Why FedEx Is More Attractive Than UPS

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  1. cheryl

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    Why FedEx Is More Attractive Than UPS - Guru Focus

    To borrow a phrase from the company’s famous advertising slogan, it’s “absolutely, positively” no surprise that Federal Express Corp (FDX), operator of the world’s largest cargo airline, is encountering temporary headwinds because of the weak economy. However, this delivery giant is en route to future growth.

    Meanwhile, the company’s chief rivals are struggling with long-term challenges from which FedEx is immune. UPS, aka “Big Brown,” is saddled with an aggressive union that severely restricts the company’s ability to rein in costs and streamline its workforce, whereas FedEx is a non-union shop and is likely to stay that way.