Logistics

Reverse logistics as an integral part of Supply Ch

ain ManagementTABLE OF CONTENTS 1.Introduction 2 -Why reverse logistics is so important? 2. Body4 3. Conclusion11 References12 Most of us think of logistics as a one-way street. Products are manufactured, packaged, stored in a warehouse, sold, and then shipped off to the customer … end of story. Yet for many logistics managers today, that’s not […]

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International Logistics

Logistics is the designing and managing of a system in order to control the flow of material throughout a corporation. This is a very important part of an international company because of geographical barriers. Logistics of an international company includes movement of raw materials, coordinating flows into and out of different countries, choices of transportation, […]

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Logistics case study

1. Introduction A small discussion about the type of the organization in which the researcher will be researching on. Logistics is the movement and supply of goods from one place to the other, to the final delivery of the finished product to companies and consumers and subsequent disposal. It includes the routing and the movement […]

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What is Logistics

Logistics is officially defined as the process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient and cost-effective flow and storage of raw materials, in-process inventory, finished goods and related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption, for the purpose of conforming to customer requirements. The original notion of logistics involves three operations […]

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Components of Logistics

Logistics is the management of the flow of resources between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet some requirements, for example, of customers or corporations. The resources managed in logistics can include physical items, such as food, materials, equipment, liquids, and staff, as well as abstract items, such as […]

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Ocean Spray Cranberries

1)What rationale is offered by Ocean Spray in support of the idea of using a 3PL? Do you agree with the reasons cited for the interest in 3PL? Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. offered several reasons for using a 3PL for their transportation and logistics area. They looked at the transportation within the logistics chain and […]

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Logistics Outsourcing

In the face of increasingly intensified competition in the emerging globaleconomy, manufacturing and retail firms are progressively turning to outsourcing of their logistics functions. Outsourcing is a viable business strategy because turning non-core functions over to external suppliers enables companies to leverage their resources, spread risks and concentrate on issues critical to survival and future […]

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Cross Docking

In logistics the Cross-docking corresponds to a type of order picking (one of the functions of warehouse logistics) without placing merchandise in stock (inventory) or picking operation (collection). Let’s move materials with different destinations or consolidate goods from different origins. Strictly cross-docking is done without any intermediate storage. Avoid storage operations to reduce the time […]

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Zara Supply Chain Case

1.Coordination of a supply chain is always important. However, such efforts are usually initiated by certain parties. For the global apparel industry, would it be more suitable for downstream or upstream parties to be the driver of the coordination? Motivate your answer with the use of two important characteristics of the apparel industry. 2.Clearly Zara […]

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Relief Logistics

The basic task of a logistics system is to deliver the appropriate supplies, in good condition, in the quantities required, and at the places and time they are needed. In reality, relief logistics is a systems exercise, which involves a performance that is coordinated and integrated from wide group of specialists. Much of this activity, […]

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