Posts Tagged ‘FedEx’

  • competitive market structure strategies

    How Firms Compete With Hidden Messages

    Feb 11, 14 • 629 Views • No Comments

    Have you noticed the arrow in FedEx’s logo? Especially because, in class, we have been looking at how oligopolies compete, I appreciated what this BusinessInsider slideshow said about their logos: A competitive market structure shapes business behavior....  [read more]

  • Amazon drone deliveries

    Drones That Can Deliver Your Pizza…and More

    Dec 3, 13 • 537 Views • No Comments

    Long before Jeff Bezos told Charlie Rose that drones would be delivering our Amazon packages, Dominos was showing how they could transport pizza. And here is the Amazon “Prime Air” version of a drone delivery: The drone delivery initiative,...  [read more]

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    You’ve Got Mail?

    May 19, 12 • 428 Views • No Comments

    During dinner this evening, my friend said that she loves her local post office. A very small branch in a teeny building, they know her name, her needs, and are a neighborhood institution. But, is it worth $1 billion a month? During the first 3 months of...  [read more]

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    Can the USPS Deliver?

    Jul 25, 11 • 275 Views • No Comments

    You’ve got mail? Maybe not on Saturday. As explained in a Teaching Company lecture (#28), the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) faces competition from UPS and FedEx, from email, faxes, and texts. Their salaries average 30% higher than the private sector, they...  [read more]