1. ASSIGNMENT, DUE DATE, JAN 21/2021, 40%
You are to select a major firm involved in Transportation and Warehousing of freight, either exporting or importing from and to Canada. Please identify the role of this firm, and the assistance it provides to exporters and importers. Further, please describe the main transport mode used, and the various types of warehouses utilized to facilitate this activity. Finally, please discuss the global rules, regulations, and conventions that must be adhered to in international transportation.
2. DISCUSSIONS, DUE DATE, JAN 29/2021, 20%
Please describe the bottle-necks involved in Transportation and Warehousing. Please discuss the various ways to reduce these bottle-necks. Further, please discuss the impact these bottle-necks can have on commercial activities.
3. QUIZ, DUE DATE, FEB 4/2021, 20%
How has the Convid Pandemic impacted Transportation and Warehousing activities. Please discuss three real scenarios related to this.
4. CASE STUDY, DUE DATE, FEB 11/2021, 20%
Please state five major risks involved in Transportation and Warehousing function. Why would excess risks in one area impact the other area? Finally, why and how are Transportation and Warehousing related?