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 characters—one meaning danger, the other opportunity.6-2Transport Fundamentals in Planning TrianglePLANNINGORGANIZINGCONTROLLINGTransport Strategy•Transport 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 Strategy•Transport 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 Defined•Performance- 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 Choices•Primary 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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BALLOU06 - 6-1Transport FundamentalsChapter 6When the...

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