BALLOU06 - 6-1Transport FundamentalsChapter 6When the...

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Unformatted text preview: 6-1Transport FundamentalsChapter 6When the Chinese write the word crisis, they do so in two charactersone meaning danger, the other opportunity.6-2Transport Fundamentals in Planning TrianglePLANNINGORGANIZINGCONTROLLINGTransport StrategyTransport fundamentals Transport decisionsCustomer service goals The product Logistics service Ord. proc. & info. sys.Inventory Strategy Forecasting Inventory decisions Purchasing and supply scheduling decisions Storage fundamentals Storage decisionsLocation Strategy Location decisions The network planning processPLANNINGORGANIZINGCONTROLLINGTransport StrategyTransport fundamentals Transport decisionsCustomer service goals The product Logistics service Ord. proc. & info. sys.Inventory Strategy Forecasting Inventory decisions Purchasing and supply scheduling decisions Storage fundamentals Storage decisionsLocation Strategy Location decisions The network planning process6-3Transport System DefinedPerformance- Average transit time - Transit time variability - Loss and damage - Other factors including availability, capability, frequency of movement, and various less tangible services Cost- Line haul - Terminal/local - Accessorial or special charges 6-4Transport ChoicesPrimary intercity carriers-Air -Truck -Rail -Water -Pipe Coordinated services-Piggyback -Birdyback -Fishyback Small shipment carriers-UPS/DHL-Federal Express -Postal services -Bus Package Express Agents-Freight forwarders -Shipper associations Others-Autos -Bicycles -Taxis -Human/ Animals-Electronic 6-5Importance of ModesBy Products Hauled...
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2010 for the course OPR 040 taught by Professor Ballau during the Spring '10 term at E. Kentucky.

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BALLOU06 - 6-1Transport FundamentalsChapter 6When the...

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