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36 )   A service firm that takes care of all of the logistics requirements for other companies is a:
A ) common carrier .
B ) contract carrier .
C ) third party logistics provider .
D ) freight forwarder .
37 )   Last year the Perfection Logistics Company delivered 3.1 million packages and damaged 45,000 deliveries , sent 28,000 to the wrong address , and was late 20,000 times . Their percent perfect order is :
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38 )   The drought of 2011 devastated hay crops in the plains states and horse owners ranged far and wide to purchase hay for their horses when winter arrived . Hay can be purchased " up north " for $ 4 a bale and a few entrepreneurs with large trailers were more than willing to pick up a few hundred bales and haul them south where demand was high . The transportation cost was $ 6 per bale and a packing and loading cost of $ 1 was typical . The landed cost of a bale of hay this winter was :
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39 )   Universal Exports has several crates it needs to send from the United Kingdom to North Korea . They have located a firm that specializes in transferring cargo to the actual carrier that will bring the crates into North Korea . This firm could be described as :
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40 )   Which of these statements about reverse logistics is BEST ?
A ) Reverse logistics systems are usually less cost-efficient than forward - based systems .
B ) Reverse logistics systems are usually designed to be less flexible than forward - based systems .
C ) Reverse logistics systems usually play no role in customer satisfaction .
D ) Reverse logistics systems usually use the same processes and players that comprise the forward - based system .
41 )   Your new Garden Weasel fails to " completely satisfy " you so you decide to return it for a full refund . What is the name for the system that will carry your weasel back to the manufacturer ?
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42 )   42 Acme wants to locate a warehouse to serve their major customers that are shown in the table . What is the location that will minimize the transportation costs for their family of products ? X - Coordi nate Y - Coordi nate Annual Volume Customer Coyote LLC 25 3 7 Destry 13 5 2 Kingston Inc. 6 8 4 Ed Wood Productions 4 1 5
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4 )   Using the map and annual volumes shown next to each location , what is the BEST location for a central warehouse that can be used to service all of the locations ?
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36) A service firm that takes care of all of the logistics requirements for other companies is a:A)common carrier.B)contract carrier.C)third party logistics provider.D)freight forwarder.
37) Last year the Perfection Logistics Company delivered 3.1 million packages and damaged 45,000 deliveries, sent 28,000 to the wrong address, and was late 20,000 times. Their percent perfect order is:
38) The drought of 2011 devastated hay crops in the plains states and horse owners ranged far and wide to purchase hay for their horses when winter arrived. Hay can be purchased "up north" for $4 a bale and a few entrepreneurs with large trailers were more than willing to pick up a few hundred bales and haul them south where demand was high. The transportation cost was $6 per bale and a packing and loading cost of $1 was typical. The landed cost of a bale of hay this winter was:
D 39) Universal Exports has several crates it needs to send from the United Kingdom to North Korea. They have located a firm that specializes in transferring cargo to the actual carrier that will bring the crates into North Korea. This firm could be described as:
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40) Which of these statements about reverse logistics is BEST?A)Reverse logistics systems are usually less cost-efficient than forward-based systems.B)Reverse logistics systems are usually designed to be less flexible than forward-based systems.C)Reverse logistics systems usually play no role in customer satisfaction.D)Reverse logistics systems usually use the same processes and players that comprise the forward-based system.
41) Your new Garden Weasel fails to "completely satisfy" you so you decide to return it for a full refund. What is the name for the system that will carry your weasel back to the manufacturer?
42) 42 Acme wants to locate a warehouse to serve their major customers that are shown in the table. What is the location that will minimize the transportation costs for theirfamily of products?CustomerAnnual VolumeX-CoordinateY-CoordinateCoyote LLC2537Destry1352Kingston Inc.684Ed Wood Productions415
43) 4) Using the map and annual volumes shown next to each location, what is the BESTlocation for a central warehouse that can be used to service all of the locations?

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