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Contemporary Logistics, 11th Edition, 2015, Paul R. Murphy - Quiz 10

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LOGISTICS, GLOBAL LOGISTICS, SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 2016

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Logistis, Global Logistics, International Logistics, Supply Chain Management

 

 

 

CHAPTER 10: WAREHOUSING MANAGEMENT

 

Multiple Choice Questions (correct answers are bolded)

 

  1. Warehousing and ____ are substitutes for each other.

 

  1. transportation
  2. materials handling
  3. packaging
  4. inventory management
  5. none of the above

 

  1. ____ and ____ refer to adjustments associated with the quantity of product.

 

  1. allocating; assorting
  2. accumulating; allocating
  3. sorting out; accumulating
  4. sorting out; assorting

 

  1. ____ involves bringing together similar stocks from different sources.

 

  1. bulk-breaking
  2. assorting
  3. accumulating
  4. sorting out

 

  1. ____ refers to building up a variety of different products for resale to particular customers.

 

  1. accumulating
  2. allocating
  3. sorting out
  4. assorting

 

  1. ____ refers to separating products into grades and qualities desired by different target markets.

 

    1. assorting
    2. sorting out
    3. allocating
    4. accumulating

 

 

 

  1. Warehouses emphasize ____ and their primary purpose is to maximize ____.

 

  1. rapid movement of product; usage of available storage space
  2. rapid movement of product; throughput
  3. product storage; usage of available storage space
  4. product storage; throughput

 

  1. Distribution centers emphasize ____ and their primary purpose is to maximize ____.

 

  1. rapid movement of product; throughput
  2. product storage; throughput
  3. product storage; usage of available storage space
  4. rapid movement of product; usage of available storage space

 

  1. Throughput refers to ____.

 

  1. storage capacity of a warehousing facility
  2. volume through a pipeline
  3. inventory turnover in a one-month period
  4. amount of product entering and leaving a facility in a given time period

 

  1. ____ refers to a process where a product is received in a facility, occasionally married with product going to the same destination, and then shipped at the earliest time, without going into longer-term storage.

 

  1. just-in-time
  2. cross-docking
  3. accumulation
  4. agglomeration

 

  1. Warehousing labor safety practices in the United States are monitored by which federal government agency?

 

  1. Warehousing Safety Administration
  2. Department of Commerce
  3. Food and Drug Administration
  4. Consumer Product Safety Commission
  5. none of the above

 

  1. Which of the following is not a characteristic of public warehousing?

 

  1. requires no capital investment from user
  2. users have a fairly exact determination of their warehousing costs
  3. good for companies dealing with large volumes of inventory
  4. lack of control by user
  5. all of the above are characteristics

 

  1. What is considered to be the biggest drawback to public warehousing?

 

  1. high fixed cost to user
  2. lack of safety regulation
  3. lack of locational flexibility
  4. lack of control by the user

 

  1. ____ warehousing is owned or occupied on a long-term lease by the firm using them.

 

  1. private
  2. public
  3. contract
  4. multiclient

 

  1. All are characteristics of private warehousing, except ____.

 

  1. generates high fixed costs for the user
  2. feasible when demand patterns are irregular
  3. users have a great deal of control
  4. may reduce an organization’s flexibility
  5. all of the above are characteristics

 

  1. With respect to contract warehousing, ____ to ____ year contracts appear to allow sufficient time for the warehousing provider to learn the client’s business while allowing the client some flexibility in case the agreement fails to produce acceptable results.

 

  1. 1; 2
  2. 2; 3
  3. 3; 5
  4. 5; 7

 

  1. Multiclient warehousing mixes attributes of ____ and ____ warehousing.

 

  1. private; contract
  2. common; private
  3. public; common
  4. public; contract

 

  1. One of the best pieces of advice with respect to the design of warehousing facilities is to ____.

 

  1. automate whenever possible
  2. build up rather than out
  3. avoid consultants
  4. use common sense
  5. Trade-offs must be made among space, labor, and ____ with respect to warehousing design.

