Efficiency of distribution facilities and networks is not nearly as critical as their speed. True/False 2. Inventory handling, storage, and processing facilities help supply chains create time and place utility. True/False 3. Sortation refers a type of conveyer equipment. True/False 4. Organizations may benefit substantially from the establishment of one or several warehouses to reduce transportation costs. True/False 5.
A common fulfillment strategy of many firms is to use the normal distribution network for most items including their low-velocity items. True/False 6. One of the primary tradeoffs at the facility level is space versus equipment. True/False 7. It is not difficult to find and train high-quality personnel for DC operations. True/False 8. When establishing a distribution strategy, the first and most obvious consideration is the product. True/False 9. Cross-docks typically increase transportation costs. True/False 0. The drawback of centralized inventory is the long distance to customers, which typically extends lead times and results in higher transportation costs. True/False 11. Contract warehousing is different than 3PL warehousing. True/False 12. The first facility consideration is to determine the size of each operation within the network. True/False 13. After the layout of the operations is determined, attention shifts to the facility size of the operations within the distribution operation. True/False 14.
The BellSouth Payment Remittance Operation (PRO) processes customer payments for BellSouth Telecommunications (BST), and BellSouth Mobility (BMI). There are two PRO groups, one in Atlanta and one in Charlotte, North Carolina. The customers predominantly live in a nine-state region in the southeastern part of the United States. The Atlanta PRO processes payments for BST customers from Louisiana, ...
Slotting is defined as the placement of product in a facility for the purpose of optimizing materials handling and space efficiency. True/False 15. Product handling functions include both receiving and shipping. True/False 16. KPIs cannot be used in connection with distribution center activities as they do not provide tangible, relevant data. True/False 17. Order accuracy and order completeness are the same. True/False 18. Asset utilization is very important in a 3PL warehouse. True/False 19. WMS is more than a simple database that provides stock location information. True/False