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MGT 325 Entire Course

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT .mgt325assist .com www www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com MGT 325 Week 1 DQ 1 Strategic Advantage MGT 325 Week 1 DQ 2 Public Activity MGT 325 Week 2 DQ 1 Social Responsibility Pricing MGT 325 Week 2 DQ 2 Funding Highways MGT 325 Week 2 Mitigating Risk in Transportation Costs MGT 325 Week 3 DQ 1 Measuring Performance MGT 325 Week 3 DQ 2 CBN MGT 325 Week 4 DQ 1 Risk Management MGT 325 Week 4 DQ 2 Mitigated Risks MGT 325 Week 5 DQ 1 Audit MGT 325 Week 5 DQ 2 Green Supply Chain MGT 325 Week 5 Final Paper =========================================

MGT 325 Week 1 DQ 1 Strategic Advantage

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT .mgt325assist .com www www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com In transportation management, one component to explore is how an organization’s transportation activity can help to achieve a strategic advantage for the organization. In a 250-300 word response, answer the following: What steps/actions would an organization take to determine whether the transportation activity has the appropriate


internal competencies to achieve competitive advantage? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. =========================================

MGT 325 Week 1 DQ 2 Public Activity

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT .mgt325assist .com www www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com To a great extent, transportation project planning is described as a public activity where purely financial return is not the overriding benefit to be attained. In a 250-300 word response give the reasons why this activity is a major part of the public activity in the U.S. economy. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. =========================================

MGT 325 Week 1 Quiz

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www .mgt325assist .com www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com MGT 325 Quiz 1 1. Domestic water carriers have received two major forms of federal promotion. They are: 2. What is the formal method used by Congress to influence national transportation? 3. Which technology is used to locate specific trailer and even pallets? 4. The Maritime Administration (MARAD) was created to: 5. Amtrak was created to: 6. Please pick the correct formula for elasticity: 7. What law allowed collective rate making by the transportation carriers? 8. Which mode of has lost volume of freight between 1990 and 2006? 9. What was the primary reason for the creation of the U.S. interstate road way system? 10. Who determines which transportation services are available?

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MGT 325 Week 2 DQ 1 Social Responsibility Pricing


FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT .mgt325assist .com www www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com The text discusses “Social responsibility pricing”. Some argue that a business cannot sustain itself if it practices social responsible pricing. In 200 – 250 words, either defend social responsible pricing as a viable business practice or describe why you believe that social responsible pricing can lead to a company’s demise. Be sure to respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. =========================================

MGT 325 Week 2 DQ 2 Funding Highways

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT .mgt325assist .com www www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com In 200 – 250 words assess the current method of funding for highways. In addition, include your opinion of fairness as it relates to the trucking industry. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings =========================================

MGT 325 Week 2 Mitigating Risk in Transportation Costs

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT .mgt325assist .com www www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com Appendix 4A provides a detailed discussion of Cost Concepts in Transportation, including Accounting, Economic and Social costs. Review these costs, and in a 2 – 3 page paper, provide at least one recommendation for each on how a company could potentially mitigate risks associated with these costs. To support your recommendations, search the literature to find 2 articles that discuss these types of risk and potential solutions


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MGT 325 Week 2 Quiz

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www .mgt325assist .com www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com MGT 325 Quiz 2 1. Which is correct regarding value-of-service pricing? 2. The requirements for a truck driver's license are defined by: 3. What do the users of truck service benefit from? 4. What type of trailer can be hooked together in twos and threes? 5. What is one of the service characteristics of the trucking industry? 6. Turning back to figure 4.1 which of the following is not a simplifying assumption? 7. What is one of the primary reasons for the growth of trucking after World War II? 8. All carriers receive a safety fitness rating. Who makes the inspection and determines the rating? 9. Value of service pricing is based on the concept which states: 10. What is the status of competition within the motor carrier industry?

