Due Wednesday 7/23/14 – before midnight eastern time.
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Word or Excel spreadsheet: Columns Aâ€“C and rows 1â€“8 + references
The CEO expects you to be providing a number of various logistics reports and recommendations to her. She has asked you to prepare a chart on 1â€“2 pages of frequently used logistics techniques. To demonstrate your understanding of the breadth and depth of the logistics function, research the following terms, and for each of the 8 terms, complete the following:
- Provide a definition, in your own terms, of frequently used logistics techniques.
- Give an example of a real company or industry that uses this logistics technique.
- What would the pros and cons be of using each technique listed below?
- Distribution center
- Public warehouse
- Third-party logistics
- Common carrier
- Dedicated private fleet
- Freight equalization
Provide citations and references to support your information.