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Locksmithing: sticky keys, sticky material, mystery book
sticky material, mystery book, old timers: I m not sure of the term. I would guess depending on the year the book was written in and the time the story was set would determine wording. The word lock picks may not have been developed. It may be a key that was produced from the impression of the key...

Locksmithing: storm door lock, door locks, old mom
door locks, old mom, storm door: On most storm door locks it is possible to accidentally or on purpose move the the lever to lock the lock while it is in the open position and then when the door shuts it will be locked. I have also seen older locks wearout and fall into lock position when...

Locksmithing: strange spindle, turning the key, spindle
turning the key, spindle, yoke: Hello S Madison, There are 2 makes of locks that require you to remove it from the door, insert a key, pull out on the spindle and turn the key until the plug comes out. You do have to pull quite hard on the spindle. Getting it back together is not much...

Locksmithing: strike-plate for ASSA lock, hometown aol, safe co
hometown aol, safe co, ebay: Hi Peter, Installation is no different for this lock than any other, just make sure of the latch measurement. As for the strike plate, anyone that can be found to accept the bolt will work. Best of luck ! Thanks, Charles D. Wyatt, Jr. CML,CMS...

Locksmithing: stripped screw on lock, wire cutters, deadbolt
wire cutters, deadbolt, good shape: Hi Nancy. If you are working on a wood door your in good shape. Remove the deadbolt body from the door. You should have only the bolt left in the edge of the door. Remove the one good screw. Now take a screwdriver and try to push the bolt from it s back end...

Locksmithing: stuck combination lock, combination locks, combination dial
combination locks, combination dial, key hole: Hello Joe. It sounds like you have a cash type of safe. That is call a day lock . It is used for the regular emploees to use with out giving them the combo. Why did you push it it? I m sure you already asked yourself that question. Can you send a pic of the...

Locksmithing: stuck deadbolt, large hole, screwdriver
large hole, screwdriver, bolt: Hello Sandra, It may be jammed against the strike. Pull or push on the door while you turn the mechanism with a screwdriver. If that doesn t help, you may have to destroy the bolt. Do so from the large hole in the door face. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: stuck door handleset, schlage, latch
schlage, latch, heavy duty: Hello Lori, The thumbpiece that operates the latch mechanism is wearing out and eventually will either break off or just not function at all, causing you to get locked out if that s the only door you can get in to. Kwikset, the maker of Titan, no longer...

Locksmithing: stuck key, dead bolt, stuck key
dead bolt, stuck key, clock position: Hello Trish, Open the door and lock the deadbolt. Remove the screws for the deadbolt and pull it off the door. It s unusual that the key is stuck in the unlocked position. Make sure you are turning the key to the 12 o clock position before removing...

Locksmithing: stuck keys, core plug, neutral position
core plug, neutral position, deadbolt: T, Make sure that your key is in a neutral position. The position where you normally pull the key out. Put your finger on just the core/plug of the lock. This is part that rotates when you turn your key. While pushing in on the plug pull your key out. Depending...

Locksmithing: stuck room lock, shaft, aol
shaft, aol: Hello Michelle, I m not sure what brand of lock you have. If the inside knob was removed at one time when it got put back on the shaft of the turn knob may not have been inserted in the locking sleeve. Remove the inside knob and see if there is a shaft....

Locksmithing: substituting lock cylinder, lock cylinder, ultramax
lock cylinder, ultramax, keyway: Hello Ed, An UltraMax is the next generation Titan. Kwikset no longer makes the Titan. Most locks, such as those, can be switched out without any modification to the doors and the cylinders can be keyed the same - as long as they are the same keyway....

Locksmithing: Taylor Safe, rubber mallet, dial area
rubber mallet, dial area, correct combination: I was thinking about your safe. I m not sure if you got it open. If not the Fence that enters the gates cut into the wheels when you dial the correct combination the wheels get lined up with the gates allowing the fence to drop in then you rotate the dial...

Locksmithing: Thin door deadbolt, thin wood, steel panels
thin wood, steel panels, deadbolts: Hello Dennis, That thin of a door will be an issue. If you install a 7/8 DIA bolt in a 1-1/8 thick door you should have enough room on either side to leave some wood but it s not going to provide you any security. A swift kick will push the bolt mechanism...

Locksmithing: Thin door locks, latch bolt, thick doors
latch bolt, thick doors, head shape: Hello Ron, Just about any deadbolt can be modified to work. The main things to look at are the screws and the tailpiece. This is what determines how thick or thin your door can be. If the door is thinner than the manufacturer has made the screws and...

Locksmithing: Thumbturn, rico torres, ebay
rico torres, ebay, deadbolt: Many locksmiths carry spare parts from locks they have worked on. You can call a locksmith for the spare part. You can also shop at Herbert L Flake Company. www.hlflake.com Last place you can check ebay for lock parts. Let me know if you have...

Locksmithing: Titan Dead Bolt, latch bolt, interior screws
latch bolt, interior screws, dead bolt: Hi Steve, Well, you stated that you have removed the interior screws and thumb plate. Which removed, you should see another plate that will have 2 black looking bolts that have slots and threaded holes for the 2 interior screws. These 2 bolts must be screwed...

Locksmithing: Titan Deadbolt and Knobset, hometown aol, back doors
hometown aol, back doors, safe co: Hi Julia, Maybe you should try alittle WD-40 in each one and then try the keys in each..... work in the WD. That should smooth out things. Do this about once in 6-8 months. Thanks, Charles D. Wyatt, Jr. CML,CMS Pres/Ceo A-Action Lock & Safe, Co. ...

Locksmithing: Titan deadbolt removal, flathead screwdriver, set screw
flathead screwdriver, set screw, deadbolt: Hello Michael, There are 2 sets of screws on those deadbolts. Small ones that hold the inside plate and those screws thread into 2 more screws which hold the outside assembly onto the door. The second set are black and use a flathead screwdriver. There...

Locksmithing: Titan deadbolt, deadbolt locks, exterior doors
deadbolt locks, exterior doors, question thanks: Hello Larry, No. You will have to replace the whole thing. The plug cylinder is designed to fit Titan locks. If you tried to put a high security cylinder into the lock, replacing the plug cylinder, the holes for the pins wouldn t line up and the...

Locksmithing: Titan door knobs, schlage locks, ms cook
schlage locks, ms cook, backset: Hello Ms. Cook, What is it about the Schlage locks that you purchased that keeps them from working on your house? If the holes are the wrong size you can resize them. If the existing holes are in the wrong place you can move them and cover the difference...

Locksmithing: Titan key in knobe & Dead bolt set, kwikset titan, kaba ilco
kwikset titan, kaba ilco, kwikset security: Hello Angelo, I don t know to what the other expert was referring to so I can t be certain about what he was saying. Titan is no longer made. It has been replaced by either UltraMax or Kwikset Security (I don t off hand know which). Either model is...

Locksmithing: Titan lock catching, harsh winter weather, kwikset ultramax
harsh winter weather, kwikset ultramax, deadbolt: Hello J Baker, Try locking/unlocking the lock with the door open. If it works better that way, the problem is the strike plate on the door jamb. It s not lining up properly, most likely due to your house settling and the door frame moving. Figure out...

Locksmithing: Toyota Camry door key, chrysler lebaron, 1992 chrysler lebaron
chrysler lebaron, 1992 chrysler lebaron, quality lubricant: Jim Yes, one key is usually the way these autos are set up. There are usually no reason to replace the locks unless the person has an accident that damaged the doors. Graphite gets very gummy when wet and it is messy. In dry conditions it is a great lubricant....

Locksmithing: SOMEONE TRIED TO STEAL OUR CAR AND BROKE A KEY OFF IN THE IGNITON, hometown aol, broken key
hometown aol, broken key, finacially: Hi Jeannie, Well, I guess before I can try and help you with your question, I m gonna need to know the year, make and model of the vehicle in question and I ll do my best to help. Charles D. Wyatt, Jr. CML,CMS Pres/Ceo A-Action Lock & Safe, Co. ...

Locksmithing: Transponder Car Keys, jeep grand cherokee, strattec keys
jeep grand cherokee, strattec keys, transponder car keys: Hello Robert, The Strattec keys are generally better when it comes to VATS or PASS keys. I ve not heard of them not working properly. You should take the one that didn t work back to the locksmith and have them check it. There are chances with any key...

Locksmithing: Travel Trailer Locks, kwikset titan, lock cylinder
kwikset titan, lock cylinder, key way: Hello Edward, On the edge of the door is a plate that surrounds the latch. Usually that has the name of the manufacturer, if not, it s most likely a cheap brand that may or may not be compatible with a Kwikset key. If your Titan key fits in the key...

Locksmithing: Trim removal on old Arrow deadbolt, double cylinder deadbolts, series assembly
double cylinder deadbolts, series assembly, interior doors: Hello James, I think I follow what you mean. Insert a working key into the inside key hole and turn it to the right. The metal you see below the holes will move and you can then see the screws. If you don t have a key, you ll need a locksmith to...

Locksmithing: Truck tool box lock., truck tool box, screw driver
truck tool box, screw driver, locksmith: Hello Brian. If it is a key with cuts on 1 side only then that will work o.k. Sometimes there is a number on the face of the lock that the locksmith can cut a key to. If it is a round barrel key than you will have to use a different approach. Get back to me...

Locksmithing: Truck tool box, truck tool box, box locks
truck tool box, box locks, broken key: Hi Michael, There are some VERY important factors that come into play when dealing with a broken key. First, I would need to know just what kind of car its broke in. Second, is it broke at the tip end, the middle or right at the head of the key. Third,...

Locksmithing: Trunk lock, little critters, auto parts store
little critters, auto parts store, seat area: Hello Liz. Get in the back seat area and face the rear seat. Push down and back on the front edge of the seat and try to lift it up. It should lift out. Then there are 2 screws-one on each side at the bottom of the back of the seat. Remove them and lift upthe...

Locksmithing: Tuff Stuff DEADBOLTS, spool pins, picking a lock
spool pins, picking a lock, double cylinder: UPDATE:05/02/2006 Hello Carole, I thought you should know that I have found out more information about Tuff Stuff locks. Try the following link to another question for more, and you should email me directly for what I can t say here. http://www.allexperts.com/answerq.asp?QuestionID=4290004&ExpertID=42028...

Locksmithing: "Turn Lever" moves to open position, schlage locks, thumb turn
schlage locks, thumb turn, lever moves: The Schlage 51 series lockset is designed so that you can push in on the thumb turn while turning it to the locked position. When this happens, the thumb turn is suppose to stay in place, meaning in the locked position even if the lock is unlocked with a...

Locksmithing: can't change my door knob, mortise lock, knobs
mortise lock, knobs, possible solutions: Hello Katie, I m not familiar with that brand of knob. There could be a few possible solutions. 1. It s a mortise lock and the knobs are attached to a threaded spindle. This means you need to unscrew them from the spindle to remove them. 2. It s...

Locksmithing: t handle garage door lock, garage door lock, lock cylinder
garage door lock, lock cylinder, e mail: Hello Katie, I m Mark one thing to note is that T handle locks are not meant to be rekeyed. Cost prohibitive. The locks are generally easy to manipulate. Your key that you use is basically picking the lock due to the key being close to the combination of...

Locksmithing: can't open the door, flat blade, interior side
flat blade, interior side, center hole: Hello Wilson, I m not sure what brand of lock this is so I ll try my best Does the interior knob have a turn unit in the center of the knob? If so, I assume you tried to rotate it. If it still wont let you turn the knob the door may have been shut for...

Locksmithing: can't open my trunk:( help!!:), toyota corolla 1992, toyota corolla
toyota corolla 1992, toyota corolla, wd 40: Hi sara, Sounds like the latch could be jammed. Could there be something in the trunk that has caught in the latch? First, try pushing down on the trunk lid (or thump on it with your fist) while turning the key or get someone to use the opener in the car....

Locksmithing: Can't remove deadbolt, set screw, small screws
set screw, small screws, mortise cylinder: Hello Brandy, If your lock has a large plate on the edge of the door it s most likely a mortise lock. The cylinder on the outside uses a mortise cylinder and those are threaded into the lock body and held in place with a set screw. The set screw can be...

Locksmithing: taking apart an old doorknob, push button lock, dry paint
push button lock, dry paint, schlage lock: Hello Luke, If your lock has a pushbutton on the inside (not one that turns) and it s a Schlage, it s quite an old lock. It may require you to press in on a retainer that is in the small part of the inside knob then pull the knob off. Then remove the...

Locksmithing: taking apart old doorknob/lock, screw drive, parimeter
screw drive, parimeter, door knobs: Hello Jack, The inside knob needs to be removed by pushing in on the stub as you called it. Once that is off, pry the rose (the larger metal part that is against the door) off. There should be a slot in the edge of it so look around the entire parimeter...

Locksmithing: how do I tighten a Kwikset door lock, kwikset locks, dead bolt
kwikset locks, dead bolt, screws: Hello Nolan, Try this: http://www.jmlock.com/kw_knob_install.pdf Those instructions work with the newer Kwikset locks that have hidden screws. If you still have trouble, try http://www.kwikset.com then click on Customer Service and then More FAQ s...

Locksmithing: tightening a door knob, rico torres, accurate answer
rico torres, accurate answer, locksmith: It should just slide on, if it is tight, then tap it with a rubber mallet. However, without looking at it, it s really hard to give you an accurate answer. If you can not figure it out, you might want to call a locksmith to come repair the lock for you. ...

Locksmithing: titan deadbolt, key gets stuck, kwikset locks, trunk locks
kwikset locks, trunk locks, wd 40: Hello Joseph, Get some WD-40 and spray it into the key slot. Insert the key and turn it both directions. Remove the key and spray some more; reinsert the key and turn both directions. They lock is getting filled with dirt and other substances from...

Locksmithing: titan deadbolt, security line, deadbolts
security line, deadbolts, deadbolt: Hello Gil, Try another key if you haven t to make sure it s not your copy of the key. Turn the lock from the inside thumbturn. If it locks and unlocks easily, your problem is inside the cylinder. If not, your bolt mechanism is worn out. It can be...

