19 Global Location Considerations a Trade Agreements and Policies b Nation

19 global location considerations a trade agreements

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19. Global Location Considerations a. Trade Agreements and Policies b. Nation Competitiveness, Resources, and Infrastructure c. Government Taxes and Incentives (Corporate & Personal) d. Currency Stability 20. Sub-Region and State Selection Considerations a. Environmental Issues b. Access and Proximity to Markets c. Right to Work Laws d. Access to Suppliers 21. Community and Site Selection Considerations a. Local labor and skills availability b. Utility availability and cost c. Quality of life issues d. Land availability and cost 22. Business Clusters – the geographic concentration of interconnected companies and institutions in a particular field 23. Triple Bottom Line – strategy a. The firm’s strategy describes how it will create and sustain value for its current shareholders. i. Shareholders – people/organizations that own stock ii. Stakeholders – people/organizations who are influenced by the firm’s actions b. Sustainability: meet value goals but do not compromise the success of future generations c. Environmentally conscious: meet value goals but don’t compromise global environment 24. Green Gas Emissions = D x W x EF a. D = shipment distance (in miles) b. W = shipment weight or units c. EF = mode’s specific emissions factor 25. Principles of Green Logistics a. Get the most out of every move . i. Combine freight and adapt packaging to maximize cube utilization. Full moves are green. ii. HEWLETT-PACKARD began selling a laptop packaged in a bag made out of 100% recycled fabric and a few plastic bags for consumers to re-use. This resulted in 97% less
b.Use the most carbon-efficient transport mode. c.Collaborate for gains. i.Find savings through discussions and cooperation with internal departments, suppliers, customers – even competitors.ii.Asset Utilization.

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