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28 May 2021

Logistics outsourcing: the current situation and the future

Dissertation - 7 pages - Logistics

In a constantly developing business world, concentrating on your core activity can sometimes become difficult, given the diversity and number of tasks to be accomplished. This explains why company executives have taken a series of measures, including the outsourcing of logistics. ...

21 Oct 2020

Logistics Optimisation: The Case of Storage

Case study - 11 pages - Logistics

The logistical organisation, as part of the routing of products, from manufacturing to the points of consumption, is a succession of transport and warehousing phases. Within the framework of the logistical platform, storage is the upstream part of the process, handled by the reception and stock...

24 Jul 2015

The use of recycled materials in pavement construction

Essay - 2 pages - Logistics

The rise in the amount of waste as well as by-products released into the environment has seen the cost of disposing this waste also rise significantly as such necessitating the consideration for alternative use of such material to prevent the extra cost of doing away with ‘waste'. This in...

03 Mar 2015

Logistics Process Services (LPS) Firm Report

Case study - 5 pages - Logistics

LPS firm has transformed in a tremendous way in the transport sector. Its ways of approach to development of transport and integrated logistics is a sign of reshaping of its trade flows. The step this company has taken is yet to make a great contribution to its transport sector. The main aim of...

02 Sep 2014

Logistics Magnagement - Pull and Push Inventory

Case study - 2 pages - Logistics

The world of business undergoes dynamic changes frequently. These changes occur because of the need for business to grow and survive the competition. Large business companies use various methods to sell their stock. They use various supply chains which will suit them and their customers best...

30 May 2012

Logistics assessment

Case study - 3 pages - Logistics

“Supply chain management is concerned with achieving a more cost effective satisfaction to end customer requirements”(Christopher, 2005). Logistics traditionally represent the various activities implemented to handle goods from the supplier to the final customer. Today, these activities...

17 May 2012

Reverse logistics

Case study - 3 pages - Logistics

Reverse logistics refers to all operations to the using again products and materials (Kokkinaki et al., 2001). The Council of Logistics Management defined logistics as the process of “planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient, cost effective flow of raw materials, in-process...

16 Feb 2011

General information on logistics

Case study - 8 pages - Logistics

Logistics is the set of operations that are intended to provide everything, from meeting the basic needs to live, move, fight and for the treatment and evacuation of personnel. It strikes a balance between the place, time and quantity of all necessary factors. Tactics and logistics are two...

16 Feb 2011

Effects of falling from a high altitude

Essay - 10 pages - Logistics

Falls from heights are a significant risk that should be taken seriously. Falls from height can have very different origins. It may be noted that the risk appears and evolves in time according to and depending on certain enabling conditions; it can range from simple in attention on the part of...

16 Feb 2011

Import of machine tools in South Korea: the choice of Inco terms

Case study - 2 pages - Logistics

The choice of transport solutions and thus a choice of Inco term occur in three stages. The first step is to study the course, flows, technical and commercial constraints. The second is to study the costs, delays and safety of transportation and the third step is to determine the...

16 Feb 2011

Analysis of PERT

Essay - 3 pages - Logistics

PERT (or 'Program/Project Evaluation and Review Technique') is a technique for scheduling and controlling programs. This technique was created in the late 1950s by the U.S. Navy in order to save time during the implementation of Polaris missiles with nuclear warheads. The Polaris Project...

16 Feb 2011

Logistic strategies of the companies of luxury - Example of Louis Vuitton

Case study - 42 pages - Logistics

In this paper, we will focus on logistics and strategies of luxury companies. We will also analyze their future prospects. Initially, key concepts and existing models in terms of logistics are defined in the first paragraph. Therefore, one sees three different types of strategies, the offensive,...

27 Jan 2011

Presentation of Supply Chain

Case study - 4 pages - Logistics

Supply Chain is the organization, planning, the control and the execution of the flow of goods from the development and the provisioning, until the production and the distribution towards the final customer to satisfy the requirements of the market with minimal cost and the use of maximum...

27 Jan 2011

The supply chain management (SCM) or management of the logistics chain

Case study - 1 pages - Logistics

We often hear about supply chain management in relation to topics about the transportation of products from one point to another. These points are generally very far away. It could be necessary for the product to be shipped from one country to another or even from one continent to...

27 Jan 2011

HP's supply chain: An interview with a Procurement and Supply Planner

Case study - 4 pages - Logistics

The following report was made in the wake of an interview with Thomas Gobillot, Procurement and Supply Planner at HP in Grenoble in September 2007. The initial focus will be on the HP enterprise and the organization of its supply chain. Then the strategic choices made by HP and...