Locksmithing: titan lock, handleset, double cylinder
handleset, double cylinder, kwikset: Hello Harry, You need a double cylinder deadbolt. Your current one cannot be changed into such so you ll have to buy a new one. Take your key with you and have them rekey the new one to your existing key so it matches your other locks. A locksmith...

Locksmithing: training, foley belsaw, mail order
foley belsaw, mail order, locksmith training: Good morn, Mike. Look on the internet for schools in your area.I don t know of any there. I recomend the Foley Belsaw mail order course out of Mo. The price is good and you get a key machine that is upgradable to a code machine for a low price-the machine...

Locksmithing: transponder keys, nissan maxima, nissan dealership
nissan maxima, nissan dealership, factory originals: Hello Jimmy, Don t listen to the dealer. Take the key to a Locksmith and they should be able to cut and program it. I do recommend Strattec keys over ILCO when it comes to transponders and other electronic keys. I hope this helps. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: I am trying to remove deadbolt w/o visible screws, slide bolt, bottom knob
slide bolt, bottom knob, set screw: Hello Henry, If your deadbolt has a removable plate around the bolt: 1. Remove the faceplate from the edge of the door 2. Using a 5/64 Allen wrench (it may need to be slightly larger or smaller), insert it next to the bolt (of the deadbolt) toward the...

Locksmithing: tuff stuff-ripped off, professional locksmith, deadbolts
professional locksmith, deadbolts, stressful situation: Rekeying is almost always cheaper than replacing locks. This depends on the type of lock because some locks require more work to rekey than others so it may benefit the customer to have a new lock instead, but generally this isn t the case. I can t tell...

Locksmithing: tuff stuff, high security locks, tool bench
high security locks, tool bench, installation charges: UPDATE:05/02/2006 Hello Bob, I thought you should know that I have found out more information about Tuff Stuff locks. Try the following link to another question for more, and you should email me directly for what I can t say here. http://www.allexperts.com/answerq.asp?QuestionID=4290004&ExpertID=42028...

Locksmithing: do you have any tumblers for..., safe locks, safe co
safe locks, safe co, mfg name: Hi Ray, You will need to email me direct at: AActionLock@aol.com Please provide the mfg. name that is on the safe as well as the name on the current locks dial, or a few pictures in jpeg format. We do have safe locks in stock. Thanks, Charles...

Locksmithing: turning the lock over, keyholes, exterior doors
keyholes, exterior doors, rekeying: Hello Ryan, Unfortuantely you can t change the direction of the cylinders without a Kwikset tool. If you can get a locksmith to give you one they can show you how to use it. Or visit my youtube post about rekeying and it shows one. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGenT_T0lRc...

Locksmithing: What type of lock will work for us?, clark security products, mortise locks
clark security products, mortise locks, school shooting in lancaster pa: Hello David. Any good mortise lock can have a lock cylinder on both sides of the door. That way you need a key to lock the door from either side. Students can t do it. If your using cylindrical knob locks-like in your house-those type will be costly. Give...

Locksmithing: UNABLE TO OPEN SAGA SAFE, slot wheel, lowe s
slot wheel, lowe s, home depot: Hello Jerry. Wow! I thought I was the only one still with a Saga. The wheels inside of the safe may have rusted together. Not much else you can do. Keep soaking around the dial. Lay it on it s back for awhile. Other than that, just pry the door off. A replacement...

Locksmithing: Unable to remove doorknob, flathead screwdriver, doorknob
flathead screwdriver, doorknob, retainer: Hello Mark, The inside knob stem is the one that needs removed. Most locks require a very small tool to depress the retainer fully. A screwdriver may not push it in far enough. Once depressed, pull on the knob. You may need to push in on the knob...

Locksmithing: Unknown safe, rico torres, inner workings
rico torres, inner workings, model number: Your only bet is to go and visually look at the safe. Get the brand, model number, and serial number. From there you will be able to call the manuf. and get drill points. Let me know if you have any further questions, Rico Torres 24 HR LOCKSMITH ...

Locksmithing: Unlocking a dexter privacy lock, cake icing, guest bathroom
cake icing, guest bathroom, center hole: Hello Bill, Think about how you lock the door when you are inside. Do you push in on a button or turn one to lock it? Or do you have to turn the handle? If you push in, and the part is in the middle of the knob you ll need something a bit stronger...

Locksmithing: Unlocking Our Safe, thumb turn, thanks for your patience
thumb turn, thanks for your patience, youy: The first # 6 means that it is a speical container-1 door. The second # 1 means one lock. The third # 9 means the year, 69,79,89,99 or close to it. The other four #s mean the amount made at that time. Does your dial have a thumb turn in the middle? Or does...

Locksmithing: Unlocking Weslock indoor privacy, flat head screwdriver, jar lids
flat head screwdriver, jar lids, weslock: Hello, when you have the exterior side of the lock off the door try to use a piece of rubber mat like the ones used to open jar lids. Rotate the rosette only. Hold the lock and see if the plate will rotate. Let me know if this works. If not you could drill...

Locksmithing: Update Cylinder In Mortise Lock., mortise locks, mortise cylinder
mortise locks, mortise cylinder, control freak: Jesse James what is the word? First Medeco is a high security cylinder. For your aplication concider this. Keys can t be duplicated by any other but you. Gives you key control. (control freak). The cylinder is bump proof ish and pick proof ish and drill...

Locksmithing: Upside Down Key in Door Knob, rico torres, locksmith shop
rico torres, locksmith shop, exterior doors: Michael, The easiest thing to do is to take it to a locksmith shop and ask them to flip the cylinder around. It s very easy to do with experience and the right tools. Without the right tools or experience is very difficult to guide you in the steps needed...

Locksmithing: Upside down key stuck in lock, door key, kwikset
door key, kwikset, locksmith: Hello Peter, You didn t mention the brand of lock you have but there should be either a small hole in one side of the handle that you can push a small probe into to remove the handle. Instead of a hole, it may be a protruding pin. Just push it in and...

Locksmithing: Using a Key gage, key key, micrometer
key key, micrometer, gauge: Hello Stan Zawila, Insert a cut key into the gauge starting at the first cut on the key and into the shallowest point on the gauge. Slide the key over toward the deeper cuts until the key stops. The mark on that part of the gauge shows you the cut on...

Locksmithing: unistall schlage passage set, screw driver, o ring
screw driver, o ring, light duty: Hello Clint. Use a small poker into the hole on the neck of the knob. Just below the knob. Press in and pull knob and remove poker and pull off knob. If it is light duty just pry off the rosette and there are the screws [2]. If it is a heavy duty than you...

Locksmithing: unlock file cabinet, rico torres, how to pick a lock
rico torres, how to pick a lock, google: Paul, Go to google or yahoo video and type, how to pick a lock. There you will be able to find out how to pick the lock for a filing cabinet. It is very easy, however I can not tell you how to do it, as I would be hurting security of those who read this....

Locksmithing: unlocking our bathroom door, wire coat hanger, cake frosting
wire coat hanger, cake frosting, stiff piece: Hello Leah, You have to use a small screwdriver if you don t have the emergency key. Put it into the hole and turn it, it should go to the left. You may also be able to use a small stiff piece of paper such as a credit card or ID. Insert it behind...

Locksmithing: uPVC door lock, rico torres, lock cylinder
rico torres, lock cylinder, face plate: Brian, Just the lock. Open the door and on the side you will see a screw that is at the same height as the lock cylinder. If you can not see it, then you might have a face plate covering that portion. In this case remove the face plate 2 to 3 screws...

Locksmithing: upside down master lock, stockade fence, bolt cutters
stockade fence, bolt cutters, key hole: Hello Suzy, First, get a regular copy of your key. Take the key home and cut off the head (the large part that the key ring goes through). With pliers, take the small key and insert it into the key hole and turn, holding it until the body of the padlock...

Locksmithing: Van computer, old laptop, desk top
old laptop, desk top, somer: Hello Angelo, Good to hear from you again. I don t keep my laptop in my van. I only take it with me when I feel there s a chance I may need it. I wouldn t recommend using a PC in your van unless you want to take it out when the weather is cold or...

Locksmithing: Victor Cannon Ball Safe - Top Door Stuck, lithium grease, steel hammer
lithium grease, steel hammer, cannon ball: It sounds like you were looking at the combo change hole. Watch the wheels when you dial the combo. Does the first wheel start turning first. If so that is the last # of the combo. You might want to spray some lube in there and see if that helps to free up...

Locksmithing: Vintage Meilink Safe, professional locksmith, masonic lodge
professional locksmith, masonic lodge, rosiclare illinois: Hello Walter. You are lucky. Take the door to 1/4 open and left up while you wiggle the door back and forth until the door comes off it s hinges. There maybe some thin washers ,just becareful that you put them back where they came from. Take the door to...

Locksmithing: VW Passat Duplicate Key, ebay auction, volkswagen passat
ebay auction, volkswagen passat, key remote control: Hello Jigar, You are taking a risk buying from an ebay auction. If you lost the only key you have for your car, the dealer is the ONLY option. You must have an original to get any other keys. Try a locksmith if you have at least one working key. ...

Locksmithing: video's, foley belsaw, mail order
foley belsaw, mail order, video school: Hello Greg. I did not know that there was a locksmith video school. It is better than just a mail order school. You can see what your being taught. A hands on school is the best. Foley-Belsaw is a good mail order school and any videos from the internet on...

Locksmithing: WEIGHT OF SAFE, hello dawn, good luck
hello dawn, good luck: Hello Dawn. I did not see your model in my records. Depending on the age the weight will differ. 50 year old safes 3 high could weigh 6-800 lbs. New ones could be 200 lbs. Look up Meilink company on the net to find a home page and give them a call. Good luck,...

Locksmithing: WEISERBOLT LOCK, rekey, lock cylinder
rekey, lock cylinder, weiser: Hello Doug, I have yet to see one in person but it looks like (from the pictures on Weiserlock.com) that the lock removes in the same way as the older Weiser knobs. Remove the lock from the door. Insert the existing key. Pull on the tailpiece as you...

Locksmithing: Weiser broken lock, weiser lock, handleset
weiser lock, handleset, locksmith shop: Hello Bill, Any part of a lock that is made of cast metal is most likely not replaceable. If the part is supposed to be connected to the thumpiece of a handleset, you are out of luck. Take the whole assembly to a locksmith shop as they may be able to...

Locksmithing: Weiser doble keyed deadbolt, no screws, clock position
no screws, clock position, o clock: Hello Bruce, Some deadbolts have a cover over the inside cylinder which covers the mouting screws. Others you must insert a working key into the inside deadbolt and turn it clockwise until the 2 holes in the cover plate reveal the screw heads (most of...

Locksmithing: Weiser Lock, thumb turn, hanle
thumb turn, hanle, cylinder type: MIKE, IT APPEARS THAT THE BUILDER IS TELLING THE TRUTH. I HAVE INCLUDED THE DESCRIPTION OF THE 530 FUNCTION TAKEN FROM THE MANUFACTURERS WEB SITE. IT LOOKS LIKE YOU WOULD HAVE TO TURN THE INSIDE BUTTON TO LOCK YOUR HANDLE. THE KEY WOULD GET YOU IN ONLY. THE...

Locksmithing: Weiser lock rekeying, turning the key, nac
turning the key, nac, tumbler: Hello Michael, I m not familiar with nac , what is that? I know that Weiser requires that you insert the existing key, pull on the spring-loaded tailpiece while turning the key to pull the cylinder out. If this doesn t help, let me know and I ll...

Locksmithing: Weiser Masterkey Question, master locks, master pin
master locks, master pin, rekey: Hello John, You have it slightly wrong. It s not the master key minus the regular key. To determine the pins, first write down the master key then below that write the regular key. Draw a horizontal line under that as if you were adding the 2 numbers...

Locksmithing: Welch Door Knob Removal, mortise lock, screw out
mortise lock, screw out, turn the screw: Hi Tedd, I guess that I m going to need to see a pic of this lock before I can advise further. I m sure that I ve dealt with this before, but its kinda like.... out of sight out of mind so to say.... Charles D. Wyatt, Jr. CML,CMS Pres/Ceo A-Action...

Locksmithing: Welch door lock, door latch, hometown aol
door latch, hometown aol, safe co: Hi Jane, Sorry for the delay, but been VERY busy and aol s mainframe in Knoxville, TN has been down, so NO on-line for us. Anyway, Please send me a picture and I ll be gald to help you when I can see what I m working with. Thanks, Charles D. Wyatt,...

Locksmithing: WesLock Rekey, weslock, side doors
weslock, side doors, rekey: KWIKSET PINS ARE DIFFERENT LENGTH THAN WESLOCK SO IT WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO KEY THEM ALIKE, ALSO WESLOCK HAS DIFFERENT SPACING THAN KWIKSET SO THE KEYS WILL NEVER FUNCTION VERY WELL. WESLOCK PLUGS ARE HELD INTO THE KNOB BY A SCREW IN THE BACK OF THE CYLINDER....

Locksmithing: Work van inverter wiring, van doors, smokey mountains
van doors, smokey mountains, running computers: Ok, first rule is..... NEVER leave your computer in your service van overnight, esp in the dead of winter and in the heat of summer.. these two seasons will reek havick on a hard drive ! cold weather will slow down the computer some and the only effect I ve...

Locksmithing: wages, locksmith, wages
locksmith, wages, good luck: Hello Greg. Service calls vary from $25.00 to $45.00. Labor rates vary from $20.00 up for 1 hour. Sometimes you charge by the job. Commercial calls will keep you very busy and pay the bills plus put some in your bank. Cars and access entry are the hottest...

Locksmithing: I was just wondering how you..., safe co, cml
safe co, cml, aol: I answered a question for a person awhile back and thats when the nominations started...... It is apparent that the AllExperts system will allow a person to nominate someone over and over. It is my thought that they would have restricted the nominations...

