Information technology and transportation: A-D: Ship E-H: Pipeline I-M: Air N-R: Trucking S-Z: Rail For each challenge:
Risk management: Pick one of the six major categories of risk to freight transportation listed and research the risk and mitigation techniques for your chosen category. Then provide two real-life examples of how risk impacted a firm’s supply chain and describe how the firm dealt with the upset in their system.
Third Party Logistics and Global Transportation: This week’s discussion will focus on the role of third-party logistics. Watch this video: How Third Party Logistics (3PL) fits in the Supply Chain (YouTube, 1:08) Next, conduct research on global transportation and the use of 3PL. Then, analyze current issues impacting the execution of global transportation and discuss the
Pipelines in Communities: Pipelines carry an array of commodities such as oil, natural gas, chemicals, and coal. For this discussion, locate a pipeline closest to your home or location (oil, gas, coal, etc.).
Current trends in Air Cargo Industry: From the module resources and your research, you know the air cargo industry has had its challenges over the past few years. Several trends have contributed to the industry’s bankruptcies, mergers, and buyouts. For this discussion, choose an article (or video) on current trends in the air cargo