Individual Assignment Instructions:
Transportation and logistics functions for forward and reverse logistics effect process life cycles. Some processes are better than others, for various reasons and in differing situations.
Write a three to five page APA formatted essay and describe differences in the transportation and logistics functions of reverse logistics. Base the differences on each category, transportation, and logistics, by describing situations where differences are apparent. Include how effective organization of human resources contributes to performance.
Develop essay points with both periodical and peer-reviewed publication articles from the library. Periodical publications typically do not have peer-reviewed articles. They are reviewed by editors and published in the popular media. Peer-reviewed publications are published as academic journals. Both types of publications are acceptable for this assignment.
Individual Assignment Resources:
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Fugate, B., Sahin, F., & Mentzer, J. T. (2006). Supply chain management coordination mechanisms. Journal of Business Logistics, 27(2), 129-161
Palsaitis, R., Ciziuniene, K., & Vaiciute, K. (2017). Improvement of warehouse operations management by considering competencies of human resources. Procedia Engineering, 187(2017), 604-613. doi:doi: 10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.420
Shuang, L., Wang, N., He, Z., Che, A., & Ma, Y. (2012). Design of a multiobjective reverse logistics network considering the cost and service level. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2012, 2-21. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/928620