Transportation
Transportation

Transportation

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A transportation question pack from John Wood Community College.

TRANSPORTATION Q1

Freight moving from San Diego, California to Mexico City, Mexico is an example of direct service.

A

True

B

False

TRANSPORTATION Q2

The green supply chain focus has many companies using old axioms for transportation efficiency, like "don't ship rail" and "don't ship air".

A

True

B

False

TRANSPORTATION Q3

Motor carrier is the most fuel-intensive mode of transportation.

A

True

B

False

TRANSPORTATION Q4

In order for carriers to generate revenues to absorb high fuel costs, many use fuel surcharges as their revenue strategy.

A

True

B

False

TRANSPORTATION Q5

Intermodal transportation involves the use of five modes of transportation in moving a shipment from origin to destination.

A

True

B

False

TRANSPORTATION Q6

The primary reasons for a firm to have its own private truck fleet are improved service and/or lower costs.

A

True

B

False

TRANSPORTATION Q7

Sustainability and reducing the carbon footprint to improve the environment will be areas of focus for transportation companies in the future.

A

True

B

False

TRANSPORTATION Q8

Container capacity is often expressed in twenty-five foot equivalent units (TEUs).

A

True

B

False

TRANSPORTATION Q9

Demand for transportation service has decreased during the last 10 years due to the decline in global trade.

A

True

B

False

TRANSPORTATION Q10

An example of indirect service is freight moving from Berlin, Germany to Sydney, Australia.

A

True

B

False

TRANSPORTATION Q11 - 20
Premise
Response
1

Freight that is loaded into or onto storage equipment (a container or pallet) at the origin and delivered to the destination in or on that same piece of equipment

A

Micro Land Bridge

2

Intermodal routing option involving a combination of ocean-rail-ocean transport

B

Land Bridge

3

Technology that helps create visibility of supply chains by automating track-and-trace programs

C

Transload freight

4

The ability to bear people or things

D

Asset-based provider

5

Freight that must be handled individually and transferred between transportation equipment multiple times

E

Capacity

6

Logistics service provider who manages or co-manages their customer's DC inventory replenishment

F

Containerized freight

7

3PLs that fulfill customer requirements via tangible equipment and facilities they own

G

Vendor-managed inventory

8

Intermodal routing option involving a combination of ocean and rail transport to an inland location

H

Non-asset based provider

9

A certain amount of gaseous emissions that are relevant to climate change and are associated with human production and consumption activities

I

Carbon footprint

10

3PLs that fulfill customer requirements via the resources of other companies

J

Radio Frequency Identification

TRANSPORTATION Q21
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______________ Liner ______________service is provided by ships that travel on regularly scheduled voyages, following fixed routes with predetermined ports of call.

TRANSPORTATION Q22
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Air carriers calculate the ______________ dimensional weight ______________ of a shipment to evaluate the weight versus space issue.

TRANSPORTATION Q23
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A ______________ customs brokerage______________ is a company that clears goods through customs barriers for importers and exporters (usually businesses).

TRANSPORTATION Q24
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Total world container traffic reached nearly 602 million TEUs in 2012, led by ______________ China ______________ and the United States.

TRANSPORTATION Q25
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A ______________ freight forwarder ______________ is a carrier that collects small shipments from shippers, consolidates the small shipments, and uses a basic mode to transport these consolidated shipments to a consignee destination.

TRANSPORTATION Q26
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______________ Leasing ______________ of equipment is an attractive alternative to outright ownership for a growing number of companies that do not want the capital outlay for some reason.

TRANSPORTATION Q27
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International ______________ air ______________ shipments are critical for high-value, time-sensitive freight. Over 35% of trade value moves via this mode.

TRANSPORTATION Q28
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______________ Charter ______________ service is provided by ships that are hired for a specific voyage or amount of time.

TRANSPORTATION Q29
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______________ Private ______________ trucking is the most frequently used and most pervasive form of private transportation. About half of the ton-miles of comodities shipped domestically by trucks are moved via this method.