please reference our book
Transportation: A Global Supply Chain Perspective 8th Edition
- Describe how direct service differs from indirect service in global transportation and when it is advantageous to use each type. Provide examples.
- Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of intermodal transportation for international freight. Present plausible scenarios in each case.
- What security issues and regulations would impact your operations if you are moving international cargo to the United States and how will you comply with these requirements?
- Discuss the major trends and issues in ocean transportation and their impact in global supply chain operations. Substantiate your answer with referenced examples.