FedEx: Introduction and Functions

FedEx is a multinational delivery services company based in Memphis, Tennessee, USA which was founded in 1971 by Frederick W. Smith.

FedEx provides a range of delivery and logistics services, including express delivery, ground delivery, freight transportation, and e-commerce fulfillment. FedEx's express delivery service provides next-day and two-day delivery to most locations around the world.

FedEx's ground delivery service provides reliable and cost-effective shipping for businesses and individuals in the US and Canada. FedEx's freight transportation service provides shipping solutions for large and heavy items, such as pallets and oversized cargo.

FedEx's e-commerce fulfillment service helps businesses manage their online orders, including inventory management, order processing, and shipping.

FedEx uses advanced technology to track and manage shipments, including real-time tracking, automated sorting, and online tools for managing shipping and logistics.

FedEx is committed to corporate responsibility and sustainability, with initiatives focused on reducing carbon emissions, promoting diversity and inclusion, and supporting local communities.

Over the years, FedEx has made several acquisitions to expand its services and global reach, including the acquisition of Kinko's in 2004, which led to the creation of FedEx Office.