Business Finance
Boston University HDT Truck Company Case Study

Boston University

Question Description

I’m trying to learn for my Business class and I’m stuck. Can you help?

Read the chapter the case is at the end of the chapter "

HDT Truck Company

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The brief will state the most important “logistics/transportation” problems and make recommendations. Never more than 2 pages maximum 1-1.5 line-spacing, 10-12 font size

the recommendations are about

• Take the approach you are presenting to the senior executives of the company.

• Focus on “logistics and transportation” issues, be decisive: “Go or No-Go”.

• Think “outside-the-box” don’t just answer the case questions.

• Don’t just state the obvious, be specific, concise. • It is your responsibility to make the case “real”.

• Where appropriate make realistic assumptions in your analysis.

• Take the information in the case and expand (outside) above and beyond the case topic(s), a minimum of 1 outside source and/or 1 “real world” example. It is imperative you cite all outside sources.

• Any and all outside resources used, be sure to reference (out loud) during presentation.

• Bring something new to the case, for example, find real cases, current trends by companies, etc.

• Key is getting your audience involved! Ask open-ended questions, include games, …

• For a Grading Rubric see the Grading Sheet at end of syllabus.

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Final Answer

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Running head: TRANSPORTATION CHALLENGES AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HDT COMPANY

Logistics Problems and Recommendations
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Institution Affiliation
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TRANSPORTATION CHALLENGES AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HDT COMPANY

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Logistics Problems and Recommendations for HDT Company
Introduction
Transportation to the physical or actual of people or goods movement from one point to
another. Such action is crucial to any company in the transport, supply chain or logistic industry.
HDT company, like any other logistics firms, would face severe problems with the transportation
of the trucks from crown point, Indiana, to Doha Saudi Arabia. It is important to note that the
most significant challenges in the transport industry are brought about by increased fuel prices in
most of the countries, the insurance coverage and legal fees payables and the technology tangled
in the industry. Current trends have indicated that technology in logistics businesses has
developed dramatically. It is the responsibility of a logistic company to ensure it copes with the
technology and remain budget-conscious.
Logistics/Transport Challenges
Infrastructure
It is evident that logistic companies much depend on the government infrastructure in the
running of their businesses. Most countries have invested in the developments of the roads,
airports, railways and ports. In both developed and developing countries, the status of the
mediums of transport has greatly affected this industry. A good example is that of United States
government $70 billion budget for financial 2020-2021 purposed for infrastructure; this will
increase the efficiency in transport hence reduce the cost of transportation by the logistics
companies. In the case study; Vanderpool says that if they use the Baltimore route to Doha...

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