BSOP 434 Logistics Week 2 Homework,Discussions and Labs Devry

BSOP 434 Logistics??Week 2

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Week 2 DQ 1

How can a transportation manager take advantage of trade-offs between price and service? As a transportation manager, when would you want to take advantage of these trade-offs?

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Week 2 DQ 2

How can a transportation manager take advantage of trade-offs between price and service? As a transportation manager, when would you want to take advantage of these trade-offs?

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Week 2 Homework

  • 1. Why is transportation important to a firm???s supply chain operations?
  • 2. Why is it important to know about the characteristics of a country???s transportation infrastructure?
  • 3. Discuss the factors that influence the number of facilities that a firm chooses to operate.
  • 4. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages to locating manufacturing, assembly, or distribution facilities in countries with relatively low wages.
  • 5. What quality-of-life considerations do you think are the most important for locational decisions? Why?

Labs:

BSOP 434 Week 2 Lab Assignment Aero Marine Logistics (AML)??