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DeVry BSOP434 Final Exam




Question;Question;1. 1.(TCO 10) The most recent;development in the supervision of trucks and their drivers involves: (Points: 5);cooperation;among various law enforcement agencies.;tachographs.;digital;cameras positioned at various locations along interstate and primary;highways.;global;satellites.;Question;2. 2.(TCO 10) One problem with a;logistics structure is that, because logistics activities are;scattered throughout the firm, they likely remain subservient to the;objectives of the department in which they are housed. (Points: 5);matrix;fragmented;decentralized;unified;hierarchical;Question;3. 3.(TCO 3) Transportation;attributes include which of the following factors? (Points: 5);Reliability;Capability;Flexibility;Speed;All;of the above;Question;4. 4.(TCO 3) A transportation;manager who purchases a pre specified level of transportation services;regardless of the mode and/or carrier providing the transportation;services, is known as a(n): (Points: 5);amodal;shipper.;logistics;manager.;modal;shipper.;transportation;manager.;None;of the above;Question;5. 5.(TCO 2) All of the;following terms have been used to refer to business logistics except: (Points: 5);business;logistics.;industrial;distribution.;logistics;management.;All;of the above are correct.;Question;6. 6.(TCO 2) Which of the;following is not a key attribute of supply-chain management? (Points: 5);Inventory;control;Leveraging;technology;Customer;power;All;are key attributes.;Question;7. 7.(TCO 1) The EOQ determines: (Points: 5);the;point at which a company should reorder.;the;point at which carrying costs equal ordering costs.;the;point at which the sum of carrying costs and ordering costs is maximized.;the;relevant inventory flow for a particular time period.;Question;8. 8.(TCO 1) Which of the;following is part of the inventory classification? (Points: 5);Cycle;stock;Speculative;stock;Pipeline;stock;All;of the above;Question;9. 9.(TCO 8) Incoterms refer to: (Points: 5);a;specific method of payment for international shipments.;the;standardization of international trade terminology.;the;standardized procedures for handling international shipments.;the;terms of sale for international shipments.;Question;10. 10.(TCO 8) Which of the;following is a political restriction on international trade? (Points: 5);Nontariff;barriers;Barring;certain types of shipments;Tariffs;All;of the above;Question;11. 11.(TCO 7) The;recognizes U.S. organizations for their achievements in quality and;performance.;(Points: 5);Six;Sigma;ISO;9000;U.S.;Department of Commerce Commendation of Quality;Malcolm;Baldrige National Quality Award;Question;12. 12.(TCO 7) Procurement and;are viewed as synonymous terms. (Points: 5);purchasing;inbound;logistics;supply;management;materials;management;Question;13. 13.(TCO 4) Logisticians and;supply chain managers have a particular interest in _____ taxes. (Points: 5);real;estate;corporate;income;inventory;severance;1. (TCO 4) The purpose of _____ zones is to encourage;business development in economically depressed portions of a particular city.;(Points: 5);commercial;free trade;privatization;empowerment;Question 2. 2. (TCO 5) What is a placard? (Points: 5);A device used;to monitor engine speed;A distinct sign;that identifies hazardous material;A protective;wrap for shipments that might freeze while in transit;A type of manually operated materials;handling equipment;Question 3. 3. (TCO 5) The basic unit in unit loading is;(Points: 5);a box.;a crate.;a pallet.;a container.;Question 4. 4. (TCO 6) The order cycle is: (Points: 5);the time it;takes for a check to clear.;the time it;takes from when a customer places an order until the selling firm receives the;order.;also called the;replenishment cycle.;also called the;vendor cycle.;Question 5. 5. (TCO 6) Order transmittal is: (Points: 5);the same thing;as an order cycle.;the series of;events that occur between the time a customer places an order and the time the;seller receives the order.;the series of;events that occur between the time the customer perceives the need for;something and the time the seller receives the order.;the series of;events between the time a customer places an order and the time the order cycle;begins.;Question 6. 6. (TCO 9) Spreadsheets represent what general;type of information management system? (Points: 5);A communication;system;A transaction;processing system;A decision;support system;An office;automation system;Question 7. 7. (TCO 9) The most relevant general software;package for logisticians is(are): (Points: 5);word;processing.;e-mail.;presentation;packages.;spreadsheets.;Question 8. 8. (TCO 12) Which of the following is not a;basic type of demand forecasting model? (Points: 5);Exponential;smoothing;Cause and;effect;Judgmental;Time series;Question 9. 9. (TCO 12) Which of the following is true?;(Points: 5);Computer;software for demand forecasting dates back about 25 years.;One challenge;to collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment is getting supply;chain partners to share data.;The Excel;software package tends to generate forecasts that generate very little error.;SAP is the most;widely used software package for demand forecasting.;Question 10. 10. (TCO 11) _____ refers to how easy a;commodity is to pack into a load. (Points: 5);Ease of;handling;Recoupering;Stowability;Drayage;Question 11. 11. (TCO 11) The most important single;transportation document is the: (Points: 5);bill of lading.;freight bill.;commercial;invoice.;certificate of;origin.;Question 12. 12. (TCO 13) Distribution centers emphasize;and their primary purpose is to maximize_____. (Points: 5);product;storage, throughput;product;storage, usage of available storage space;rapid movement;of product, throughput;rapid movement;of product, usage of available storage space;Question 13. 13. (TCO 13) Which of the following is not a;characteristic of public warehousing? (Points: 5);It requires no;capital investment from user.;The user;receives a regular bill for space used.;It's good for companies;dealing with large volumes of inventory.;There is a lack;of control by the user.;Page 3;Question 1. 1. (TCO 4) Discuss the advantages of grid;systems, such as the center-of-gravity and the weighted center-of-gravity;approaches. (Points: 10);Question 2. 2. (TCO 9) Name the six general types of;information systems and give one logistics application for each one that you;name. (Points: 10);Question 3. 3. (TCO 9) Why are some companies hesitant to;adopt RFID technology? (Points: 10);Question 4. 4. (TCO 12) Briefly discuss cause and effect;demand forecasting. (Points: 10);Question 5. 5. (TCO 13) According to the text, what is;contract warehousing? (Points: 10);Question 6. 6. (TCO 14) Why is there a high risk associated;with implementing Distribution Resource Planning (DRP)? (Points: 10);Question 7. 7. (TCO 3) How are carriers legally classified?;(Points: 10);Question 8. 8. (TCO 6) What is pick-to-light technology?;(Points: 10);Question 9. 9. (TCO 5) Compare and contrast the various;handling characteristics associated with bulk cargoes. (Points: 30);Question 10. 10. (TCO 6) Examine the order picking and;assembly operations. Assess how and why they are needed. (Points: 30);Question 11. 11. (TCO 11) Compare and contrast the three;primary factors for determining rates. (Points: 30)


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