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Logistical Capabilities of Trucking Firms (Aug 1997, MPC-97-79, Project #: MPC-131)
The objectives of this research are to determine how regional trucking firms are incorporating logistical services into their business, show some of the current trends regarding logistics in the trucking business, and allow firms to evaluate themselves against the rest of the industry.
The objective of this project was to develop a program that provides short-term analyses and education in an effort to enhance the viability of rural manufacturing and processing firms through a better understanding of transportation and logistics management by organizations in North Dakota.
Inventory Practices of Flour Milling Firms (Jun 1996, MPC-96-62A, Project #: MPC-110)
The logistical function of inventory management has changed greatly over the last few decades. Historically, inventories have been used to manage production and were considered a necessary component of doing business. However, with recent developments such as Just-In-Time (JIT) and Electronic Data Interchange...