Part I. Differentiate logistics and supply chain.  What are the similarities between the two concepts?  Be specific.  In what ways are they different? Be specific

Instructions:   Each Part I. question need to be at least 250 words…

QUESTION 1

Part I. Differentiate logistics and supply chain.  What are the similarities between the two concepts?  Be specific.  In what ways are they different? Be specific. Provide examples in your discussion.  Lastly, include justification and support for your points.  Part II. End your initial response with a follow-up question

QUESTION 2

Part 1: Explain what factors would typically be considered in contingency planning in outsourcing arrangements. Please give an example to back up your answer.

Part II:  End your initial response with a follow-up question

QUESTION 3

Part I:  In your view, does transport add value in the supply chain? Please give an example to back up your answer.

Part II:  End your initial response with a follow-up question

QUESTION 4

Part I. Describe the various factors that have to be considered when selecting logistics service providers. How in practice do you think consignors make decisions concerning choosing logistics services?

Part II. End your initial response with a follow-up question

QUESTION 5

Part I. Explain how a reduction in lead time can help a supply chain reduce its inventory buffer without hurting customer service. Please provide an example to support your research.Part II. End your initial response with a follow-up question

QUESTION 6

Part I. What are the various driving forces leading to greater use of KPIs in the logistics environment? Please provide an example of at least two that you have identified.

Part II. End your initial response with a follow-up question

QUESTION 7

Part I.  Why is a robust supply chain not necessarily a resilient supply chain? Please provide an example to back up your research.Part II. End your initial response with a follow-up question

QUESTION 8

Part I. To what extent do you believe a supply chain can be redesigned to compensate for poor product design or poor product quality?

Part II. End your initial response with a follow-up question