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MGT 322 SEU Third Party Logistics Firms Discussion

MGT 322

Saudi electronic university


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College of Administrative and Financial Sciences Assignment 2 Deadline: 28/03/2020 @ 23:59 Course Name: Logistics Management Student’s Name: Course Code:MGT322 Student’s ID Number: Semester: II CRN: Academic Year: 1440/1441 H For Instructor’s Use only Instructor’s Name: Students’ Grade: Level of Marks: Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY • The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder. • Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted. • Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page. • Students must mention question number clearly in their answer. • Late submission will NOT be accepted. • Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions. • All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism). • Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted. Assignment: 2 Submission Date by students: Before the end of Week- 10th Place of Submission: Students Grade Centre Weight: 10 Marks Learning Outcome: 1. Demonstrate an understanding of how global competitive environments are changing supply chain management and logistics practice. 2. Apply essential elements of core logistic and supply chain management principles. 3. Analyze and identify challenges and issues pertaining to logistical processes. Assignment Workload: This assignment is an individual assignment. Critical Thinking In today’s highly competitive, extremely variable and really dynamic environment, many firms are seeking solutions. Supply chain management becomes more sophisticated and the difference between what firms want to achieve and what they can do in-house continues to grow, firms begin to realize that doing the right thing becomes more interesting than doing everything. Accordingly, they are becoming better focused and more specialized by outsourcing and offshoring activities that are far from their core businesses. In many cases firms decide to outsource this function in whole or in part to agents or third party logistics firms. Using this concept of offshoring and outsourcing answer the following questions by taking any Saudi Local company or any Multinational company. Question: 1. What are Third party logistics firms? 2. Explain the motivational factors for going internationally? 3. On what ground companies choose developing countries location for offshoring? Use examples. (Mention the country and decisive factors) 4. Assess the reasons for using third party logistics service in Saudi Arabia? Using examples, Explain The Answer should be 5 pages in length including the cover page and reference. The Answer must follow the Key word/ outline points below: • Outsourcing ,offshoring ,Third Party logistics • Their Main functions • Motivational Factors /Drivers • Any local example • Reasons with suitable Examples • Reference Note: You can support your answer by reading chapter 4 of your book. You can use secondary source available on internet. Please use APA-style referencing. Answer 1. Answer 2. Answer 3. Answer 4. References. ...
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Third Party Logistics
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Logistics is a process that has evolved since time immemorial. Due to diverse ideologies in the
corporate world, there have been very many inventive methods of carrying out the logistics
process. Logistics has been governed by various principles, ranging from information
technology, law, and perspectives from individuals who need the logistics and supplies for their
goods. In olden days, logistics involved navigation of products across continents to the premises
of requirements. Development, which include improving means of transport, computerization
and automation have given logistics a chance that can be defined as development. For instance,
some companies in the world, like Amazon, use drones that are governed by artificial
intelligence and can supply the goods to the customer, without the customer making an order
directly. Other improvements include the aviation industry building cargo planes with high
carrying capacity.
What are Third-party logistics firms?
The third-party logistics can be defined as organizations that are used by a particular firm to
necessitate their outsourcing of goods and services. In addition to outsourcing goods and
services, third-party logistics can be used to facilitate fulfillment and warehousing services for
the company. In most cases, the TPL end up integrating their services, where they provide the
services as ‘one’ service. The market conditions push the TPL to do the latter. In most cases, we
realize they can provide integrate...

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