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Unformatted text preview: are returned, (2) how to optimize reverse logistics, and (3) whether reverse logistics should be managed internally or outsourced to a third party 7. The difference between fragmented and unified logistics structures is fragmented is a multiple department of management and unified is a single department of management. The unified logistic should be better positioned than the fragmented structure to achieve coordination across the various activities. 8. The following three terms as they relate to logistics: Relevancy-refers to satisfying current and emerging customer needs, can be facilitated by developing mutually beneficial relationships with key customers Responsiveness-reflects the degree to which an organization can accommodate unique or unplanned customer requests Flexibility- an organizations ability to address unexpected operational situations, is predicated on avoiding early commitment to an irreversible course of action...
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at University of Arkansas – Fort Smith.
- Spring '11