Project #40357 - History of Transportation

Develop a Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) OUTLINE for a supply chain of an organization your choice from any time period: past, present or future. Do not include any secure, confidential or private information in your plan. Your TIP should include background about the organization, its products and services, markets, and supply chain strategies (e.g., green chain). Also describe its current freight flows and future freight flows after implementation of one or more of your recommended improvement projects would be executed. Use a multi-year (more than one year) planning horizon. Support your Plan with theories, concepts, and best practices from the course textbook and scholarly resources available from the APUS Library.

See Syllabus for Example Template for the TIP Paper and below for your convenience.
 
Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) Outline and Paper  

 

Develop a Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) Outline and corresponding Paper for a supply chain of an organization of your choice from any time period: past, present or future.  Do not include any secure, confidential or private information in your plan.  Your TIP should include background about the organization, its products and services, markets, and supply chain strategies (e.g., green chain).  Also describe its current freight flows and future freight flows after implementation of one or more of your recommended transportation improvement projects would be executed.  Use a multi-year (more than one year) planning horizon.   Support your Plan with theories, concepts, and best practices from the course textbook and scholarly resources available from the APUS Library.

Outline: Maximum of three pages, including title page and bibliography, Word Document, APA Style

Paper:  Minimum of 20 and maximum of 25 pages, including title page and bibliography, Word, APA Style

  • Submit TIP Outline to Assignments
  • Submit your final TIP Paper to Assignments

 

Example Template for the TIP Paper:

  1. Demographic information about the organization: industry classification; markets, locations, # of employees, products & services, suppliers, other pertinent information
  2. How does this supply chain support the organization’s strategic goals?
  3. What are the strengths of this supply chain?
  4. What are the weaknesses of this supply chain?
  5. What metrics does the organization utilize for its supply chain?
  6. What transportation initiatives and innovations has it implemented?
  7. What transportation initiatives and innovations should it consider?
  8. What should be the next step be to improve the supply chain?
  9. Provide details to support your conclusions as necessary.

 

You may find it useful to compare the supply chain you are analyzing to an exemplar, standard, or benchmark.

 

 
 
Instructions:  Minimum of three pages and maximum five pages, including title page and bibliography. APA style. Word document format.
 
Submission Instructions:  Submit your TIP Outline to Assignment 3 under the Assignments tab after checking grammar and originality.  

  • See Rubric:

    Grading Criteria for Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP)
      Percentage Scale              10 Point Scale
    Integration of course concepts
    30%
    3 points
    Completeness of analysis
    30%
    3 points
    Logically supported conclusions, recommendations
    20%
    2 points
    Bibliographic support, APA format
    10%
    1 point
    Grammar, spelling, and punctuation
    10%
    1 point
    TOTAL
    100%
    10 points
 
 
Part 2
 

Global Supply Chain Diagram

 

Develop a process flow or value stream map for a global supply chain of an organization of your choice from any time period: past, present or future.  Do not include any secure, confidential or private information in your plan. 

Format:  Three - five pages, including title page and bibliography; Word or PowerPoint document; APA Style

  • Check originality with Turn It In
  • Review Rubric before submittal
  • Submit your Diagram to Assignments

 

       RUBRIC:  Grading Criteria for Global Supply Chain Diagram

  Percentage Scale    10 Point Scale

Logical organization and structure of Diagram

30%

3 points

Completeness of analysis

30%

3 points

Utilization of terms and concepts from course content and resources

20%

2 points

Bibliographic support, APA format

10%

1 point

Grammar, spelling, and punctuation

10%

1 point

TOTAL

100%

10 points

 

 

 

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Due By (Pacific Time) 09/19/2014 12:00 am
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