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MGT 322: Logistics Management

SECOND SEMESTER 2018-19

ASSIGNMENT 3

Course:

MGT322

Student name:

Academic Year

1439-1440 H

Students number:

Semester:

2nd

student grade:

Section:

CRN:

Level of the Mark:

Instructions for Assignment

Due date for Submission

End of Week 13

Maximum Marks:

05

Submission Mode

throughblackboard

Submission method

Only WORD DOCUMENT

PDF not accepted

Assignment Regulations:

  • This assignment is an individualassignment.
  • All students are encouraged to use their ownword.
  • Student must apply Harvard Referencing Style within theirreports.
  • A mark of zero will be given for any submission that includes copying fromother resource without referencingit

Logistics Management

ASSIGNMENT -3

Submission Date by students: Before the end ofWeek- 13th

Place of Submission:Students Grade Centre

Weight: 05 Marks

Learning Outcome:

1. Analyze and identify challenges and issues pertaining to logistical processes.

2. Apply essential elements of core logistic and supply chain management principles.

3.The capacity to write coherent project about actual logistic case studies.

Assignment Workload:

This assignment is an individual assignment.

Critical Thinking

The purpose of this assignment is to identify and apply Logistics and Supply Chain Management concepts/tools to suggest logistics performance priorities. To this purpose, you should review about these companies through secondary available information. Think about how you can apply the concepts/tools that you learned in this course.

Just in time (JIT) is an inventory management method whereby materials, goods, and labor are scheduled to arrive or be replenished exactly when needed in the production process? Using this concept of JIT and Lean Thinkingyou should answer the following questions by taking any Saudi Manufacturing company.

Question:

1. Why Companies adopted JIT model?

2. Assess the reasons for using lean thinking. What are the benefits from Suppliers to end users? Using examples and Reasons why Company more focus on lean thinking and make their production Optimal?

The Answer should be 3- 4 pages in length including the cover and appendices, with 1″ margins on all sides, double-spacing, and 12 point font. The cover of the answer should include title, course code and name, your full name, and your University id number.

The Answer must follow the outline points below:

  • JIT and Lean Thinking
  • Their Main functions
  • Any local example
  • Reasons with suitable Examples
  • Reference

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