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The paper must include a thesis statement and must contain at least one research question to be answered or a hypothesis to be tested.
The assignment must be a research paper in which you draw conclusions based on high-quality research referencing academic or scholarly sources. The sources you use must represent research not the opinion of authors. Expect to use our online library and to find peer-reviewed journal articles textbooks and reports from think tanks and government agencies such as CRS or GAO as your sources.
Paper must include at least four peer-reviewed sources that are cited and referenced.

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The paper must include a thesis statement and must contain at least one research question to be answered or a hypothesis to be tested.
The assignment must be a research paper in which you draw conclusions based on high-quality research referencing academic or scholarly sources. The sources you use must represent research not the opinion of authors. Expect to use our online library and to find peer-reviewed journal articles textbooks and reports from think tanks and government agencies such as CRS or GAO as your sources.
Paper must include at least four peer-reviewed sources that are cited and referenced.

The final product of this class will be proof of the understanding and obtaining

The final product of this class will be proof of the understanding and obtaining knowledge in the Reverse Logistics curriculum in the form of a research paper. This research paper includes a minimum of 10 pages in length (not including the cover page, abstract, Table of Contents and Reference Page) and the student will choose a topic and turn it into the professor no later than the end of week two. This topic should be one which is dynamic enough to describe all aspects of Reverse Logistics. The student must turn in his/her topic into assignment tab before Sunday 11:59 PM of week two. The professor will accept the topic as your concrete topic by returning a check or will reject it and advise the student to find another topic, along with the reason why the topic is disapproved. This project will serve as 50% of the total class grade.
The topic must relate to the logistics industry and its ability to reduce its footprint on the environment as discussed in this course. You should explain your paragraph in one solid paragraph (5-6 lines). Also, you will need to find at least three peer-reviewed resources that support your chosen topic. Include those references in APA format.
The outline must have at least five sections (with an asterisk):
Abstract*
Introduction*
Background
Literature Review*
Findings*
Conclusion*
Summary
Future Research Recommendation
•Written Communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
•APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to APA (7th edition) style and formatting.
•Length of paper: typed, double-spaced
•Font and Font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.

The case study link is provided below for the Case Study 1. Read and study the c

The case study link is provided below for the Case Study 1. Read and study the case and complete the questions at the end of the study. Use the case study outline below to assist you with your analysis. Questions should be answered using case study format. Ensure that you adequately explain the problem, describe alternative solutions and justify your recommendation. This exercise should be able to be completed in approximately 3-6 doubled space pages.
Title Page (APA formatted)
Case Name:
I. Major Facts
(State here the major facts as you see them. Make statements clear and concise for your own understanding as well as for the understanding of the other students and the instructor.)
II. Major Problem
(State here the major problem as you see it. Emphasize the present major problem. You may wish to phrase your statement in the form of a question. In a few cases, there may be more than one major problem. A good problem statement will be concise, usually only one sentence.)
III. Possible Solutions
A. (List here the possible solutions to the major problem. Let your imagination come up with alternative ways to solve the problem.
B. Do not limit yourself to only one or two possible solutions. These solutions should be distinct from each other.
C. However, you may wish to include portions of one solution in another solution, as long as each solution stands alone. Only in this manner will your subsequent choice be definitive.
D. Briefly note advantages and disadvantages of each possible solution.)
etc.
IV. Choice and Rationale
(State here your choice, A or B or ___ and the detailed reasons for your choice. You may also state your reasons for not choosing the other alternative solutions.)
V. Implementation
(Prepare a plan to implement your choice)
Appendix (Answer case study questions)
Reference Page (APA formatted)

Please focus on INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT 1 slides as attached for your info. Thanks

Please focus on INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT 1 slides as attached for your info. Thanks.
Students will select at least one newspaper/magazine article that has a topic focusing
on logistics management. Students are to draw upon the lecture materials and other
relevant materials to analyze the contents of the article(s). Students must
demonstrate the ability to link the logistics practices with business processes within
and across companies

This week you will be researching and writing on one of the most basic methods o

This week you will be researching and writing on one of the most basic methods of forecasting: Judgmental Forecasting. Access the three excellent resources on Judgmental Forecasting hyperlinked below. Use all three, for they each provide a different perspectives on the broad methodology of forecasting future demand using experience, insight, and business savvy. You may also want to search the internet for any additional resources. As the instructions advise in previous assignments, if you do add additional sources, do not use advertisements of any kind, including consultancies and software.
Use the template attached to this assignment for your submission. The template includes sections to guide you this week on your essay assignment to explain the methodology of Judgmental Forecasting.
Judgmental Forecasting Resources:
Forecasting Principles and Practices (1 page) https://otexts.com/fpp2/judgmental.html
A Comparison of Judgmental Forecasting Techniques (9 pages) https://myclassroom.apus.edu/content/enforced/43448-467310/A%20Comparison%20of%20Judgmental%20Forecasting%20Techniquess.pdf
The Delphi Method (1 pages) https://otexts.com/fpp2/delphimethod.html

