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Question 2 FALSE1.In the context of intellectual property of multinational enterprises, patents protect services.True False 0.75 points Question 3 A1.__________refers to acquiring capabilities toward distribution, or even customers.0.75 points Question 4 C1.A__________produces only what is needed at upstream stages in the supply chain in response to customer demand signals from downstream stages.0.75 points Question 5 FALSE
1.The center-of-gravity model increases the weighted distance between the facility to be located and its supply and demand points.0.75 points Question 6 1.A difference between efficient supply chains and responsive supply chains is that responsive supply chains _____.Da.focus on maximizing efficiencies in process flowb.seek to balance capacity and demand, resulting in low levels of inventoryc.seek to minimize cost of routing products from factory to customersd.focus on flexibility and responsive service0.75 points Question 7 A1.__________is the process of having suppliers provide goods and services that were previously provided internally.0.75 points Question 8 B1.Which of the following is an advantage of pull systems?
0.75 points Question 9 D1.Which of the following is a disadvantage of push systems?0.75 points Question 10 D1.Which of the following statements is true of outsourcing decisions?a.If a company outsources its work to external supplier, the variable cost per unit will be low.b.If a company decides to make a part in-house, it does not incur any fixed costs.c.The simplest outsourcing decision is a single supplier versus multiple suppliers.d.Break-even analysis can be used to provide insight into outsourcing decisions.0.75 points Question 11 C1.Which of the following statements is true of the transportation problem?0.75 points Question 12 T
1.Supply chain optimization includes minimizing the total costs of manufacturing and transportation, which might consider sourcing, distribution, and placement of inventory throughout the supply chain.0.75 points Question 13 T1.Third-party logistics providers can leverage business intelligence and analytics to create efficiencies and economies of scale in the supply chain.0.75 points Question 14 FALSE1.In the context of sourcing, a single supplier often provides economies of scale and the ability to form close partnerships.True False 0.75 points Question 15 C1.The "Wi" typically used in the numerator and denominator of the center-of-gravity equations represents the__________.
a.x coordinate of location ib.y coordinate of location ic.volume of goods or services moved to or from location id.quality of goods or services moved to or from location i