Please review the image above (also attached). Consider all the words that you can see that relate to reverse logistics and post no less than 250 words of what aspects (word) you were aware of that related to reverse logistics, and what aspects (words) you did not realize were related to reverse logistics.
Review the attached case file. the paper should review the efficiency of both plans and decide what to do. As always, the paper should include a minimum of 500 words and use APA format.
Your assigned task is to calculate the changes and determine the following:
-To begin looking for another job ASAP
-That the idea will solve the problem.
-Does Pat need to buy more forklifts or people?
-BONUS for calculating savings on each alternative
The OW IM CASE #3 is attached
Please cite the file attach and other references you might use for this assignment.
FYI The assignment rubric is also attached.
You should examine and discuss your reactions and notions about how the material pertinent to a given week relates to your own past/future work/non-work situations.
Each blog entry must have 4 identifiable headings: Summary, Meaningful Ideas, Personal Connecting, Changes. The Summary section is where you highlight the themes found in the materials for the week (2 paragraphs). The Meaningful Ideas section is where you highlight two to three thought provoking ideas that emerged from the materials and why you think they are worthy of being highlighted (2 paragraphs). The Personal Connecting Section is where you discuss how the topics can be applied to your professional and/or personal situations (1 paragraph). Lastly, the Changes section is where you highlight at least two SMART (see: https://hr.wayne.edu/leads/phase1/smartobjworksheet.pdf) changes you will make.
The purpose of this assignment is to let you take a little time to reflect, so as to improve your understanding of yourself and understanding of the course materials. Each paragraph should be atleast 100 words in length.
What is Reflective Writing?
Your response to experiences, opinions, events or new information
Your response to thoughts and feelings
A way of thinking to explore your learning
An opportunity to gain self-knowledge
A way to achieve clarity and better understanding of what you are learning
A change to develop and reinforce writing skills
A way of making meaning out of what you study
What can I discuss?
Your perceptions of the course and the content.
Experiences, ideas and observations you have had, and how they relate to the course or topic.
What you found confusing, inspiring, difficult, interesting, and why.
Questions you have and conclusions you have drawn.
How you solved a problem, reached a conclusion, found an answer or reached a point of understanding.
Possibilities, speculations, hypotheses or solutions.
Alternative interpretations or different perspectives on what you have read or done in your course.
Comparisons and connections between what you are learning and:
Your prior knowledge and experience;
Your prior assumptions and preconceptions;
What you know from other courses or disciplines.
Tips to help you in your reflective writing process:
Think of an interaction, event or episode you experienced that can be connected to the topic
Describe what happened
What was your role?
What feelings and perceptions surrounded the experience?
How would you explain the situation to someone else?
What might this experience mean in the context of your course?
What other perspectives, theories or concepts could be applied to the situation?
Textbook! You will have to download kindle if you don’t have it .. I’ll send log in info to read the textbook! Part 1 -Learning objective State learning objective from the lesson addressed in the article -Summary of the article. Summarize the article by stating the main points in your own words in a few complete sentences DO NOT include your analysis in the summary section of the report. A summary includes only information that is contained in the article–it is not an essay. -Analysis Answer the question: “Does this article support or contradict the text?” Substantiate your answers with quotations and paraphrases from the text and give the parenthetical citation in APA format. Do not cite a broad range of pages as the source for the answer. -Relation to your experience or observation. Compare and contrast your experience with the conclusions in the text or the researched article. Your relevant experience or observation may include either a prior job or as a consumer of goods and services. -Reference Properly formatted APA reference The learning objective is : Logistics is characterized by thinking in processes, value chains, and networks. It includes parameters such as performance, quality, value, and cost. At the end of this chapter the reader will have gained an understanding of the basic components and organization variables of the logistics systems. Apart from the technical and economic aspects, which increasingly have an impact on the efficiency of the logistics systems, it is important to discuss the fundamentals and functions of a company’s internal and external logistics structures, and how the relationship with their agents is managed. In this way the reader will obtain information on competencies that goes beyond the scope of basic logistics knowledge. Only 300 words! Leave space so I know what’s part one and part two Part 2: Explain the competencies needed by employees of logistics. What skills are necessary? What skills do you already have? What skill do you want to learn more about? Only 150words
Throughout the course, the subject of regulation and deregulation (government involvement or intervention) and its impact on intermodal transportation has been discussed. Chapter 15 discusses the role of government on fostering intermodal transport innovations. The author suggests that the US government should be the catalyst for innovations in intermodal transportation. He argues that industry, in a free market economy, has been limited in their ability to deliver these innovations.
Do you agree or disagree with the author? Justify you position using historical examples (development of nuclear power has been led by the government; development of new technologies for DOD is primarily driven by industry) to support your argument.
This week we reviewed global logistics, risk management, and the product and supply chains. Identify and describe the global market forces, risks, development chain, supply chain, and strategies from one of the following perspectives.
750 – 1,000 words (3 – 4 pages) written essay
APA format required (including title page, reference page – no abstract required)
5 – 7 academic resources for 300/400 level courses
Content of paper should address the concepts covered this week utilizing personal experience as well as research
Using Excel, complete the problem below.
Problem: You have been assigned to determine whether more people prefer Coke or Pepsi. Assume that roughly half the population prefers Coke and half prefers Pepsi. How large a sample do you need to take to ensure that you can estimate, with 90% confidence, the proportion of people preferring Coke to within 5% of the actual value? Show all of your work