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29 Sep 2010

Logistics, research report: luggage flow issues in airports

Essay - 12 pages - Logistics

An airport terminal building provides all major passenger services, such as ticket sales, passenger check-in, baggage handling, and security. Inside the terminal, airline employees make flight reservations for travelers, issue seat assignments and coordinate aircraft boarding. All these services...

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...

29 Sep 2010

Global logistics and assignment

Essay - 8 pages - Logistics

Global logistics and assignment: With respect to the manufacturer of seats for an automotive assembler, the order qualifiers are the conditions that make the products available on a specific market. Without the order qualifiers the product couldn't be sold on a market in accordance with the...

29 Jul 2010

Information management: Diversity and role of information

Thesis - 6 pages - Logistics

The globalization of trade and the constant innovation of new technologies of information and communication have led to increased information. The information that is significant to an organization soon becomes obsolete and unusable for the sustainability of an organization. Therefore, companies...

26 Jul 2010

Consumer panels

Thesis - 4 pages - Logistics

In today's competitive world, the consumer is considered is as the king of the market. Since the customer is the King, companies have to understand what people buy, their consumption pattern and the reason behind this behavior. This can be done through market monitoring, research and advanced...

16 Jul 2010

Distribution in the retail segment

Thesis - 4 pages - Logistics

The distribution policy is one of the four components of the marketing mix. The companies pay a special attention since the choice of a distribution formula is extremely subjective. It does not effect the distribution of a product on all fronts but we must choose a distribution method according...

23 Jun 2010

Segmentation for MCD: Service outputs

Presentation - 19 pages - Logistics

The new software made gave an option of speedier check out, nutrients & ingredients list, & a cumulative list of what has been purchased during an on-line shopping trip. In December 1998 Peapod started their 1st dedicated distribution center leading to a reduced...

22 Jun 2010

Framework for channel design & implementation

Presentation - 7 pages - Logistics

It is of paramount importance to ask what is the ideal marketing channel for a particular product or service because: The cost of establishing or changing a existing marketing channel is very high. And any mistake in the designing / revisiting of the channel could prove to...

20 Apr 2010

A review of evolutionary algorithms for multi objective multi product multi modal distribution problem with a possible new approach

Thesis - 12 pages - Logistics

Transportation industry is a fairly large industry in today's globalized world, and has significant effect too. Each and every big or small industry is bound to use the transportation facilities or logistics. The main problems in this logistics operation are optimizing the cost, time; distance...

06 Apr 2010

A study on purchase intention of internet consumers using fuzzy ART (Adaptive Resonance Theory)

Tutorials/exercises - 7 pages - Logistics

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the purchase intention of consumers in the online bookstore. AIO (Activities, Interests and Opinions), a method of measuring consumers' lifestyle, and Factor Analysis are performed to understand consumers' propensity and to find out the main factors which...

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...

04 Jun 2009

2007 NCAA March Madness Tournament: A game theory approach to finding an optimal strategy for office pools

Thesis - 10 pages - Logistics

The focus of this paper is to use aspects of game theory to form a strategy for maximizing a player's chances of winning a NCAA Tournament Bracket from the sweet sixteen rounds on. For each match-up, a strategy for selecting a team to advance will be determined by analyzing a payoff matrix...

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...

16 Jan 2009

Improving the most important logistics- Changing the supply chain of International Federation of Red Cross Red crescent Societies (IFRC)

Essay - 7 pages - Logistics

Logistics management is “that part of the supply chain process that plans, implements and controls the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services and related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption in order to meet customers' requirements”. This...

16 Jan 2009

Car import logistics: Responding to changes

Essay - 6 pages - Logistics

The whole car industry in Europe is experiencing great changes, mostly due to a new regulation imposed by the European Union of the Block Exemption. Aimed at increasing competition in car distribution, those new rules will have an impact on every actor involved, from manufacturers to car dealers...

15 Jan 2009

Global Logistics: Ikea's global supply chain model

Essay - 17 pages - Logistics

The decisions regarding the supply chain design highly depends of the kind of products or services a company is dealing with. Issues such as the sourcing location or the distribution method will be affected by a whole range of requirements given by the nature of the products. In the first...

13 Jan 2009

Green or environmental logistics

Essay - 5 pages - Logistics

For a number of years, environmental issues have been a growing concerns in society, particularly in the business practices. Under influences of lobby, customers or stakeholders, the idea of sustainable development and of ecological respect has become more popular. Thus, as many other activities...

15 Jun 2008

Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart Chronicles the life of Okonkwo

Essay - 4 pages - Logistics

Introduction Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart chronicles the life of Okonkwo, a clansman and leader of the Umuofia clan in Nigeria. Okonkwo is granted considerable fortune in the early part of the novel, but is soon beset with problems beyond his control. In the end, Okonkwo's problems become so...

22 Nov 2006

An implementation of the AIM and DRIVE method

Essay - 31 pages - Logistics

Based on industry benchmarks, Bob's Farm Stores is spending more than it needs to on its purchasing process. We believe that they could save a total of $1,065,462 by implementing three strategies, namely 1) implementing a mid-tier ERP system, 2) consolidating the number of annual purchase...

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

US seaports: how to avoid congestion in the future?

Essay - 13 pages - Logistics

The continuous increase of port congestion in the San Pedro Bay is pushing every day more importers to relocate the port of entry of their goods. However, both ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles provide facilities and service that can not be found in any port. This reports first aims to present...

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...

21 Nov 2006

SERVQUAL: A tool to measure service quality

Thesis - 7 pages - Logistics

SERVQUAL consists of a model developed by Parasuraman, Zeithaml and Berry (1986) which helps measure service quality through a series of steps. It concentrates on the notion of perceived quality. “Perceived quality refers to a consumer's judgment about a product's overall excellence”...