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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...

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

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

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

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

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...

29 Sep 2010

Logistics gateway to Europe

Case study - 28 pages - Logistics

The project for a logistics gateway to Europe is about to set up a physical distribution system into the European market. The distribution system has to be developed for a non-European company with a new or existing product in a European market. Therefore we had to chose a couple of European...

05 Aug 2009

Career endeavors: A look at a career in logistics

Case study - 5 pages - Logistics

This report will include several aspects of a logistics career field in an appealing approach. First an introductory paragraph labeled Art Teacher to Logistics Major will explain the reasoning for my writing. Following that, the next header, History of Logistics, is self explanatory. Who You Need...

07 May 2009

An overview of export/import procedures

Case study - 5 pages - Logistics

Certain procedures have to be followed for the purpose of clearing goods to be imported. Briefly these procedures have been discussed below. The person in-charge of a vessel, ship or aircraft must call or land only at a Customs Port or a Customs Airport only. It may call or land at any...

22 Nov 2006

Foxtel TCO Analysis

Case study - 50 pages - Logistics

"Sourcing in China started with low-tech products but it has evolved beyond that," says Jim Hemerling, a senior vice president in The Boston Consulting Group's Shanghai office. "Now, in addition to traditional products, another huge area is consumer electronics. I believe the next big wave...

21 Nov 2006

Total Productive Maintenance

Case study - 9 pages - Logistics

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) manufactures activities that are productive and implemented by everyone in the organization. The main focus of TPM is to maximize the overall equipment effectiveness of the asset which is utilized to produce the goods and services. TPM focus on...