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1. Which one was not one of the characteristics of the “early days” of logistics? a. An emphasis on making sure that the goods arrived in good condition b. An emphasis on low-cost transportation c. Long transit times *d. An emphasis on customer satisfaction e. None of the above ~ Yes. All of the answers are mentioned, but “customer satisfaction” is specifically mentioned as a characteristic of the modern concept of logistics. @ No. All of the answers are mentioned, but “customer satisfaction” is specifically mentioned as a characteristic of the modern concept of logistics. REF: 2-1a and 2-1c 2. Another name for sea-going containers is: *a. boxes. b. cans. c. tubs. d. tins. e. None of the above ~ Yes. Boxes are used when shipping overseas. @ NO. Boxes are used when shipping overseas. REF: Box: Ocean Shipping before Containers 3. Who was the person who popularized the idea of sea-going containers that could be loaded directly onto a ship, a truck, or a railroad car? ~ Yes. Malcom McLean, then president of McLean Trucking created the fist container in 1956. @ No. Malcom McLean, then president of McLean Trucking created the fist container in 1956. REF: 2-1a 4. In the 1980s, companies started to manage their inventories much more closely than they had in the 1960s and 1970s. This was due to an increase in: *a. interest rates.
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