Evaluate the external factors

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An important aspect of formulating a strategic plan for an organisation is to evaluate the external factors that may impact the strategy or strategies the company wishes to pursue For this assignment you are on the senior management team of a transport company (DHL).

Through conducting independent research (on an individual basis) you are tasked with the following: 1. Review, discuss and analyse current strategies which have been implemented by the organisation. (30 marks)

2. Determine, analyse and discuss potential changes to the company’s strategies that may be needed in the year ahead considering external factors including Brexit and risks and impacts which may affect the organisation and the transport industry. (50 marks)

There will be an additional 10 marks for the structure of the assignment and 10 marks for citing and referencing.

The external factors: factors outside the company that you don't have any power on it, example as Brexit.

Structure of the assignment:

1-Table of contents

2-Introduction

3-Current Strategies of the organisation

4-Potential changes to company's strategy

5-Conclusion

6-Recommendation

7-Reference/Bibliography


As the assignment needs to be in Irish context, Im thinking to go with DHL as its oprating between ireland and the UK and how its going to be effected by Brexit (UK to Ireland) and how Brexit will effect the who operation.

things need to be in mine: Im a transport student, studying in Ireland. The assignment should make reference to their logistics operation and how they will be effected form such an external force (Brexit and other forces) in an Irish context.

Important: Referencing must be in Harvard style, In tex citation is a must.

English: UK or Irish


Tutor Answer

Wilbet
School: UT Austin

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Evaluation of External Factors that May Impact the Strategies of DHL

by Student Name

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Contents
Introduction .................................................................................................................................................. 3
Background and scope .............................................................................................................................. 3
Current strategies of the Organisation ......................................................................................................... 3
Potential changes to the company’s strategy............................................................................................... 5
Brexit ......................................................................................................................................................... 5
Customs and Tariffs .................................................................................................................................. 6
Political Factors ......................................................................................................................................... 6
Environmental Factors .............................................................................................................................. 6
Conclusion ..................................................................................................................................................... 8
Recommendations ........................................................................................................................................ 8
Reference List.............................................................................................................................................. 10

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Introduction
Background and scope
DHL is the largest German postal service and a global courier organisation founded in
1969 by Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom, and Robert Lynn. The name of the company is derived
from the first letters of the last names of the founders. DHL is a division of the major company
the Deutsche Post DHL and is categorized into three categories; DHL Global Forwarding, DHL
Express, and Freight and DHL Supply Chain. The company is now described to have operations
to about 220 countries with established territories all over the world. Following the large
operations, the firm has a workforce of about 285 employees. DHL has managed to build its
brand and through its quality of services and consistency. In Ireland, DHL has established
operations with approximately 1000 employees and offers services in logistics and Express
services. DHL strategically sets its activities in all major industrial centers and has managed to
gain a positive reputation in Ireland (Dhl.ie, 2019).

Current strategies of the Organisation
DHL has been successful due to its management that makes strategic goals and objectives
that led to competitive advant...

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Anonymous
Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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