Locksmithing: Yale Double-cylinder Deadbolt Replacement, mortice locks, flat screwdriver
mortice locks, flat screwdriver, thumb turn: Assuming I understand the lock you have is a mortise lock. 1. It can be replaced with a similar new lock, probably not readily available but can be ordered. It also can be replaced by a more modern style by using what is called instal-a-lock or remodeler...

Locksmithing: Yale deadbolt cylinder rotates freely, lock cylinder, deadbolt
lock cylinder, deadbolt, mortise: I have to assume some things, if it is in fact a mortise deadbolt then it is threaded or screwed in or out of the lock.There should be a plate on the edge of the door that the bolt itself is set in. There should be 2 screws, top and bottom, that hold that...

Locksmithing: Yale doorknob switch out., no screws, rico torres
no screws, rico torres, push pin: On the outside you will find a push pin on the side of the knob. With the knob in the unlocked position push the pin to remove the outside knob. Once the outside knob has been removed, take off the flange on the outside. You will find two screws behind this...

Locksmithing: Yale lever broken, latch, screws
latch, screws, nina: Nem Yo Nina. That is No good in Hungarian. First see if there are any holes on the inside or outside area on the neck of the lock (between the door and the part you would grab with your hand). If so, try to push a small point into the hole and at the...

Locksmithing: Yardeni double cylinder deadbolt, no screws, interior face
no screws, interior face, yardeni: Hello David, The allen screws should loosen the cylinders but I ve never heard of Yardeni until today when I searched online for them. Try this site: http://www.yardenilocks.co.il/ Send them an email and see if they can help you. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: Yardeni double cylinder deadbolt, no screws, interior face
no screws, interior face, luck jim: DAVID, I AM NOT FAMILIAR WITH YARDENI LOCK. I LOOKED THEM UP AND FOUND THAT THEY ARE AN ISRAELI COMPANY THAT HAS CHANGED HANDS RECENTLY. I HAVE NOT FOUND ANY LOCK REMOVAL INSTRUCTIONS ANYWHERE, SORRY. I HAVE FOUND A U.S. DISTRIBUTOR WHICH IS AS FOLLOWS. ...

Locksmithing: yale double cylinder locks, yale locks, google search
yale locks, google search, cylinder locks: Stuart, It is spelled LOK SHOT. Manufacturer: Strattec Description: STRATTEC LOK SHOT Synthetic Aerosol Lubricant I ve seen priced anywhere from $5 a can to $12 a can. If you order from www.HLFLAKE.com you are looking for item number: 692781...

Locksmithing: yale double cylinder locks, machine screws, cylinder locks
machine screws, cylinder locks, wood screws: First of all, yes, there are replacements for this type of lock but sometimes some of the dimensions or hole locations are different. As to the hard operation. It is very easy to get something out of place or just not centered in a hole or slot inside...

Locksmithing: york safe, wont move, o clock
wont move, o clock, proper sequence: Larry, If this is a standard dial sequence then what you do is: The opening index is the 12 o clock mark. All numbers land on this mark. Put dial on 0 . Rotate dial to first number pass this number three times then on the fourth stop on it. Rotate...

Locksmithing: zero out a Mosler safe, mosler safes, mosler safe
mosler safes, mosler safe, factory numbers: Hello Dwayne. The number you gave goes like this; 1=one dial, 2=two areas/door -drawer, 9=year made 89,99, 1949= unit made in that year. Is the dial chrome and when you turn it past 0 it makes a click click sounds? If so, you will need a Mosler 302 change...

Logistics/Supply Chain: AAA Containers, supplemental type certificate, airbus a320
supplemental type certificate, airbus a320, ld3: Dear Kriz, Many thanks for your e-mail. I haven’t looked at A320/1 freighter in details. The conversion of this aircraft will be in Russia (by the EADS/EFW joint venture with Russia) and the STC (supplemental type certificate) is already in the pipeline....

Logistics/Supply Chain: Freighter Aircraft Selection, doom and gloom, freighter aircraft
doom and gloom, freighter aircraft, economic recession: Dear Kriz, Many thanks for your follow up question. It is very difficult to comment on your intended operation and aircraft type that you are looking at without actually seeing your business plan. Frankly, this is outside the scope of interaction via this...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Air freight, shipping air freight, air freight forwarder
shipping air freight, air freight forwarder, volume numbers: Are you looking to ship freight or to become an air freight forwarder? If shipping air freight, find a good forwarder. The market is competitive so you will have many choices. If you want to become an air freight forwarder you are going to need some...

Logistics/Supply Chain: brokerage license, customs brokerage, ltl truckload
customs brokerage, ltl truckload, freight brokerage: Yes Kate. These are two different licenses. I know little about customs brokerage but I think it involves customs and import/export tariffs and documentation. I think this is all under Department of Homeland Security now. Domestic freight brokerage is...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Certified Logistics Professional, emirates airline, skyline college
emirates airline, skyline college, accredited centers: Dear Ajoy, Many thanks for your question. As far as I know, the centers accredited for IATA/FIATA in UAE are The Skyline College of Sharjah and the Emirates (Airline) Aviation College in Dubai. The National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL) based...

Logistics/Supply Chain: How to calculate weight, automatic applications, time shipping
automatic applications, time shipping, packaging materials: Sorry for the delay - I just got the email. You may want to contact your software vendor to see how the program can handle this. In our automatic applications, the customer selects how many pallets they will be using and the system then adds the pallet...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Difference between Logistics & Supply Chain, logistics supply chain management, supply chain management
logistics supply chain management, supply chain management, wholesale company: Rasheed: Logistics includes physical distribution, warehousing, freight transportation (inbound and outbound from manufacturing plants and in some industries customer service (sales order processing, inventory planning and production planning. Supply...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Difference between Logistics & Supply Chain, global manufacturing and supply chain management, supply chain management
Logistics/Supply Chain: Difference between Logistics & Supply Chain, global manufacturing and supply chain management, supply chain management, customer relations

Logistics/Supply Chain: IATA Qualification, university of wollongong, supply chain management
university of wollongong, supply chain management, transportation logistics: Dear Amit, Many thanks for your e-mail. Welcome to the field of logistics. Not being sure what area of logistics you have joined, I would suggest a few of institutions that you may want to contact and find your interests. For transportation logistics (if...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Need of Moral Support, working in dubai, university of wollongong
working in dubai, university of wollongong, skyline college: Dear Sivakumar, Many thanks for your question. To be honest, I am not sure I understand your query clearly. If I can take a shot at it, I presume, you are asking how you can better your understanding of the logistics business so that you can go up the career...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Shipping Costs from Indonesia?, small quantities, clothing manufacturer
small quantities, clothing manufacturer, air freight: You have 2 choices - air and water. Choice depends on how much you want to spend and how quick do you want it. You need to shop around with the large and small air freight forwarders to get the best price. Same if you decide to go via ocean. If small...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Supply Chain Management, supply chain management, recruitment sources
supply chain management, recruitment sources, supplychainmanagement: Hi Had the opportunity to check out the website. Infact its aimed to be pretty comprehensive with reference to the SCM space. The freight content/ factors etc are pretty good and too much focus on recruitment related stuff in the site. Overall there are...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Clarification - Over Pivot Rate, coordination committee, satheesh
coordination committee, satheesh, mr ram: Dear Satheesh, Many thanks for your question. There is no such rule, these days ways, which says that the over pivot (OP) rate should be lower than the application charge at pivot weight. It is individual airlines pricing policy that would dictate the charging...

Logistics/Supply Chain: cargo care, freight status, airline cargo
freight status, airline cargo, cargo care: Dear Glad, Many thanks for your question/s. For some reason, I distinctly recall having responded to very similar queries. Anyhow, here is a my response: Answer 1: a) Only the Master Airwabill can be traced and tracked via any airline cargo system. b)...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics foundation courses, audience, sheriff
Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics foundation courses, audience, sheriff

Logistics/Supply Chain: help, quality assurance manager, freight forwarding company
quality assurance manager, freight forwarding company, quality management system: Dear Noz, Many thanks for your questions. These questions seem to be internal to your companyand meant to check the proficiency of the staff, hence, normally I refrain from answering them! I have, however, made an exception in this case and my answers are...

Logistics/Supply Chain: iata cargo, training folks, national airline
training folks, national airline, ready reference: Dear Irene, Many thanks for your question. The best is to contact IATA training folks to let you know where is the nearest centre closer to your geographical location. You can also check with them about their on-line programme. For your ready reference, you...

Logistics/Supply Chain: international Bike shipment, military ships, shipping office
military ships, shipping office, international bike: Your friend needs to get with the Base shipping office. The Military ships Motorcycles back to the states all the time for it s Soldiers. Beware of the Duty fee s which may be charged. Most likely, the cycle will be loaded onto a ship in Japan and when...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics foundation courses, audience experience, software architects
audience experience, software architects, central eastern europe: Hi Good day Thanks for the information. Again we are looking at EU regions here and therefore putting in a simple course material can be done. Ofcourse, we need to factor the depth to which we need to take the audience through. And like you mentioned the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Sufficient Cargo For ULD, paint primers, automobile paint
paint primers, automobile paint, uld: Dear Nompumelelo, Many thanks for your question. Not having a full ULD load is not a problem as you can tender in the cargo on per kilo rate and cargo will be unitized with other cargo. For an airline or a forwarder, this is not an issue. Best regards,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Advice, homework question, homework questions
homework question, homework questions, classic essay: Mario Not sure to what rude and patronizing remarks you are referring. I did not answer your question and simply flagged it as Homework question As experts, we are volunteering our time Free of Charge to help others. I personally think this is...

Logistics/Supply Chain: broker license?, mc number, luck jim
mc number, luck jim, fmcsa: Debbie, someone need to be licensed by the FMCSA as a motor carrier. The Broker is only licensed to arrange transportation and they must do so only with licensed motor carriers. You can get your own operating authority which includes your DOT and MC number...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Starting a carrer in logistics, renowned institute, nitie
Logistics/Supply Chain: Starting a carrer in logistics, renowned institute, nitie, manufacturing organization

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics/shipping/supply chain, saudi petrochemical company, supply chain logistics management
saudi petrochemical company, supply chain logistics management, council of supply chain management professionals: Syed: The best supply chain & Logistics management training is obtained from the Council of Supply Chain management Professionals (CSCMP) or the American Production & Inventory Control Society (APICS) Sincerely, Pete Crosby Principal, Supply Chain...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Reg: Freight Forwarder process, third party logistics, logistics service provider
third party logistics, logistics service provider, freight logistics: Hi Good day Freight forwarding is very similar to the third party logistics service provider but in India mostly related to the international movement. Typically a freight forwarder handles the complete goods/cargo handling as a third party and across...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Starting a carrer in logistics, post graduate diploma, entry level position
post graduate diploma, entry level position, corporate ladder: Hi - Good day Nice to know that you are interested to pursue a career in the Logistics & SCM space. From your profile with experience understand that you are technically aligned and now inclined to develop and build your expertise in Logistics & SCM...

Logistics/Supply Chain: airfreight, delhi airport, billing rates
delhi airport, billing rates, booking procedure: Glad: This is a long and involved request for work. Our billing rates are from $200/hour to $400/hour, dependent upon the nature of the project. Please contact me if you wish to have my firm work on this project. Thank you. Sincerely, Pete...

Logistics/Supply Chain: question about trade preference levels, nafta, preferential trade
nafta, preferential trade, general notes: Hi Leonisa Preferential Trade programs are quite complicated and each has its own specific requirements. You may not be able to claim NAFTA as Spain is not a NAFTA member. The applicability depends on the specific circumstance. Slight variations can...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Airlines, mnc in india, iata uftaa
mnc in india, iata uftaa, dear linda: Dear Linda, Many thanks for your question. I would suggest that you apply for an vacancies arising in the business development and marketing side of airlines where your background will be quite useful. The IATA/UFTAA course will give you an insight into the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Certified logisitics courses, university of wollongong, skyline college
university of wollongong, skyline college, supply chain management: Dear Syed, Many thanks for your question. There are a number of institutions who have programme in transportation logistics. I would suggest that you contact them and find what suits your interest. For transportation logistics (if you are in the forwarding...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics audit, documentation check, distribution centre
documentation check, distribution centre, macro level: Hi Good day My apologies for for the delay if any in giving you an answer. Logistics and Supply Chain Audits are pretty macro level terms and shall cover the entire gamut of auditing every relevant process in the system from Supplier till Warehouse/...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Payment check cancelled, appropriate authority, transportation business
appropriate authority, transportation business, freight charges: Debby, I need to clarify your use of the term COD. 1. Are you talking Freight Collect and you are trying to collect the freight charges? or 2. The COD was for the value of the load to be collected on behalf of the seller? Either way you have a problem,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: scm, head consulting, reply thanks
head consulting, reply thanks, asking this question: Hi Pls take time to check out the all experts site and you will find a similar question already answered by an Expert. And please detail the question as much as possible and also give more details about what you do and what is your primary interest in...

Logistics/Supply Chain: scm, outbound logistics, supply chain logistics
outbound logistics, supply chain logistics, inbound logistics: Hi Thanks for the query. At the outset would like to say that the two parts of the question complement each other. Indeed logistics involves end to end material and information flow across the entire part of the Supply & Demand Chain for any organisation....

Logistics/Supply Chain: Business Plan, air cargo business, sample business plan
air cargo business, sample business plan, management books: Dear Mahendra, Many thanks for your e-mail. I am afraid, there isn t any off the shelf buiness plan that you buy. The plans will have to be created for individual cases and tailored for the same. you can probably find guidelines in management books used by...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Cargo Weight & Peak Period, electrical home appliances, height in centimeters
electrical home appliances, height in centimeters, valentine s day: Dear Kriz, Thank you for your question. The chargeable weight for air cargo is based on weight per kg or else the volume displacement whichever is higher. Volume weight is calculated on the basis of 1 kg displaces 6000 cu.cms of space (in airline jargon is...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Clarification about Airline Courses., carear, iata course
carear, iata course, airport operations: Ahmed, Many thnak for your follow up question. My comments apply to most airline commercial or operations jobs. I would suggest that you check out with the training department of the airline with their headquaters nearest to see if they offer courses in airport...