 

  1. cost
  2. construction materials
  3. mechanization
  4. speed

 

  1. A key advantage of fixed slot locations in a warehouse is ____.

 

  1. improved employee morale
  2. knowledge of where specific products are located
  3. better materials handling
  4. increased space utilization

 

  1. A key advantage of variable slot locations in a warehouse is ____.

 

  1. increased space utilization
  2. better materials handling
  3. ease of record keeping
  4. more logical and simple product layout

 

  1. As one builds higher, building costs ____, while warehousing equipment costs tend to ____.

 

  1. increase; decrease
  2. increase; increase
  3. decrease; decrease
  4. decrease; increase

 

  1. Which of the following statements about a one-dock layout is false?

 

  1. each and every dock can be used for both shipping and receiving
  2. it requires carriers to pick up and deliver at specific times
  3. goods move in a straight configuration
  4. product may sometimes be reloaded in the vehicle that delivered it
  5. all of the above statements are true

 

  1. Narrow aisles can store ____ to ____ percent more product than conventional width aisles.

 

  1. 30; 40
  2. 20; 25
  3. 15; 20
  4. 10; 15

 

  1. Which of the following is not an example of warehouse automation?

 

  1. radio frequency identification
  2. narrow aisle forklifts
  3. automated guided vehicles
  4. automated storage and retrieval systems
  5. all of the above are examples of warehouse automation

 

  1. Which of the following is not a trade-off in warehousing design?

 

  1. two-dock versus single-dock layout
  2. build up versus build out
  3. order picking versus order taking functions
  4. degree of warehouse automation
  5. all of the above are trade-offs in warehousing design

 

  1. One estimate suggests that only approximately ____ percent of a facility’s cubic capacity is actually occupied by product.

 

  1. 10
  2. 25
  3. 40
  4. 50

 

  1. Which of the following is not a potential measure of warehousing productivity?

 

  1. average warehouse capacity used
  2. order fill rate
  3. pallets shipped per person
  4. cases shipped per person
  5. all of the above are potential measures of warehousing productivity

 

  1. What is the most frequent source of injuries among warehousing personnel?

 

  1. heart attacks
  2. assault by other warehousing personnel
  3. leg wounds from forklifts
  4. back and shoulder injuries

 

  1. What is dunnage?

 

  1. a slang term for a particular type of ocean liner
  2. a type of packaging material that is placed inside of boxes
  3. material that is used to block and brace products inside carrier equipment
  4. additional transportation fees that are charged to small shippers

 

  1. Which of the following is not one of the common causes of warehousing fires?

 

  1. electrical failure or malfunction
  2. lightning strikes
  3. heat source too close to combustibles
  4. cutting or welding too close to combustibles
  5. all of the above are common causes

 

  1. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, approximately ____ employees are killed each year while operating forklifts in warehousing facilities.

 

  1. 100
  2. 250
  3. 500
  4. 1,000
  5. none of the above

 

  1. A safety data sheet (SDS) is required for ____.

 

  1. all finished goods stored in a warehouse
  2. each hazardous product to be stored in a facility
  3. all raw materials brought into a firm
  4. any product imported into the United States

 

  1. Which of the following is not one of the four questions associated with effective management of hazardous materials storage?

 

  1. what material is being stored
  2. why is it being stored
  3. what is the material’s source
  4. where is it being stored
  5. each of the above is one of the four questions

 

  1. In general, warehousing security can be enhanced by focusing on people, ____, and ____.

 

  1. building; equipment
  2. buildings; cost
  3. cost; processes
  4. facilities; processes

 

  1. Which of the following statements is false?

 

  1. clean and sanitary warehousing facilities can have a positive impact on morale
  2. one suggestion for warehouse sanitation is to clean the facility at least once a day
  3. warehousing cleanliness and sanitation can be facilitated by putting product at the back of a facility where it is out of the way
  4. clean and sanitary warehousing facilities can reduce employee turnover
  5. all of the above are true

