Changes and Threats

What is SmartPost? New Volume and Routes For FedEx Ground

Currently, USPS completes the last mile delivery of these SmartPost packages. However, USPS and FedEx Ground are modifying the agreement so that FedEx Ground will roll out SmartPost last mile delivery across the United States. Most FedEx Ground territories are going to see a significant volume increase—we predict a jump of 25-100% in most markets!

The Worst Case: FedEx Ground Contract Termination

Terminating a contract can provide serious service interruptions for FedEx Ground customers and is a critical issue. FedEx Ground aims to provide seamless delivery service for all areas of operation.

This being said, it is rare for a contractor to lose their FedEx Ground contract. Further, contractors almost always receive opportunities to resolve issues in advance of a contract termination

How to Find and Retain the Right Manager for Your FedEx Ground Business

On occasion existing managers choose to leave their position when a sale is in process. They may have stayed only to help out the previous owner or they may be looking for new work with someone they already know. Whatever the reason for their departure, it can add stress to the transition.

Buying a FedEx Route? Understand Why Contractors Sell

FedEx contractors cite many reasons for selling their FedEx routes: they are ready to retire, spend more time with family, or simply get a change of pace.

At the current moment, however, there is another reason so many contractors are selling their FedEx routes: FedEx is currently undergoing major changes to make the business more efficient and profitable.