Logistics/Supply Chain: dispatch services, direct shippers, luck jim
direct shippers, luck jim, internet load: Ron, I m making the assumption that the OO s will all be running under their own authority and you will be arranging transportation with the direct shippers. If that s the case the short answer is yes you need to have a brokers license. The good news it...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Freight Broker or Agent ??, collections etc, surety bond
collections etc, surety bond, freight broker: Natasha, the choice will come down to what works best in your situation. To be an independent broker you need to be licensed by FMCSA and maintain a surety bond. As an agent for Landstar or any other broker you are essentially acting as a commission sales...

Logistics/Supply Chain: interview, company recruitment, outsized cargo
company recruitment, outsized cargo, police supervision: Dear Abhilash, There are various processes that apply to big and outsized cargo. Depending on local regulations, it can be subjected to cooling periods, or else packing of the cargo is done under security personnel/police supervision and transported to the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: LOWCOST CARGO, airline operators, airline cargo
airline operators, airline cargo, realistic level: Dear Lorenzo, Many thanks for your question. Traditional airline cargo operations are, by nature, a low cost, no frills, airport to airport operations. Integrators like FedEx, UPS, DHL etc are the full service operators. Without really knowing your business...

Logistics/Supply Chain: About Logistic, supply chain logistics, logistics network
supply chain logistics, logistics network, biological regulation: Dear Rohit, Many thanks for your question. I presume, the word ‘persing’ was a typo for ‘pursuing’ i.e. you are pursuing MBA in logistics? The freshers that you mention will have some back ground in the business if they are planning to enroll for MBA in logistics....

Logistics/Supply Chain: NEGATIVE INVENTORIES., inventory count, location references
inventory count, location references, erp implementation: Hi Good day Negative Inventory as you all are aware of, is the situation where in the stock or inventory count as per books and/or system is below zero. Since the query is on negative inventory and its impacts, which is pretty generic since the inventory...

Logistics/Supply Chain: owner of a truck or just driver, driving experiance, writing a good reference
driving experiance, writing a good reference, trucking business: David, you are very astute to be asking these questions before you commit to the costs of owning a truck. You have hit right at the core of what it takes to be successful in any business and that is knowing your costs and revenue you can generate. The simple...

Logistics/Supply Chain: query, ocean lines, traxon
ocean lines, traxon, modes of transportation: Dear Pooja, Many thanks for your e-mail. The CSCP certification is a qualification that you gain in the field of supply chain and is valuable. This is recognized more in the US and is slowly gaining popularity outside US. There aren’t many certification programme...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Sea shipments HBL & MBL., customs clearance, ocean bill of lading
customs clearance, ocean bill of lading, sea shipments: Dear Ujwal, Many thanks for your question. I am not an expert on the ocean side of the business, however, as I am aware, you can consolidate under a master OBL (Ocean bill of lading) or CTD (Combined Transportation Document) and have the all the documents...

Logistics/Supply Chain: safety inventory, safety stock, correlation coefficient
safety stock, correlation coefficient, safety inventory: George: We can solve your problem, but we will need to be paid for our time to solve it. Please contact me at 310-553-6837 if you are interested in retaining me and CGR Management Consultants to help you resolve your safety stock calculation issue. ...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Cost model for Warehousing operations, supply chain logistics management, management consulting firm
supply chain logistics management, management consulting firm, supply chain logistics: Harshad: Our consulting group is a supply chain logistics management consulting firm. We specialize in projects such as you mention, like cost modelling of warehouse operations. Your project requires that we charge for our services to provide a solution....

Logistics/Supply Chain: duties of airline cargo staff, airline cargo, cargo department
airline cargo, cargo department, destination station: Dear Monish, Many thanks for your question. Once the cargo is handed over to the airline, ready for carriage, then it goes thru a security screening/cooling -- or whatever security process to make the cargo sterile and then either it is stored in the warehouse...

Logistics/Supply Chain: International trade, import procedures, madhavan
import procedures, madhavan, freight forwarder: Hi Good day Couple of areas which require clarity here. Importing consignments follows a pretty standard operating procedure and there shall be minor changes depending on the country to where its being imported. The freight forwarder is usually the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Leasing truck onto my company, trucking business, contract example
trucking business, contract example, owner operators: Megan, I don t have any lease agreements. Check this website for general information of interest to Owner Operators: http://www.ooida.com/ Here are examples of common terms in an Owner Operator agreement: http://www.crengland.com/jobopp/index.jsp?page=ind_contractor_owner...

Logistics/Supply Chain: landed costs, documentation fees, inventory cost
documentation fees, inventory cost, billing rate: George: The first consultation is without obligation. Thanks for rating me. The second and subsequent consultations are paid in advance. The billing rate is $250 per hour. Please send your check for as many hours as you feel is warranted to: ...

Logistics/Supply Chain: SCM Software, management consultants, consulting group
management consultants, consulting group, supply chain: Deepak: Yes, my consulting group and I both do assessments of SCM software. We also specify, evaluate, and select SCM software. Also, are IT consultants can manage an installation of SCM software. Please contact me to receive a proposal on how we would...

Logistics/Supply Chain: trying to figure out formulas for inventory costs, inventory carrying cost, transportation days
inventory carrying cost, transportation days, safety stock: George, I wouldn t use a paper formula. To much is involved and time is of the essence in the world I live. I would use a military web site for Military goods but for civilian assets in which I must support my ship a good web site is http://www.exportcompliance.com/landed_cost_calculator.asp....

Logistics/Supply Chain: Career as ariline professional, worst case scenarios, doom and gloom
worst case scenarios, doom and gloom, airline cargo: Dear Monish, Many thanks for your e-mail. I am flattered to hear that you want to be another Ram Menen. I am not too sure how to answer this question!! All I can say is that there is no short cut to hard work and learning. At every stage you need to ensure...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Do we have the rights to hold freight due to unpaid messenger fee, small claims court, telephone conversations
small claims court, telephone conversations, air shipment: Hi Good day Questions of similar kind and nature has been answered twice and in one of the forums i had even given my thought In any case, we cannot hold the consignments of any client for non payment of any fees related to the shipment..because the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Distribution centre in supply chain management., project management consultants, public warehouses
project management consultants, public warehouses, supply chain management: TA: Did Borders replace the Cornwall distribution center (DC) with another, or is it using outside 3PL public warehouses? Are the direct deliveries to small retailers from Publishers and printers DCs? Direct deliveries take on a different configuration...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics CRM, telephone management system, warehouse management system
telephone management system, warehouse management system, operational support system: Dear Abhinav, Many thanks for your repeat question. As I said before, CRM is an extension of a company s customer management philosophy. Common to all is the database where you record your customer s comprehensive details starting from business (and business...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistices, foodservice distributors, public warehouses
foodservice distributors, public warehouses, conteiners: Logistics is now one of the most relevant issues on the foreign trade field. A logistic professional s goal is to arrange the available resources in order to transport goods from one place to another in the quickest, safest and costless possible way. ...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics, airplane safety, seamless movement
airplane safety, seamless movement, stock control: Dear Pardip, Many thanks for your question. I presume you are talking about the team that generally controls the movement of Unit Load Devices within an airline or other similar entities. The role that these folks is very critical to the smooth operation...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics, uld, logistics
uld, logistics: ULD means Unit Load Devices. The entire term as you provided could be the name of a logistics company or simply jargon meaning a network of ULD logistics providers. In order to better understand the meaning of the term, one would nee to know the context...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Procedure for new Airline, viable business plan, civil aviation authority
viable business plan, civil aviation authority, air operator: Dear Vikash, Many thanks for your question. The very first place to start an airline is to do a detailed business case to see the viability of the project and identify routes/equipment requirement. Once you are satisfied that you have a viable business plan...

Logistics/Supply Chain: My question, senthil, logistics
senthil, logistics, india: Dear Senthil Kumar Good day On the first question, didnot understand as to where the exports be from? But taking it as exports from India, please check the www.eximkey.com site and you should get the answers. Ofcourse if will take sometime to go through...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Re:To further my studies in Dubai, wollongong university, aerospace university
wollongong university, aerospace university, supply chain management: Dear Suresh, Many thanks for your question. I am delighted to hear that you will be relocating to Dubai and would be looking at furthering your education qualifications in the field of supply chain management. There are a number of colleges which are offering...

Logistics/Supply Chain: for research, target organisation, target audience
target organisation, target audience, logistics costs: Hi Good day Nice to know that you are doing a project in SCM. And you are on the right path in creating a questionnaire and get the response from a select audience and/or target audience. Since you have mentioned the company, please get guidance from...

Logistics/Supply Chain: airport operations, emirates group, skyline college
emirates group, skyline college, aviation field: Dear Umar, Many thanks for your repeat question. I do apologize for having taken for granted that you were in Dubai. For you, if you are looking for qualification options, I would suggest that you go the IATA/UFTAA course or IATA airport management diploma....

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics audit, core objective, core objectives
core objective, core objectives, work flow: Hi Good day The queries about logistics audit has been addressed by self quite some time back. Request you to check out the same. Meanwhile, to give you a brief, ensuring end to end processes are implemented and giving the RoI/ efficiencies in the logistics...

Logistics/Supply Chain: lost shipment, contractual law, indirect damages
contractual law, indirect damages, lovecchio: It depends by the eventual clause written in the contract like direct and indirect damages . Only in these ways you can be paid more than the penalty or you can force the freight forwarder to take additional actions. Tahnk you and best regards Giuseppe...

Logistics/Supply Chain: please help, lesotho border, dear queen
lesotho border, dear queen, supermarket chain: Dear Queen, Many thanks for your repeat questions (good to hear from you) which are complex ones. Without really frilling into the actual case history, it would be very difficult to give you a clear answer. Hence, my response at this stage will be very basic...

Logistics/Supply Chain: weight restriction & standarts for internatiol cargo, international air freight, weight restriction
international air freight, weight restriction, volume weight: Dear Dulat, Many thanks for your question. Let me clarify one thing .... the restriction for size and weight depends on what aircraft the cargo is going to be loaded on.. the dimension that you have mentioned is not a problem for loading on wide bodied passenger...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Career Guidance, logistics, customs brokerage
logistics, customs brokerage, trucking: There are no particular studies required for entering the logistics industry. It is generally based on practical experience. You may need some management and logistics courses when the time comes to move up a pay grade or two. There are licenses required,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Dedicated Trucks, fleet operator, jerry flynn
fleet operator, jerry flynn, commerce ca: Jim: It depends upon the reputation and the quality of the service of the dedicated carrier. I know of an excellect dedicated fleet operator, TCI Leasing, in Commerce, CA They may be able to refer you to a good carrier in your city. The contact is...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Inventory Constraint vs Level Loaded Production, inventory control society, american production and inventory control society
inventory control society, american production and inventory control society, level loading: Matt: You may wish to visit the website of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS). They have many ideas and solutions for your problem. Sincerely, Peter Crosby Principal, Supply Chain Practice CGR Management Consultants LL...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics, 4PL
4PL: The logistics industry is committed to deliver the products/services requested by the customers and the end users at the time, cost and quality desired. We can speak of physical products but also of services (health care, IT, governments). The logistics...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Managing schedule lines, basic math formulas, institute of supply management
basic math formulas, institute of supply management, inventory control society: Rhonda: Best way to learn about production scheduling, purchasing, and logistics, is to join or attend your local chapter of three professional associations: American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) Institute of Supply Management (ISM...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Managing schedule lines, sap training, partial shipments
sap training, partial shipments, production scheduling: Rhonda: There are many SAP training resources available for the SAP production scheduling modules and applications. Suggest you contact your IT department and talk to your SAP rep, or search the net for SAP training aids and or consultants. Sincerely,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: problem!!!, physical distribution management, finished goods inventory
physical distribution management, finished goods inventory, supply chain functions: Martin: This is a very common problem, given all the definitions of supply chain functions, which include: Source (purchase parts, components, and/or materials and ingredients, or supply ) Make (produce a product, through manufacturing processes) ...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Question about logistic, short time, clarity
short time, clarity, relevance: Hi Couple of things that i donot understand in your query. What workshop does you superior want you to set up? And what kind of technics are we discussing here? If you can provide the above clarity, can try my best to help in relevance Regards Shaj...

Logistics/Supply Chain: answer given to a person on agent vs broker, full service brokers, broker jim
full service brokers, broker jim, third choice: Thanks for this additional insight Les. I was aware that this arrangement exists but do not have any contact with people who are involved on this scenario. Do the students need to sign any type of agreement to work exclusively with the training company...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Customs brokerage + CSCP ?, customs brokerage, freight brokerage
customs brokerage, freight brokerage, uscbp: Being certified and qualified never hurts, the more the better. Having said that, you may wish to weigh the opportunity cost. If you are pursuing Customs Brokerage solely, this may not be as relevant. If your interest leans more towards logistics then I...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Global Express service providers, global express, express service
global express, express service, time delivery: Roy: KEY criteria for evaluate express service providers are: Cost On-time delivery OSD=overage, shortage, damage Customer service: ease of tracking and order processing Breath of service Number and location of collection points etc. Pete Crosby...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Lebanon english useage and abbreviations, ACRONYM I/O, LEBANON
ACRONYM I/O, LEBANON: Annie, In my experience I have come across many acronyms which have meant many things... Once our computers died so my Warehouse went back to paper.... I saw an invoice with N/C written in the action block so I believed that meant Not Carried So I ordered...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Overview Supply Chain Beer industry, beer industry, directory of associations
beer industry, directory of associations, principal food: Robbert: Click on Directory of Associations, click on beer industry associations, search supply chain of the beer industry. Sincerely, Pete Crosby Principal, Food & Beverage Supply Chain Practice CGR Management consultants LLC 310-553-6837 petecrosby@cgrmc.co...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Scenario questions, quality assurance manager, freight forwarding company
quality assurance manager, freight forwarding company, project management company: Palesa: Answering these questions will require reserach, analysis, and reporting. This is what we do as a supply chain management consulting firm. If you wish to retain me and my firm, please contact me at: Pete Crosby Principal, Supply Chain...

