FedEx enhances technology for Critical Inventory Logistics service

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FedEx SupplyChain, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., announced enhancements to its FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics service. Customers worldwide now can track the status of orders, shipments and inventory levels by logging into a Web application on fedex.com. For added flexibility, order placement and status messaging also are available through electronic data interchange and delivered in a common global message format.

FedEx says these enhanced capabilities were developed using a flexible IT framework designed to enable ongoing global enhancements that will meet changing customer needs. FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics customers around the globe now can track their inventory levels, order and shipment status in real time, no matter where the order was placed or where it will be delivered. FedEx SupplyChain says it also has deployed a common warehouse management system to enable more consistency in capabilities and experience around the world.

“Our proven FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics technology has been delivering significant value to customers for the past five years,” says Craig Simon, president and chief executive officer of FedEx SupplyChain. “These latest global enhancements will provide our customers with even more efficient simplified controls over their mission-critical inventory. It is truly a single global access point that can take the complexity and worry out of the process of managing global logistics.”