 

True-False Questions

 

  1. Many well-run companies view warehousing as a strategic consideration and as a potential source of competitive advantage. (True)

 

  1. Materials handling has been referred to as transportation at zero miles per hour. (False)

 

  1. Warehousing is needed because patterns of production and consumption may not coincide. (True)

 

  1. Assorting and sorting refer to adjustments associated with the quantity of product. (False)

 

  1. Accumulating involves bringing together similar stocks from different sources. (True)

 

  1. Assorting involves breaking larger quantities into smaller quantities. (False)

 

  1. Warehouses emphasize the rapid movement of products through a facility and attempt to maximize throughput. (False)

 

  1. Throughput is the amount of product entering and leaving a warehousing facility in a given period of time. (True)

 

  1. One drawback of cross-docking is that it increases the amount of necessary warehousing space. (False)

 

  1. With public warehousing the user rents space as needed, thus avoiding the cost of unneeded space. (True)

 

  1. In the United States, the Warehousing Safety Administration has primary responsibility for warehousing safety practices. (False)

 

  1. Perhaps the biggest drawback to public warehousing is the inability to provide specialized services. (False)

 

  1. Private warehousing tends to be feasible when demand patterns are relatively stable. (True)

 

  1. Private warehousing offers potential users a great deal of control over their storage needs. (True)

 

  1. Public warehousing has embraced value-adding activities such as customization and reverse logistics to a greater degree than has contract warehousing. (False)

 

  1. Three-to-five year contracts appear to allow sufficient time for contract warehouses to learn their client’s business while at the same time allowing clients some flexibility. (True)

 

  1. In essence, multi-client warehousing mixes attributes of private and contract warehousing. (False)

 

  1. Common sense should not be ignored with respect to the design of warehousing facilities. (True)

 

  1. A storage facility with low rates of product turnover should be laid out in a manner that maximizes utilization of the cubic capacity of the storage facility. (True)

 

  1. Trade-offs must be made among space, labor, and mechanization with respect to warehousing design. (True)

 

  1. A variable slot location warehousing system may result in low space utilization. (False)

 

  1. A general rule of thumb is that it is cheaper to build up than build out. (True)

 

  1. A one-dock warehouse layout, in contrast to a two-dock layout, increases the space needed for storage docks. (False)

 

  1. Narrower aisles can increase the space utilization of a facility. (True)

 

  1. Radio frequency identification is an example of warehouse automation. (True)

 

  1. Recent estimates suggest that only approximately 25% of a warehousing facility’s cubic capacity is actually occupied by product. (False)

 

  1. Motivation of warehousing employees can be difficult because of the somewhat repetitive nature of the operation. (True)

 

  1. Increases in warehousing productivity require significant investment in technology or mechanized or automated equipment. (False)

 

  1. One low-cost suggestion for improving warehousing productivity is to play music, if conditions permit. (True)

 

  1. Forklift operators in the United States must be recertified every five years. (False)

 

  1. Back and shoulder injuries are the most frequent injuries among warehousing personnel. (True)

 

  1. Dunnage refers to charges for accessorial transportation service. (False)

 

  1. Fires are a constant threat in warehousing. (True)

 

  1. Approximately 10% of all warehousing fires in recent years were sent intentionally. (False)

 

  1. In the United States, approximately 95,000 employees are injured every year while operating forklifts in warehousing facilities. (True)

 

  1. Government regulations require organizations to create a safety data sheet (SDS) for each imported item that is stored in a warehousing facility. (False)

 

  1. Buildings that store hazardous materials often have walls and doors that can withstand several hours of intense fire. (True)

 

  1. Potential threats to warehousing security include theft, pilferage, heat and humidity, and fire, among others. (True)

 

  1. In general, warehousing security can be enhanced by focusing on people, facilities, and information. (False)

 

  1. Clean and sanitary warehousing facilities can have a positive impact on employee safety, morale, and productivity. (True)

 


 

 

 

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