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Chapter 5 Group Assignment February 15th, 2017 ISM 3113 Professor McClain Group Participants: Ramona Richardson, Ryan O’Rourke, Oscar Vazquez Assignment: Assume that your group will serve as a systems analysis & design team for a project designed to computerize or enhance the computerization of all business aspects of a 15 year old national US trucking firm called Maverick Transport. Maverick is a less than a truckload (LTL) carrier. The people in management work from the philosophy of just-in-time (JIT), in which they have created a partnership that includes the shipper, the receiver, and the carrier (Maverick Transport) for the purpose of transporting and delivering the material required just in time for their use on the production line. Maverick maintains 626 tractors for hauling freight, and has 45,000 square feet of warehouse space and 21,000 square feet of office space. A.) Along with your group members, develop a list of sources of archival data that should be
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