Efficiency of distribution facilities and networks is not nearly as critical as their speed. True/False 2. Inventory handling, storage, and processing facilities help supply chains create time and place utility. True/False 3. Sortation refers a type of conveyer equipment. True/False 4. Organizations may benefit substantially from the establishment of one or several warehouses to reduce transportation costs. True/False 5.
A common fulfillment strategy of many firms is to use the normal distribution network for most items including their low-velocity items. True/False 6. One of the primary tradeoffs at the facility level is space versus equipment. True/False 7. It is not difficult to find and train high-quality personnel for DC operations. True/False 8. When establishing a distribution strategy, the first and most obvious consideration is the product. True/False 9. Cross-docks typically increase transportation costs. True/False 0. The drawback of centralized inventory is the long distance to customers, which typically extends lead times and results in higher transportation costs. True/False 11. Contract warehousing is different than 3PL warehousing. True/False 12. The first facility consideration is to determine the size of each operation within the network. True/False 13. After the layout of the operations is determined, attention shifts to the facility size of the operations within the distribution operation. True/False 14.
Slotting is defined as the placement of product in a facility for the purpose of optimizing materials handling and space efficiency. True/False 15. Product handling functions include both receiving and shipping. True/False 16. KPIs cannot be used in connection with distribution center activities as they do not provide tangible, relevant data. True/False 17. Order accuracy and order completeness are the same. True/False 18. Asset utilization is very important in a 3PL warehouse. True/False 19. WMS is more than a simple database that provides stock location information. True/False