UH SCM 3301 - Final Exam Study Guide (8 pages)

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University of Houston
Scm 3301 - Service and Manufacturing Operations

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SCM 3301 1st Edition Final Exam Study Guide Lectures 19 25 1 Definition of Logistics Planning Implementing Controlling o Movement from suppliers to customers o Movement from customers to suppliers o Storage of goods in the Supply Chain 2 Difference between time and place utility o Time utility products delivered at the right time o Place utility products delivered to right place 3 Various types of carriers Common Carriers o Offer transportation services to all shippers at published rates between designated locations Contract Carriers o Serve specific customers under contractural agreements Exempt Carriers o Carriers that are exempt from regulation if they transport certain products Private Carriers o Carriers who transport goods from the company owning the carrier 4 TWO QUESTIONS Acronyms LTL TL 3PL LTL Less than truckload TL Truckload 3PL Third party logistics 5 TWO QUESTIONS Modes of Transportation Motor Carriers o LTL vs TL vs CL o General Freight vs Specialized LNG Chemicals etc Rail Carriers o Trailer on Flatcar Container Moved by Rail o RTLS Real time Location System RFID Air Carriers Speed vs Cost Water Carriers Deep sea Container Ships Pipeline Carriers Move petrochemicals Intermodal Truck Ship Rail 6 Intermodal Transportation Intermodal Truck Ship Rail 7 Crossdocking Break bulk repackage Distribution Centers DCs 8 Types of Warehouses Consolidation Warehouses LTL to TL Private Warehouses Wal Mart DCs Public Warehouses 9 Differences between decentralized centralized warehouses Increasing the number of warehouses Known as Decentralized Warehousing vs Centralized Advantages o Increased responsiveness o Increased service levels o Outbound transportation costs decrease Disadvantages o Increased inventory costs o Increased operating and management o Risk of warehouse supplier service distributions 10 Risk Pooling Risk Pooling Centralized Relationship between warehouses inventories and customer service 11 Reverse Logistics Reverse Logistics Returns Management 12

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