Honors Program


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Winter 12-8-2022


Gates, S. 2022. FedEx Ground Strategic Audit. Undergraduate Honors Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


Copyright Samantha Gates 2022.


FedEx Ground is an operating segment of the parcel carrier giant FedEx Inc. The company, known for shipping products via delivery truck, has remained one of the largest parcel carriers in the country, despite drastic changes in its environment. This report seeks to understand the changing operating environment of FedEx Ground, its competitive advantages, and the future challenges it may face. The analysis uses PESTEL and Porter's Five Forces analyses to evaluate the changing external environment and industry FedEx Ground operates in. Additionally, challenges and recommendations are offered to navigate the future of this company.