7-3 Short Paper Transportation Disruptions in a Supply Chain

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RUNNING HEAD: 7-3 Short Paper: Transportation Disruptions in a Supply Chain Avila 1 7-3 Short Paper: Transportation Disruptions in a Supply Chain Jathniel Avila Southern New Hampshire University
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7-3 Short Paper: Transportation Disruptions in a Supply Chain Avila 2 7-3 Short Paper: Transportation Disruptions in a Supply Chain Transportation if managed efficiently can add value to the supply chain. Proper management of the supply chain can reduce wait time or lower overall cost by maximizing fill rates of containers that in turn reduce turnaround time and other charges for multiple trips as well as maximizing payload optimization and fleet utilization. Any cost savings to a firm can then transfer to the end consumer by lower purchase cost. The firm can also use any funds saved to reinvest into the firm to improve quality and other value adding activities. Supply chain disruptions in transportation can be very costly and may include things such
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