Logistics/Supply Chain: transporting logs, thrall railcar, forest products companies
thrall railcar, forest products companies, truck trailers: Lufuno: Rail and truck transport for logs require special log flatbed railcars and special truck trailers, both which have retaining members on the side of the railcars and the truck trailers. Long longs versus short logs also require different type of...

Logistics/Supply Chain: airfreight, security vault, united states currency
security vault, united states currency, wooden boxes: Dear Noz, Many thanks for your questions. These questions are extremely specialist ones and are a bit out of my area of expertise. However, my responses are as follows: 1. You will need to contact the Consignee bank and the consignee broker/clearance agent...

Logistics/Supply Chain: freight, priority treatment, courier companies
priority treatment, courier companies, direct flights: Normally courier companies offer special services at special rates. my suggestion to you is to contact the major courier companies and explain to them your needs so they will be able to elaborate a draft of contract to provide such services. Based on the draft...

Logistics/Supply Chain: MIS/ logistics jobs in airlines, management information systems, supply chain logistics
management information systems, supply chain logistics, aviation sector: hi areef i believe u can fit into different categories, can u please tell me why u r narrowing down on the aviation sector. In the aviation sector there are various categories / specializations were u shall fit in. Please provide more details on your...

Logistics/Supply Chain: TSA US Airfreight banding, tsa, cargo security
tsa, cargo security, air carriers: Lee The TSA had issued directives that required air carriers adopt and implement a security program. Carrier Security requirements can vary from airline to another and from one geography to another. You are correct. These are not direct TSA mandates....

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistic course, united arab emirates, dubai united arab emirates
united arab emirates, dubai united arab emirates, logistic course: Dear Esmail, Many thanks for your question. Good to hear that you are looking at taking a job in the Logistics industry. Corses offered by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation (CILT) is a good one. CILT qualification is recognized internationall...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Question, supply chain management, inbound transportation
supply chain management, inbound transportation, management supply chain: Supply chain management, logistics, and physical distribution include three distinct groups of business functions. Sometimes the definitions vary by industrial sector, or the military/service sector of the economy, but a quick, simple definition is as follows:...

Logistics/Supply Chain: qualification for going into logistics, cal state long beach, logistics program
cal state long beach, logistics program, military vet: Mikel. This is a great field to be in if you like a challenge every day. My best recommendation at this stage is to look at all of the career and education related material on the CSCMP website. Here are the links: http://cscmp.org/career/career-lp.asp...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Regarding openings in operations, machinery parts manufacturers, indian presence
machinery parts manufacturers, indian presence, supervisor level: hi Prasanth I suggest you join any manufacturer since u have a basic mechnanical degree. But since u have an MBA degree you be taken at a supervisor level. You can join FMCG, Automotive, Machinery & Parts Manufacturers. Thus depends on the opportunity you...

Logistics/Supply Chain: setting up, emirates skycargo, financial guarantees
emirates skycargo, financial guarantees, cargo airline: Dear, Many thanks for your question. Full fledged freight forwarding, in its traditional sense, is quite a complex business where you need to be able to provide logistical needs, i.e. all activities involving inventory management/movements etc. If you are...

Logistics/Supply Chain: How do i take a start, ups supply chain, government undertaking
ups supply chain, government undertaking, supply chain management: Dear Zeshan, Many thanks for your question. I am happy to hear that you are looking at joining the supply chain and the logistics industry. To be very honest, with your background qualifications, your first target should be to go into the manufacturing industry...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Airfreight, importing, imports
importing, imports, customs broker: Hi Diane As each country has it s own laws and regulations concerning imports, I am unable to answer your question for importing into South Africa as I can only assist with questions concerning imports into the United States. You may try looking at their...

Logistics/Supply Chain: about logistics, course scope, supply chain management
course scope, supply chain management, education level: Hi and Good day Its pretty nice to know that you are looking at taking up a logistics and scm course in future. Considering your education level currently, its pretty early to take up a decision. Would advise that you have a strong UG degree in Sciences/...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Mechanical Engineer to Air Cargo industry, air cargo industry, steel fabrication company
air cargo industry, steel fabrication company, stainless steel fabrication: Dear Subin, Many thanks for your question. Yes, you will face challenges in finding a position in the logistics industry as the timing for your decision to switch as, at this point in time, because of the redundancies caused by the worst economic crisis,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Question About Logistics, english speaking course, oxford dictionary
english speaking course, oxford dictionary, logistics company: Hi and Good day Fully understand your interest in learning the best aspects of the industry. On your questions would like to say that this is a limited forum to answer all of these as some are purely related to manufacturing per se and rest on logistics...

Logistics/Supply Chain: shipping codes, shipping, class
shipping, class, commodity: Hi Kathy While my expertise lies in Customs Brokerage. I believe you are referring to the commodity classification of merchandise. If so, it is based on Minimum Average Density in pounds per cubic foot. Example: Class 55 is 35 lb/cft etc. By providing...

Logistics/Supply Chain: vehicle routing and scheduling, supply chain management, route structures
supply chain management, route structures, route delivery: The most efficient route structures for all customers in a terriory or area is found this way. Note you said routes and not customer stops . Customer stops route sequence is driver by the time windows the customers need to be delivered within. Pete...

Logistics/Supply Chain: dgr, dangerous goods regulations, compliments of the season
dangerous goods regulations, compliments of the season, fruits and vegetables: Dear Jamshad, Many thanks for your questions. Good to hear from you again. The answers are as follows: 1) Cargo (or freight) refers to goods or produce transported, generally for commercial gain, by ship, aircraft, train, van or truck. 2) The term...

Logistics/Supply Chain: dynamic pricing, logistics service provider, customer class
logistics service provider, customer class, supply customer: Pradeeep, probably not, but it depends on what services you are pricing. For a software program to be useful you would need a high volume of similar transactions that could be modeled with a limited number of variables. Maybe for repetitive standardized...

Logistics/Supply Chain: INTERVIEW QUESTIONS ABOUT CARGO, 3 years, emirates
Logistics/Supply Chain: INTERVIEW QUESTIONS ABOUT CARGO, 3 years, emirates, long time

Logistics/Supply Chain: Iata, ocean freight, freight forwarder
ocean freight, freight forwarder, international shipping: Hi Nishad I suggest you join with atleast some small Freight Forwarder or Manufacturer and then decide on investing on a new course. Since when u start working ur thought process may change and you may be possibly looking at different courses than what...

Logistics/Supply Chain: INTERVIEW QUESTIONS ABOUT CARGO, educational work experience, leadership qualities
educational work experience, leadership qualities, cargo operations: Dear Jamshad, Thank you for your question. It is very difficult to say what questions your potential employers are going to ask without knowing what specific job are you applying for. Having said that a generic view will be: • You will probably be asked...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics & supply chain, cr turnover, indian geography
cr turnover, indian geography, supply chain management: Dear Amit Good day My understanding from your query is you want to know about SAP SCM with reference to the Indian Geography. There can be different aspects like what this application is all about - which you can check thoroughly in the SAP india site;...

Logistics/Supply Chain: movement of cargo (Suitcase), Shipping, international
Shipping, international, suitcase: Jack, Lets start with Duties. If the material being shipped in the suitcase is goods for resale than expect to pay the VAT or Duty associated with the item being shipped. If material is Personal then the cost should be Zero or very low. Your options for...

Logistics/Supply Chain: regarding training, institute of materials management, supply chain management
institute of materials management, supply chain management, icici lombard: Hi Mukesh I understand that you have select a career out of Chance but not out of choice. But one thing i am unable to imagine how you got fascinated about logistics during your school days, also i feel that you would admired a truck or a container but...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Which sub-field to be choose., post graduate diploma, university of pune
post graduate diploma, university of pune, max muller: Harshal, Try to follow the segment that you most love. Doing things with love, with passion is mandatory for anyone who wants to succeed. About the interview : be yourself, dont lie. Follow whatis right and fair is always a good decision. Good luck...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Want to do a Course. But how?, freight forwarders association, aviation college
freight forwarders association, aviation college, prosperous new year: Dear Muhammed, Many thanks for your question. It is good to hear that you are looking at acquiring competency in the cargo business. There are two options that I can recommend. 1. NAFL which is the UAE National Freight Forwarders association provides training...

Logistics/Supply Chain: cscp apics, customs house brokers, cscp
customs house brokers, cscp, reverse logistics: Dear Claude, thank you for your question. The CSCP certification is the world leading professional certification for the management of the supply chain. It adresses logistics topics very well like: transportation, warehousing, 3PL and 4PL, reverse logistics,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: cube adjusted weight, ping pong balls, bowling balls
ping pong balls, bowling balls, lbs capacity: CAW (cube adjusted weight) is used to calculate the portion that a truckload is used up by a product, when the truckload contains a wide range of low to high density products (ex: ping pong balls versus bowling balls) say a 2000 cube, 40K lbs capacity truckload...

Logistics/Supply Chain: cube adjusted weight, bread
Logistics/Supply Chain: cube adjusted weight, bread

Logistics/Supply Chain: Outsourcing, advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing, disadvantages of outsourcing
advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing, disadvantages of outsourcing, core competence: According to core competence theory anything that is not your core activity you should give it to others who specalize in that so that u can concentrate and give more time to improve your core revenue resulting activity. A quick net search will give a lot...

Logistics/Supply Chain: 1:6 ratio,, volumetric weight, freight calculation
volumetric weight, freight calculation, high density: Hi John The point is straight. The objective of this excercise / calculation is to determine the density of the cargo. If the density of the cargo is high then it moves by sea / road so we usually used 3000 (in the case of road)else if the density is low...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Companies, supply chain strategy, baris
supply chain strategy, baris, drastic changes: Dear Baris Good day Can you be more specific on this? My understanding is that you are looking at Shippers who had made changes and/or reengineered their Logistics/ SCM strategy and the results on the same. If the Logistics & SCM strategy is considered,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Companies, zara clothing, supply chain strategy
zara clothing, supply chain strategy, procter gamble: Dear Baris, succesfull companies are: - ZARA clothing company - WAL-MART with Procter & Gamble - DELL computer - Toyota If you need additional info, feel free. Best regards Giuseppe Lovecchio, CPIM CSCP www.lovecchioconsulting.it/english ...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics management question, logistics service provider, 4pl company
Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics management question, logistics service provider, 4pl company, logistic management

Logistics/Supply Chain: furniture exporting, importers, exporting
importers, exporting, china: Hi Lucy There are a few websites that bring buyers and sellers together. You may wish to take a look at them. I believe they are free to join. Some of the more famous ones are: Alibaba Made-in-China Tradekey GlobalSources simply add the www...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Inventory / Logistics, Pipeline Stock
Pipeline Stock: Masaa al-khayr, You average pipeline stock is easy to calculate. It is merely your demand rate (d) times your lead time (l). So if you have average weekly demand of 100 units and your lead time by air is 5 weeks (make sure to keep all units the same), then...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics management, logistics management, search engines
logistics management, search engines, portals: Hi and Good day Two importants aspects you need to follow First check the search engines on different portals giving information thro white papers, case studies, articles etc and check for logistics, transportation etc. You will get the detailed understanding....

Logistics/Supply Chain: lean, agile (again), council of supply chain management professionals, production inventory control
council of supply chain management professionals, production inventory control, institute of supply management: Mohamed: Please go to three websites, to answer your questions: APICS.ORG- American Production & Inventory Control Society ISM.ORG- Institute of Supply Management CSCMP.ORG- Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Sincerely, Pete...

Logistics/Supply Chain: lean, agile and leagile SC, decoupling point, lean
decoupling point, lean, agile: Good evening Mohamed, Lean is related to the Toyota Production System and to the Mr. Womack definition : generate add value as defined by the customer and banish all types of waste. Agile is a concept linked to flexibility: so you can have an agile supply...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistical management question, cost elements, logistical management
cost elements, logistical management, logistics management: hi chandroday Its good that you ask a question and i appreciate your straight forward nature. But here we are enrolled only to help people solve their business issues in the respective domain. We dont have the time to answer for questions which you are...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistical management question, cost elements, logistics department
cost elements, logistics department, logistics management: Hi and Good day The question you have asked is pretty generic and shall try my best to answer in relevance. I understand that you would like to know the cost elements in the complete order processing cycle. Usually the cost elements consideration is across...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics management question, multi channel marketing, pepsi coca
multi channel marketing, pepsi coca, diploma student: hi I have already stated that i don t encourage people making me do their course work. I am here to help people understand this business function and improve their understanding. All the best for your studies, please go through your course work and post...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Payment to common carrier owner/operator, small claims court, home jurisdiction
small claims court, home jurisdiction, luck jim: Lisa, everything rides on the contract or other written agreement between the Trucker and the Broker. Unfortunately if the agreement was written by the Broker it likely gives them the right of offset for the alleged damages. If you have the proof that the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Career in Supply Chain Management, international trade logistics, kuene nagel
international trade logistics, kuene nagel, supply chain management: Dulat, 1. You should start wherever you find a good opportunity. Today s world economic scenario does not allow you to choose too much. I would start in which field you feel more comfortable and like more. Doing what you really like and appreciate will...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Career in Supply Chain Management, international trade logistics, supply chain management
international trade logistics, supply chain management, oil gas industry: SCM is a systematic solution and approaches to manufacturing, transportation and service. You should study most of them if you want to be in this area. SAP is good to learn and experience because it is a comprehensive package for SCM. But some others should...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Career in Supply Chain Management, international trade logistics, oil gas industry
international trade logistics, oil gas industry, supply chain management: Hi Dulat I appreciate your great interest and hardwork you are putting in to make your career successful. To become a supply chain manager you need to have a good experience both in terms of knowledge and capabilities. On an average case a person becomes...

