The paper 'DHL Supply Chain Management" is a good example of a management case study. The group reports begin by giving the background information on DHL Company which they were to design seven-step modeling in order to solve the problem which they were facing and achieve their objectives. The group stated clearly that DHL is a Dutch company that is involved in post services and parcel delivery. The group also stated that the DHL Company is concerned with solving the problem of carbon dioxide emissions in the environment. All these are done with the main aim of maximizing profit. Review and Analysis of Project Phases Definition of the problem The main aim of the DHL Company is to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide which affects its clients all over the world with a prospect of building a friendlier environment to do business hence maximize profit.
The company has decided to reduce carbon emissions by increasing the carbon efficiency of company operations. Low carbon emission will be achieved by ensuring the efficient delivery of goods to its clients. However, the organization is faced with the problem of high production cost in meeting the objectives.
This has made the company raise their charges which translates to a low customer base hence low revenues. 2.1.1Observations The team managed to bring out the problem definition in a more conclusive manner giving a brief background of the DHL Company, its aims and objectives. The team further explained the main objective of the model citing how the objectives will be achieved. From the problem definition, the team has managed to cite the high cost of production as the major hindrance in achieving its objectives. A critical discussion of strengths and weaknesses From the discussion and class presentation, the Company should ensure that they transport high volumes of goods because this will enable their customers to be satisfied as they will be able to transport their goods in one trip saving them time and cost.
By transporting a large volume of goods once, they will ensure low carbon dioxide emissions in the air hence achieving organizational objectives.