FedEx Urges RP Companies to Exploit Globalization

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FedEx Urges RP Companies to Exploit Globalization


As international goods and services now dominate economies, “It has become ever more important for businesses in the Philippines to take part in the globalization movement,” according to Samuel David, Country Manager, FedEx Philippines.FedEx considers itself a part of the “globalization” phenomenon, “ the vision of a world with no trade barriers” with products, services, people, capital and information freely “flowing” across national boundaries, creating opportunities for innovation and expansion.“Local home-grown products are now available in other parts of the world, as Filipinos learn to develop and add value to their goods. Food chains, beverages, and clothing and accessory lines are just among these Philippines products that are well embraced by international markets. Understanding the global market is, thus, imperative to any Filipino entrepreneur aspiring global success,” he explained.Furthermore, “There are no limits for anyone who dreams to become big in the business world as long as there is a clear understanding of the global market.”He cited the example of FedEx Founder and CEO Fred Smith was in college when he wrote a paper which would become the fundamental idea behind FedEx, after a few years. Now, FedEx Express is the world’s largest express transportation company, with offices around the globe including the Asia Pacific region. …

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