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According to the Washington Post, FedEx has decided not to renew an important domestic contract that may affect express delivery of Santa’s presents.

Questions:

  1. What issue does this decision highlight?
  2. What percentage of FedEx’s revenue did Amazon’s business provide?
  3. What type of reliance does Amazon have with FedEx?
  4. What type of history does Amazon have with contracts?

Source:

Greene, J. (2019). FedEx declines to renew Amazon’s U.S. air-delivery contract. The Washington Post, June 7 (Retrievable online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/06/07/fedex-declines-renew-us-express-contract-with-amazon-move-that-could-affect-retailer-during-holiday-shipping-season/?utm_term=.ff83158287e7)

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