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1. List the business processes displayed in the video.

* Package collection from homes.
* Scan the package from a portable device which is interfaced with the central system that informs FedEx that package has been picked by one of its collectors.
* All the packages in a specific location are picked up and transferred into a big vehicle which carries the packages to a big hub called “sorting centre”.
* All the packages are off-loaded on to the sorting belt at the hub centre where volume and weight is calculated for each package separately to determine their incurring charges for the customers.
* Packages are segregated on the belts according to their destinations.
* Un-sized and un-read packages are segregated manually.
* After sorting the packages, they are loaded into big containers and weighed.
* These containers are loaded into jets for shipments.
* The whole process of controlling and monitoring is taken place at airport. FedEx reps are available for continued monitoring of the flights and the package status.
* Jets are offloaded at the desired destination and the whole aforementioned process of scanning and sorting is done accordingly to deliver the packages at requested destination within the location.
2. List the types of information systems shown in the video. Can you describe how systems that were not shown might be used at FedEx?

* Scanner
* Volume and weight calculator
* Price Tracking system.
* Destination locator
* Package Handling and controlling system at airport.
* Segregator.
Security Compliance syst
3. The system displayed in the video is an enterprise system. Why is this true? Explain your answer.
4. How important is technology to FedEx's business processes?
5. How could FedEx's shipping process be made even more…...

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