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Pick one article from the course Electronic Reserve Readings (ERR) available in the Course Materials for Week 1.
Summarize the main points of either the entire article if it is short or one section of a longer article.
Provide your classmates with a concrete discussion of why what you learned is important relative to this week’s learning objectives.
Did you learn anything that you could apply some day as you further your career?
Be sure to indicate which article you read and properly cite your source.
What is the relationship between logistics and the supply chain?
What is the relationship between logistics and other business functions within your organization?
Explain how the goals of logistics and other business functions align, or should align, to meet organizational goals and objectives. Provide examples.
Which logistical functions are most important in meeting customer requirements? Why?
How can a company utilize logistics to achieve a competitive advantage?
What critical factors would help an organization improve the performance of the logistics system and the ability to meet customer requirements?