Project Management Institute

DHL Express, Bonn, Germany

Those companies that leverage the current economic downturn as an opportunity to streamline their operations are positioning themselves to outperform their competitors when the economy turns around and business picks up. This article examines why and how global delivery giant DHL Express is improving it process for selecting and managing its IT projects. In doing so, it describes DHL's approach to evaluating its projects and explains its new approach to managing project budgets, one that involves a conducting a board review of every budget increase. It then identifies the measures that DHL's project managers and project teams are using to improve project performance, measures that include developing and applying best practices, communications strategies, and internally designed software products.
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