19
FedEx Corporation - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Inorganic Growth Drivers 19
Opportunity - Growth of Air Freight and Logistics Market 19
Opportunity - Cost-Cutting Initiatives 19
Opportunity - Strategic Growth Plans 20
FedEx Corporation - Threats 20
Threat - National Labor Relations Act 20
Threat - Seasonality of the Business 20
Threat - Intense Competition 20
FedEx Corporation - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
FedEx Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 27
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 28
Apr 27, 2010: FedEx Ground, BP Solar Dedicate Rooftop Solar-Electric System 28
Apr 14, 2010: FedEx Office, Canon, HP Team Up To Redefine Retail Printing 28
Apr 06, 2010: FedEx Develops New Solution To Simplify International Shipping 29
Mar 29, 2010: FedEx Introduces All-Electric Trucks For Parcel Delivery Business In US 29
Mar 29, 2010: FedEx Introduces First All-Electric Trucks To Be Used In US Parcel Delivery Business 29
Mar 29, 2010: FedEx Launches All-electric Parcel Delivery Trucks In US 30
Feb 24, 2010: Bloom Energy Announces New Customers For Its Bloom Energy Server 31
Feb 11, 2010: FedEx Trade Networks Starts New Offices Across EMEA Region 31
Feb 11, 2010: FedEx Trade Networks Starts New Offices Across EMEA Region 32
Feb 03, 2010: FedEx Unveils Network For Sustainable Urban Mobility In Mexico 32
Section 5 – Appendix 34
Methodology 34
Ratio Definitions 34
About GlobalData 38
Contact Us 38
Disclaimer 38




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