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FUNDAMENTALS OF OPERATIONAL LOGISTICS PART 2: Fundamental Knowledge of Operational Logistics Chapter 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14
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FUNDAMENTALS OF OPERATIONAL LOGISTICS Chapter 13 Logistics Location Strategy (LLS)
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Learning Outcomes At the end of this chapter, you should be able to: Explain the main components of logistics location strategy Make calculated judgements on the best location to create a logistics facility Apply the center of gravity concept
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Introduction Logistics Location Strategy (LLS) is about finding the correct equilibrium to match location, costing, cargo impact and travelling distance to the place where the goods need to be delivered. LLS looks into gaining competitive advantage whereby all the variables have to be controlled and managed. This is in-line with the business requirement to do exceptionally when compared to competitors thus making the logistics company the preferred choice .
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  • Spring '17
  • Dr Haslinda

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