Information Technology for UPS and FedEx
A look at how information technology could be utilized to help UPS and Federal Express make the most of their resources.
# 116783 | 1,381 words | 4 sources | APA | 2009 |
Published on Oct 21, 2009 in Business (Companies) , Business (Information Mgmt. and Systems) , Computer and Technology (General)
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This paper attempts to illustrate how both UPS and Federal Express could utilize information systems to help them with various strategy-related activities such as corporate expansions and project management. The paper explains why information technology that offers safe, secure and speedy Internet access is vital to any company, while the human resource department could also be improved by information systems. The paper shows how as they move into the future, both UPS and FedEx could both benefit from applying the appropriate information technology solutions to their enterprise at every level.
From the Paper:"The company's goals are outlined in their business description They include improving UPS's leadership position, continuing to expand into international markets, creating effective and complete supply chains for customers, getting the most out of existing competitive advantages in areas such as technology and e-commerce, and creating alliances/making acquisitions that help the company achieve its mission. (UPS, Growth, 2006)
"In order to achieve these goals, the company needs strategic foresight, managerial leadership and operational effectiveness."
Sample of Sources Used:
- UPS. (2006). Vision. UPS Investor Relations. Retrieved July 20, 2006 from http://investor.shareholder.com/ups/index.cfm.
- UPS. (2006). Growth Strategy. UPS Investor Relations Retrieved July 20, 2006 from http://investor.shareholder.com/ups/profile/charter.cfm#strategy.
- FedEx. (2006) Mission. About FedEx. Retrieved July 20, 2006 from http://www.fedex.com/us/about/today/mission.html.
- FedEx. (2006) Strategy. About FedEx. Retrieved July 20, 2006 from http://www.fedex.com/us/about/today/mission.html.
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