10 Jan 2011

The integrated management of the logistic processes (supply chain management)

Case study - 1 pages - Logistics

The development of the supply management chain (SCM) depends on the ability of a company to respond to customer requests. Responding to customer requests has to be done while being able to maintain the economic position of the company through the introduction of new products. By synchronizing a...

10 Jan 2011

Logistics at H&M

Case study - 6 pages - Logistics

Logistics is a process that forms the heart of modern retailing. Currently, supermarkets are going through major strategic developments. Logistics is one of the key factors that can help them to improve their performance. Logistics involves managing the flow of information, material and...

16 Dec 2010

Environmental consequences of universalization: The maritime transport in the United States

Case study - 8 pages - Logistics

While entering a supermarket and by looking at the labels of the various products indicating the source of the manufacturers, we rarely find ‘Made in the USA' labels. A portable DVD costs less than 85 Euros and is manufactured in Singapore; the label of a T-shirt decorated with a character...

24 Nov 2010

Logistics study: Conversion of a rural cottage

Case study - 8 pages - Logistics

According to its definition, logistics is a service activity that is designed to manage material flows in an organization by providing and managing resources to meet the needs, economic conditions and quality of services specified by the standard norms of safety and security satisfactorily....

23 Nov 2010

The integrated management of the logistic processes (supply chain management) - published: 23/11/2010

Case study - 2 pages - Logistics

The supply chain management: A management philosophy The development of the concept of the ‘Supply Chain Management' has its roots in the ability of firms to respond to a client's request in an acceptable period of time while still being able maintain its status as a business by...

22 Nov 2010

Group SEB: Logistics platform

Thesis - 21 pages - Logistics

Present in over 120 countries, Group SEB is now a world leader in two specific areas: small household electrical equipment and cookware. This position gives it a specific profile of equilibrium in terms of products, trademarks, geographical location, and distribution channels. The global market...

22 Nov 2010

Overview of supply chain of the AXA group

Thesis - 6 pages - Logistics

The operating system business is an increasingly complex phenomenon. There are different channels and processes within the same company and the operating system businesses in some companies are more complex than others. The production chain of the production process of a product is an integral...

22 Nov 2010

Applied Memory: The Role of Strategic Outsourcing in Supply Chain Management

Thesis - 45 pages - Logistics

The current political and economic scenario presents tremendous opportunity for companies to benefit from a higher growth potential in international markets due to economic globalization and hyper-liberalization of trade. World trade has multiplied through a series of economic agreements and...

22 Nov 2010

Need for the safety of port zones

Case study - 8 pages - Logistics

Today, the obligation of ensuring the safety of ship and port facilities has become mandatory. Yet, its scope is limited, as it merely pertains to the security of a link in the chain of ports. The subject we discuss in this document relates to the intricate dynamics within the partnership between...

29 Sep 2010

Logistics Management- Tesco's Supply Chain

Case study - 6 pages - Logistics

Tesco is one of the most important grocery and general merchandising retail chains in the world, and the largest British retailer. It was founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen in East London. The company had a turnover of 59.4 billion for 2009. During the three last decades, the group has increased its...

29 Sep 2010

Logistics planning technique and applications

Case study - 12 pages - Logistics

Exercise 1: We have to solve a linear programming system, concerning a cost transport optimisation. To minimise the total transport cost, we have to use the linear programming mathematical model. Exercise 2: We have to find an appropriate place for a new distribution centre by using the Gravity...

29 Sep 2010

Transportation and strategic distribution

Essay - 11 pages - Logistics

Urban logistics is a major issue for both the logistics industry and transportation systems. The noise in cities is becoming a real issue, especially for people living in bars or shopping areas. Why today, more than never, we hear about people complaining about noise. Several reasons could...

29 Sep 2010

Supply chain management at Honey Baked Ham of Ohio

Case study - 4 pages - Logistics

A company presents different issues concerning its supply chain system. As we can see, there are 51 stores spread in 10 states. This seems to be a lot to manage for only one operator working out of Ohio. 9 of the 10 markets are over 1,000 miles away. We can also see that the different stores...

29 Sep 2010

The Ikea site visit : organisation of Saint Quentin Fallavier platform

Case study - 16 pages - Logistics

IKEA is a privately held international low-cost home-furnishings retailer. It was founded in 1943 in Sweden by Ingvar Kamprad, but is now owned by a Dutch-registered foundation, which is still controlled by the Kamprad family. This foundation, whose offices are in the Netherlands, Sweden and...

29 Sep 2010

From a new organization, to sustainable development: case study of " Bounce of C2D "

Case study - 27 pages - Logistics

After the first case study of C2D, the second case study titled "Bounce of C2D? is presented. This first deliverable is an overview of the project that presents the new management of stock. Schemes and explications will show our final solution, which is based to a restocking set time and quantity...