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    -LOGİSTİCS- -Definition of 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‚ meterials‚ equipment‚liquids‚ and staff as well as abstract items such as information‚particles‚ and energy. The logistics of pyhsical items usually involves the integration of information flow

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    Chapter 1 An overview of logistics Economic impacts of logistics Economic utility (the value or usefulness of a product in fulfilling customer needs or wants) 4 general types: * Possession utility : the value or usefulness that comes from a customer being able to take possession of a product * Form utility : a product’s being in a form that can be used by the customer and is of value to the customer(allocation; smaller quantities that are desired by customers) * Place utility :having

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    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 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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    Executive Summary The development of information technology has caused the nature of logistics and supply chain management changing dramatically. Furthermore‚ the relationship between retailer and supplier changed as well due to the changing of retail exchanges. As retailers are going to gain much more business opportunities and reduce cost on supply chain‚ it has affected the supplier in somehow. According to the change‚ there are some issues cannot be ignored because of the importance of the

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    Abstract The rapid development of global commerce has drove logistics to reduce products lifecycles‚ increase response and action efficiency and optimize investments of inventory for current businesses. Therefore‚ logistics plays a pivotal role in nowadays commerce. The objective of the report is to discuss and evaluate the existing logistics theories. Whereas‚ DHL will be selected as a case study so as to get a further understanding on logistics according to the analysis result. Introduction As with

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    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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    Part A Question 1 The four primary logistic activities are: 1. Transportation A key logistics activity is to actually provide for the movement of materials and goods from point of origin to point of consumption‚ and perhaps to its ultimate point of disposal as well. Transportation involves selection of the mode (e.g.‚ air‚ rail‚ water‚ truck‚ or pipeline)‚ the routing of the shipment‚ assuring of compliance with regulations in the region of the country where shipment is occurring‚ and selection

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    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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    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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