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ISCOM 374 Assignment Logistics importance, influence, managerial issues

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Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper defining logistics and discuss how logistics influences the supply chain. Define logistics and discuss the increased importance of logistics on satisfying customer requirements for a product or service. Identify and describe the managerial issues that influence logistics and directly impact the supply chain. Drawing on personal experience, provide an example of a logistics managerial issue which lead to customer dissatisfaction, and one example where logistics plays a crucial role in customer satisfaction. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. --------------------------------------------------------------------

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ISCOM 374 Week 1 DQs ISCOM 374 Week 1 Individual Assignment Logistics and Supply Chain Article Analysis ISCOM 374 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Strategic Logistics Rep ort ISCOM 374 Week 2 DQs ISCOM 374 Week 3 Individual Assignment Product versus Service Sup ply Chain Comparison Paper ISCOM 374 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Forecasting and Invent ory Analysis Paper ISCOM 374 Week 3 DQs ISCOM 374 Week 4 Materials Handling Packaging Field Research Repo rt ISCOM 374 Week 4 Logistics Press Release ISCOM 374 Week 4 DQs ISCOM 374 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Global Considerations Report --------------------------------------------------------------------

ISCOM 374 Final Exam Test- Use As Study Material


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ISCOM 374 Information Management System Presentation

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List the six general types of information management systems, and give one logistics application to each one of the types listed. Highlight the advantages and/or disadvantages. ¡ Which technological advances do you view as being most beneficial to logistics management? ¡ What critical factors of technological advances would help an organization improve the performance of the logistics system and the ability to meet customer requirements?


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ISCOM 374 Transportation Presentation (contaminated water)

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Convoy Trucking Identify and differentiate between what types of equipment Convoy Trucking will need. Define and Analyze regulations Transportation Management System(TMS) --------------------------------------------------------------------

ISCOM 374 Week 1 DQs

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ISCOM 374 Week 1 DQs DQ 1 Pick one article from the course Electronic Reserve Readings (ERR) ava ilable in the Course Materials for Week 1. Summarize the main points of either the entire article if it is short or one section of a longer article. Provide your classmates with a concrete discussion of why what you lear ned is important relative to this week’s learning objectives. Did you learn anything that you could apply some day as you further yo ur career? Be sure to indicate which article you read and properly cite your source. DQ 2 What is the relationship between logistics and the supply chain? What is the relationship between logistics and other business functions within your organization? Explain how the goals of logistics and other business functions align, or should align, to meet organizational goals and objectives. Provide examp les. DQ 3


Which logistical functions are most important in meeting customer requi rements? Why? How can a company utilize logistics to achieve a competitive advantage ? What critical factors would help an organization improve the performanc e of the logistics system and the ability to meet customer requirements? --------------------------------------------------------------------

ISCOM 374 Week 1 Individual Assignment Logistics and Supply Chain Article Analysis

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Resources: Electronic Reserve Readings (ERR), the course web links or the University Library. Review at least three articles that discuss logistics and supply chain management processes and how they meet customer requirements. Prepare a 700 to 1,050 word paper defining logistics and discussing its strategic role within the supply chain. Discuss the implications of poor logistics and supply chain management on satisfying customer requirements for a product or service. Identify and describe customer satisfaction requirements that influence


logistics and directly impact the supply chain. Drawing on personal experience, provide an example of inappropriate logistics planning which lead to customer dissatisfaction, and one example where logistics plays a crucial role in customer satisfaction. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines . --------------------------------------------------------------------

ISCOM 374 Week 2 DQs

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ISCOM 374 Week 2 DQs DQ 1 Pick one article from the course Electronic Reserve Readings (ERR) ava ilable in the Course Materials for Week 2. Summarize the main points of either the entire article if it is short or one section of a longer article. Provide your classmates with a concrete discussion of why what you lear ned is important relative to this week’s learning objectives. Did you lear n anything that you could apply some day as you further your career? Be sure to indicate which article you read and properly cite your source.


DQ 2 What is the relationship between customer service and specific levels of inventory? How does that relationship impact cost? How can that cost be minimized while still maintaining desired customer service levels? How do integrated logistics systems provide customer value? DQ 3 Describe the role and function of each inventory type that exists within t he supply chain such as raw materials, components, work-inprocess, semifinished goods, and finished goods. Which types of inventory does your organization manage? What inventory method does your organization utilize to manage the diff erent types of inventory? --------------------------------------------------------------------

ISCOM 374 Week 2 Individual Assignment Supply Chain Process PPT

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ISCOM 374 Week 2 Individual Assignment Supply Chain Process

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Difference between Supply Chain Management and Supply Chain Analyze the supply chain management process frameworks (SCOR and GSCF) How logistics function contributes to the supply chain management process established in the SCOR and GSFC models. Investigate an enterprise resource planning system (ERP) and identify how the functionality of an ERP system can help optimize Plan, Source, Make, Deliver and Return. --------------------------------------------------------------------

ISCOM 374 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Strategic Logistics Report

