Distribution: inventory and transport. (Transport modalities.…
Distribution: inventory and transport.
Description of 4 elements of logistics concept.
Calculations using center of gravity model.
Outline inventory related problems
Calculate using DRP-I technique.
Explain DRP-II in full.
Summarize (dis)advantages of different transport modalities.
Describe purpose of TMS system.
Explain principles behind route planning.
List logistics problems faced by back office.
Storing goods (inventory).
Regrouping goods (groupage).
Transferring goods to other means of transport (transshipment).
Nature of goods?
where are supply points located.
Where are customers located?
Nature of distribution channel?
Means of transport?
Maximum/minimum quantity of goods.
Locations for DC.
Local labor market.
Local house market.
Employees wishes in case of transfer.
Local or regional suppliers.
Local financing/investment premiums.
Natural condition of construction site/availability of existing structures.
DC resource planning.
Rough-cut capacity planning(RCCP).
Capacity requirements planning(CRP).
Transport management system(TMS).
Trough the air.
Through a pipeline.
Customer demands are met.
Capacity/speed limit not exceeded.
Total time that transport is on the way isn't exceeded.
Delivery takes place at a time where customer is present.
Minimize total distance.
Minimize transport costs.
Minimize time needed.