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SC Module 9
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At the economy level, the price of transportation is ______________. At the carrier level, it is __________________.
transportation is a key part of retailers' strategies to ______
bridge the physical and digital environments
The long tail of demand refers to an increased _____________________________.
number of SKUs
in the U.S., which is NOT a type of water transportation category?
in the U.S., which is largest in terms of ton miles moved?
in the U.S., which mode represents the largest total spend?
According to the ATA, what would be the potential impact of a truck stoppage on the healthcare industry?
patient care will be immediately jeopardized in the truck stoppage zone. Prescription drug inventories will be depleted quickly. Food supplies will run out in hospitals in 24 hours.
the transportation mode that offer in-transit storage is?
what is the leading critical issue in the trucking industry today?
which of the following modes is characterized by high fixed costs?
According to the ATA, what would be the potential impact of a truck stoppage on the food industry?
significant food shortages in 3 days. consumer fear will make shortages worse. clean drinking water runs dry in 2-4 weeks.
Related to transportation, what does FOB stand for?
which of the following was important for growth of intermodal transportation?
standardization of containers
what are the major modes of international transportation?
water and air
What does TEU stand for?
twenty foot equivalent unit
According to the ATA, what would be the potential impact of a truck stoppage on the banking and finance industry?
cash resources are depleted within days. companies lose access to cash. regular transaction processing will cease.
what has happened to the total percentage of GDP associated with manufacturing since the 1940s?
it has not changed much
Which type of firm is an intermediary between an ocean carrier and a shipper?
How is the capacity of ocean liners typically measured?
Which country is the world's second largest exporter of merchandise?
In the future, how is the heterogeneity of products on a given truckload expected to change?
it is expected to increase
What percentage of total GDP does transportation account for?
Why might starting an LTL carrier be even more difficult than starting a TL carrier?
the capital investment required is much greater
In China, what product dominates rail movements?
What has happened to the percentage of the population employed in manufacturing since the 1940s?
it has dramatically decreased
What can be used to determine the classification in which a product fits?
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