posts tagged with Global

Introducing the 2015 Access 25

Access_Article_2015access25-670x324.jpg In the past decade, we have all joined a global marketplace that is evolving at an extraordinary pace. Change, which used to happen gradually, now happens to every business constantly. And that raises critical questions: Am I adapting quickly enough? What do I need to know to withstand — and capitalize on — global change?

Top Five IT Tips for Small Businesses ‘Going Global’ [DRAFT]

HALO2.png 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. “Information technology has been a great equalizer for businesses large and small,” said Mr Foster. Foster added, “Navigating complex customs requirements or managing global inventory is now much easier for small businesses. Information technology has greatly expanded opportunities, helping small businesses to find new markets and compete on a global scale.”

Using Our Hands and Global Footprint to Make a Difference in Latin America and the Caribbean

JA, Montego Bay, The Melody House.jpg In the Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC), where so many still lack basic goods and services, the contributions of our team member volunteers during FedEx Cares Week have tremendous impact. This year, there are planned volunteer projects in 27 LAC countries, and nearly 2,000 volunteers have...

August 7th, 1989: “T-Day” - Flying Tigers Makes FedEx an International Force

Tiger Ad-sq-sm.jpg A quarter-century ago today, Flying Tigers joined forces with Federal Express to become the world’s largest full-service, all cargo airline. Included in the acquisition were routes to 21 countries, a fleet of Boeing 747 and 727 aircraft, facilities throughout the world and Tiger’s expertise in international airfreight.

On August 7th, 1989 Bill Logue became a FedEx operations manager at the Boston ramp. Today, he serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Freight. Like many who worked on “T-Day”, he remembers that first day well:

Trade Facilitation – Opening Doors All Around the World

tp2013_0129.jpg.jpeg International trade is ever-changing. Billions of products are bought and sold daily and markets emerge in the blink of an eye. It is a complex industry that can open a whole new world of opportunities for the smallest of countries.

We’ve been hearing a lot about trade facilitation after The World Trade Organization (WTO) international trade pact known as the “Bali package” launched. The recent changes noted in the Bali package indicate that all WTO’s 159 member nations will move to handle trade facilitation the same way. So how does this package benefit importers, exporters, companies and commerce? It’s all about moving products beyond the borders. The WTO is working to reduce customs delays, streamline shipments and improve trade with developing countries. Companies of all sizes are shipping more and they’re shipping all over the world...