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Description of the industry: SKIM MILK-

Discussion of the supply chain of your industry. Divide this discussion into sections that deal with the different players in the supply chain. Have headings for these sections.

Changes anticipated in the next 5-10 years

Challenges faced by this supply chain

Conclusion

References (these can’t all be vague references to some stuff you pulled off the web). Harvard Business Review, GoogleScholar exc.

Use sub-sections and sub-headings to organize the report and make it easier to read.

The convergence of transportation congestion and transportation security at a U.S. seaport

1. Collect, organize, analyze, and critique 15 + peer-reviewed research articles that are related to a topic area and problem statement.

2. Write an introduction to your topic and the overall problem you are addressing.

3. Write a literature review.

4. Conclude your literature review with a summary of the gaps in the Literature and how this aligns with your research area of interest.

https://writing.wisc.edu/handbook/assignments/reviewofliterature/

an essay elaborating on the key operation, logistics and supply chain management issues faced by the operations and supply chain manager(s) in this particular organisation / business.

1. Knowledge outcome – You will be able to develop your  understandings of operations, logistics and SCM in organisations and how these contribute to organisational success 2. Intellectual /transferable skills outcome – You will be able to consider a complex scenario related to operations, logistics and SCM and apply quantitative or qualitative techniques to contribute to its solution.

Your summative assessment for this module takes the form of an essay in 2500 words. This is an individual assignment. You must choose an organisation or business like an automotive company (manufacturing industry) or a hospital (service sector). You are not supposed to choose any company which we are dealing with in seminars like Arnold Palmer hospital or Frito Lay. You need to produce an essay elaborating on the key….

Analyse and evaluate the supply chain and logistics operations of a nominated enterprise – How does the organisation collaborate with its suppliers and logistics partners to ensure end-customer satisfaction with its products or services

Assessment brief You are to research only one (1) of the two (2) nominated organisations and then write a comprehensive report that describes, analyses and evaluates the supply chain and the associated logistics operations of that organisation. Your report should concentrate on providing valid information that contributes to answering the following questions. 1. What is the history of the enterprise? 2. In what markets does the organisation operate and what is the scope of its operations? 3. Using both a descriptive narrative and a supporting diagram to illustrate your answer, what are the characteristics of the organisation’s supply chain and logistical operational activity? 4. What are three (3) activities that the organisation is using to ensure its supply chain is sustainable and in what ways is the organisation….

If Mercedes Benz realizes that its annual demand for 500SEL model is 50,000 and their cost of order preparations is $42,000.00 and the inventory carrying cost per car per year is $3,600.00

What will be the Economic Order Quantity? During replenishment of blue diamonds, it is shown that the average demand per period is 4 and the average lead time is 3 per period. What is the standard deviation of demand during replenishment of blue diamond if the standard deviations of demand per period and lead time are 1.2 and 1.5 respectively?

How do regulatory powers of the U.S. Constitution affect transportation? What are the differences between state and federal regulations in regards to transportation?

1. The service considerations of carriers are considered by some shippers to be as important as or even more important than the freight rate. Discuss the various service characteristics for freight demand. Do you agree with the statement that they may be as important as or even more important than the freight rate? Why or why not? How does an emphasis on supply chains factor into this?

2. How do regulatory powers of the U.S. Constitution affect transportation? What are the differences between state and federal regulations in regards to transportation?

3. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of increasing (or decreasing) regulations relating to freight transportation safety and security. Do you believe that there are too many regulations? Why or why not? Be sure to include both transportation….

Transportation Logistics Management

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Each student will reflect on the BP oil spill as it relates to the global supply chain – Examine the use of current transportation economic situations such as the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in the internet exercise discussion board.

Instructions:  Your initial post should be at least 250 words.

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Please answer the following questions after reviewing the reading and lessons for Week 4.

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a push system and a pull system. Give specific product examples as part of your discussion that are not included in the readings for this week.

Instructions:  Your initial post should be at least 250 words

Port Security

Respond to the following short essay questions based on the course materials presented for weeks 1-4. (CHAPTERS 1 THRU 8 IN THE ATTACHED BOOK) You are to prepare and submit your midterm assessment in a Microsoft word document and attach to the “Assignments” (Times New Roman Font 12). Additionally, I want you to “copy and paste” your word document directly into the assignment section (350 words for each topic question). Also, you are to state each topic question followed by your response to that question.   Based on the assigned readings, your responses are to be in your own words with no copying except for minimal quotes that must be properly cited in APA format (APUS Library). What I am looking for here are your own thoughts and opinions….

Australia to a Chinese restaurant in Beijing City, China, the address of the restaurant is No 2 Fucheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing. 
In your capacity as the freight forwarder, will you agree to this contract of exporting live abalone into China or will you advise a

You are tasked by your client with transporting a cargo of live abalone about 17 tons from Esperance, Western Australia to a Chinese restaurant in Beijing City, China, the address of the restaurant is No 2 Fucheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing. 
In your capacity as the freight forwarder, will you agree to this contract of exporting live abalone into China or will you advise against it but come up with an alternative? Explain your decision. 
Describe the key challenges you would anticipate. How would you overcome these?

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key challenges you would anticipate in a contract of exporting live abalone into China

Question – You are tasked by your client with transporting a cargo of live abalone about 17 tons from Esperance, Western Australia to a Chinese restaurant in Beijing City, China, the address of the restaurant is No 2 Fucheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing. 
In your capacity as the freight forwarder, will you agree to this contract of exporting live abalone into China or will you advise against it but come up with an alternative? Explain your decision. 
Describe the key challenges you would anticipate. How would you overcome these?

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