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Supply Chain Logistics Management

Business

Quiz 12 :

Relationship Management

Quiz 12 :

Relationship Management

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In many firms,collaboration with customers or suppliers has been found to be easier to accomplish than has collaboration within internal functions.
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Decentralization of logistics organization is critical to achieving customer service,satisfaction,and success.
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Most supply chain relationships that are characterized as alliances have been initiated by the customer rather than the supplier.
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Jones Company consistently delivers on-time as promised to customers.This type of performance is critical to:
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An organization structure in which all logistical functions and operations report to a single senior manager or executive is very common today.
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As a general rule powerful firms prefer to link with less powerful firms in supply chain collaboration so that it can use power to obtain advantage over those less powerful firms.
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Over the last several decades,power in supply chains has increasingly been shifting to:
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The shift from functional to process integration decreases the pressure to aggregate functions into specific organizational units.
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Most firms today have successfully overcome the situation that the text describes as "The Great Divide".
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Initial implementation of successful supply chain collaborative relationships seems to require:
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Which of the following is not considered a barrier to achieving process integration?
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Centralization of logistics organization is critical to achieving lowest total cost logistics performance.
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Grouping transportation,warehousing and other activities related to logistics into a single logistical function was motivated by the belief that this would help optimize the performance of each of these individual activities.
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The most elementary form of collaboration in supply chains is seen in the form of:
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Until the 1950s,logistics functions were generally viewed in companies as facilitating or support work.
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The text makes reference to a situation it calls "The Great Divide".While this divide has many different possible forms,it is most frequently observed in:
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Contracting as a form of supply chain collaborative relationship generally involves greater information sharing and dependency than administered relationships.
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Most successful initiatives to improve supply chain competitiveness include third- party or integrated service providers in the collaboration.
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The idea of structuring logistics as an integrated organization:
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The majority of information shared among supply chain members is operational vs.strategic.
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