Logistics/Supply Chain: distibution, distribution logistics, distribution deals
distribution logistics, distribution deals, finished goods: logistics enables distribution. Distribution involves distributing regionally but logistics involves not only distributing it involves activities even before distribution and after distribution. Logistics handles raw material, wip inventory and finished goods....

Logistics/Supply Chain: masters degree in Logistics
Logistics/Supply Chain: masters degree in Logistics

Logistics/Supply Chain: masters degree in Logistics, cargo logistics, logistics program
cargo logistics, logistics program, gain familiarity: hi John In singapore there is the Georgia Tech University which is running a Master s program in Logistics. Just check with this US university. There are so many colleges and it is a hugely list. A good internet search bearing keywords like Degree in...

Logistics/Supply Chain: re:logistic value?, Charges to Shipping to be paid by ?
Charges to Shipping to be paid by ?: Mr. Narmeen Ayash, Thank you for your follow up question. When consulting with your shipping agent you and he should discuss which fees are to be paid and by whom. A Shipping Instruction Paper is commonly used to put in writing who is responsible for What...

Logistics/Supply Chain: SCM, supply chain management, steel manufacturing
supply chain management, steel manufacturing, agricultural business: Vladimir: Please send me your email address and I will put you in touch with the CGR Management Consultants Principals that have done work in the food industry in Russia and the Ukraine. Thank you. Sincerely, Pete Crosby Principal, Supply Chain...

Logistics/Supply Chain: SCM, dynamic business environment, peter meindl
dynamic business environment, peter meindl, supply chain management: Hi Vladimir Congratulations on your new position within your organization. Typically the agriculture industry very uncertainity both in supply and demand (but usually more on the supply side)is very high. In today s changing dynamic business environment...

Logistics/Supply Chain: SCM Agriculture, supply chain management, supply chain strategy
supply chain management, supply chain strategy, forecast management: Dear Vladimir, thank you for your question. Collaborative forecasting and replenishmnet systems (CPFR - see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CPFR) can be applied to the agricultural supply chains too. The starting point is the demand and forecast management....

Logistics/Supply Chain: SOS Sirs!, collaborative logistics management, communication gaps
collaborative logistics management, communication gaps, supply chain management: Hi and Good day The query asked here is pretty generic in the sense, we need more information on what you have planned or planning to give a very specific answer. Anyway shall try my best with whatever is available Understand that you are focussing on...

Logistics/Supply Chain: house air way bill, mawb, shipment number
mawb, shipment number, dhl: Hi Mandilakhe HAWB is the identification at Shipper / Consignor level and the MAWB is the identification at the Service Provider level since it is issued by the air carrier to the service provider. So the manufacturer who is a shipper / consignor would...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Order-winning!, logistics management, product organization
logistics management, product organization, business market: Hi Vladimir See Success depends not only on strategy but also on execution be it product or service. There are equal number of companies who have failed in service in fact the probability of success in service based organizations is comparitively less than...

Logistics/Supply Chain: regarding courses in logistics and supply chain, post graduate diploma, supply chain management
post graduate diploma, supply chain management, shiping: Hi Srikant Good that you are interested in this line of career. Please let me know whether you are experienced or a fresher. Besides tell me why you are looking for another course which is almost meeting a course requirement more or less the same of your...

Logistics/Supply Chain: details, spjain, supply chain management
spjain, supply chain management, global logistics: Hi Shoeb In dubai the SPJain Institute of Management is offering a Global Logistics MBA program for 1 year wherein u would spend 6 months in dubai and the rest in Singapore. This is a good program. Also in UK there are universities offering MSc programs...

Logistics/Supply Chain: future in Logistics industry, abe uk, finance exports
abe uk, finance exports, different sectors: hi salman I am very sorry for the delay in responding to you Organizations tend to recruit people with experience in Marketing rather than taking people without experience since it is very different from sales. I see that you are clear and have a good...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Job in Logistics/ Supply Chain Mgmnt, logistics supply chain management, customs brokerage
logistics supply chain management, customs brokerage, supply chain management: Hashim The field of logistics / Supply Chain management is quite diverse. There is Customs Brokerage, Freight Forwarding, Importers, Exporters, Warehousing, Trucking etc. You may wish to narrow your scope to a specific area of expertise. Hope this helps....

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics degree, herriot watt university, copenhagen business school
herriot watt university, copenhagen business school, maritime logistics: Hi Eric I dont know your country of origin nor your experience and education. But based on your interest i can find one university matching closest to your list, which is also one the good rated universities and also i am introducing one more good university....

Logistics/Supply Chain: I NEED TO EXPORT CATTLE, freight forwarding company, cattle breeder
freight forwarding company, cattle breeder, merino sheep: Hi Theo Sorry for the late reply Your questions are based around documentation which is a Legal requirement. I can help you with the freight forwarding process but i fear that i would not be able to help you, since i have not worked in FF in that region....

Logistics/Supply Chain: regarding courses in logistics and supply chain, freight forwarding company, post graduate diploma
freight forwarding company, post graduate diploma, private sector employers: hi srikaant See doing multiple courses never gives an fruit if they are of similar nature. No course is good or bad when it comes to distance education as most private sector employers are not so serious about distance education, but there may be a few...

Logistics/Supply Chain: search information about logistics company, guangdong china, logistics company
guangdong china, logistics company, forwarding agent: hi benson sorry for the delay in replying please try to find out in networking sites Linkedin, Facebook. Here there are, especially in linkedin you can get people interested in looking for business opportunities. One more way is to contact the Freight...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Broker's liability, carrier contracts, model contracts
carrier contracts, model contracts, section model: Del, as an agent your liability will be limited by whatever contract you signed with the carrier. Typically as an agent you would only be liable for your own acts or omissions. As a broker you need to be careful not to take on any of the carriers liabilities....

Logistics/Supply Chain: Career in Air Cargo, air cargo industry, air logistics
air cargo industry, air logistics, transportation www: Dear Syed, Many thanks for your follow on question. At entry levels, IATA/FIATA is only an advantage --it is not mandatory. Usually most companies have their own training programme. FIATA has got its own training programme which is generally conducted by...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Career in Supply Chain (IT) or AIR CARGO??, spare parts business, supply chain management
spare parts business, supply chain management, logistics company: Dear Syed , Many thanks for your question/s. Having been around in this industry with a background very similar to yours, I can understand the dilemma you are in. The business of supply chain management, by far, is the larger industry. Air cargo is a part...

Logistics/Supply Chain: LOGISTICS, niit imperia, masters in logistics
niit imperia, masters in logistics, reliance infocom: Hi and Good day Nice to know that you are interested in taking up a Post Graduate Degree in the Logistics specialization. Since you are located in Dubai and have limitations on taking up regular classes and therefore need to go for distance learning would...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics, air cargo agents, logistics company
air cargo agents, logistics company, acaai: Dear Deepali, Many thanks for your question. I am not aware of any single body that regulates logistics in India. ACAAI (Air Cargo Agents Association of India) are probably the best source that you can approach to find out more about this. Their website is...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Double Broker Curve Ball for you, breech of contract, unpaid invoice
breech of contract, unpaid invoice, curve ball: Chris, it all comes down to the terms on the BOL which serves as a contract between the shipper and carrier, or other contract if one exists. Here is a discussion on Section 7: http://www.joc.com/node/410271 And here is more on double brokering: http://www.joc.com/node/389993...

Logistics/Supply Chain: documantation, sturgeon fish, customs brokerage
sturgeon fish, customs brokerage, beluga caviar: They have requested your company, as a freight forwarder, to provide the following information: Unfortunately, I can only answer questions relating to US Customs Brokerage 1. What documentation must the exporter send to us in order for us to be able to...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Finding correct people for the buying of equipment, market reasearch, dear paula
market reasearch, dear paula, lovecchio: Dear Paula, you need a market reasearch (Kompass , Who s WHo, Duns, etc) in order to define the possible partners. Then you need to be sure you are in front of qualified people, thrpugh credentailas, recommendations, etc. It s a process, and like every...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Double Broker Curve Ball for you, haul master, surety bond
Logistics/Supply Chain: Double Broker Curve Ball for you, haul master, surety bond, bond agent

Logistics/Supply Chain: Intervew question and answer, why did you leave your last job, logistics company
why did you leave your last job, logistics company, interview requirements: Hi Mona Thanks for placing the question to me, i also apologize for the delay in responding to your question I will give answers for your question as much generic as possible. But you need to use them and mould it to your specific interview requirements....

Logistics/Supply Chain: international bussiness, social responsibility accounting, international bussiness
social responsibility accounting, international bussiness, corporate social responsibility: Hi and Good day The question asked is on Management Practices by MNC s. This is pretty generic and can cover an exhaustive gamut of replies which maynot be relevant to your query. Therefore request you to revert on what kind of practices you are looking...

Logistics/Supply Chain: EDI Registration, custom formalities, indian customs
custom formalities, indian customs, charter operations: Dear Vikash, Many thanks for your question and your kind wishes. I wish you and your family the same. Have a superb year 2010. I am not familiar with the EDI process/procedures for charter operations in India. I would suggest that you pose that question...

Logistics/Supply Chain: flexitank(SGS,FDA,EC), mail web, flexitank
mail web, flexitank, packing material: Hi Angela Happy New Year I would advice YOU to abstain yourself from using this forum for your business activities. This forum is meant for knowledge sharing forum. Have you got any queries related to the logistics then i would be happy to answer to...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Invention of ULD's, american airlines, bulk loading
american airlines, bulk loading, friend jim: Dear Nuno, may thanks for your e-mail. I might not be fully answer you question, however, will do my best to give you some details. The ULD was invented to do a specific job... as the aircraft were bellies were getting larger, bulk loading was a challenge...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Liability in Bankruptcy, trucking company, member lookup
trucking company, member lookup, freight terms: Carl, FOB terms denote where title to the goods transfer and does not in itself contraol freight terms. Here is a handy reference: http://dafis.ucdavis.edu/whatisit/fob.cfm Who pays the freight is goverened by the Bill of Lading contract that the carrier...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logitics Question & Answer, import and export procedure, freight forwarding company
import and export procedure, freight forwarding company, logistics department: Q1. Ans - Inventory is stock or material which is stored in a company for a planned future of its operations. Stock Keeping and Auditing comes under Inventory. Q2. Ans - Public, Private and Contract are the 3 types of Warehouses. Receving, storing, picking...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logitics Question & Answer, material requirement planning, logistics department
material requirement planning, logistics department, 4pl: Hi Chandroday You have earlier asked me directly to answer my assignments but it was unethical so i refused. I am answering this time since u have come forward to understand logistics Ans for Q1. Logistics means moving (means transportation) and storing...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Air Freight pricing ratio (1:6), air freight, kgs
air freight, kgs, measurements: Philip 166 is the DIM factor. To get a better understanding of dim factors for various types of measurements, please see the following link http://www.expresscube.com/pages/Understanding%20Dimensional%20Weight.pdf Hope this helps Anthony ...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Outsourcing logistics operations, outsourcing logistics, increasing flexibility
outsourcing logistics, increasing flexibility, core competencies: That s a really good question Phil. I can only guess what motivates different management decisions but I think it goes to the basic management philosophy of each companies leadership. Some managers just think they can do it better or cheaper themselves while...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Outsourcing logistics operations, outsourcing logistics, supermarket chains
outsourcing logistics, supermarket chains, increasing flexibility: Phil: Some companies in many industries in the USA like to control their own warehousing, transportation, and inventory, and run their own fleets, warehouses, and IT systems. Example: Most large supermarket chains in the USA have their own fleets and...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Outsourcing logistics operations?, outsourcing logistics, increasing flexibility
outsourcing logistics, increasing flexibility, cscp: Good question! Logistics needs coordination, consolidation of needs and practices, but lack of trust, standards and share of information push practices in other directions. Industry needs to better understand the high value of 3PL players, butthis is...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Supply Chain Management Course, supply chain management course, supply chain management
supply chain management course, supply chain management, diploma course: Hi It is good to know that you intend to take up a SCM course...six month courses in scm are provided by CII institute of logistics in Chennai, School of business logistics, some management institues like Symbiosis also provide short term courses..please...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Ask question for logistics purpose, english language practice, cd walkman
english language practice, cd walkman, logistics company: Hi Ramkishan The questions which you have asked are very basic / elementary in nature. I don t mean that i don t want to answer your questions. What i meant was that you can get this information easily using internet search. What i expect to ask is your...

Logistics/Supply Chain: integration in the air cargo industry, air cargo company, air cargo industry
air cargo company, air cargo industry, air cargo carriers: Hi Sonia Air cargo industry includes any airline company which has business interest in moving cargo by air. It can be either a pure-play air cargo airline or a combi passenger airline. So u can talk about merger or acquisitions which were successful...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics Career, right profile, shipping line
right profile, shipping line, career goal: Hi Thulasidas Your question gives you the answer you need. First let me ask you What is RIGHT Profile according you. And secondly What is your Career Goal / Objective and What does your present Job Role fails to provide Please answer these questions...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Airline Knowledge, cargo load, local station
cargo load, local station, overhang: Dear Daniel, Many thanks for your question. My take on your questions is a s follows: 1) Policy on OHG and HEA cargo is generally set by airlines pricing department which are individually administered at local station levels. What you need to consider...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Cost of Freight as a % of Net Purchases and Net Sales, aluminum castings, industry benchmark
aluminum castings, industry benchmark, robust industry: Memo, that sounds logical, but I would still track over time. Other factors that can influence this are changes in order profile, distance and shipment size. In general larger shipments will have a lower cost per pound so if you can influence sales and marketing...

Logistics/Supply Chain: How to calculate cost of per TEU-Kilometer and per Ton-kilimeter, generic query, flat bed trailer
generic query, flat bed trailer, incidental expenses: Hi and Good day Am unable to understand your query here. Does it mean the cost per TEU - Km across a set of fleet types and ton km in the similar fashion. This is a generic query and involves a huge level of workings to be explained for which this forum...

