Coyle Chapter 10 PowerPoint Slides

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Chapter 10 Transportation—Managing the Flow of the Supply Chain Learning Objectives After reading this chapter, you should be able to do the following: Explain the role transportation plays in the supply chain. Discuss the service and cost characteristics of the primary transportation modes. Discuss the key activities involved in transportation planning and execution.
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Learning Objectives (cont.) After reading this chapter, you should be able to do the following: Explain current transportation management strategies used to improve supply chain performance. Use service and cost metrics to analyze transportation performance. Describe how information technology supports transportation planning and execution.
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Introduction Transportation involves the physical movement of goods between origin and destination points. The transportation system links geographically separated partners and facilities in a company’s supply. Transportation facilitates the creation of time and place utility in the supply chain. Transportation also has a major economic impact on the financial performance of businesses.
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Role of Transportation in Supply Chain Management Transportation provides the critical links between these organizations, permitting goods to flow between their facilities. Transportation service availability is critical to demand fulfillment in the supply chain. Transportation efficiency promotes the competitiveness of a supply chain
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Challenges to Carrying out This Role supply chain complexity competing goals among supply chain partners changing customer requirements limited information availability synchronizing transportation with other supply chain activities
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Challenges to Carrying out This Role Transportation capacity constraints pose a challenge. Rising transportation rates present another major concern for organizations. The transportation industry is impacted by governmental requirements that affect cost structures and service capabilities. Regulation is growing in areas where the transportation industry has the potential to impact the quality of life, the safety of citizens, and the growth of commerce.
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Modes of Transportation primary modes of transportation truck rail air water pipeline intermodal transportation
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Modes of Transportation moves approximately 19.5 billion tons valued at nearly $13 trillion Modal breakdown: Trucking 80.0 % $635 billion Rail 06.7% Air 04.7% Water 04.6% Pipeline 01.2%
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Motor Carriers widely used mode of transportation in the domestic supply chain 573,469 private, for hire, and other U.S. interstate motor carriers economic structure of the motor carrier industry contributes to the vast number of carriers in the industry comprised of for-hire and private fleet operations Truckload carriers. Less-than-truckload (LTL)
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