Could Amazon and Uber Finally Dethrone FedEx and UPS?

These old-line operators could be subject to disruption


FedEx (FDX) and UPS (UPS) have spent the past few decades building tremendous businesses. With their IT infrastructures as well as networks of trucks, jets and warehouses, it seems unfathomable that they could be challenged. But as seen with companies like Kodak or Nokia, dominant players can easily become fodder for creative destruction.