problem1) prepare brief notes on the following.
a) Bar Coding System
b) ERP systems in use in Retail sector
c) RFID and its use in Retail business.
d) Application of GIS in retail
problem2) How do transport companies benefit from technology like Global Positioning System (GPS)? With the help of GPS, could transport companies track their trucks on real time basis.
problem3) prepare brief notes on:
a) Continuous Replenishment Program (CRP)
b) Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR)
c) Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
d) Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)
problem4) What are the main obstacles to achieving strategic fit?
Design vehicle route for the retail chain that has 10 stores. Capacity of vehicle is 25 units and other relevant data are as follows:
Distance and load related data for a retail chain
Dealer 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Distance from Store 16 18 10 17 26 18 7 12 15 21
Average Demand (Kgs.) 8 4 6 6 4 8 8 6 8 4
Distance Matrix in Kilometres.