Logistics and SCM Question Bank for November 2017 TYBMS Sem 5 Exam


Logistics and SCM

Unit 1
1. What is the meaning of logistics? Also elaborate what is integrated logistics.
2. What is the mission of logistics? Also elaborate the significance of 7 Rs
3. How to gain competitive advantage via logistics
4. What are the types of logistics
5. What are objectives of logistics
6. What are the importance of logistics in a country like India
7. What is logistics performance cycle
8. What are the functions of logistics
9. What is SCM and how is it different from Logistics
10. What are the broad participants of SCM in textile, automobile and food sector
11. What are the phases in customer service. Also elaborate on perfect order cycle
12. What are the reasons for doing demand forecasting
13. What are the methods of doing demand forecasting
14. What are the elements of customer service

Unit 2
1. Mention the principles and functions of transportation
2. What are the different cost associated with transportation
3. Distinguish between key features of road/rail/water/airways
4. What is intermodal mode of transportation
5. Pipeline as a mode of transportation
6. What are the functions of packaging and what are the various packaging material
7. What are the objectives/guidelines of material handling
8. What are the various material handling equipments
9. What are the functions of warehousing
10. What are the economic and service benefits of warehousing
11. What are the ways in which a ware house can be classified and how do you determine the location and layout of the warehouse.

Unit 3
1. What are the functions of inventory
2. What are the cost associated with inventory
3. Distinguish between P and Q system
4. EOQ and assumption of EOQ
5. What are the different methods of inventory classification
6. Mission based costing VS activity based costing VS total cost approach
7. What are the areas of logistics audit
8. What are the internal and external methods of performance measurement
9. What are the importance of logistics network design

10. Role of Milk run

Unit 4
1. What is the importance of information systems in logistics
2. What are the features of ideal LIS
3. MRP vs DRP
4. What are the benefits of containerization
5. Advantages of ICD
6. What are the different modern logistics infrastructure that are available for companies
7. 3PL vs 4PL
8. What are the factors based on which we decide the agency to whom we should outsource logistical avtivities
9. What is the need to understand global supply chains and what are the key challenge in implementing the same in india

10. Role of cold chain, logistics park

Text books recommended
1. Vipul Publications:- Vipin Saboo


For any further clarifications and guidance for exams, feel free to contact Prof Vipin Saboo on 9820779873 (whatapp and call)

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Education Qualification: BMS- N M College (University Rank Holder) PGDBM- Sydenham College M Com- College topper Mr Vipin Saboo has been associated with the following institutes as a visiting faculty Lords college, Malad Patkar College, Goregoan Saraf college, Malad Dalmia college, Malad St Andrews College, Bandra Wilson College, Grant Road Thakur college, Kandivili L N College, Kandivili N K College, Malad Dhanukar College, Vile Parle St Xaviers College, Marine Lines Shroff College, Kandivili KES College, Khar Mr.Vipin Saboo also has more than 5 years of industry expertise with corporate like CRISIL, Motilal Oswal Investment Banking and Yes Bank. Mr. Saboo has also published a text book on Logistics and Supply Chain Management for TYBMS Students.


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