Supply chain, farming and logistics

Skip Header daneshia.hands  My Profile    My documents   Email     Directory   Resources   Calendar   Technical Support    Sign out                                                                                  12:03 PM (CDT)     Skip Navigation            Academics          Community       Alumni       Library       Learning Center       Accounts       Financial Aid       Career Services       Support         Department Contacts           CTU Messenger                  Home                > Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management            > Assignment List          > Unit 2 – Discussion Board                          Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management(SCM210-1803A-11)  Skip Class Navigation    Expand Menu     Course Home   Assignments                 Grades   Meeting Times        Resources     Tools   Classmates   Course Information   .                                                                        View as PDF          |  Help   .  Unit 2 – Discussion Board    Collapse Assignment Overview & “Go To” Links                                             Assignment Overview     Type: Discussion Board   Unit:  Supply Chains      Due Date:  Tue, 7/17/18      Grading Type: Numeric    Points Possible:    100       Points Earned:  0      Deliverable Length:  400–600 words + 2 responses (100–200 words each)     View objectives for this assignment     Go To:     •Assignment Details •Scenario  •Learning Materials •Reading Assignment     My Work:   Online Deliverables:    Discussion Board              Looking for tutoring? Go to Smarthinking           Collapse All | Expand All .   Assignment Details          Assignment Description       Primary Discussion Response is due by Friday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Tuesday (11:59:59pm Central).  Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions with your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.  Watch the following videos: •Video 1  •Video 2  •Video 3  After watching the videos, discuss the following:  •Provide a definition of 4 of the following techniques: ◦Distribution center  ◦Public warehouse  ◦Common carrier  ◦Private fleet  ◦Backhauls  ◦Deadheading  ◦Freight equalization  •After defining the techniques, how do the organizations in the videos above apply or practice your chosen logistics techniques?   Provide citations and references to support your discussion.   Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with a reply of 100–200 words about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. Use the following to guide you in your responses: •Discuss the pros and cons of each technique discussed.  •Would you utilize it in your current of future place of employment? Provide justification for why or why not.  For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.  References  FulfillmentbyAmazon. (2013, December 23). How Amazon receives your inventory [Video file]. Retrieved from  Jigsaw Academy. (2015, October 6). Story of an iPhone: Analytics in supply chain decisions [Video file]. Retrieved from  YSN Your Success Now. (2013, November 17). SUBWAY story: Supply chain, farming & logistics [Video file]. Retrieved from                            Other Information            There is no additional information to display at this time.              Legend    Extra Credit  View Assignment Rubric

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