problem 1: describe at least two strategies that a firm can use to overcome the challenges related with the transportation infrastructure congestion.
problem 2: Why does customer service not raise proportionately to increases in total cost when a logistical system is being designed?
problem 3: Describe the differing orientations of strategic vis-à-vis tactical transportation decisions.
problem 4: describe ‘functional aggregation’ and discuss how this is relevant to the logistics.
problem 5: What approaches can be taken to build up a supply chain infrastructure which provide and accurate view of overall channel performance?
problem 6: Discuss the marketing and supply chain risks and advantages associated to product complexity?
problem 7: Identify and discuss the trade-offs related with operating a supply chain which handles both forward and reverse movements as compared with separate supply chains for such movements.
problem 8: Please discuss the assertion: ‘The logistics manager of the future will be much more of a change leader and much less of a technician’.