FedEx Corporation: Transport and Logistics Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

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					FedEx Corporation

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FedEx Corporation                                                            Financial Snapshot

                                                                             Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                       3610 Hacks Cross Road,, Memphis,      The company reported revenue of US$42,680 million
Headquarters Address
                                       38125,United States of America        during the fiscal year 2012 (2012). The company's
                                                                             revenue grew at a CAGR of 2.98% during 2008–
Telephone                               + 1 901 8187500
                                                                             2012, with an annual growth of 8.59% over 2011. In
                                                                             2012, the company recorded an operating margin of
Fax                                     + 1 901 3952000                      7.46%, as against 6.05% in 2011.

Website                                www.fedex.com
                                                                             Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange          FDX, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                    101,000

Fiscal Year End                        May

Revenue (in US$ million)               42,680




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                              Weaknesses

Diversified business operations        Geographic concentration of revenue

Strong information systems network     Lawsuit

Strong market position

Opportunities                          Threats

Capacity expansion                     Foreign exchange risks

Growing freight transportation industry Intense competition

Strategic acquisitions                 Seasonality of the business




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset and Liabilities .........................................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................15
3     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 16
    3.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................16
    3.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................16
    3.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................16
    3.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................17
    3.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................17
4     History .................................................................................................................................................... 19
5     Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 21
6     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 23
7     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 24
    7.1       Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................24
    7.2       Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................24
8     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 27
    8.1       Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................27
    8.2       Ratio Definitions ...................................................................................................................................................27
    8.3       Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................31




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................6
Table 2: Key Ratios - Annual ..................................................................................................................................................7
Table 3: Key Ratios - Interim ..................................................................................................................................................9
Table 4: Key Capital Market Indicators ..................................................................................................................................9
Table 5: History.....................................................................................................................................................................19
Table 6: Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................................21
Table 7: Key Employee Biographies ....................................................................................................................................23
Table 8: Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................24
Table 9: Locations ................................................................................................................................................................25




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List of Figures

Figure 1: Revenue and Operating Profit ...............................................................................................................................10
Figure 2: Financial Position ..................................................................................................................................................11
Figure 3: Operational Efficiency ...........................................................................................................................................12
Figure 4: Solvency ................................................................................................................................................................13
Figure 5: Valuation ...............................................................................................................................................................14




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1 Business Analysis

1.1   Company Overview

FedEx Corporation (FedEx) is a provider of transportation, e-commerce and business services. The company offers time
certain delivery services and international trade services such as customs brokerage, and global ocean and air freight
forwarding. It also provides small-package ground delivery services across North America. In addition, it offers residential
delivery services in the US. FedEx provides less-than-truckload (LTL) freight services. The company also provides in-
store services, online services and business solutions. It operates through 138 offices in 117 services and has presence
in 220 countries and territories across North America, Asia, and Europe. FedEx is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee,
the US.

1.2   Business Description

FedEx Corporation provides a comprehensive suite of services such as transportation, e-commerce and business
services.

The company classifies its business operation into four reportable segments: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx
Freight and FedEx Services.

The FedEx Express segment is operated through three subsidiaries, Federal Express Corporation (FedEx Express),
FedEx Trade Networks, and FedEx SupplyChain Systems. FedEx Express offers its services in over 220 countries and
territories. It delivers packages and freight through a single global network. FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. provides
international trade services including customs brokerage, and global ocean and air cargo distribution. FedEx SupplyChain
Systems offers a range of supply chain solutions. During FY2012, this segment contributed 61.61% towards the
company’s total revenue.

Under the FedEx Ground segment, FedEx provides small-package ground delivery services, primarily through its FedEx
Ground Package System, Inc. It serves domestic residences through its FedEx Home Delivery across the US and
Canada. This segment also comprises FedEx SmartPost, Inc., which deals with the transportation of less time-sensitive
business to consumer packages through the US Postal Service and Canada Post Corporation, and the delivery of high
volumes of low-weight. The company operates through a hub-and-spoke sorting and distribution system, which comprises
525 facilities, including 33 hubs, in the US and Canada. It conducts its operations through 35,000 company-owned trailers
and 30,770 owner-operated vehicles. During FY2012, this segment contributed 22.24% towards the company’s total
revenue.

The company’s FedEx Freight segment is operated through FedEx Freight, Inc. (FedEx Freight) and FedEx Custom
Critical, Inc. FedEx Freight provides less than truckload (LTL) freight services. It offers both time certain delivery systems
and cost saving transportation services. FedEx Custo
				
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