Essays Tagged: "Airborne Express"

Competing with Dell

ompany does not deliver its product itself, instead relying on third-party shippers such as UPS and Airborne Express. Additionally, Dell has a 24 hour hotline to trouble shoot any technical problem th ...

(2 pages) 312 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Airborne express case study

Airborne Express, an air express transportation company has succeeded to compete with a few big comp ... its competitors. In 1996, it held third position in the industry with 9 percent of the market. Even Airborne is smaller size company compared to its main competitors, it still can survive with the com ... ver its competitors, and this is the way small capital company able to compete with its competitors.Airborne Express is the first and only air express transportation company that owns an airport. Beca ...

(6 pages) 352 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Airborne Express: Harvard Business School case.

Q1) What is the industry attractiveness like in 1997? Has it changed in recent years?Q2) Does Airborne Express have a competitive advantage? Is it sustainable?Q3) What recommendations will you g ... he industry over recent years, the industry attractiveness has become lower in 1997 than previously.Airborne Express' Competitive AdvantageAirborne Express has one major competitive advantage over its ...

(11 pages) 653 0 3.6 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Critique A Website

y needed for payment information being transmitted. The website offers product shipment through via airborne express with two different methods of shipment, but it ships only on certain days. Microsof ... ormation being sent out to other people.All purchases made at are shipped through via Airborne Express, but they do not ship on weekends and on holidays. There are also two methods of sh ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Global Communication Benchmarking: Federal Express in Global Wireless Networking

vity (Fedex Case Analysis, 2007).Federal Express' competitors include: United Parcel Service (UPS), Airborne Express, Emery Worldwide, DHL Worldwide, Bax Global, and United States Postal Services. Fed ... stal Services. Federal Express holds a 46.5% share of the market, the largest portion, with UPS and Airborne Express as the largest competitors. As shown from the preceding information, Federal Expres ...

(4 pages) 149 0 2.3 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Air Express Industry

s were air freight companies and freight forwarders including Emery Air Freight, Pilorator Courier, Airborne Express and UPS. Increase in competition has led to an increase in the number of strategic ... or contracting and alliances with other international airlines and major ground delivery companies (Airborne Express followed the second option).Additionally decisions were taken to modify product por ...

(11 pages) 84 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Airborne Express History

History of Airborne Express In the year?s after World War II, flowers were in high demand and the state with th ... nd then spreading them from the West Coast to the east cost before they went bad. It was then that ?Airborne Flower Traffic of California was founded in 1946?. ( ) Airborne Traffic found a way to tran ... located in Seattle and was called Pacific Air Freight. It was not known then that this company and Airborne Traffic would later cross paths.In the 1950?s it was not just physically impossible it was ...

(8 pages) 84 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Fd Ex

d , all other freight forwarders contract for international air carriage. Many of the firms such as Airborne Express, BAX Global, Emery Air Freight, and TNT Express Worldwide, do integrate into intern ...

(8 pages) 93 0 4.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Cost Advantages of Airborne

Airborne's philosophy, "we can't be all things to all people", allowed it to profitably target the b ... s to businesses rather than pursuing the residential and infrequent shippers. This strategy allowed Airborne to utilize its strengths in serving a specific market segment and avoid large scale investm ... gamut of processes in order to satisfy all type of customers. This customer focus strategy allowed Airborne to avoid costs related to mass media advertisement. Instead, the company formed a sales for ...

(3 pages) 65 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Case study, Airborne Express

ssion Questions:1. Using the Value Chain Analysis, identify the primary & support activities of AirborneExpress.First I'm going to tell something about the primary activities of Airborne Express. ... ``Firm infrastructure: Their fleet has 13 300 vans, 175 aircrafts and their own airport.Technology: Airborne uses its Freight on-line control and Update System (FOCUS) but in general they wait with in ...

(3 pages) 142 0 1.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Compare and contrast Ducati's strategy with that of Airborne Express

There are a many similarities between Airborne Express and Ducati. Both companies' core strategies are alike, so does the situations that ... arketing. First, promotion: both companies started without advertisings and heavy marketing forces. Airborne just started its 500 sales force and limited advertising, and Ducati did not even brand its ... loyalty and position in market, Ducati has been able to charge premium prices to customers whereas Airborne can only charge at discounts.Then place, or distribution, neither company has many retail s ...

(1 pages) 50 0 3.7 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Examining a Business Failure: DHL

company also is the world's number 1 in ocean freight and contract logistics. In 2003, DHL acquired Airborne express, in an attempt to capture a portion of the United States (US) market. Soon after in ... o more of a customer-friendly workforce (Ewing 2008).DHL FailsIn the five years since DHL purchased Airborne it has lost an estimated $10 billion. The company set modest goals hoping to capture 10-12% ...

(4 pages) 156 1 4.3 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Business Failure - DHL

ory, 2010). By 2002 Deutsche becomes the majority shareholder and ne year later decides to purchase Airborne Express in an effort to compete in the United States market against FedEx and UPS.Five year ... ffort to compete in the United States market against FedEx and UPS.Five years after the purchase of Airborne Express DHL reported losses of $10 Billion dollars (DHL, 2008). Despite the dominant market ...

(6 pages) 185 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Examining a Business Failure (DHL)

n freight and contract logistics. In 2003 DHL as many companies with capital do purchased an ailing Airborne Express. This buyout's primary focus was to capture a segment of the United States Market. ... that DHL may have previously overlooked." (Ewing 2008).Within a five year period of the purchase of Airborne the company lost an estimated $10 billion. With modest goals set in an effort to capture at ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Oct/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


Management _ Airborne Case - By Amal GhishanIt's vital to analyze the industry environment(competitors, customers ... tal to analyze the industry environment(competitors, customers, suppliers) in addition to analyzing Airborne internally to be able to understand Airborne's situation.Threats of New Entrants: The exist ... g firms:This particular industry is saturated; i.e., two companies control 70% of the market share. Airborne comes in at third place with 16%. Other companies have emphasized deliveries overseas rathe ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers