Global Marketing Management Study Set 3

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Quiz 15 :

Global Logistics and Distribution

Quiz 15 :

Global Logistics and Distribution

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_____ transportation refers to the seamless transfer of goods from one mode of transportation (such as an aircraft) to another (such as a ship) and vice versa without the hassle of unpacking and repackaging of goods to suit the dimensions of the mode of transportation being used.
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The most important factors in determining an optimal mode of transportation for foreign markets are the value-to-volume ratio, perishability of the product, and:
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_____ refers to the movement of the firm's finished products to its customers, consisting of transportation, warehousing, inventory, customer service/order entry, and admission.
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The global logistics process begins with which of the following?
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All of the following are activities that occur during physical distribution except:
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_____ refers to the means of keeping continuous tabs on the exact location of the goods being shipped in the logistics chain.
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_____ refers to the inflow of raw materials, parts, and supplies in and through the firm.
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As firms start operating on a global basis, _____ need to manage the shipping of raw materials, components, and supplies among various manufacturing sites at the most economical and reliable rates.
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Global logistics encompasses:
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In 2017, the total logistics cost represented about 7.7 percent of the GDP in the _____.
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According to the textbook, which of the following famous business thinkers characterized logistics as being "the darkest continent of business?"
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With respect to distribution costs, a geographically large country such as the United States will normally incur more _____ costs than in smaller countries.
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With electronic tracking technology, shippers are able to quickly react to any disruption in the shipments because the shipper knows where exactly the goods are in real time and:
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When raw materials, components, and supplies are converted or manipulated for processing and assembly by the firm, the process is monitored and controlled by the _____ function of the firm.
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_____ is defined as the design and management of a system that directs and controls the flows of materials into, through and out of the firm across national boundaries to achieve its corporate objectives at a minimum total cost.
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In global logistics and distribution, Coca-Cola's success relies largely on its global distribution arm, _____, the world's largest bottler group.
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The bulk of international trade is handled by _____.
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All of the following factors contributed significantly to the increased complexity and cost of global logistics as compared to domestic logistics except:
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In the mid-1990s, the U.S.dollar depreciated while the Japanese yen soared in value.Honda found that it was much cheaper to ship its Accord models to Europe from its Ohio plant than from Japan.This could most accurately be classed as a move made because of problems or opportunities with:
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Which of the following factors contribute significantly to the increased complexity and cost of global logistics as compared to domestic logistics?
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