TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT (MGMT615)
Assignment No: 1
OPENING DATE: November 10, 2017
DUE DATE: November 16, 2017
Topic: “Advancements in Logistics Management”
Objectives of Assignment
The students will be able to identify and analyze the future advancements in Logistics Management. It will help them identify the importance of Geographic Information System (GIS) system in global logistics operations.
• The students will be able to grasp the prospect developments in the field of logistics management.
• The students will learn how Geographic Information System (GIS) is shaping our today’s logistics system.
In today’s competitive world, organizations need to change themselves at a fast pace. With newer technology and advancements, customer’s demands are also changing rapidly. The business logistics managers are consistently reinventing internal elements and traditional logistics systems to manage never-ending change.
Keeping in mind above scenario and knowledge gained from the course material, answer the following questions:
Question No. 1:
Being the logistics manager of a company, what do you think are the future prospect of logistics management? (Marks: 5)
Question No. 2:
How is Geographic Information System (GIS) influencing global logistics operations? (Marks: 5)
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