Hph - Mission

PART A: (1) – business mission
The container is the highly automated system for moving goods from anywhere, to anywhere with a minimum of cost and complication.   The container made chipping cheap, and by doing so changed the share of the world economy, it unleashes globalization. (Levinson 2006)   Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) is the leading port investor, developer and operator with total of 308 berths in 51 ports, in 25 countries throughout Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australasia.
The Group has ports and related operations, included the logistics chain, providing customers with a lot of value-added services that include container storage and repair, container tracking, general and bulk cargo transfer, warehousing, marine shuttle services, and other related services.  
As a port operator, Hutchison Port gets cargo containers off of ships and puts them onto trucks or trains. Hutchison Port also provides other services to the shipping industry: It does the paperwork to get incoming shipments through customs and uses its computer system to help connect the goods with potential recipients.   HPH focus on building an effective customer-oriented company involves far more than good intentions or promotional tricks.   (Levitt 1975)
This report will focus on the Pearl River Delta market of HPH Delta.   The Pearl River Delta is in Guangdong province of People’s Republic of China, refers to nine prefectures of the province of Guangdong, namely Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Foshan, Huizhou, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing, Hong Kong and Macau. It is one of one of the main hubs of China's economic growth.   Since late 1970s, the delta has become one of the leading economic regions and a major manufacturing center of China and the world. The Chinese government hopes that the manufacturing in Guangdong, combined with the financial and service economy and traditional capitalistic influence in Hong Kong, can create an economic gateway attracting...