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November 25, 2014

Top Five IT Tips for Small Businesses ‘Going Global’

FedEx hosted a virtual roundtable, ‘Information Generation’, where FedEx executives, Raj Subramaniam and Michael Foster, and The Boston Consulting Group’s, Ralf Dreischmeier, discussed the transformative impact of IT on global commerce.A focus in the discussion was small business and the role of IT in helping entrepreneurs to overcome challenges and build their businesses abroad, successfully.

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March 11, 2009

Information Technology is a Universal Language

When I was approached to be a member of the IT team to implement the new FedEx Asia Pacific hub in Guangzhou, China, I didn’t know how to react.  In my 20 years at FedEx, I’ve always been involved with the IT systems that help our hubs operate.  I was a member of the team that successfully implemented two expansions of the Indianapolis hub, but implementing a hub in China?Our small core team, comprised of US and Asia Pacific IT team members was about to embark upon a mission-possible! 

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December 17, 2008

Contingencies are Our Business

At FedEx we pride yourself on both planning and execution. Since we operate in a worldwide arena, everyday we are forced to operate in some type of contingency situation. As a result, redundancy is a key to our success. Let me give you some examples:

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