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Your Learning Team represents a newly formed logistics department for a start-up bottled water company located in Denver, CO. The company


president was hesitant to create your department due to a lack of understanding of its purpose, advantages, and strategic placement within the organization. The president once rejected the concept of supply chain management as unnecessary saying, "What would a logistics department do for us? Don't we already have all the departments we need?" The operations director wants a report that explains the role and purpose of logistics within a typical organization. Prepare a 1,050 to 1,400 word business report that examines the relationships between logistics and other business functions that are both internal and external to the organization. Include an explanation of the implications of geographical location and channel strategy. Recognize that these implications will develop the foundation for how your department will structure an overall logistics program. Include a flow chart or similar diagram (as an appendix) to depict these relationships. Recognize that the operations director will use your documents to justify the new logistics department to the company president. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines . --------------------------------------------------------------------

ISCOM 374 Week 3 DQs

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ISCOM 374 Week 3 DQs DQ 1 Pick one article from the course Electronic Reserve Readings (ERR) ava ilable in the Course Materials for Week 3. Summarize the main points of either the entire article if it is short or one section of a longer article. Provide your classmates with a concrete discussion of why what you lear ned is important relative to this week’s learning objectives. Did you learn anything that you could apply some day as you further yo ur career? Be sure to indicate which article you read and properly cite your source. DQ 2 How do warehousing, materials handling, and packaging fit into the over all logistics strategy? Does your organization’s product or service dictate any warehouse locati ons? Why? What technologies are used in your warehouse system? DQ 3 Does your company use multiple warehouse locations or a single wareho use? What types of warehouse(s) are used? How do your customer requireme nts dictate your warehouse locations? Why? --------------------------------------------------------------------

ISCOM 374 Week 3 Individual Assignment Product versus Service Supply Chain Comparison Paper

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Prepare a 700 to 1,050 word paper analyzing inventory strategies from both a manufacturing and a service industry perspective. Include the following: Explain how supplying a service rather than a product impacts forecasting and resourcing decisions. Describe the implications on both manufacturing and service companies when forecasts are significantly different than actual demand. Describe how both industries may adjust their inventory practices when these differences occur. Analyze general inventory logistic considerations of customer service that companies must take into account to be successful in today's global environment. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines --------------------------------------------------------------------

ISCOM 374 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Forecasting and Inventory Analysis Paper

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Based on your Learning Team’s earlier work, the company president is now an avid believer in the power of logistics and wants to know more about using forecasting and inventory analysis to develop and maintain a competitive advantage. Prepare a 700 to 1,050 word paper explaining three forecasting techniques (historical trends, weighted averages, and customer bookings) that you would consider for your new organization. Include the following: Compare and contrast the benefits of each and then make a final recommendation for the best technique to implement in your new organization. Analyze the impact on the organization of forecasting and inventory strategies from both a manufacturing and service perspective. Differentiate among the various inventory methods and types and their applications. --------------------------------------------------------------------

ISCOM 374 Week 4 DQs

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ISCOM 374 Week 4 DQs DQ 1 Pick one article from the course Electronic Reserve Readings (ERR) ava ilable in the Course Materials for Week 4. Summarize the main points of either the entire article if it is short or one section of a longer article. Provide your classmates with a concrete discussion of why what you lear ned is important relative to this week’s learning objectives. Did you learn anything that you could apply some day as you further yo ur career? Be sure to indicate which article you read and properly cite your source. DQ 2 What transportation modes does your organization use domestically and internationally? What are the advantages or disadvantages of each mode of transportatio n? Why would different transportation modes be used domestically versus i nternationally? DQ 3 How does conducting international commerce affect an organization’s s hipping strategy? Do you ship or receive goods internationally? If so, what factors make it more complicated? How do monetary exchange rates factor into international transportation considerations? --------------------------------------------------------------------

ISCOM 374 Week 4 Logistics Press Release

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ISCOM 374 Week 4 Logistics Press Release

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ISCOM 374 Week 4 Team Assignment The Transportation Bid Challenge

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ISCOM 374 Week 4 Team Assignment The Transportation Bid Challenge Analyze the modal and carrier selection process and distinguish among the various transportation documents. Investigate a transportation bid collaboration system on the Internet. Explain the benefits the system can have on a transportation bid process.

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Based on the successes of your company, your Denver-based bottled water company is now a Fortune 100 producer within the United States. The company has decided to go global targeting Canada, Mexico, and China. Currently, you have central warehouse sites in three distinct domestic regions (Eastern, Central, and Western). You have awarded supply chain contracts to many local, as well as interstate, organizations. None of your current partners has the ability to deliver outside of the United States. They are, however, able to deliver to key border cities. Prepare a 1,750 to 2,450 word global considerations report which will be used to discuss and examine the advantages and disadvantages of becoming a global enterprise. Include the following in your report:


A brief overview describing the current logistics network given in this scenario and how your team would transition that network to a global supply chain. Be creative and design both the current and future networks as your team wishes to maximize the logistics efficiencies available. An analysis on the ethical and legal considerations in logistics management, both within the domestic United States and internationally An analysis on the impact of exchange rate fluctuations on the supply chain given global distribution Identification, and further examination, of the importance of cultural considerations when negotiating supply chain contracts in a global environment --------------------------------------------------------------------

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