Manager one interview transcript: Matt Norwood
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Case Study 1 Chapter 2
What features of contemporary e-commerce does Groupon Now! utilize?
Groupon identifies and targets customers based on their location, needs, and preferences, this
represents a good way of onli
Notes Logistics page 9
Two options for product flow:
Direct shipment of goods
o From the manufacture to retailer
o From the retailer consumer
Movement of goods through distribution facilities to customers
Notes Logistics page 8
Distribution Facility Functionality
Four primary functions:
Cost of distribution centers and inventory US. Cost of transportation
Cost of additional facilities vs. level of cust
Notes Logistics page 7
Definition: that part of a firms logistics system that stores products at and between point-oforigin and point of consumption, and provides information to management of the status,
condition, and disposition o
Notes Logistics page 5
Rate system under deregulation
Tariffs still exist
Rate bureaus limited
Plethora of individual tariffs negotiations common
Product classification features of tariffs will exist for some time and serve as a
departure for contract neg
Notes Logistics page 4
90% of revenue comes from balancing the passenger and freight
Five largest carriers / usps counts for 92% of business
0.4 % intercity freight
750, 000 employed
Operation Ratio= operating expenses * 100/ operating
Notes Logistics page 3
In the city is all about trucks which would be intercity, Intracity: between cities. Depends on the
location is how we ship the item is different mode(value)
If shipment is international water and air becomes really handy
Notes Chapters 1, 2,3,7,8
1) What is supply chain management (SCM)?
Is the management of a network of interconnected business involved in the in the ultimate
provision of product and service package required by end customers.
2) What is logistics?
Logistics 10/1/2013 chapter 8
3pls are external suppliers that perform all or part of a companys logistics function including;
Vertical and horizontal vertical refer to the traditional links between supply chain members such
retailer distributors manufact
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1. Barriers in supply chain informatio