MS-55 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Solved Assignment 2020

MS-55 Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Solved Assignment 2020


Course Code : MS-55
Course Title : Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Assignment No. : MS-55/TMA/Sem-II/2020
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MS-55 Solved Assignment 2020

University IGNOU
Service Type Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)
Course Management Programme
Language ENGLISH
Semester 2020 Course: Management Programme
Session 2020
Short Name MS-55
Assignment Code MS-55/TMA/Sem-II/2020
Product Assignment of Management Programme 2020 (IGNOU)
Submission Date 31st October



Note: Attempt all the questions and submit this assignment to the Coordinator of your Study
Centre on or before 31st October, 2020.
1. What is Physical Distribution Management? Describe its components. Also, elucidate
the “total approach” to PDM.
2. How do you link goods flow, information flow and cash flow in supply chain
integration? Explain with appropriate diagram.
3. “Making changes in a manufacturing company is probably the hardest thing that
civilized man has ever set out to achieve” – give your comments on this statement in
context with the organization switching to supply chain management.
4. “Today’s management cannot afford to focus only on company’s performance in a
vacuum, there is an emerging requirement to focus on the performance of the extended
supply chain or network in which company is a partner”. Comment!
5. Write short note on any three of the following:
a) Logistics- Marketing interface.
b) Supply Alliances.
c) Distribution Requirement Planning (DRP).
d) Cost Drivers.


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