Tag Archives: FedEx

FedEx and UPS versus USPS

First, the government monopoly: CNN Money reports that the “U.S. Postal Service reports $2.2 billion loss” in the first quarter of 2011 and expects to lose lots more. Second, two private market companies: Reuters reports that United Parcel Service’s “profit … Continue reading

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FedEx and the Marines

FedEx is a pioneer in speedy and reliable delivery. For many years, its slogan was: When it absolutely, positively, has to get there overnight. I’ve been reading David Freedman’s Corps Business: The 30 Management Principles of the U.S. Marines, and … Continue reading

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Politics and Innovation

. . I am re-reading Judy Estrin’s Closing the Innovation Gap, in preparation for an interview I will be doing with her for Kaizen. Estrin is a successful Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur and is currently on the board of directors … Continue reading

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