Chap009 - Chapter 09 - Delivery CHAPTER 9 Delivery Topics...

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Chapter 09 - Delivery C HAPTER 9 Delivery Topics Covered Logistics Role of Logistics in the Economy Role of Supply in Logistics Transportation Role of Transportation in Logistics Transportation Regulation and Deregulation Supply’s Involvement in Delivery Decisions Transportation Modes and Carriers Road Rail and Intermodal Air Water Pipelines Radio Frequency (RF) Waves Types of Carriers, Providers, and Service Options Types of Carriers Transportation Service Providers Specialized Service Options Selection of Mode, Carrier and Supplier Key Selection Criteria Assuring On-Time Delivery “Best Value” Delivery Decisions FOB Terms and Incoterms Rates and Pricing Documentation in Freight Shipments Expediting and Tracing Shipments Freight Audits Service Delivery Options Buyer Location vs Supplier Location On-premise vs Off-premise/Web-based IT Delivery Transportation and Logistics Organization for Logistics Conclusion Questions for Review and Discussion References Cases Penner Medical Products Andrew Morton 9-1
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Chapter 9 - Delivery QUIZ RESPONSES C 1. One of the advantages of integrated carriers (truck-air) like UPS and Federal Express is that they: a. utilize commercial airlines for air service. b. outsource much of their air network. . c. own their own aircraft. d. rely more on air than ground transportation. e. outsource much of their ground network. E 2. Outsourcing or using third party logistics services has: a. remained flat due to increased challenges of international logistics. b. become increasingly popular with small organizations, but not large ones. c. declined in popularity due to declining service provider performance. d. declined as transportation has been re-regulated. e. increased as organizations focus on core competencies. D 3. Organizations operating under a just-in-time system, require: a. international coverage. b. heightened security. c. lowest price. d. on-time deliveries. e. real-time package tracking.
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Chapter 9 - Delivery B 4. When assessing the quality of a telecommunications provider, a key indicator of superior quality to a competitor is the ability to: a. own and operate the largest network of land and sea cable. b. compress more high resolution information on the same bandwidth. c. have the leanest network of repeater stations. d. have the most extensive intermodal operations.  e. own radio frequencies with greater range. B 5. Fuel efficiency and energy consumption considerations: a. have no impact on transportation strategy in most organizations. b. are a factor in transportation strategy development in many organizations. c. encourage shippers to focus on increasing LTL shipments. d. lead to disintermediation in the supply chain. e.
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2011 for the course P 320 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '11 term at Columbus State University.

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Chap009 - Chapter 09 - Delivery CHAPTER 9 Delivery Topics...

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