Logistics/Supply Chain: job prospect for mba in logistivs&supply chain management, supply chain management, mba in finance
supply chain management, mba in finance, service logistics: Hi and Good day Nice to know that you have been selected for a masters course in logistics and scm. On the future prospects, please check the answers and I have already answered about the same with relevance to this space. At the end of the day, the career...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics, logistics management software, logistics department
logistics management software, logistics department, chain space: Hi and Good day Thanks for taking interest in knowing about working in the logistics and supply chain space. Even though its a pretty generic question, shall try and answer to the best of my abilities and knowledge. The basic qualifications required...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics......???, shipping logistics, mba international
shipping logistics, mba international, management mba: Hi Altaf First,I am sorry for the delayed response from my side. Its good that you have started thinking your Future. Remember just by doing a course it wouldnt assure you a bright future. First to answer your question, The progam that would give...

Logistics/Supply Chain: brokered freight non payment, rate confirmation, carrier contract
rate confirmation, carrier contract, section seven: Hi Frank Sorry for the delay First your customer i.e. the shipper needs to pay only ONCE. Your customer / shipper needs to pay only to party who is issuing the B.O.L. In this case i presume that the Broker is issuing the Bill of Lading to your customer....

Logistics/Supply Chain: Career prospect for a B'Tech MBM graduate in AIR CARGO Sector, supply chain operations, scm applications
supply chain operations, scm applications, supply chain management scm: Dear Mithun, Many thanks for your question. Yes indeed, at this point in time companies are still holding on to major expansion plans and generally the vacancies appearing are a also few. To this extent, the employers are in a situation that they are able...

Logistics/Supply Chain: CRM in CFS business, container freight stations, customer relations management
container freight stations, customer relations management, cfs software: Hi and Good day CRM in CFS looks to be a homework question here Rahul. Anyway shall try my best to give pointers. The CFS business is a pureplay service business in the logistics and shipping space. And typical customer queries shall be on service requets...

Logistics/Supply Chain: brokered freight non payment, carmack amendment, shipper
Logistics/Supply Chain: brokered freight non payment, carmack amendment, shipper, case law

Logistics/Supply Chain: job prospect in logistics&supply chain management in india, purchasing and supply chain management, supply chain management
Logistics/Supply Chain: job prospect in logistics&supply chain management in india, purchasing and supply chain management, supply chain management, purchasing and supply chain

Logistics/Supply Chain: job prospect in logistics&supply chain management in india, logistics supply chain management, supply chain management in india
logistics supply chain management, supply chain management in india, supply chain management: Hi Arindam To go to Govt job u need to focus on writing exams, moreover logistics & scm as a career in the Govt is a BIG question for which there is no answer. So if u r focusing on govt job then i think try appearing for exams conducted by PSUs, may be...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Confused about Airline Courses, iata uftaa, emirates group
iata uftaa, emirates group, aviation college: Dear Safwana, Many thanks for your question. Good to hear that you are looking at a career in aviation. IATA has several programme. It depends on what part of the aviation do you want to take up. If you are looking at going for the passenger side of the business,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: confused..??, supply chain management, siddarth
supply chain management, siddarth, strengths and weakness: Hi Siddarth Dont do your higher studies only for the reason that you are not getting a job. Also dont take up a course only for the sake of getting a job. First discover your strengths and weakness, subsequently try to discover which industry or career...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Shipping and Logistics, freight forwarding company, ceo job
freight forwarding company, ceo job, mba programs: Hi Mithun Let me first ask u a question Are looking for a Director or CEO Job ??? The answer to this question is a Strong NO rite. So please dont look into these concepts like recession blah blah economics which affects at organization level. At...

Logistics/Supply Chain: career in logistics, computer science engineering, part time jobs
computer science engineering, part time jobs, doing part time: Santosh I dont know the logistics segment in India so I could not offer you fee guidelines nor what courses you should look for in your country. Logistics is an area where the real life counts more than courses, this is what I can say to you. I wish you good...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Which course to choose in logistics, logistics program, export firm
logistics program, export firm, shipping line: Hi Kunal Your are qualified for the job to work with any Export firm. If you want to understand the core logistics program select any course that deals with Logistics or Materials Management. Please search and share a list of programs from which i will...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics and supply chain management
Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics and supply chain management

Logistics/Supply Chain: freight derivatives, forward freight agreements, derivatives market
forward freight agreements, derivatives market, trucking industry: I have heard this concept theorized in the past but I have never seen any practical implementation. The industry is so transaction oriented and is driven by the need to match revenue with costs in often volitile and uncertain markets. Most business people...

Logistics/Supply Chain: freight reclassification, validation check, fool proof
validation check, fool proof, freight classification: Pradeep; 1) At the outbound terminal when the shipment arrives after pickup, the details from the Bill of Lading (BOL) are fed into the ProBill / Rating system by the billing clerk. This is pretty standard operating procedure at most carriers. Some may...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Inquiry about warehouse location, solid waste disposal, service metrics
solid waste disposal, service metrics, wastewater disposal: Steve: Warehouse location planning involves the process of collecting, analyzing, and optimizing or simulating cost, inventory investment, and service metrics, to determine the best country, state, county (region), city, and building and/or building site...

Logistics/Supply Chain: interview, computer science engineering, part time jobs
computer science engineering, part time jobs, doing part time: Hi and Good day The interviews conducted today on services sector focus on understanding the prospective employee s - attitude, interest in the space, experience, any specific or related expertise, soft skills etc. Prepare yourself on basics like what...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics and supply chain management, supply chain management, inbound logistics
supply chain management, inbound logistics, business logistics: Logistics management includes the business functions of physical distribution, inbound logistics, and customer service. Supply chain management includes the business functions of procurement, manufacturing, physical distribution, business logistics, and...

Logistics/Supply Chain: PP and A, necessary clearance, freight terms
necessary clearance, freight terms, shipping costs: Hi and Good day PP & A ideally means that PrePaid and Add, which generally means all related freight and shipping costs shall be calculated and added to the total cost. This is the case where the freight and shipping costs are not determined and needs to...

Logistics/Supply Chain: query, google search, knowledge work
google search, knowledge work, google: Hi Internet is a big source of information, u need try using different combination of key words in google search to get the content. I believe that you would be studying about Import and Export in your MBA Foreign Trade,ew also please watch out daily...

Logistics/Supply Chain: warehouse/logistics/SCM, msc in logistics, warehouse logistics
msc in logistics, warehouse logistics, career requirements: Hi Moshin To do an MBA or MSc in Logistics & SCM has no age limit and definitely in ur career. But please let me know what is your career goal i.e. how you plan to grow in the logistics industry of your country, so that i can suggest accordingly. Also...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Differences between MRPI & MRPII, capacity requirement planning, mrpii
capacity requirement planning, mrpii, bill of materials: MRPI is about planning requirements of materials only: based on Bill of materials, gross requiremnts, lead times and inventory levels, you neeed to explode throgh the BOM the requirements, net it againsts available inventory and define dates and quantities...

Logistics/Supply Chain: interview, sunil chopra, peter meindl
sunil chopra, peter meindl, business logistics: Hi Santhosh My advance wishes for your interviewo I am sorry to tell you that i am not the right person to tell you what interview questions you would be facing, as it may be based on ur education , any other related educational exposure and concepts...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics courses in south india, south india, iphone
south india, iphone, institute of management: Pete: I am in India now and would be here for quote some time. I will be back on August 15, 2010. There is definitely one school called Great Lakes Institute of Management in Chennai which possibly has such a program. Thanks! Sent from my iPhone Gokul...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics/operations jobs in airlines, container freight station, domestic air cargo
container freight station, domestic air cargo, international air cargo: Hi Mrisha Logistics is a huge industry and within it Air Cargo operations is a big industry. Within Aircargo operations it can be trhe Air Exports industry, Air Imports Industry, Airport Cargo Operations (this can divided further as International Air cargo...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics and Supply Chain Management, third party logistics, party logistics provider
third party logistics, party logistics provider, third party logistics provider: Hi Manikandan I believe these are questions of your assigbnment. Please excuse me, i am here to address your doubts only. Please do remember all the experts in this website are doing a service free of cost and on our own interest only. Please try and...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics and Supply Chain Management, third party logistics, party logistics provider
third party logistics, party logistics provider, third party logistics provider: Dear Manikandan Good day and i sincerely feel that your query is a home work question which you need to take up and answer directly. Would suggest that you answer these questions yourselves and then possibly ask the experts here on any doubts/ clarifications...

Logistics/Supply Chain: load held hostage, customs brokerage, legal insurance
customs brokerage, legal insurance, insurance issues: Javier While this question pertains more towards logistics and legal insurance issues and not Customs Brokerage, I am limited in my knowledge as my expertise in in Customs brokerage. From your question, it seems that the carrier you contracted for the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Shipping And Tracking Systems Inquiry, delivery receipt, packing material
delivery receipt, packing material, shipping error: There could be any number of reasons, but you will know when it is delivered. Check for any damage to the package or evidence that it has been opened and resealed. Note any discrepancies when you sign the delivery receipt. If you received less than you...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Warehouse temperature control, heating and airconditioning, industrial exhaust
heating and airconditioning, industrial exhaust, internal temperature: Hi and Good day Thanks for the query. My understanding is like you have a warehouse and without any heating and airconditioning facility and looking at controlling the internal temperature. This is totally different from a logistics perspective. As i...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistic process, logistic process, ocean carrier
logistic process, ocean carrier, freight forwarder: Hi Krishan The steps are 1. Booking of Shipment 2. Picking up of the Shipment 3. Shipment with the Freight Forwarder 4. Shipment Customs cleared 5. Shipment loaded into the container 6. Shipment handed to Air / Ocean Carrier 7. Carrier departs...

Logistics/Supply Chain: operating cost calculation, forklift trucks, mobile cranes
forklift trucks, mobile cranes, front end loaders: Hi PKP The operating cost can be calculated by using Equipment Operating Cost per day = Labor Cost + Equipment Rental Cost / Equipment Depriciation cost (in case of own equipment) + Fuel Cost (if you need to incur) Equipment Operating cost per hour...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Air Freight Forwarder, john dear, usa thanks
john dear, usa thanks, freight forwarder: Dear John While Freight Forwarding is not my expertise, I believe you will need experience working for a freight forwarder before you can become an air freight forwarder, also you will have to apply to your local IATA and pay a fee. No degrees needed. ...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Brokering loads with the steamship lines, steamship lines, customs broker
steamship lines, customs broker, broker service: Dear Charles, MAny thanks for your question. Unfortunately, I am not very familiar with the US laws/regulations, hence, I would suggest that you address this with an expert from the US. Usually, you will need to get a license to become a broker from the Customs...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Starting a Cargo Airline, open skies policy, fleet details
open skies policy, fleet details, cargo airline: Dear Ajay, Many thanks for your question. I suppose you have already got the AOC [air operator s certificate] sorted out and the airline is on the Thai register. The most important permit that you need to operate to another country is traffic rights. I am...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Edi, GPS, RFID, gps trackers, industry verticals
gps trackers, industry verticals, warehousing logistics: Hi and Good day Thanks for the query and shall try my best to answer relevantly 1. Typical documentation flows in B2B portals across different industry verticals. Am not sure, I understand this question, but think that you would like a process map with...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics Startup for Ecommerce, e-commerce startup, beating the competition
e-commerce startup, beating the competition, one stop shops: Prab, I ran into the same problem in USA. How do you differentiate yourself from the pack. We were a logistics company for 73 years, than started doing transportation ,everyone does this so we added a sourcing company, ok , than we added fulfillment ,e-commerce...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Tracking Assets with RFID, pda smartphone, passive tag
pda smartphone, passive tag, passive tags: Hi and Good day My understanding is that you like to deploy an RFID based asset monitoring system in a defined location or multiple locations. in RFID there are multiple ways of doing this..like monitoring an asset inside the building, in and out of the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Advise for Career, indira gandhi open university, indira gandhi
indira gandhi open university, indira gandhi, tourism courses: Hi and Good day I have answered similar questions before and if you browse through multiple answers on my page it will be really useful. Nice to know that you have a bachelors degree in tourism..you must be aware the tourism is the largest money maker...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Holding load hostage, ltl, trucking
ltl, trucking, full trailer: While my expertise lies in Customs Brokerage, I can only speculate as there could be several scenarios here. Is this a special delivery with only your goods? Is it a full trailer or LTL? Are they going to a Hub close to St Louis or directly to the final destination?...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Master in Air Cargo, masters in logistics, international air cargo
masters in logistics, international air cargo, masters course: Hi and Good day It is best to take a Diploma course which shall provide you the knowledge to take up a position in air cargo management. If you are looking at a specific masters course, then you need to go for Masters in logistics or Masters in SCM - where...

Logistics/Supply Chain: physical distribution, Problems in Physical distribution
Problems in Physical distribution: Valentina, Problems or opportunities ? The biggest problems you will face will be people , space, and liability. People cost plus insurance and liability, Space costs, rent or ownership, utilities, insurance and location. Liability for what your people...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Distribution channel, small stocks, snack foods
small stocks, snack foods, distribution model: Claude I have seen distribution systems as small as delivering goods to customers in taxicabs and one s own family vehicle. A distribution system can be simple for starters and complex as you grow. No need to get the latest technology for a small start...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Distribution channel, 3PL model
3PL model : Claude, The best model for an upstart or small to midsize company is using a 3PL provider. They have the infrastructure and resources to help you be a success in your marketplace. This allows you to create,market and sell your products. Some 3PL have online...

Logistics/Supply Chain: HELP!!, new business ventures, customs brokerage
new business ventures, customs brokerage, overwhelming challenge: Dear Tracy Not sure whether your question pertains to Customs Brokerage as this is forum for customs brokerage questions. Your question seems to be one of a new business venture. While I am not an expert in matters of new business ventures, I should...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Importing from Peru, us customs, customs broker
us customs, customs broker: Dear Carlos The best advice I can give you is to find a US Customs broker located in California as your textile goods will require a Formal customs entry to be filed with a US Customs bond. Sample shipments are generally used for soliciting sales. They...

