You will conduct desk research to address the topic below.The subsequent questions should be answered in a written report.
“An assessment of logistics capability to achieve sustainability in the third-party logistics sector– a case of X”.
You should consider the points below:
X–choose a company from third-party logistics sector(e.g.,DHL,UPS,FEDEX,WINCANTONetc)of your choice.
You should provide a generic literature review on the topic. Identify and critically assess the key logistics capabilities developed(or aim to be developed)by the chosen organization to add value to the global supply chain strategy. Justify your own consultative view on the relevant capabilities presented. Present a qualitative and/or quantitative assessment to support your views.
Identify and critically analyse the key challenges that the chosen organization is facing to achieve sustainable logistics. Justify your own consultative view on each challenge identified. Present a qualitative and/or quantitative assessment to support your views.
Word Count:Maximum2000words(+-10%)excluding references.
Submission uploaded to Aula July18th,2023,by 23:59pm
Note there will be a class dedicated to scoping out the assessment and group information. Note assessments submitted up to one week late will have10 marks deducted from the final mark.Assessments submitted after the one-week deadline a mark of zero will be recorded.
Written Feedback will be provided via AULA. The marking criteria below will form the basis of the feedback.
AttributesWeightingLO coveredUse of resources as evidence to support the argument provided: This covers the utilization of books,journal articles and online resources. You should consider the appropriateness of the sources, their currency and level. You should not rely on online sources only30%
LO2 &LO3Quality of the written presentation: This covers the clarity,coherence,grammatical accuracy,tone, and style of the work submitted. There should be correct and consistent Harvard format referencing both in text and in list.The work should be presented in report format with adherence to the word count.20%Quality of the argument put forward: This covers the evidence in place to support the points made. A clear structure with logical progression from one point to the next, evidence of understanding of logistics capability,future challenges,sustain able logistics issues and a logical conclusion included.50%
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