posts tagged with Solutions

Glocalization: A New Word for a New Reality

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Key in the word "glocalization," and your computer may warn you that you've misspelled something. Say "glocalization" out loud, and you'll see confusion from colleagues who are certain you meant to say "globalization." "Glocalization" may be a little known term right now, but awareness of it is growing.

Powering the Network

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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.

Back to School - the Wake Forest MBA Marketing Summit

m_summit_web_half.jpg Oh - the life of a student! I'm at the age where I can look back with nostalgia on my days as a student. I had a great, memorable experience while a student at Notre Dame (undergrad) and Georgia Tech (grad school) - even the all nighters!

This weekend I have the opportunity to represent FedEx at the 22nd Annual Wake Forest MBA Marketing Summit. It is an MBA and undergraduate marketing case competition where top schools compete and are challenged by a 36 hour time constraint (speaking of all nighters) to develop solutions

It Might Get Loud: 8 Questions with Loudmouth Golf

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Are there any challenges to having a supply chain that spans the globe?

No.

Oh wait, YES! About a zillion.

Honestly, Loudmouth is about having fun. And supply chain "challenges," as you euphemistically referred to them are NOT fun. However, FedEx has been able to solve most of them, so the supply chain isn't as much a "ball and chain" for us, which frees us up to be the fun stylish guys designing, producing, golfing in and partying in LOUD PANTS.