Patrick's Law = Revenue Certainty
Mucci's Law = Intimate Knowledge of the Basic Transaction
Jon's Law = Don't Mistake Understanding and Compassion for Weakness
McMullen's Law = Have an Exit Strategy
Mycha's Law = A Customer will pay the Minimum to get Basic Set of Needs met.
Bruce's Law = Adapatible Organizations have a Strategic Advantage
Sean's Law = Highly Reliable Cost Effective Logistics
Block's Law: Service over Self Interest
Eddie's Law: Not That Complicated
IBUS 75 International Logistics
This is not a "traditional academic process" course. It uses a combination of "evidenced based" learning modalities and processes routinely found in the business community to meet the academic standards while making the experience more productive and enjoyable for the students.
A4: Submit a simple explanation of logisitcs
A5: How has technology reduced the demand for physical labor in the logistics networks?
A6: What are the most sought after skills for logistics professionals?
A7: If you shipped a container with Maersk Line, from Hong Kong to LA/LGB, what ocean carrier might carry the container and what terminal would unload it?
A9: How has the ILWU evolved and contributed to the cargo growth of the Ports of LA/LGB?
A11: What are the west to east rail carriers & routes (list tmajor origins & destination rail terminals by city)?
A12: What are the different types of rail equipment that moves west to east and the associated costs for each type of equipment?
E6: How has the implementation of double stack rails service changes the economics of import cargo routings?
A13: What are the trailer types/sizes of long haul trailers?
A14: What are the single driver and two man team truck rates from LA to New York?
A15: What are the typical truck cargo flows in the western states?
E7: What are the requirements for drivers that make last deliveries for Amazon?
E8: What are the pros & cons of being a harbor drayage driver?
A16: What are the key factors in site location for a warehouse?
A17: What are the benefits of full time and temporary labor? What should be the balance between full time and temporary labor and why?
E9: What are the critical skills required for future warehouse workers?
A18: Where are some of the best sourcing locations for Hand Bags to be sold on the internet? Why?
A19: What are the growth trends for online sales of fashion goods?
E10: What are the best shipping locations to fulfill online orders delivered in the US?
Global Trade & Marketing
Product - Place - Price - Promotion
Supply Chain - Sale to Fulfillment
Logistics - The Physical Movement
A1: Complete a short essay on your reaction to Professor Mucci's Respect Based Management & Class Process
A2: Submit a short biography and what you expect to gain from this class
A3: Submit a list of the Student Learning Outcomes from the Syllabus
E1: Why is "Pull" Supply Chain superior to "Push"?
E2: Why does LA/LGB handle 40% of US Container Traffic?
A8: What are the most common ocean container types & sizes?
E4: How many US Flag cargo ships required US Merchant Crews in 1960 vs today? Why aren't these american jobs protected like those of coal miners or refrigerator factory workers? Which worker has a greater impact on your security and the costs of your products?
A10: Provide a chart showing the transit time vs price ratio of international air transport and ocean transport.
E5: Provide an example of a unique air shipment that requires special handling.
E3: what are the limitation of autonomous cargo ship?
A20: What are some of the logistics problems demand planning can relieve?
A21: How has logistics changed in the last 20 years from a silo type process to a coordinated system approach (orchestra)?
A22: Submit your completed Highly Reliable Cost Effective Logistics Project.