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MGT 325 Week 3 DQ 1 Measuring Performance

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT .mgt325assist .com www www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com There are two ratios which are used to measure airline performance. One measures efficiency while the other measures equipment utilization. Is this sufficient? In 200 – 250 words, describe two other metrics you think airlines should develop to measure performance. Be sure to describe how this data would be collected. Be sure to respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. =========================================

MGT 325 Week 3 DQ 2 CBN


FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT .mgt325assist .com www www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com Review Case 6-1 outlined in Chapter 6. In 200 – 250 words, address the following question: “Do you think that the decision to lease the locomotives was the best decision for CBN”? Be sure to respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. =========================================

MGT 325 Week 3 Quiz

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT .mgt325assist .com www www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com MGT 325 Quiz 3 1. How many Class 1 rail companies are there? 2. Oil pipelines used for movement of products from storage areas and refineries to market-oriented tank farms are classified as which of the following? 3. During 2006, railroads carried what percentage of all intercity ton miles moved? 4. Air freight transportation is attractive to shippers because of the lower packaging costs associated with the transport of cargo. Which air transportation characteristics allow reduced packaging by shippers? 5. What do the majority of rail movements involve? 6. Which best describes the domestic water carrier industry? 7. Intramodel competition is: 8. Which of the following commodities would be most likely to be shipped on an air carrier? 9. What is the major cost element of the railroad? 10. What is the difference between TOFC and COFC service?

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MGT 325 Week 4 DQ 1 Risk Management

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.mgt325assist .com www www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com Case 9-1 discusses Young Again Pharmaceuticals. The three options that this firm has to manage risk are risk retention, risk transfer, or a mixed approach. In 200 – 250 words, discuss your recommendations on how this company should evaluate and implement these techniques to manage risks. Be sure to respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. =========================================

MGT 325 Week 4 DQ 2 Mitigated Risks

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT .mgt325assist .com www www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com Given your answer to Discussion Forum 1, discuss in 200 – 250 words what you believe Young Again Pharmaceuticals should focus on once the risks are mitigated. Be sure to respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings =========================================

MGT 325 Week 4 Quiz

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www .mgt325assist .com www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com MGT 325 Quiz 4 1. Which of the following is not identified as a key global transportation challenge? 2. What air freighter is used to carry oversized loads? 3. Between 1998 and 2009 how much as a percentage of the global economy did export grow? 4. Which of the following is not a standard container length? 5. A land bridge is a type of transportation used to: 6. Which of the following is not a packaging concern for shipping by ocean? 7. What is the simplest way to eliminate risk? 8. This type of bridge focus on water and rail with a


port as the origin or destination point 9. What is the final step in risk management? 10. Looking at exports and imports combined who is the U.S.’s largest trading partner?

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MGT 325 Week 5 DQ 1 Audit

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT .mgt325assist .com www www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com When deciding to form a strategic partnership, the text recommends performing an audit of needs and overall strategies with regard to logistics operations. What is the goal of the audit, and what types of information should come from the audit? Be sure to respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. =========================================

MGT 325 Week 5 DQ 2 Green Supply Chain

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www .mgt325assist .com www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com What is meant by a Green Supply Chain? Identify in 200 – 250 words two techniques or processes that you could potentially propose to your organization’s supply management group to become more “Green”. Be sure to respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. =========================================

MGT 325 Week 5 Final Paper


FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT .mgt325assist .com www www.mgt325assist .mgt325assist.com You work as a transportation analyst for Peregrine Trucking Co. The company’s president has asked you to evaluate the potential of reducing fuel cost by using trucking equipment that is more efficient and socially conscious. He would like you to propose 5 processes or tools to achieve such improvements including equipment (tires, efficient engines, etc.), new rigs (tractor/trailer), and fleet operating rules that will help the company meet its goal. Your job is to consider alternatives, evaluate potential results and propose a minimum of solutions presented in a state-of-the-art academic style report and deliveredontimetothecompanypresident(yourcourseinstructor). Asananalystyoushouldevaluateallresources available, consider using the Smart Way webpage (see required web pages), learning from the course, course text book, library resources and additional sources to support your contentions.

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