Once, the world seemed smaller, with businesses having scope within their nation

Once, the world seemed smaller, with businesses having scope within their national supply chains. Now, business leaders need to consider the concept of glocalization, a hybrid word of global and local, they need to “think globally and act locally.” It is important within the context of business, that supply chain management (SCM) supports operations management (OM) efforts.
In the modern world, there really only is the global supply chain, however it can be considered from both general theoretical and applied practical perspectives.
Directions
In this assessment, you will compose and informative essay in which you specifically address the parts listed below.
Part 1: Examine the supply chain management and global supply chain concepts supportive of operations management efforts. They are as follows:
SCM Theory
Select a part of general SCM Theory to examine more closely. Conduct online research to support your writing with credible sources. In particular, demonstrate your knowledge of how supply chain management supports operations management efforts.
Global SCM Practice
Select a part of the application of Global SCM practice to examine more closely. Conduct online research to support your writing with credible sources. In particular, demonstrate your knowledge of how global supply chain management supports operations management efforts.
Part 2: Close your paper with the following observations from your research:
The importance of professional interaction, communication, and presentation skills within the operations management and SCM environments.
Ensure each topic is covered to appropriate breadth and depth demonstrating knowledge of the module concept.
Minimum Submission Requirements
This assessment should be a Microsoft Word® (minimum 750 words) document, in addition to the title and reference pages.
In addition to the current APA style title page and reference page; ensure your paper covers the assigned topics, with a focus on quality. The following items provide additional guidance as to writing expectations.
Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics, definitions, and other elements asked for in the questions. Your paper should be highly organized, logical, and focused.
Your paper must be written in Standard English; demonstrating exceptional content, organization, style, grammar, and mechanics.
Your paper should provide a clearly established sustained viewpoint and purpose.
Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful.
Ensure your paper uses current APA 6th style for content, with properly indented paragraphs, and a minimum of 3-full pages (minimum 750 words) covering the assigned topics to appropriate depth.
A separate page at the end of your paper should contain a list of references, in current APA stylet. Use your textbook, the Library, and the internet for credible research.
Ensure you have at a minimum three quality references supporting your work: defining words, or using dictionaries, wikis, or encyclopedias, does not count as a quality reference, or meet university standards for credible online research.
Be sure to include references for all sources and to cite them using in-text citations where appropriate. Your sources and content should follow current APA citation style. Review the writing resources for APA formatting and citation found in Academic Tools. Additional writing resources can be found within the Academic Success Center.
Your submission should:
include a title page;
be double-spaced;
be typed in Times New Roman, 12 -point font; and
be free of spelling or punctuation errors.

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Instructions
Part I: The Case Study link below is for the Case Study 3. Read and study the case and address each of the questions at the end of the study. In addressing each of the questions, create a Power Point presentation to include the following:
– Problem
– Identify and describe alternative solutions
– Justify your recommendations for EACH question
Part II: In addition to the Power Point presentation, a 10-15 minute video will be required using Kaltura. In this video you will summarize your findings from your Powerpoint. This part of the assignment will provide the visual presentation of the case study.
Instructions: Attach two files to the Case Study #3 assignment: 1) Power Point presentation (.ppt or .pptx file) and 2) Kaltura video. To access Kaltura, click on the “Add Stuff” icon on the toolbar of the Comments Box at the bottom of this screen.

PO strategies at the highest level involve either materials or traditional busin

PO strategies at the highest level involve either materials or traditional business processes such as HR, IT, Finance, Accounting, Travel/Entertainment services, Marketing/Print/Advertising, or Customer Relationship Management (CRM).  Your task here is to choose a public business organization and report on what direct materials are being outsourced.  Direct materials are categorized as strategic (high-impact), bottleneck items (low-profit impact and high-supply risk), leverage items (high-profit items and low-supply risk), or non-critical (low-profit impact and low-supply risk).  Describe the outsource process in detail, who provided the outsourced services, and what direct materials were involved.
You are to prepare a PowerPoint presentation, with a minimum of twelve (12) slides, to include inline citations, a cover slide, and a slide of references.  Your citations and references should be APA-compliant.

I JUST NEED 5 PAGES ON THE PAST HISTORY OF INTERMODAL TRANSPORTATION (this is j

I JUST NEED 5 PAGES ON THE PAST HISTORY OF INTERMODAL TRANSPORTATION
(this is just part of an entire 20-page essay that I am working on with other group members. no need for present or future information, others are working on that)
– Table of contents identifying major sections (not included in the 5 pages)
– Cite at least 5 sources with 3  being from professional or academic journals, professional or government white papers, or newspaper articles.  The remaining sources may be from internet sources but must have a complete citation
Suggested sources:
The following list of professional and academic journals, websites, and organizations contains a starting point for your research.  This list is not all-inclusive.
Professional and academic publications:
• Inbound Logistics (on-line professional magazine), inboundlogistics.com
• Journal of Commerce (professional magazine)
• Logistics Management (professional magazine), logisticsmgmt.com
• World Trade 100 (professional magazine), worldtradewt100.com
• World Review of Intermodal Research, (academic journal)
• Transport Topics, (professional magazine)
Professional organizations:
• American Association of Port Authorities
• American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association
• American Trucking Associations
• Asociacion Mexicana del Transporte Intermodal A.C.
• Association of American Railroads
• Bureau International Des Containers
• Coalition for Americas Gateways and Trade Corridors
• Coalition for Responsible Transportation
• Eno Transportation Foundation
• European Intermodal Association
• Hong Kong Trade Development Council
• Institute of International Container Lessors
• Intermodal Association of Chicago
• Intermodal Association of North America
• International Warehouse Logistics Association
• National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America
• National Defense Transportation Association
• National Industrial Transportation League
• National Private Truck Council
• NASSTRAC – National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council
• Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association (OCEMA)
• Ontario Trucking Association
• The Institute of International Container Lessors
• Transportation Association of Canada
• Transportation Intermediaries Association
• Transportation Marketing & Sales Association
• Transportation Research Board
• Truckload Carriers Association
• World Shipping Council
The research paper should be double-spaced.  Headings and sub-heading should be used as appropriate to assist the reader in identifying major sections of the paper.
This paper should be written for a target audience of business professionals.  As a result, you need to write in a very direct, concise, and business-like style.