Please just Question #4 Based on Exhibit 1 (page 8), develop a generic linear programming (LP) formulation addressing the material supply route optimization for the company.
a) Provide the assumptions involved in the (generic) LP formulation.
b) Define (in mathematical notation and in words) the decision variables.
c) Define (in mathematical notation and in words) the parameters involved in the objective function and the constraints.
d) Write the (generic) LP formulation in its entirety.
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Please See the peapod case answer this question :
1) Describe and evaluate Peapod’s operations strategy using the framework.
2) What are the relative strengths and weaknesses of the three different fulfillment strategies: using existing stores, a centralized fulfillment center, or clicks-and-bricks? When is each one more appropriate?
3) What are the processing and delivery costs to fill an average order at Peapod? (These are the key components in Peapod’s “cost to serve”. The question requires some detective work and estimation, given that not all data is available.)
4) What is the “shortest path” to profitability, if one exists? Determine the profitability of the order and break out its key drivers. What specific actions would you recommend to increase the profitability of an order?
The Research Paper is to be on a subject of interest to you in Transportation / Distribution. The paper is to be at least 5 pages (double spaced) not including the title page and references page. It should include a clear thesis statement providing an objective for the paper serving as a basis for the direction of your research. The points and direction of your paper should support your thesis. The paper should also include a conclusion based on your research. At least 7 sources should be used. Just a few sources is not really a good basis for a research paper. Multiple sources enrich the value of your research. Please keep in mind that, should you find it useful, you can also draw upon your own professional experiences. You can also even interview a subject matter expert and use that input as part of your paper, citing the source. ALL PAPERS All papers should meet the following criteria: Follow APA formatting and style guidelines (7th edition) Follow all instructions for each assignment 12 inch standard font such as Arial, Times New Roman or Calibri 1 inch margins Double-spaced Submitted on time Represent your best work
The case is United Airlines
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Comments from Customer
Discipline: Logistics and Transportation
Interview a Business Leader who you perceive models or applies ethical business practices.
Following the interview, craft an 4–10 page paper from the information gathered. Include your analysis of the interviewee’s leadership style supported with research.
Schedule a 30-minute interview to have sufficient time to ask some of the questions below. You are not limited to these questions. You can ask additional questions to gain further insight. When conducting the interview, ensure that you are courteous and the business person is comfortable to speak on the subjects in question. Use good judgment in scheduling and conducting the interview to gather your information.
What is your leadership background? How many people do you lead directly and indirectly?
Do you have ethics present in your mind while interacting with others in the workplace?
Do you practice business ethics when training subordinates?
What impact do ethics have in your daily/weekly/monthly/yearly decision-making?
Do you promote ethical behavior to subordinates, peers, and superiors?
How much time do you spend dealing with ethical issues in your position?
Does ethical/unethical behavior affect customer relations? If so, in what way? If not, please explain.
Do you select teams based on their personal ethical code? What ingredients do you believe make a successful team in regards to performing in an exemplary ethical manner?
What successful ethical ideas can you share to guide prospective or current leaders in developing solid and sound decisions with the goal of overall success within the organization?
How much attention does your guidance project when it comes to social responsibility?
Is having a sound ethical code of ethics important in competitive environments? How do you present and verify if the code of ethics is being followed in your organization?
If you were to summarize in one sentence on what ethics is, what would it be?
Analysis of Interviewee’s leadership style supported with research
There is a requirement of at least two (2) references for this individual assignment. The reference must not be the person who is interviewed or from the textbook. It is highly recommended to read articles to gather information on leadership to describe the proper meaning of the leadership being discussed from this interview.
Use introduction, body paragraph, and conclusion headings
Body paragraph headers can be the interview question, presented logically
At least 2 references of an academic or scholarly source are required for this paper. You are expected to use academic sources such as FSCJ’s Library and Learning Commons peer-reviewed database or Internet sources, such as: “.org”, “.edu”, “.mil”, “.gov.” Sources not allowed are Wikipedia, Dictionaries, wikis, or blogs.
Use APA, 7th edition, writing style for in-text citations and each reference source that you use. Remember, all wording that is not your own must be cited. For APA writing assistance, reference Student Resources in the Start Here module.
Use 12-point Times New Roman font, 1-inch margins, and double-spacing.
Include a reference page in APA 7th edition style.
The cover sheet should include the following:
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The purpose of this innovation application paper is to apply the concepts and frameworks discussed in class and in the readings for class to a technology that interests you. Last year students chose, for example, 5G technologies, virtual reality headsets for business and HR training, Quantum Computers, 3D printing in the fashion industry, etc. You choose your technology. Please discuss the following for your technology by drawing on materials from the course and archival sources (library resources, business articles, online searches, etc.).
Conduct research using the digital library and/or Internet to compose an essay that includes:
An explanation of how supply chain management has evolved throughout time.
A detailed examination of the basic concepts of today’s supply chain management procedures.
A comparison of the concepts of product movement procedures today with those of the past.
A descriiption of how an organization can keep up with change so that it will be able to adjust its supply chain management procedures for future success.
The written essay should be 3–4 paragraphs in length and include an introduction with a thesis statement and a conclusion that summarizes the main ideas. Each paragraph should have a topic sentence supported by 3–5 sentences that offer additional details, explanation, and examples. The essay should be free of errors in grammar, sentence structure, and other mechanics.
Format the essay in your own words and include citations and references as needed to avoid plagiarism. You need to follow the APA style format. Please review An Overview of APA Writing StyleLinks to an external site..
Answer CO 7 in a concise, yet inclusive manner. Lengthy posts and answers do not correlate to better grades.
List the key issues in defining the secondary markets, returns, and final disposal.
List the problem areas or trends concerning final disposal.
CO7: Examine government and commercial applications of reverse logistics for service and manufacturing such as remanufacturing/overhaul operations.
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Best way to reduce inventory cost would be to reduce capital cost which would ultimately reduce the storage cost as well, best way to do this would be to implement a JIT inventory/ shipping system to eliminate inventory costs which would ultimately reduce storage costs
More DC would result in higher costs across the board but it would be better to keep up with increased demand and expanding business would be able to implement more ways of transportation than focusing on (railways, trucks, airline whatever ACME chooses as main mode) increased cost in trucking, storage, and a major increase in risk cost.