Managerial Accounting Assignment Week 5

Managerial Accounting Assignment Week 5 - FedEx FedEx,...

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FedEx FedEx, Corporation BUS630: Managerial Accounting Dr. Isabel Wan September 5, 2011 1
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FedEx FedEx, Corporation The questions in this exercise are based on FedEx Corporation. To answer the questions you will need to download FedEx’s Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2005 (file dateJuly 14, 2005). What is FedEx’s strategy for success in the marketplace? Does the company rely primarily ona customer intimacy, operations excellence, or product leadership customer value proposition? What evidence supports your conclusion? Product leadership customer value proposition through operational excellence is thestrategy that the FedEx Corporation uses for their success in the marketplace. The use of this strategy is supported by the services portfolio that the company provides to its clients. Accordingto FedEx, this portfolio aims to provide its customers with convenient, seamless access to our entire portfolio of integrated business solutions (2005). The FedEx Corporation manages its business as a portfolio which allows it to attain operational excellence. They attain this excellence by benchmarking practices in the different business segments. Each business segment offers value to their own customer base as they focus on that market. What are FedEx’s four main business segments? Provide two examples of traceable fixed costs for each of FedEx’s four business segments. Provide two examples of common costs that are not traceable to the four business segments.
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