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the financial performance of businesses. 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 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 Challenges to Carrying out This Role Transportation capacity constraints can pose a challenge. Rising transportation rates are a major concern for most
companies. 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. Modes of Transportation
Truck Rail Air Water Pipeline Mode...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2012 for the course WCOB 3613 taught by Professor Jamescrowell during the Fall '12 term at Arkansas.
- Fall '12