BBM 346 LOGISTIC SYSTEMS – Click to view

MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY

REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS
2013/2014 ACADEMIC YEAR
THIRD YEAR SECOND SEMESTER

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

 

COURSE CODE: BBM 346
COURSE TITLE: LOGISTIC SYSTEMS

DATE: 23RD APRIL 2014 TIME: 2.00PM – 5.00PM
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

Answer question ONE compulsorily then choose any other THREE

QUESTION ONE

(a) Define the term logistics systems from different perspectives. (5 marks)
(b) Discuss any five basic types of warehouses. (5 marks)
(c) Describe the flow of actions in the customer order processing form. (5 marks)
(d) Explain the factors considered in the location of warehouses. (5 marks)
(e) Discuss the meaning and importance of vendor managed inventory (5 marks)
QUESTION TWO.
(a) Discuss the approaches applied in analysis of logistical systems. (10 marks)
(b) Explain the significance of Just-In-Time systems (JIT) (5 marks)

QUESTION THREE.
(a) Discuss the importance of quick response manufacturing systems (QRM). (10 marks)
(b) Discuss the distribution strategies by giving examples.(5 marks)

QUESTION FOUR.
(a) Explain the evaluation criteria for evaluating third party logistics. (10 marks)
(b) Discuss the benefits of well managed inbound and outbound logistics (5 marks)
QUESTION FIVE.
Discuss the significance of ICT in promoting logistical management
in firms in detail. (15 marks)

 

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