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This diagram shows two routes. What actions could be taken to improve these routes?
Routes should be combined for a single truck
Routes should form a tear-drop shape
Need to use a larger truck on each
5 out of 5 points
There are several classifications of purchased items. Which of the following is NOT
one of those?
0 out of 5 points
IKEA has adopted one of the principles of transportation and logistics to reduce their
transportation and distribution costs. The retailer stocks only un assembled items,
and the customer performs final assembly. IKEA obtains lower transportat
The industries leading in the use of 3PLs include:
Answers Chemical, petroleum, and fuel
Information technology and other services
Technology, automotive, and retailing
Energy, heavy manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals
The definition for a 3PL has yet to receive common acceptance. In this class, we will define a
Answers a firm that assembles and manages the resources, capabilities, and technology of
its own organization with those of complementary
A maquiladora is:
A special form of a foreign trade zone between the United States and Mexico
A bi-lateral trade agreement between Mexico and the United States
A document required for exports to Mexico under NAFTA
The name of the tr
The United States single largest trading partner in the world is:
The United States moves more ton-miles of freight by rail than any other mode. The situation
This security initiative focuses on detecting and deterring terrorists from smuggling WMD
via containers on ocean going ships before they reach the U.S:
Operation safe commerce
Securing the Supply Chain and Import Procedures
Although the volume of containers flowing through our ports represents a significant
challenge, the container volume is concentrated wtihin a relatively small number of ports.
Eighty-seven percent of the TEUs are handled by how many US ports?
What is the appropriate classification (from the NMFC in the provided PDF) for marble
blocks, on skids, mounted horizontally with 48 inch by 48 inch dimensions?
Value of service pricing is also called:
Answers charging a rate which includes a high profit
charging all the traffic will bear
charging a price which favors one mode over another
charging a rate that has shown that shippers will use it to
1. Using the attached NMFC and rate table from zipcode 64154 to 75052, please compute
the total freight charge for 8,600 pounds of molded plastic pick-up truck bed liners
with a density of 7 pounds per cubic foot.
Intermodal competition for motor carriers:
Consists only of air carriers due to customer demands
for speed &
Includes only the surface modes (water, rail, and
Includes all modes (rail, pipeline, water, and air)
Does not exi
Railroad competition can be characterized as:
Intermodal and intramodal competition are intense
Intermodal is intense, intramodal is moderate to limited
Intermodal is intense, no intramodal competition
No intermodal competition, intense intramo
The role of economic regulation by the government is to transform a monopolistic industry
into a competitive one. Under economic regulation, the government can: (1) determine the
markets a firm can serve; (2) determine the prices a firm may charge; and (3
Logistics has evolved over time and expanded in management scope. The
book suggests that logistics in its simplest form:
Includes only those functions required to move product to the end
Added the inbound side to the outbound logistics
Questi The Department of Transportation projects that by 2040, the
volume of freight moved by motor carriers will
Remain steady due to limited capacity growth and a
recurring truck driver shortage.
Decrease due to higher fuel prices, conges
What is the best justification for a national transportation policy?
that without one each mode would go its own direction
the business community would impose its will on the carriers
national dependence upon the transportation system
The United States experienced 37,244 transportation-related fatalities in 2010. Based on
information in the text, the trend in transportation-related fatalities reflects:
a decreasing number of transportation-related fatalities due pr
Two hundred ton-miles is equal to:
Answer One ton moved 200 miles
Two hundred tons moved
One hundred tons moved
All of the above
None of the above
The concept of derived demand suggests the demand for transport
Supply chain management can be characterized as:
logistics extended both upstream and downstream
the matching of supply and demand
purchasing combined with logistics
an extended enterprise that permits the coordination of activities a
Prior to the industrial revolution, transport technology was limited to:
Steam and water power
Animal labor and human
Animal labor and steam
Rail and water transport
Animal labor and
This concept sug
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Logistics Management Defined
Logistics is that part of supply chain management that PLANS,
IMPLEMENTS, and controls the EFFICIENT EFFECTIVE flow and
storage of GOODS, SERVICE, and related INFORMATION between the
point of ORIGIN and point of CONSUMPTION in
Typical Inventory Network
What is Inventory?
1) stock on hand at a given time;
2) itemized list of goods or property;
3) v. act of weighing and counting items on
4) value of stock of goods owned by an
organization at a particular time.
Inventory is propert
Logistics Notes Chapter 7 Week 3
26 out of 27 customers who have had a bad experience with
you fail to report it.
91% of those who do complain will not come back.
This holds true for $1,000 purchases as well as $1.79 ones.
The average person who has
While you were sleeping:
of Supply Chain Management
Keep In Mind
26 out of 27 customers who
have had a bad experience
with you fail to report it.
91% of those who do
complain will not come back.
This holds true for
$1,000 purchases as
well as $1
By the year 2050 the worlds elderly will outnumber
the young for the first time
In the next 60 seconds, 101 people will die and 261
babies will be born.
1 in 5 people alive today are Chinese
Baby boomers now say that old age begins at 79