Keeping your promises in a complex environment
When you enlist the support of a third-party logistics provider (3PL), you free up time and resources otherwise spent managing the delivery of your goods and keeping up with ever-changing transportation regulations. As a 3PL with expertise in transportation logistics, FedEx Supply Chain understands the stringent regulations, constant changes in market conditions, and fluctuations in cost and capacity common to the industry.
FedEx Supply Chain will handle every aspect of moving your product, while keeping your supply chain running smoothly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Our non-asset-biased model provides the right solution at the right price.
Flexible services that fit your business
When looking for transportation services, your specific needs drive the solution. With FedEx® Transportation Management, you can count on reputable carriers, reliable execution and complete visibility.
- Outsourced transportation management: Save your business the effort and investment in developing or maintaining your own transportation management system by having our dedicated transportation experts work with you.
- One load, one time: Do you need a shipment delivered? Contact us to get a quote, and you’ll see how our expertise, extensive carrier network and industry-leading technology come together to deliver your goods.
FedEx Transportation Management
Gain efficiency and predictability in your logistics operations by making FedEx Supply Chain a part of your team. With our full suite of services, you’ll get the right solution for your shipments while minimizing your costs. As your transportation management provider, we will:
Manage all inbound and outbound transportation
Simplify your transportation by having a single point of contact with the expertise to handle it all.
Apply a top-tier transportation management system (TMS)
Allocate resources efficiently and manage interactions with your customers and suppliers through an advanced TMS.
Access our wide network
We work with 41 of the top 50 trucking companies, providing you with the scale and range of services you need — all through a non-asset-biased, third-party logistics provider (3PL).
Whether you’re looking for a dedicated solution or you have a transactional spot opportunity to cover seasonal upswings, FedEx Supply Chain has the solutions and services to address your freight transportation needs. We work directly with our carrier network to get the job done right at an optimal cost, providing you with:
Accredited freight experts
Consistently meet demand and fulfill commitments with the support of our skilled logistics experts, accredited through the Transportation Intermediaries Association.
A single point of contact
Simplify your operation with the focused attention of your FedEx Supply Chain representative, who can help you with special requests and unusual challenges.
An online web portal
Get 24/7 visibility over your shipments. We’ll monitor them and keep you updated, so you can make informed business decisions.
Our relationships with thousands of vetted carriers connect you to a variety of transportation logistics options that fit your unique needs:
Dry van freight
Add capacity to your freight service with qualified carriers for products that don’t need refrigeration.
Less-than-truckload (LTL) freight
Cost-effectively ship smaller loads.
Protect the freshness and quality of your perishables, frozen products, pharmaceuticals, confections and other temperature-sensitive items.
Flatbed and heavy freight
Solve the challenge of transporting industrial machinery and oversized and heavy loads through specialized carriers.
Efficiently ship long distances by combining multiple modes, such as truck and rail.
Reliably move large amounts of unpackaged raw materials, dry or liquid goods, and other commodities.
Using our extensive carrier network, FedEx Supply Chain matches your shipping needs to qualified providers and reliable transportation solutions that fit with your existing model. Our safety-first approach includes a detailed qualification process focused on past performance, insurance provisions, financial viability and an evaluation of all safety scores. We’ll guide you through the process of securing a reputable freight provider by:
Developing your RFP
Clearly define your needs with input from our procurement experts, who use baselines and data to customize your RFP to attract the right providers.
Evaluating the bids of providers
Simplify the bidding process by having us respond to queries, take in proposals and evaluate bids — a process made even easier by our web-based procurement tools.
Get the right agreement at the right price when we negotiate for you, backed by data and scenario analysis.