FedEx Corp was incorporated in Delaware on October 2, 1997. The Company provides a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services through companies competing, operating and managed, under the respected FedEx brand. These companies are included in four business segments: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, FedEx Services, and TNT Express. The FedEx Express segment also includes FedEx Trade Networks, Inc., which provides international trade services, specializing in customs brokerage and ocean and air freight forwarding, and FedEx SupplyChain Systems, Inc., which offers a range of supply chain solutions. The FedEx Ground segment includes FedEx SmartPost, Inc., which specializes in the consolidation and delivery of high volumes of low-weight, less time-sensitive business-to-consumer packages using the U.S. Postal Service ("USPS") for final delivery to any residential address or PO Box in the U.S. The FedEx Freight segment also offers freight delivery service to points in Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and includes FedEx Custom Critical, Inc., a North American provider of time-specific, critical shipment services. The FedEx Services segment also includes FedEx TechConnect, Inc., which is responsible for customer service, billings and collections for its U.S. customers and offers technical support services, and FedEx Office and Print Services, Inc. ("FedEx Office"), which provides document and business services and retail access to its package transportation businesses. The TNT Express segment provides international express transportation, small-package ground delivery and freight transportation company. TNT Express services are classified by the speed, distance, weight and size of consignments. While most of its shipments are between businesses, TNT Express also offers business-to-consumer services to select key customers. The Competitors within the U.S. include other package delivery concerns, United Parcel Service, Inc. ("UPS"), passenger airlines offering express package services, regional delivery concerns, air freight forwarders and the USPS. FedEx Express's principal international competitors are DHL, UPS, TNT Express, foreign postal authorities, freight forwarders, passenger airlines and all-cargo airlines. FedEx, FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, FedEx Office, FedEx Services, FedEx SupplyChain, FedEx TechConnect, FedEx Trade Networks, FedEx SmartPost and FedEx Custom Critical, among others, are trademarks, service marks and trade names of the Company. The Company is subject to federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations relating to, among other things, the shipment of dangerous goods, contingency planning for spills of petroleum products, the disposal of waste oil and the disposal of toners and other products used in FedEx Office's copy machines.
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