Management Multiple choices

Moving some final manufacturing steps into a warehouse or distribution center is referred to as

logistical transfer
outsourcing

 

continuous replenishment
postponement

 

Question 21 pts

The key component in intermodal transportation is

trucking
railroads

 

containers
ships

 

Question 31 pts

The total cost of producing, storing and transporting a product to the site of consumption (or another port) is the

landed cost
tariff

 

duty
value added tax

 

Question 41 pts

Companies may outsource for any of the following reasons EXCEPT

focus on core competencies
increase vertical integration

 

increase flexibility
reduce costs

 

Question 51 pts

Rival companies pooling their allocation resources to cut cost are engaging in

collaborative logistics
distribution outsourcing

 

cross docking
vendor managed inventories

 

Question 61 pts

The most common mode of transporting products in the US is

rail
air

 

trucking
water

 

Question 71 pts

Which of the following choices is not true about vendor-managed inventory?

It allows rival companies to collaborate in distribution.
It is a form of role reversal, in which the responsibility for planning shifts to the manufacturer.

 

It is usually an integral part of supply chain collaboration.
It makes forecasting by manufacturers easier.

 

Question 81 pts

Factors motivating globalization of the supply chain consist of the following apart from

international trade agreements
government intervention

 

advances in information technology
lower-cost transportation

 

Question 91 pts

The most common intermodal combination globally is

truck-water-rail-truck
truck-rail-truck-water

 

air-water-rail-truck
water-truck-rail-truck

 

Question 101 pts

Most favored-nation (MFN) status is an agreement where members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) extend to other members the most favorable treatment given to any trade partner.

True
False

 

Last Updated on February 11, 2019 by EssayPro