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BSOP 434 ALL DISCUSSIONS WEEK 1-7
BSOP 434 Week 1 Discussion 1
Why do inventories cost so much to maintain? Provide some examples of how cost is associated with
carrying an inventory. Is there anything we can do to lower this cost, and if so, what? In addition to the
question above, explain how excess inventories can erode profitability.
BSOP 434 Week 1 Discussion 2
Discuss why supply chain management (SCM) has become so important. Identify companies that have a
well known SCM system. Do these companies have anything in common when it comes to their
implementation of SCM? Can you identify and define four (4) attributes of Supply Chain Management?
BSOP 434 Week 2 Discussion 1
How can a transportation manager take advantage of trade-offs between price and service? As a
transportation manager, when would you want to take advantage of these trade-offs?
BSOP 434 Week 2 Discussion 2
Discuss the location selection criteria for distribution centers, warehouses, and manufacturing plants.
How might these factors be considered important when locating a manufacturing facility? How do they
differ from the factors considered important when locating a distribution facility?
BSOP 434 Week 3 Discussion 1
What type of functional and perceptual benefits do labeling and packaging provide to the consumer?
What are the two emerging trends in packaging and why are they important?
BSOP 434 Week 3 Discussion 2
What role has technology had in order processing? What are some of the key technology elements that
you see in your daily shopping? What do you think will be the next big technology development in order
BSOP 434 Week 4 Discussion 1
What is the relationship between purchasing and procurement? Discuss three potential procurement
objectives. Describe the relevance of the procurement process in a logistics system.
BSOP 434 Week 4 Discussion 2
Discuss how developing nations ensure that a good portion of supply chain transactions are conducted
within their borders. What are some of the challenges associated with the international logistics?
BSOP 434 Week 5 Discussion 1
Discuss how accountants and logistic professions differ in terms of their approach to inventory control.
Provide an example of how each would measure a company’s inventory.
BSOP 434 Week 5 Discussion 2
In logistical terms, what does system analysis refer to? What is the difference between a partial systems
analysis and a comprehensive systems analysis?
BSOP 434 Week 6 Discussion 1
Explain why transport rates typically vary by 1) the weight of the shipment; 2) the distance a shipment is
transported; and 3) the value of the transport service. Provide an example of how these variables affect a
BSOP 434 Week 6 Discussion 2
Contrast qualitative, historical projection, and causal forecasting models. What are the strengths and
weaknesses of each of these models?
BSOP 434 Week 7 Discussion 1
Discuss the differences between facility layouts for office, production, and warehouses. How does the
layout of a warehouse impact the effectiveness and efficiency of a warehouse?
BSOP 434 Week 7 Discussion 2
Warehouse Management System
What is a warehouse management system (WMS)? What are the benefits and downfalls of a WMS in a