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Review this week assigned reading and resources to prepare for this discussion.
How To Control Runaway Freight Costs (see attached article).
Cost Efficient Robust Global Supply Chain System Design Under Uncertainty (see attached article).
Imagine that you are responsible for the logistics department of a major corporation. What considerations are important to address in order to reduce the cost of product transportation?
What are some trade offs between the implementation of supply chain cost controls and customer service level?
It is important to include at least one industry authoritative or scholarly source per discussion. Textbooks and online resources (e.g., wikipedia, investopedia, blogs, smallbuschron, online magazines are not scholarly resources) are not considered scholarly sources. Scholarly articles are peer-reviewed and can be obtained in the APU online library or through Google scholar.
Discussion Requirements 300 minimum words
APA 7th Edition formatting
Citation Requirement: Minimum of 2 scholarly, peer-reviewed source properly cited and referenced.