Global Transportation Planning
Global Transportation Planning

Global Transportation Planning

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A transportation question pack from John Wood Community College.

Global Transportation Planning Q1
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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.

Global Transportation Planning Q2

Which intermodal routing option involves a combination of ocean and rail transportation to a location across the destination country?

A

Mini Land Bridge

B

Land Bridge

C

Micro Land Bridge

D

Intermodal Land Bridge

Global Transportation Planning Q3

Which form of transportation is the most frequently used and most pervasive form in the United States?

A

Private air transport

B

Private trucking

C

Private water transport

D

Private oil pipeline transport

Global Transportation Planning Q4

Which of the following is NOT a disadvantage of private trucking?

A

Breakdowns & emergency service

B

Cost of paperwork & maintenance

C

Loss & damage risk

D

Improved service

Global Transportation Planning Q5

Which 3PL role can be described as performing the calculations appropriate to calculate freight costs based on contract and tariff terms?

A

Freight rating

B

Freight payment

C

Freight bill auditing

D

Freight forwarding

Global Transportation Planning Q6

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?

A

Voyage charter

B

Time charter

C

Bareboat charter

D

Demise charter

Global Transportation Planning Q7

What is the top logistics activity that is outsourced to a 3PL?

A

International transportation

B

Warehousing

C

Domestic transportation

D

Customs brokerage

Global Transportation Planning Q8

What activity can be defined as purchasing a logistics service from an outside firm, as opposed to performing it in-house?

A

Outsourcing

B

Re-shoring

C

3PL

D

Fleet management

Global Transportation Planning Q9

Which of the following is NOT a type of a 3PL?

A

transportation-based

B

inventory-based

C

distribution-based

D

forwarder-based

Global Transportation Planning Q10

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

A

Commercial service airport

B

Cargo service airport

C

Freight service airport

D

Freight forwarder

Global Transportation Planning Q11

Which activity can be defined as directing to a specific direction or destination by a predetermined time?

A

Routing

B

Scheduling

C

Routing and scheduling

D

Making appointments

Global Transportation Planning Q12

Which of the following countries is NOT a popular choice for ship registration for a flag of convenience?

A

Panama

B

United States

C

Liberia

D

Bahamas

Global Transportation Planning Q13

Which cost of service factor helps dictate pricing of cargo (it affects the utilization of a carrier's vehicle)?

A

Weight

B

Capacity

C

Density

D

Quantity

Global Transportation Planning Q14

Which charter can be defined as the hiring of a vessel and crew for a voyage between a load port and a discharge port?

A

Time charter

B

Demise charter

C

Bareboat charter

D

Voyage charter

Global Transportation Planning Q15

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?

A

Break-bulk ship

B

Roll-on/roll-off

C

Bulk carrier

D

Combination ship

Global Transportation Planning Q16

Which type of freight must be handled individually and transferred between transportation equipment multiple times?

A

Transload freight

B

Freight management

C

Freight bill auditing

D

Freight all kinds

Global Transportation Planning Q17

Which of the following is not a packaging concern during shipping?

A

Moisture

B

Pilferage

C

Advertising

D

Fuel costs

Global Transportation Planning Q18

What is the top capability/service that a user needs from a 3PL?

A

Multiple order types and sizes

B

Increasing technology capabilities

C

Increased cross-dock capabilities

D

E-commerce orders

Global Transportation Planning Q19

Which of the following is NOT one of the Triple-E design principles of ship building?

A

Economy of scale

B

Energy efficient

C

Ergonomics

D

Environmentally improved

Global Transportation Planning Q20

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?

A

Break-bulk ship

B

Roll-on/roll-off ship

C

Bulk carrier

D

Combination ship

Global Transportation Planning Q21

Which type of ship has several holds in their hull in which loose cargo like grains, coal, ore, and other commodities are loaded?

A

Crude carrier

B

Dry-bulk carrier

C

Gas carrier

D

Combination ship