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Latest Posts by Raj Subramaniam
April 12, 2013
Have you ever thought about the thin line between problem solving and innovation? One tends to lead to the other, so in the end, the idea of disruptive technology isn’t so disruptive at all. It’s a tool of innovation, which is the engine used to make an impact in the business world.Impact is the key word.
February 28, 2013
Once again FedEx has been named to the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies list. FedEx ranked #10 for 2013, and has ranked on the list for 11 of the last 14 years.But it’s not about the numbers.It’s understandable the factors used to determine the ranking include financial management, service quality, social responsibility and global orientation. I’m proud of that strength of our business and our culture. We are one of the most admired global shipping giants on the planet for a reason – our people.
February 15, 2013
Gong Xi Fa CaiWhen you think of China, there's a tendency to Think Big. Trillions in the bank. Most populous nation on earth. Nearly two hundred million online shoppers.But the strength of China is also found in the small.While China is the second-largest trading partner for almost 80 other countries, more than 90% of the businesses located in China are small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Although the growth of SMEs in China had been declining the past few years, the numbers rebounded in the last quarter of 2012, leading into the 2013 Year of the Snake.
December 3, 2012
Working at FedEx has taught me many things, but above all, it’s reinforced the belief that a business, whether an established corporation or an expanding small business, can only be as successful as the people who make up the company’s DNA.Simply being able to differentiate from the competition on your product offerings is no longer enough. The most successful companies are those whose team members are not only willing, but motivated to go above and beyond in every customer experience.
October 26, 2012
In the misty mornings in the remote mountains in northern Vietnam, a young boy walks past his village through a field to an isolated building built by FedEx. He does not drop off a package. Instead, he drops into a classroom with other students to learn about the world around him.
November 23, 2011
Knowledge is power. It might be an old adage, but in today’s hyper-connected world it has never been more relevant. Businesses today are looking for whatever competitive edge they can find and having access to the right kind of information can make all the difference to tap into the $18.3 trillion market created by global trade.