|Due By (Pacific Time)
||11/15/2017 12:00 am
Transportation and Distribution Management
Company: Campbell Soup Company
Select an organization that you are familiar with and assume that you are the transportation manager of this organization. Analyze the effectiveness of these three aspects of the transportation management, namely (intercoms selection consideration, carrier selection and carrier relationship management.) You are required to consult fully reference a minimum if 20 references (eg., book; www, journal article from full text data bases; current affairs magazine; newspaper etc.) The uses of WIKIPEDIA online encyclopedia are not allowed. The Worked range of this essay is about 2,000 words.
Provide a more detailed discussion and in-dept. analysis with adequate referencing to the transportation theories, concepts and models.
Introduction (300 words)
Outline your purpose of this essay (about 100 words) and provide the key information about the selected organization (about 200 words) information includes products, markets, competitors, organizational goals and strategies etc.
background of company, purpose of essay, products, markets, competitors, organizational goals and strategies.
Incoterms selection consideration (500 words)
Analyze the effectiveness of transportation capability of the selected organization and its relevant information. Recommend the appropriate incoterms to be used.
this part there shouldnt be any 3PL or exisiting transportation company.
it should be about analyzing about the effectiveness and reccommend appropriate intercoms (11 intercoms version 2010, by international chamber of commerce)
1.methods of shipping
2. ability and willingness
Recommend. (do not require exisiting)
Carrier selection criteria (500 words)
Analyze the transportation goals and needs of the selected organization and the relevant information. Recommend the appropriate criteria to be considered when selecting carriers
- transportation goals and needs of the selected organization and the relevant information
-decision based on ? geographical coverage? average transit time and reliability ? reliability of on-time pick up and delivery? technical capabilities, ability to share information? equipment availability and capacity? product protection/ carrier's freight damage experience? carrier's financial stability and freight rates? service factors?
Carrier Relationship management (500 words)
Analyze the transportation goals and needs of the selected organization and the relevant information. Recommend the appropriate types of relationship to be built with the carriers and the process of building the relationship
Analyze the transportation goals and needs of the selected organization
types of relationship ? arm's length relationships? partnership? type 1: short-term contractual relationship? Type 2 :partnership(long-term 2-3 years)? Type 3: partnership (no formal end point, join ownership)??
Conclusion (200 words)
Reinstates all the significant parts of this report and refers the reader back to the focus that have outlined in the introduction and to the central topic. This gives the report a sense of unity.
20 references APA format
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