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This assignment has 2 parts.Part 1Read the 1-888-Junk-Van case (in your Harvard Course Pack)Working with your team write a 2-3 page analysis of Junk Van’s strategy and the alignment of each option with that strategy. You may use the collaboration tools in the Canvas groups (or any other online tools) to help you share files, have online discussions, or launch synchronous online meetings.1 person from your team will need to upload the assignment here and also post the analysis to the Junk Van Strategy Whole Class Q&A Discussion.Some questions to think about include:Where does Junk Van sit in the waste disposal industry?What generic strategy do you feel Junk Van is using or should use?How do each of the options proposed align with the generic strategy?Part 2At the end of your Junk Van analysis include an additional 1 page write-up analyzing how well your team performed, include an analysis of which digital teamwork tools (e.g.,Google Docs, Big Blue Button, etc.) your team used to complete this assignment and how those tools worked out. What can you improve on for the next assignment?1-888-Junk-Van Case Analysis
Junk Van CaseIn the waste disposal industry, Junk Van sits in Ontario, Canada. The owner, Kingo invested $500in a truck and started 1-888-Junk-Van as he spotted the perfect business opportunity while he was helpinga friend out. Kingo had been an entrepreneur his whole life, and he was motivated to design a businessmodel that required very low overhead. With that being said, he decided that 1-888-Junk-Van would nothave a physical office. All employees would work from home and all communication would be doneelectronically. Since its inception in 2008, the business has been successful. A year went by and the virtualdesign had worked brilliantly for Kingo. As the author Liliana Jimenez mentioned in the article, “Thebusiness now had five trucks, and sales had doubled during the 2008-2009 period, from $300,000 to$600,000. Kingo planned to further expand his business by opening franchises in new cities, while stillmaintaining a non-office-based model of work” (Jimenez, 2017). Furthermore, Kingo planned to further expand his business by opening franchises in new cities,while still maintaining a non-office-based model of work. However, before he could go ahead and pursuehis goals of expanding his business, Kingo first needed to address some challenges regarding hisoperation such as: becoming known to potential customers. “In order to gain visibility in the localmarkets, 1-888-JUNK-VAN followed the strategy of “advertising in people’s faces” (Jimenez, 2017).