In the spring of 2006, the expected increase in parcel delivery services in China a major opportunity for the two package delivery giant FedEx and UPS. It was unclear which of these companies would make the most of this opportunity. FedEx had an early start, but UPS had a long tradition of success. In addition to this debate is the observation that the FedEx stock price had risen steadily and, on this basis FedEx UPS had surpassed.

In the spring of 2006, the expected increase in parcel delivery services in China a major opportunity for the two package delivery giant FedEx and UPS. It was unclear which of these companies would make the most of this opportunity. FedEx had an early start, but UPS had a long tradition of success. In addition to this debate is the observation that the FedEx stock price had risen steadily and, on this basis FedEx UPS had surpassed.
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Marc Lipson,
Robert F. Bruner,
Sean Carr
Source: University of Virginia Darden School Foundation
14 pages.
Release Date: 3 September 2009. Prod #: UV2561-PDF-ENG
FedEx Corp. Versus United Parcel Service of America, Inc.: Who Will deliver yields in China? HBR case solution