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The FedEx Trade Network provides freight forwarding services worldwide while utilizing whatever modes and carriers that most effectively support the cost and scheduling needsof the customer. FedEx Trade Network integrates air and ocean freight forwarding, trade and customs advisory services, customs brokerage and other value-added services.8
RESEARCH PROJECT FEDEXFedEx Cross Border offers safe, end-to-end solutions that allow e-tailers to easily accept orders from consumers outside of the United States and Canada. FedEx Cross Border solutions provide a seamless, localized experience for consumers, automatically displaying the checkout page in their language, accepting their preferred payment methods, and showing prices in their local currency. Additionally, they offer e-tailers the ability to display a total landed cost, which leads to price transparency during checkout. FedEx Cross Border solutions have been pre-integrated within several popular shopping cart platforms for quick implementation, giving e-tailers the ease of using their existing systems to access global markets.FedEx Ground provides small-package delivery services, operating within the U.S. and Canada. FedEx Home Delivery, the industry’s first ground service dedicated to residential delivery. FedEx SmartPostoperates under FedEx Ground and is a service that specializes in the consolidation and delivery of high volumes of low-weight, less time-sensitive business-to-consumer packages primarily using the U.S. Postal Service.FedEx Supply Chain provides integrated solutions to help supply chain management become a competitive advantage for customers. FedEx Supply Chain offers inventory logistics, fulfillment services, transportation management and a healthcare shared network. FedEx Freight provides less-than-truckload (LTL) freight services. Their freight services usually consist of pallet deliveries to businesses and residential areas.The FedEx Custom Critical fleet is made up entirely of owner operators. FedEx Custom Critical provides time-specific, door-to-door, same-day, and next-day delivery of critical shipments, including valuable items, urgent freight, temperature controlled, and hazardous goods, via air and surface expedited services and truckload brokerage. 9
RESEARCH PROJECT FEDEXFedEx delivers all types of cargo, from freight to special cargo. FedEx provides a service that will meet all needs for cargo movement. If the item is oversized and overweight, they can use their freight service. If the item is under 150 lbs. they can use their ground service. FedEx has truly mastered the cargo movement industry and has left no room for its competitors to do something they cannot.FedEx is limited to what they can ship via FXF100. These items include alcoholic beverages, firearms, tobacco and hazardous materials. This does not mean FedEx cannot ship them, it simply means there are limitations to their shipments. Only licensed entities may ship alcohol of any type. Firearms can be transported but only as defined by the US Gun Control Act