Essays Tagged: "Shipping"

Exploring ocean transportation focused on freight forwarder

he role of the freight forwarder is changing from an agent who arranges transportation and prepares shipping documentation to a provider of the whole range of additional value-added services to shippe ... gnee" means the person entitled to take delivery of the goods under the contract of carriage or the shipping documents.4."Banker" means the person that be applied by the buyer to issue a Letter of Cre ...

(14 pages) 221 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Information system case study essay - logistics at Biocard GMH.

harmaceutical companies and the second one deal's with clinical supply distribution, which involves shipping clinical trial materials and medication to different regional centers, which conduct specif ... ages are send to a specific medical center 'Biocard' has to confirm the fact of delivery by getting shipping documentation signed and delivered with a driver or faxed back to the office.When the need ...

(10 pages) 306 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Importance of Operation Management

t of the plan for small business processes from raw materials purchase and handling, to package and shipping. Though operations plan can and probably will change throughout the life of a business, it ...

(4 pages) 334 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Report on Articles of the Beige Book

ves back together.Many articles say the economy is gaining momentum, strengthened by home building, shipping and the country's manufacturing sector. Most say that U.S. industrial production rose 0.3 p ...

(7 pages) 48 0 4.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Shipper Case Study

such as First In First Out, Just in Time, etc in order to ensure proper receipt, storage, handling, shipping of product and raw materialsJames Wallace, General Manager of the Advanced Products Divisio ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Would a stronger U.S. economy would benifit the Global Economy?

xchanges across national boundaries. Countries both import and export goods.* Exporting-selling and shipping raw materials or products to other nations* Importing-purchasing raw materials or products ...

(3 pages) 96 0 2.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Air and Water Pollution

ant to mention about the causes of water pollution. It has got various reasons which are factories, shipping, and drainage. First, many factories and shipping dump waste into the water. For example, t ...

(1 pages) 63 0 3.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Airborne Express

second day services, third day deliveries and pricing these options on the basis of delivery time.- Shipping volumes had increased by 15-20% over a decade- Companies tailored their activities for thei ... time delivery.- Customers were able to track a package from the website, schedule a pickup, prepare shipping framework, check rates etc.- FedEx and UPS tried to beat each other in pricing and better s ...

(2 pages) 164 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Productivity of Seafarers: Measure and Improve

and owner. Sources for seafarers and seafarers themselves are becoming increasingly scarce whereas shipping volume and number of ships is on the rise in both volume and complexity. Finding productive ... ts of the BIMCO/ISF report, issued on December 2005, supply and demand figures below illustrate how shipping industry stands for future supply of seafarers.TABLE 1: Demand Supply Summary, 2005SupplyDe ...

(24 pages) 95 0 3.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Recommendation report on which new video game system is the best buy

f games 3.Control CRITERIA Cost The system should be under $400. The price listed is without tax or shipping.*Xbox 360$299.99 *Nintendo Wii$249.99 *Playstation 3$499.00 Xbox 360 The Xbox 360 comes wit ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.8 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Alternative Dispute Resolution

there had been some change in the condition of the crate when they began the uncrating process. The shipping department of the original equipment company as a matter of procedure screws the crate toge ... examined the crate they noticed it was nailed together not screwed together. An examination of the shipping documents and contact with the original equipment manufacturers shipping department and Gen ...

(4 pages) 129 1 4.6 Apr/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases


iler operating under a superstore concept "“ is interested in improving their understanding of shipping, handling and storage costs early on in the decision making process. The buyer at A Company ... tion ( PRODUCT) offers solid functionality in this area. The PRODUCT is able to store and calculate shipping charges when the supplier pays the freight and actual mulit-modal transportation charges wh ...

(6 pages) 28 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

My World In 2050

s probably the single most amazing thing about this time. Companies like FedEx, and UPS have become shipping giants of this time, with millions of employees and tens of thousands of offices all over t ... nies are what make living in 2050 so unique. With more people spending less time going out to shop, shipping companies like these are the only way millions of people can survive.Back in the early 1 ...

(2 pages) 1345 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Secret Sharer

h stories written by Joseph Conrad. Joseph Conrad was a writer that was really into ships. He loved shipping so much that he wrote most of his stories about ships. In this essay I will compare the man ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Contribution Margin Income Statement

enses + Fixed Expenses + ProfitsSales = $680 per unitVariable Expenses:•$500 per unit•$80 Shipping•$20.00 Labor•= $600 total per unitFixed Expenses:•Cost of manufacturing: $30 ... riad of things to better his situation. The first thing Harry should do is charge the customers for shipping. His products are in demand; therefore it should not be a problem tasking the customers wit ...

(2 pages) 98 0 2.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting


ingly hard. The best stones come from a single granite mine on an island off the coast of Scotland. Shipping is quite expensive due to weight (16 stones in a set at 42 pounds a piece, not including pa ...

(7 pages) 569 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Cola Wars

way they will not have to have bottlers in every country they want a presence in. Also the cost of shipping may be less than the cost of owning a bottler.Another option is franchising. Like Coke they ...

(1 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Cost Descriptors Memo for MBA 503

sions. As volume of output increases so does the amount of materials needed as well as the costs of shipping and the additional cost of payroll for hourly staff.For example, when the number of student ... ERATIONAL COSTSFIXEDVARIABLESEMI-VARIABLELeaseTextbook production costsUtilitiesInsurance (building)Shipping chargesPhoneNon exempt SalariesHourly employee's payrollCopier leaseSupplies (paper)Direct ...

(3 pages) 96 0 3.5 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Riodan Manufacturing- Inventory Improvement Proposition Computers and Information Processing

three primary categories; raw materials receiving, manufacturing with inventory, and final product shipping. Inventory reconciliation was considered as well.Raw Materials Receiving- During this proce ... the inventory system by an inventory clerk. Inefficiencies include the manual intensity of checking shipping orders with scheduled orders, the hand off to the inventory clerk, and the time lapse befor ...

(8 pages) 72 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Meanings and Effects of ConlineBill 2000

tances that one would need to clearly understand and resolve. This is where independent or group of shipping community gather together to form model law, standard contract forms and terms to substanti ... ether to form model law, standard contract forms and terms to substantially harmonize international shipping activities over the years. Here, the Conlinebill 2000 shall be look upon at all its 19 clau ...

(15 pages) 71 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law