1. Efficiency of distribution facilities and networks is not nearly as critical as their speed. True/False
2. Inventory handling, storage, and processing facilities help supply chains create time and place utility. True/False
3. Sortation refers a type of conveyer equipment.
4. Organizations may benefit substantially from the establishment of one or several warehouses to reduce transportation costs. True/False
5. A common fulfillment strategy of many firms is to use the normal distribution network for most items including their low-velocity items. True/False
6. One of the primary tradeoffs at the facility level is space versus equipment. True/False
7. It is not difficult to find and train high-quality personnel for DC operations. True/False
8. When establishing a distribution strategy, the first and most obvious consideration is the product. True/False
9. Cross-docks typically increase transportation costs.
10. The drawback of centralized inventory is the long distance to customers, which typically extends lead times and results in higher transportation costs. True/False
11. Contract warehousing is different than 3PL warehousing. True/False
12. The first facility consideration is to determine the size of each operation within the network. True/False
13. After the layout of the operations is determined, attention shifts to the facility size of the operations within the distribution operation. True/False
14. Slotting is defined as the placement of product in a facility for the purpose of optimizing materials handling and space efficiency. True/False
15. Product handling functions include both receiving and shipping. True/False
16. KPIs cannot be used in connection with distribution center activities as they do not provide tangible, relevant data. True/False
17. Order accuracy and order completeness are the same.