Module 4 SCM 300

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  • 1. 
    Bulk Cargo:
    • A. 

      Free flowing cargo, stored loose

    • B. 

      Loaded by Shovel, Pump, Bucket, or Scoop

    • C. 

      Ex. Coal, Rice, Grain Raw Sugar, Oil, Sulfur

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Reaching the space limit before you reach the weight limit is referred to as: Ex. Cotton
    • A. 

      Cubing out

    • B. 

      Space limit reach

    • C. 

      Weighing out

    • D. 

      Cargo space

  • 3. 
    Reaching the weight limit before reaching the space limit is referred to as: Ex. Ball bearings
    • A. 

      Weight limitations

    • B. 

      Weighing out

    • C. 

      Cargo weight

    • D. 

      Weight limit scale

  • 4. 
    Automobiles, Logs, Steel, Cattle are all examples of what cargo classification:
    • A. 

      Bulk Cargo

    • B. 

      BreakBulk Cargo

    • C. 

      Neo - Bulk Cargo

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Use of more than one mode of transport during a single shipment. 
    • A. 

      Multimodal

    • B. 

      Transportation

    • C. 

      Intermodal

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 6. 
    Seamless multimodal shipment. No need to unload container, repackaged products. One container for the entire trip.
    • A. 

      Multimodal

    • B. 

      Intermodal

    • C. 

      Transportation

    • D. 

      Containerization

  • 7. 
    This can be used to classify the size of a shipment or the type of shipment carrier
    • A. 

      TL and CL - Full Truckload and Full Container Load

    • B. 

      LTL and LCL - Less than a Truck/Container Load, Small shippers often cannot fill a container. Consolidation of shipments required

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    DHL Cargo is a common example of:
    • A. 

      TL and CL - Full Truckload and Full Container Load

    • B. 

      LTL and LCL - Less than a Truck/Container Load

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    UPS and FedEx is an example of:
    • A. 

      LTL and LCL - Less than a Truck/Container Load

    • B. 

      TL and CL - Full Truckload and Full Container Load

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What are the three rules of exporting?
    • A. 

      Cost, Flexibility, Time/Speed

    • B. 

      Assume Everything is controlled, These rules apply everywhere, Authorization is Required before Export

    • C. 

      Who controls the products, Service being exported, classify your item

    • D. 

      Get a license, Reconfigure your product, free trade zones

  • 11. 
    Any stores, repackages, stages, sorts or centralizes goods or materials is called:
    • A. 

      Logistics strategy

    • B. 

      Packaging

    • C. 

      Material handling

    • D. 

      Warehousing

    • E. 

      Distribution centers

  • 12. 
    Break-bulk warehousing consists of:
    • A. 

      Goods from a single source or manufacturer

    • B. 

      Shipments from multiple sources

    • C. 

      Combines classic warehouse operations

    • D. 

      Attempts to position seasonal goods

  • 13. 
    Combines the benefits of consolidation and cross-docking warehouses. 
    • A. 

      Consolidation warehousing

    • B. 

      Postponement warehousing

    • C. 

      Assortment warehousing

    • D. 

      Hub-and-spoke systems

  • 14. 
    Assortment warehousing and spot stock warehousing provides what service to customers?
    • A. 

      Shortened customer lead times

    • B. 

      Enhance delivery and packaging

    • C. 

      Improves distribution processes

    • D. 

      Reduces costs

  • 15. 
    What is a reefer?
    • A. 

      Controlled atmosphere container

    • B. 

      A 40 footer

    • C. 

      A truck

    • D. 

      A steel container

  • 16. 
    What is used to fill the empty space inside boxes, tubes, etc?
    • A. 

      Metal straps

    • B. 

      Shrink wrap

    • C. 

      Cotton balls

    • D. 

      Dunnage

  • 17. 
    Schematic drawing that illustrates product placement:
    • A. 

      Diagram

    • B. 

      Itinerary

    • C. 

      Planograms

    • D. 

      Store Demographics

  • 18. 
    When you have a high value to weight ratio product what mode of transportation would be best to choose?
    • A. 

      Railcar

    • B. 

      Truck

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Ocean/Waterway

  • 19. 
    What is Direct Distribution?
    • A. 

      Slow mixing centers

    • B. 

      Fast mixing centers

    • C. 

      Outbound consolidation

    • D. 

      No warehouses - Customers have to be nearby

  • 20. 
    Assembly and/or packaging of an end item with multiple components. Ex. X-BOX, playstation, wii.
    • A. 

      Consolidation warehousing

    • B. 

      Product Mixing

    • C. 

      Outbound consolidation

    • D. 

      Cross docking

  • 21. 
    A form of warehousing that pulls together shipments from a number of sources in the same geographical areas and combines them into larger shipments. 
    • A. 

      Cross Docking

    • B. 

      Break Bulk warehousing

    • C. 

      Consolidation warehousing

    • D. 

      Assortment warehousing

  • 22. 
    What is piggyback service?
    • A. 

      TOFC

    • B. 

      COFC

    • C. 

      Double-stacks

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    Why are documents needed?
    • A. 

      Receive Cargo

    • B. 

      Get Paid

    • C. 

      Clear Customs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    What is NOT a consequence associated with getting products through customs?
    • A. 

      Fines

    • B. 

      Prison Sentences

    • C. 

      Loss of US Exports privileges

    • D. 

      Monetary Bonus

    • E. 

      Debarment as US government contractor

  • 25. 
    Freight Forwarders are used for what process?
    • A. 

      Exporting goods out of the country

    • B. 

      Importing goods to the country

    • C. 

      Filling out paper work

    • D. 

      Assembling and packaging products

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