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Business Logistics Management

Subject : business-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. The art and science of management - engineering - and technical activities concerned with requirements - design - and supplying and maintaining resources to support objectives - plans - and operations.






2. Network of activities - facilities and personnel required to organize - schedule and deploy the resources for an even to take place and to effectively withdraw after the even (ex: Superbowl).






3. Plays large part in intermodal shipments.






4. Management of Product/Service - Information - and Cash Flows.






5. Marketing - Manufacturing/operations - Finance - Accounting






6. Producer to Store - servicing the customer






7. Random Variation - Trend - Seasonal Patterns - Normal Business Cycle






8. Time Utility - Place Utility - Quantity Utility






9. An external supplier that performs all or part of a company's logistics functions.






10. Acquisition - scheduling and management of the facilities/ assets - personnel and materials to support and sustain a service operation or business.






11. Increased complexity for organizations (from SKUs to trade regulations) is a problem. Organizations should simplify.






12. Value added by delivering the proper amount of a good.






13. Providing time and place utility/value of materials and products in support of Functional management organization objectives.






14. Enlightened - Educated - easy access to Internet






15. The most pervasive and important global shipment method. Low rates - wide variety of products






16. Reliability - Responsiveness - Flexibility - Cost - Assets






17. Getting the right product - to the right customer - in the right quantity - in the right condition - at the right place - at the right time - and at the right cost.






18. Procurement and Manufacturing - value adding activities






19. The time that elapses from when a buyer places an order until receipt of the order






20. Electrical Machinery - Power Generation Equipment.






21. Supplies expertise to international shippers. Consolidate small shipments. Derives income from fees for service.






22. Focuses on the outbound side of of a firm's logistics system.






23. Adding value to products by making them available when they're needed.






24. Critical part of global supply chains






25. How firms in this industry create value for their commercial clients






26. Influences product availability






27. Form - Time - Place - Quantity - Possession






28. Canada - China - Mexico






29. Enterprise Resource Planning






30. 24/7 connection. Fast - accessible - consumers become aware of shipping cycles.






31. Management of materials in motion and at rest.






32. Efficiency (cost) and effectiveness (value). A challenge for SCs is the prevention of sub-optimization.






33. Influencing the order - order execution






34. The ________ is associated with downstream activities.






35. Challenge is to evaluate and successfully implement the technology






36. Real and recognized benefits to all members - Dynamic creation - measurement - and evolution of collaborative partnerships - Co-buyer and co-seller relationships - Flexibility and security - Collaboration across all stages of business process integ






37. Customers trade partnership against terrorism






38. That part of the supply chain process that plans - implements - and controls the efficient - effective flow and storage of goods - services - and related information from point of origin to point of consumption in order to meet customer requirem






39. Right: information - partner - quantity - format - time - place - cost






40. Two or more business orgs cooperate and willingly modify their business objectives and practices to help achieve long-term goals.






41. Delivered Duty Paid






42. Vendor






43. The design and integration of all aspects of support for the operational capability of the military forces and their equipment to ensure readiness - reliability and efficiency.






44. Free On Board






45. Time - Dependability - Communications - Convenience






46. Transportation-based - Warehouse/distribution-based - Forwarder-based - Shipper/management-based - Financial-based - Information-based firms






47. Business Logistics - Military Logistics - Event Logistics - Service Logistics






48. Possession Utility






49. Return on Assets.






50. Relevant - Accurate - Accessible - Timely - Transferable