The following evening it delivers to a holding depot

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,The following evening it delivers to a holding depot in Camborne, and then takes Roger'sgoods,10 km to a cold store.in Hayle. At 5.30 the following morning Roger collects the order from his cold store and starts delivering to customers.This normally takes until 1.30 in the afternoon, but on Fridays he spends more time collecting money and often finishes after 5.00 pm. MS,55 o r, P.T.O.
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There are several specific problems facing Ace Dairies. There is, for example, some variation in daily demand, so Roger has to carry spare stock. He cannot carry too much, as dairy products have a short life and anything not delivered quickly is thrown away. Roger aims at keeping this waste down to 2 per cent of sales.There are also problems maintaining a service during holidays, or when Unigate has difficulties with their deliveries. Perhaps Roger's main concern is maintaining his sales over the long term. Demand for doorstep deliveries is declining, as people buy more milk at zupermarkets. The number of milkmen in Hayle has declined from ten in L987 to three in 2002. Most of Roger's customers have been with him for many years, but he generates new customers by canvassing, delivering leaflets, special offers, carrying a range of other products, and so on. Questions : (a) Describe the supply chain for milk. (b) Where does Ace Dairies fit into this ? What specific activities form the logistics in Ace Dairies ? (c) What are the main problems that Ace Dairies has with logistics ? MS-55 @ 1;000
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MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME Term-End Examination Decembeu 2OO6 | [email protected] I Maximum Mqrks: 700 (Weightage 70:Yo) MS-56 @ : MATERIALS MANAGEMENT Time : 3 hours Note : There are eight questions any fiue questions. AIt marks. in this paper. Attempt questions carry equal 1. 2. 3. Identify the criticality of the role of information in logistics management. How can an organization achiave competitive advant4ge, using,in{ormation as a key driver; ? , Discuss, in detail; the components and structure of a comprehensive vendor rating system. Is it,n€cessary in all situations?Justify. - : How are the foreign suppliers selected ? What precautions must be taken while negotiating a contract with a foreign supplier ? MS-56 @ P.T.O.
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I 4. Explain the materials requirement planning (MRP) algorithm with the help of a flowchart. Discuss the use of MRP in continuous process industries. 5. Describe the just-in-time (JIT) production system. What are the important enablers of JIT ? 6. Explain the concept of CONWIP system. State the role of backlog list in a CONWIP system. Why is the CONWIP system called a mixture of "pull'' and "push" sys$ems ? 7. Discuss the role of warehouses in an organization. Why is the location of a warehouse important ? Discuss the factors that influence the decision-making process while locating a warehouse. 8. Write short notes on any fourof the following : : (a) Advantages of Materials Management (b) Risks in Vendor networking (c) MRP vs. Optimized Production Technique (OPT) (d) Last-in{irst-out (LIFO) method of inventory flow (e) Closed,/Open stores system (0 Simplification of materials Ms-56 @ : 1,000
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MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME Term-End Examination MS.57 @: MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT Time :3 hours Maximum Marks: 700 Note t Attempt any fioe questions. AII questions carry equal marks.
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