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Logistics

MSOR/OPMT/MKMR 475: Supply Chain Logistics (Fall 2013) (Homework #6) Due: November 20th, 2014 This is a group assignment. Each group need to submit one (hard copy) of the report in class on November 20th. Problem 1 (20 Points): Two plants are to serve three market points through one or two warehouses. Volume flowing either to or from each point, and the associated transportation rates and location are given as follows: Point No Point i X-coordinate Y-coordinate Volume Vi (cwt.) Transportation...

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Logistics

Final exam logistics 1.) Ikea case: (the 3 main topics) a. Competition between suppliers The structure of Ikeas logistic creates a high competition between their suppliers. It is because Ikea is subdivided into (many) Trading Areas, which compete for the commissions the headquarters of Ikea (Ikea of Sweden) gives. Each Trading Area tries to find the best thus cheapest solution for producing and delivering a product, so each of them negotiate with their suppliers and make an offer to the headquater...

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Logistics

Logistics process Definition of logistics Logistics is a function that is flexible and changes according to the various constraints and demands imposed upon it. Logistics is - Supply + Materials Management + Distribution and logistics is basically the overall management of distributions and supply. There are many different transport methods including- * Air- This is used to deliver goods fast and also internationally. * Water- This can be used to transport goods slower. Sometimes unreliable...

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Logistics

Logistics is the management of the flow of resources between the point of origin and the point of destination in order to meet some requirements, for example, of customers or corporations. The resources managed in logistics can include physical items, such as food, materials, equipment, liquids, and staff, as well as abstract items, such as information, particles, and energy. The logistics of physical items usually involves the integration of information flow, production, material handling, packaging...

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Logistics

Assignment 1. There are five logistics/supply chain stories in the video. Suggest an appropriate title that you would give to each story. (10 marks) FarEastFlora- “Delivering love to the one’s we love” Transporting the animals- “Sizing up the Sheep” WLNA- “Keeping it cool on this Sunny Island” NTUC supply chain- “Right product, right quantity, at the right time!” Keppel Logistics- “The life and benefits of logisticians” 2. What type of logistics does each story belong to? (10 marks) ...

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Components of Logistics

Logistics is the management of the flow of resources between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet some requirements, for example, of customers or corporations. The resources managed in logistics can include physical items, such as food, materials, equipment, liquids, and staff, as well as abstract items, such as time, information, particles, and energy. The logistics of physical items usually involves the integration of information flow, material handling, production...

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Logistics Activities

What is logistic? Deal with the management of the flow of goods or materials from point of origin to point of consumption, and in some cases even to the point of disposal. Logistics is not confined to manufacturing operations alone. It is relevant to all enterprises, including government institutions such as hospitals and schools, service organization such as retailers, banks and financial service organizations. Logistics is dependent upon natural, human, financial and information resources for...

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Logistics in Disneyland

there are some other factors, like management etc., that you need in order to lead a successful theme park. But some of those are not really relevant to logistics. That is why I chose to concentrate on the above list of things. The attractions: The first thing I think of when I think of a theme park are the attractions, the question concerning logistics that immediately pops into my mind is: How do you get such large attractions to the destination they are needed? These attractions are not carried...

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Logistics and Warehouse

While effective logistics systems should not be designed to hold inventory for extended times, there are occasions when inventory storage is justified on the basis of cost and service. Storage has always been an important aspect of economic development. In the preindustrial era, storage was performed by individual households forced to function as self- sufficient economic units. Consumers performed warehousing and accepted the attendant risks. Warehouses stored inventory in the logistics pipeline, serving...

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Reverse Logistics

Field of study: Reverse Logistics | Topic: Managing returns for increased Reverse Logistics profits. | | | Research Proposal Alcuin Ninian Dhilip II MIB, 11SJCCMIB00 Managing returns for increased Reverse Logistics profits Reverse Logistics is one the most overlooked elements of the complete operation cycle. There is a perception that returns are a necessary evil to be avoided at all costs, Even though reuse of products and materials...

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