Part 1 – Introduction to Logistics – 24 hours
Write 500–700 word paper that responds to the following:
Identify at least 2 of the typical criteria used when making new location decisions. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:
- Describe and list at least 2 specific criteria to use.
- Explain the logic of why each criterion should be important.
- On a relative scale of importance, assign a high, medium, or low weight to each of the criteria.
Provide a minimum of 2 references from external research (use APA formatting).
Part 2 -Supply Chains – 48 hours
Write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments.
Provide a definition of 3-4 of the techniques listed below, in your own terms. Within the definition, provide an example of a real company or industry that uses the logistics technique.
- Distribution center
- Public warehouse
- Third-party logistics
- Common carrier
- Dedicated private fleet
- Freight equalization
Provide citations and references to support your information.