FedEx Services IT - Great place to be right now
Manager IT (Current Employee) – Collierville, TN – March 8, 2019
I've been at FedEx for 20 years and it's been my only job since college, so my basis for comparison is limited. 10+ years ago I felt FedEx was too slow to react to market changes and too relaxed however in the past 10 years I have seen immense focus on renewal, speed to market and innovation. Right now with world economies changing, the rising expectations of on demand 'everything' and increasing competition make it a very exciting time to work at FedEx. I'd say in the next 3-18 months would be an excellent time to join FedEx as we're in very exciting times.
Benefits are pretty standard compared to other companies of comparable size, previously I would have said our benefits far exceeded others but due to those reasons I listed above FedEx has been forced to lower costs in order to remain competitive and some of that has materialized in reduced benefits. We've got health, dental and vision benefits, 401K matching, stock options, annual variable bonuses based on company and personal performance as well as tuition reimbursement and discounts with many service providers, retail companies and automobile manufacturers.
What has made me choose to stay at FedEx so long is because of our corporate culture. We believe if you invest in your people they in turn will provide great service which will lead to improved profit, we call it "People - Service - Profit" or PSP and I truly believe in that approach whole heartedly. Many may think that means "Oh People first, I can come and go as I please, work when I feel like it and deliver value if it suits me" but that's not it at all. FedEx has high performance expectations and rewards it's employees accordingly, so if you work here expect to be held accountable.
I love it here and hope to be here another 15-20 years, come on in......the water is great!
Opportunities for advancement and change, international opportunities, great culture, challenging work
So large we're sometimes slow to react, complex and sometimes confusing systems and processes