Just as the coronavirus began spreading in the U.S., Nashville sustained a deadly tornado outbreak. One of the tornadoes, the sixth costliest in U.S. history, caused widespread power outages and knocked out wireless and landline communications.


Deadly destruction and a looming pandemic

  • Challenges

    Operations were already being strained by coronavirus-caused demands when a deadly tornado outbreak in Nashville damaged one—and destroyed another—FedEx Supply Chain business center. The company needed to resume operations quickly.

  • Results

    FedEx Supply Chain was able to resume operations almost immediately and fulfill thousands of orders. AT&T upgraded the network within 24 hours. This process normally takes weeks or months. Executives and clients were pleased with the speed of recovery.

  • Solution

    Managed AT&T VPN, a network-based MPLS VPN solution that provides unmatched network security, privacy, and performance. AT&T also deployed AT&T Dedicated Internet service and voice services.

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About FedEx Supply Chain

FedEx Supply Chain, which is part of the FedEx Logistics suite of services, is a third-party logistics provider. They deliver best-in-class solutions to deliver tailored, technology-based solutions.
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