BBM 346 LOGISTICS SYSTEMS- Click to view

 

MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY

REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2014/2015 ACADEMIC YEAR
THIRD YEAR FIRST SEMESTER

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

 

COURSE CODE: BBM 346
COURSETITLE: LOGISTICS SYSTEMS
DATE:2ND SEPTEMBER 2015 TIME: 2.00PM – 4.00PM
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Question ONE is compulsory
Answer any other THREE questions
This paper consists of 3 printed pages. Please turn over

QUESTION ONE.
(a) Define the term logistics systems and explain its scope. (5 marks).
(b) State any five basic types of warehouses. (5 marks)
(c) Describe the flow of actions in the customer order processing form. (5 marks)
(d) State 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 significance of efficient logistics systems. (5 marks)
(b) State the significance of Just-In-Time systems. (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) What are the benefits of well managed inbound and outbound logistics? (5 marks)
QUESTION FIVE.
(a) Discuss the approaches applied in analysis of logistical systems.
(10 marks)
(b) Explain the characteristics of forth party logistics. (5 marks)

 

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