Global Dimensions of Supply Chains
Global Dimensions of Supply Chains

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains

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A supply chain management question pack from John Wood Community College.

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q1

Which of the following is not one of the primary functions carried out by distribution operations?

A

Accumulation

B

Sortation

C

Allocation

D

Distribution

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q2

Which is the first step in the logistics/supply chain network design process?

A

Perform logistics/supply chain audit

B

Define process steps

C

Examine network alternatives

D

Conduct facility location analysis

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q3

Which distribution operation function focuses on assembly of customer order for multiple SKUs held in the distribution facility?

A

Accumulation

B

Distribution

C

Assortment

D

Allocation

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q4

Which organization has been recognized as a leader in sustainability?

A

Home Depot

B

Target

C

K-Mart

D

Walmart

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q5

Which transportation mode is the most economical with the lowest cost per ton of any mode?

A

Pipeline

B

Rail

C

Water

D

Motor carrier

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q6

Which distribution operation function focuses on assembling like products together for storage in the DC or for transfer to customers?

A

Accumulation

B

Sortation

C

Distribution

D

Assortment

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q7

Which type of warehousing can be described as a customized version of public warehousing in which an external company provides a combination of distribution services that the organization itself has traditionally provided?

A

Public

B

Private

C

Contract

D

Exempt

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q8

Which distribution activity is the most labor-intensive and expensive?

A

Receiving

B

Loading

C

Replenishment

D

Order Picking

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q9

Which of the following is not an element of the perfect order index?

A

delivered to the right place

B

delivered part of the order quantity

C

delivered at the right time

D

delivered in defect-free condition

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q10

Which of the following KPIs focus on the total distribution spending vergus goal or budget?

A

distribution cost efficiency

B

aggregate cost efficiency

C

perfect order index

D

asset utilization

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q11

Which of the following KPIs compare distribution activity completion time versus expected time?

A

distribution cost efficiency

B

asset utilization

C

resource efficiency

D

resource productivity

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q12

Which WMS process involves mixing dissimilar tasks such as putaway and replenishment?

A

systems integration

B

multifunction distribution

C

task interleaving

D

activity-based costing

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q13

Which of the following is NOT a primary resource available to distribution managers?

A

space

B

people

C

equipment

D

consultants

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q14

Which modeling approach is based on precise mathematical procedures that are guaranteed to find the 'best' solution, given the mathematical definition of the problem under evaluation?

A

Optimization

B

Simulation

C

Heuristic

D

Logistic

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q15

What is the final step in the logistics/supply chain network design process?

A

Examine network alternatives

B

Conduct facility location analysis

C

Develop implementation plan

D

Network/location decision making

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q16

Which modeling approach is defined as 'the process of designing a model of a real system and conducting experiments with this model for the purpose either of understanding the behavior of the system or of evaluating various strategies within the limits imposed by a criterion or set of criteria for the operation of the system'?

A

Optimization

B

Simulation

C

Heuristic

D

Logistic

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q17

Which of the following is NOT a primary process related ot the handling and storage of product?

A

inventory control

B

receiving

C

shipping

D

order picking

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q18

Which of the following costs can be described as an increase in the number of facilities improves customer proximity and inventory availability, which facilitates faster order cycle time and complete orders, resulting in reductions in defects and lost sales?

A

Transportation costs

B

Cost of lost sales

C

Warehousing costs

D

Inventory costs

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q19

Which modeling system helps to reduce a problem to a manageable size and search automatically through various alternatives in an attempt to find a better solution?

A

Optimization

B

Simulation

C

Heuristic

D

Logistic

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q20

Which of the following is not an option available to address the product flow requirements of the supply chain?

A

direct shipment of goods from the manufacturer to retailer

B

direct shipment of goods from the retailer to consumer

C

transfer of goods from supplier to supplier

D

movement of goods through distribution facilities to customers

Global Dimensions of Supply Chains Q21

What describes technologies that help machines identify objects such as bar codes, smart codes, and biometric technologies?

A

automatic identification

B

batch synchronization

C

bar code systems

D

RFID tags