problem 1: Summarize the likely conflicts between companies in a supply chain and describe how such conflicts can be removed.
problem 2: What do you understand by the given terms:
a) Make to order (MTO)
b) Make to stock (MTS)
c) Reverse logistics
problem 3: Describe the factors to be considered in the selection of a logistics service provider.
problem 4: Differentiate between ‘outsourcing’ and ‘offshoring’ and summarize the advantages and risks related with outsourcing distribution services.
problem 5: prepare notes on three of the given:
a) Total logistics costs
b) Centralized warehouse structure
c) Inventory turnover rate
d) Inventory carrying costs
problem 6: Describe the benefits and drawbacks of combining two or more traffic modes.
problem 7: Describe the methods which can be considered in order to enhance the sustainability of logistics and supply chains.
problem 8: What are the main evaluation criteria you would use in order to choose a potential supplier as part of your company’s procurement process?