Global Transportation Planning
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A transportation question pack from John Wood Community College.
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The ______________ make or buy ______________ decision is a situation in which organizations have the option of providing items or services themselves internally or buying them from another source.
Which intermodal routing option involves a combination of ocean and rail transportation to a location across the destination country?
Mini Land Bridge
Micro Land Bridge
Intermodal Land Bridge
Which form of transportation is the most frequently used and most pervasive form in the United States?
Private air transport
Private water transport
Private oil pipeline transport
Which of the following is NOT a disadvantage of private trucking?
Breakdowns & emergency service
Cost of paperwork & maintenance
Loss & damage risk
Which 3PL role can be described as performing the calculations appropriate to calculate freight costs based on contract and tariff terms?
Freight bill auditing
What type of charter is defined as a long lease of a vessel in which the charterer has total control of the vessel, manages officers and crew, and pays all expenses for maintenance and operation?
What is the top logistics activity that is outsourced to a 3PL?
What activity can be defined as purchasing a logistics service from an outside firm, as opposed to performing it in-house?
Which of the following is NOT a type of a 3PL?
An airport that is served by aircraft providing air transportation of cargo only, with a total annual landed weight of more than 100 million pounds
Commercial service airport
Cargo service airport
Freight service airport
Which activity can be defined as directing to a specific direction or destination by a predetermined time?
Routing and scheduling
Which of the following countries is NOT a popular choice for ship registration for a flag of convenience?
Which cost of service factor helps dictate pricing of cargo (it affects the utilization of a carrier's vehicle)?
Which charter can be defined as the hiring of a vessel and crew for a voyage between a load port and a discharge port?
Which type of ship was created to move wheeled vehicles such as cars, trucks, and farm equipment that can be driven on and off the vessel?
Which type of freight must be handled individually and transferred between transportation equipment multiple times?
Freight bill auditing
Freight all kinds
Which of the following is not a packaging concern during shipping?
What is the top capability/service that a user needs from a 3PL?
Multiple order types and sizes
Increasing technology capabilities
Increased cross-dock capabilities
Which of the following is NOT one of the Triple-E design principles of ship building?
Economy of scale
Which type of ship is a multi-purpose vessel that is capable of transporting shipments of unusual sizes, united on pallets, in bags, or in crates?
Which type of ship has several holds in their hull in which loose cargo like grains, coal, ore, and other commodities are loaded?