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202 transportationchannels

  1. 1. Transportation channels
  2. 2. Steps in selecting modes of transport <ul><li>Options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the types of transport channel available? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the requirements of the delivery? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Costs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the costs of all the options </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other factors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Critical transport elements, service factors, packaging, insurance, pilfering, etc </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Types of transport channels <ul><li>Air </li></ul><ul><li>Land </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trucks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rail (Trains) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Boats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vessels </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pipeline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oil, water, liquid, gas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(Pg 528) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Discuss <ul><li>What are the options (possible types) of transport channels for Keytronics to delivery goods to IBM? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Operating characteristics <ul><li>Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Availability </li></ul><ul><li>Dependability </li></ul><ul><li>Capability </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental </li></ul>
  6. 6. Discuss <ul><li>What are the requirements for the delivery of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DimS, and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Which modes of transport are suitable? </li></ul><ul><li>Consider the relevant operating characteristics of different modes of transport that can meet the special requirements, if any, of the delivery </li></ul>
  7. 7. Elements of freight costs <ul><li>Fixed vs variable costs </li></ul><ul><li>Critical transport elements </li></ul><ul><li>Rates </li></ul><ul><li>Service factors </li></ul><ul><li>Packaging </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Pilfering </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul>
  8. 8. Discuss <ul><li>Propose suitable transportation channels IBM should use for both ‘DimS’ and ‘Case’ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give your recommendations, consider </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rail, Air, Water, Others </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Justify your recommendations, consider the following factors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nature of the products, Speed, Costs, Packaging, Other requirements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Give 5 -6 reasons for your justifications) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>R eference: Page 528 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do Internet search on keyword: “ transportation” </li></ul></ul></ul>

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