Project 2- Final Situation Audit Winter 2018 MBA 610 .doc

Leadership 2017 our current approach is structured

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that will affect overall operations. (Leadership, 2017). Our current approach is structured through our Human Resource department and/or our senior leadership team. We document our procedures and policies to ensure the protection of each associate within this company. (XPO Logistics, 2017) Management The management structure at XPO is critical to success. Management motivates and teams to achieve daily, weekly and monthly goals that we constantly focus on to achieve the success of our site. From our leadership team to our associates, new ideas are being suggested and implemented to help the overall process of our daily actions to perform properly. (Leadership, 2017). At individual sites, a major change has been in effect and will impacted XPO in such a Page | 19
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20 positive manner. One production resource is the installation of a conveyor belt and sorter that has attributed to keeping the process more accurate and has shown to be profitable by cutting out physical labor and ensuring the accuracy of orders at a faster pace. One way we use our system to monitor performance is by setting up a dashboard using a spreadsheet and configuring an algorithm that keeps everyday production in alignment with the overall objective. (Leadership, 2017) Strengths and Weaknesses (SWOT Analysis) SWOT analysis is a strategic planning resource that may be used be used by XPO Logistics leadership of the organization to be able to complete a situation analysis. SWOT is an acronym that stands for Strengths-S, Weakness-W, Opportunities- O and Threats- T. However, the focus of the audit will be Strengths and weaknesses. The SWOT Analysis outline makes it so an organization is able to understand and identify the internal issues and factors such as strengths and weaknesses. (Fern Fort University, n.d.) Strengths of XPO Logistics With XPO Logistics being one of the top companies in the industry. This organization has a great deal of strengths that make it possible for them to thrive in the market place. The strengths of XPO logistics help protect the companies great standing and also helps the company continue to grow. strengths not only help it to protect the market share in existing markets but also help in penetrating new markets. (Fern Fort University, n.d.) Page | 20
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21 Good Returns on Financial Spending – XPO Logistics is extremely successful at starting and completing new missions and produced good returns on financial spending by creating new streams of revenue. Effective record of assimilating complimentary companies and organizations through mergers & acquisition. XPO has successfully integrated carious companies not limited to logistics and technology. Sturdy and Solid Portfolio & Cash Flow – XPO Logistics has powerful cash flow that provide resources so that the company can continue to expand. The portfolio and reputation that the organization built allows them to build, expand, grow and gain customers.
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