Logistics and Supply Chain word essay and excel spreadsheet

Apr 22nd, 2015
Business & Finance
Price: $100 USD

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Word or Excel spreadsheet: Columns A–C and rows 1–8 + references

The CEO expects you to be providing a number of various logistics reports and recommendations to her. She has asked you to prepare a chart on 1–2 pages of frequently used logistics techniques. To demonstrate your understanding of the breadth and depth of the logistics function, research the following terms, and for each of the 8 terms, complete the following:

  • Provide a definition, in your own terms, of frequently used logistics techniques.
  • Give an example of a real company or industry that uses this logistics technique.
  • What would the pros and cons be of using each technique listed below?
    1. Distribution center
    2. Public warehouse
    3. Third-party logistics
    4. Common carrier
    5. Dedicated private fleet
    6. Backhauls
    7. Deadheading
    8. Freight equalization

Provide citations in APA format and references to support your information. Times New Roman, 12 pt font double spaced.

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