Logistics/Supply Chain: NCM Numbers, 6 digits, ocean bill of lading
6 digits, ocean bill of lading, ocean carrier: Dear Shelonda The US requires 6 digits, possibly due to reporting requirements for vessels entering US waters, I can understand the requirement. An example may be cargo of a certain sensitive nature may need to be identified for US security purposes....

Logistics/Supply Chain: scm, mechanical engg, scm solutions
mechanical engg, scm solutions, management sector: Hi and Good day Nice to know your interest in logistics and scm. Infact mechanical engineers do well in logistics and scm solutions/ services with their understanding of the manufacturing industry. I have answered many questions on careers in logistics,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Spacing for forklifts, turning radius, forklift
turning radius, forklift, forklifts: Lei Feng , Thank you for the question, First you must determine your turning radius on the forklift and than you can add a foot to each side for safety. Most of our aisle are 12 to 13 feet for a 5,000 lb forklift. Let me know if there is any thing else you...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Finding a Brokerage Licence/Account, broker, consumer
broker, consumer, goods: Mr. Nzimande I’m assuming you’re talking about brokering sales for consumer goods. The companies that I’ve dealt with all make their own policies regarding broker contracts. In addition, each contract can be negotiated separately, usually with penalties,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Storage business, storage, warehousing
storage, warehousing: Claude There is the mixing center approach, which is what I think some of the largest retailers do. They ship finished goods from suppliers and/or their own plants to two or three mixing centers, optimally placed throughout the geographic distribution grid....

Logistics/Supply Chain: CAW, weight htm, allexperts
weight htm, allexperts, crosby: Hi Ken - I am not well versed on the transportation side of the supply chain, but I did find an answer for you in All Experts: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Logistics-Supply-Chain-2414/2009/2/cube-adjusted-weight.htm Pete Crosby seems to have a nice explanation...

Logistics/Supply Chain: definitions, oceanfreight, shipbroker
oceanfreight, shipbroker, freight terms: http://networkfob.com/glossary_of_freight_terms.htm#F Rocio , log on to this site and it can answer all of your question on terms. Best of luck to you and if you need any other help, please ask. Thanks Ben Reynolds www.southernworldwide.com www.houstonfulfillmentsolutions.com...

Logistics/Supply Chain: To start a career in air frieght industry, work expereince, supply chain operations
work expereince, supply chain operations, air frieght: Dear Asfar, Many thanks for your question. it is the chicken and egg situation. When you step into the world, especially in a land other than your own, people look for track record/experience.Most of the apprentice programmes in whetever country you go for...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Texas Select NA, customer interaction center, national stock number
customer interaction center, national stock number, texas select: For information to sell to DOD contact DLA Customer Interaction Center at the DLA Logistics Information Service Phone: (877) DLA-CALL Commercial: (269) 961-7766 Commercial Fax: (269) 961-7791 E-mail: dlacontactcenter@dla.mil Website: www.dlis.dla.mil/cust.asp...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Career in Logistics & SCM, change management process, mba general
change management process, mba general, international logistics: Hi and Good day As you have about 2 years of experience in production and manufacturing..you can take up the Symbiosis course and wrap it up pretty quickly..then getting into an mnc logistics company is easier..and also will enable you to understand and...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Truck Owner Operator, CDL. OOIDA, TRUCKING
CDL. OOIDA, TRUCKING, PROFIT: While I do have a CDL and have plenty of miles behind the big wheel; trucking is not my line of work. I m more into contracting the Freight line to deliver my material. As you may know new environmental laws are destroying profits in the trucking industry....

Logistics/Supply Chain: Know about the futur of logistics, logistic industry, logistical challenge
logistic industry, logistical challenge, mike burke: Chetan Singh, Your in the fastest developing country in the world right now. India will soon or already is outpacing the united states in economic growth. India is a logistical challenge due to your location, become an expert to overcome this challenge and...

Logistics/Supply Chain: small package ans section 7, Insurance, UPS
Insurance, UPS, shipping: Hi Dee I am not a lawyer and this does not constitute legal advice. In addition, I m not a transportation expert, but I ll give this my best shot. Who is liable for the goods if they don t arrive and there is no insurance? No one is liable. If the goods...

Logistics/Supply Chain: steel plant warehouse air conditioning, steel plants, relevant answer
steel plants, relevant answer, ambient temp: Hi and Good day Thanks for the query. I could understand that you are storing the spares and wearing goods for Steel Plants and looking at maintaining the temperature inside the WH. Typically the WH ambient temp is taken into consideration based on the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Brokerage Question, lawyer locator, container management
lawyer locator, container management, strict interpretation: Andrew, you will hear different opinions on this question. A strict interpretation of federal law says you need to be licensed as a broker any time you arrange transportation services . Some feel that if you are merely acting as a consultant that you are...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Collaborative Logistics, collaborative logistics, industry verticals
collaborative logistics, industry verticals, logistics service: Hi and Good day Thanks for the query..your queries are pretty exhaustive and shall try my best to revert suitably Pull and Push based logistics models are dependent on the manufacturing methods adopted within the facility. For a pull based just in time...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Course in freight forwarding & Supply chain management, supply chain management, executive masters
supply chain management, executive masters, chain space: Hi and Good day Thanks for your query and nice to note that you want to build a career in the logistics and supply chain space globally. Since you have experience in the shipping field working in the gulf region, you must definitely be acquainted with the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Courses in Freight Forwarding, supply chain management, freight forw
supply chain management, freight forw, time in kuwait: Rashmi - In my opinion, if your degree from India is from a well known college, then I don t see why a USA employer would have a problem with it. I personally wouldn t. You might check to see if there are international educational associations that maintain...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Shipping, logisitics, supply chain management, pg diploma, supply chain management
pg diploma, supply chain management, time in kuwait: Dear Rashmi, Many thanks for your question. I will try and address all your question in one go as follows. Acquiring further qualification in the field of supply chain management will definitely be an asset as you look for furthering your career. Alongside...

Logistics/Supply Chain: delivery of products, outlets operation procedures and 3PL, delivery, acceptance
delivery, acceptance, retail stores: Hi Gabi - Procedures for receiving goods are usually tailored to the type, size and internal priorities of the retail outlet. There isn t a one-size-fits-all approach, at least not that I know of. In general, retail stores will receive goods and immediately...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics, university of wollongong in dubai uowd, manipal university
university of wollongong in dubai uowd, manipal university, supply chain software: Dear Remya Welcome to the world of logistics. Career opportunities in logistics are equally available on both the sides 1. Service providers such as Barloworld Logistics and 2. The end-users of supply chains Organisations such as Unilever, P&G, Sony,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: about project work for final year engineering students, engineering project work
engineering project work: Hi and Good day Its nice to note that the students at JSSATE college are interested in taking up final year projects on supply chain/logistics. There are many firms which provide the opportunities, but you guys are positioned a bit late, if you want to...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Starting Career in Air Cargo, Logistics., air cargo company, freight forwarding company
air cargo company, freight forwarding company, supply chain logistics: Hi Ahmed Try to join some small Freight Forwarding company using your contacts. Also try to have a diploma in Import and Export Management from any institute either regular or correspondence. Import and Export is part of Logistics. And Logistics is part...

Logistics/Supply Chain: implementation, cold chain, storage areas
cold chain, storage areas, cold room: Hi and Good day Implementing an RFID in cold chain is definitely a complexity and with multiple storage areas needs lot of planning and designing the same. I need more information on this and if you can provide some more details like size and area, how...

Logistics/Supply Chain: logistics, logistics network, supply chain functions
logistics network, supply chain functions, functional members: Hi and Good day Thanks for the query and shall try to answer to the best of my knowledge and capabilities 1. Logistics network design is directly related to the business dynamics i.e the market conditions on which a business changes and adapts for increased...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Definition differentiation, supply chain management, logistics management
supply chain management, logistics management, org structure: Hi Dave - My understanding is that the terms Supply Chain Management and Logistics Management are both the same -- they refer to the planning and executing of operations. Distribution Management would be concerned with the managing of inventory at each location...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistic, passenger carrier, material storage
passenger carrier, material storage, material movement: Shankhar All activities that are related to Material Movement and Material Storage fall into the definition of Logistics. Passenger Carrier does not come under Logistic definition in principle but it falls under Transportation. Under Transportation it...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Quesion regarding Bachelor In Tourism Studies, learning spanish language, pg courses
learning spanish language, pg courses, master in tourism: Hi Atish Just check with colleges and universities around. I dont think you need do both Bachelors and Masters. You can either Bachelors in Tourism or you can do a B.Com or BSc and then do a Master in Tourism. Since the eligibility for Masters in Tourism...

Logistics/Supply Chain: SCM course ., logistics institute, graduate diploma
logistics institute, graduate diploma, chemical engineer: Hi and good day I remember answering tis question, think you didn t receive for different reasons. You can look at taking up a short term course conducted by cii logistics institute and preferably focus on supply chain design. modelling.tools and techniques...

Logistics/Supply Chain: SCM course ., 3pl companies, management diploma
3pl companies, management diploma, supply chain management: Hi and Good day Thanks for the query and nice to know that you intent to take up a supply chain career in India. Being a chemical engineer with materials management diploma should definitely give you a detailed perspective on the logistics space. And to...

Logistics/Supply Chain: career query, sales job, b tech
sales job, b tech, different places: Manish Sales is a job that needs heavy travelling. You didnt mention your specialization. So i believe you can try for a Sales job in a related industry of your education OR go and take up a sales job in any industry. IT Implementation is another area...

Logistics/Supply Chain: query, choosing career, career in travel
choosing career, career in travel: Hello Manish Thank you so much for contacting me. Good thing is that you understand, what drives you? While planning a career, I think you should take into consideration more than one thing. In an ideal scenario, it should be a combination of...

Logistics/Supply Chain: tourism line, learning spanish language, tourism studies
learning spanish language, tourism studies, tourism companies: Hi Atish I am confused you already asked a question for Tourism studies and now you say you are confused. But anyways i am trying to answer your question here. I cannot suggest any particular career as i dont know you means i dont know you closely. So...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Supply and Distribution Management, polytechnic of namibia, windhoek namibia
polytechnic of namibia, windhoek namibia, human resources dept: Hi Carlos Answer to your question1: Logistics cannot be different by the drivers of logistics differ with the nature of the industry. Answer to your question2: Logistics is definitely a separate function / department. Interface activities could like...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Aspirant Logistics, job interviewing techniques, mba general
job interviewing techniques, mba general, supply chain management: Dear Varun Unfortunately, I am not quite sure on the job interviewing techniques in Singapore. I would venture to say, try to keep on the the topic of tying your marketing skills to Logistics as an added value. Hope this helps Regards Anthon...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics Aspirant, ronald h ballou, fundamentals of logistics
ronald h ballou, fundamentals of logistics, mba general: Varun step 1: You need answer the question on why you want to leave your Marketing career and switch to logistics instead. This should be your own answer and no one can help in this. Hope you find a logical and suitable answer Step 2: Try to get...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Rate confirmation is it binding, rate confirmation, binding agreement
rate confirmation, binding agreement, miscommunication: I don t know if the rate confirmation is a binding agreement or not. I seriously suggest that you contact a law firm. Only a licensed expert can review your situation and give you solid and specific options. If you insist on avoiding lawyers, you could...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics management, logistics service provider, case study project
logistics service provider, case study project, example answer: Dear Hussain Considering the broad nature of question, the answer is complete. In case you need further information on specific topics then you need to mention details. You haven t mentioned any details or scenario. If I were a logistics manager,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: part time mba in supply chain management, supply chain management, time mba
supply chain management, time mba, experience background: Hi and Good day Thanks for the query. If you take time to check my answers on this topic - i must have answered a lot of questions on courses in logistics and scm...you will find the direction I dont specifically know about the courses available in BLR,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: know about the qualification of lecture for iata in dubai, IATA trainer qualification, IATA training Institutes in Dubai
IATA trainer qualification, IATA training Institutes in Dubai, Become an IATA course trainer: Hello Jaseela Thank you for contacting me. Please follow the link below stating qualifications for the IATA certified trainers. http://www.iata.org/training/certification/pages/ctpp74.aspx Following are few names of college/institutes in Dubai...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Supply Chain Management Career, supply chain management, civil engineer
supply chain management, civil engineer, management career: Hi Talha One can write a book for this question also SCM / Logistics related roles are not offered OR dont exist in the Construction Industry unlike the Manufacturing Industry. Remember construction industry mostly unorganized. May be companies like DLF...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Supply Chain Management Career, SCM Vs Project Management, Supply Chain Management and Project Management
SCM Vs Project Management, Supply Chain Management and Project Management: Dear Talha Thanks for approaching me and regret the delay in answering your question as I am busy with my overseas guests. Answer to Q-1. Construction has been proven a key sector in a country specific as well as global economy. Sub sectors such as...

Logistics/Supply Chain: POA 3PL Supply Chain mgmt, chain management services, supply chain management services
chain management services, supply chain management services, container and vessel: Dear Mario There are certain information that a contracted service provider will not provide to a party other than their client, in this case your supplier. You may try asking your supplier for the container and vessel information as you are their customer,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Approximate cost for implementing a control system for a supply chain?, supply chain software, fortune 500 companies
supply chain software, fortune 500 companies, optional request: Hi Angel - Some of those modules that you mention are beyond the usual scope of supply chain. ERP for instance is a not usually included. Implementations to implement and homogenize ERP systems across fortune 500 companies can cost billions. Huge implementations...

Logistics/Supply Chain: NEED ADVICE FOR FURTHER SHORT LOGISTICS COURSES AFFILIATED UNIVERSITIES, writing from india, confederation of indian industry
writing from india, confederation of indian industry, freight logistics: Dear Nitin There is organisation in Dubai called NAFL. This is the Freight Forwarding association of UAE. Details as below. Get it touch with Ms. Karen, I am sure she will guide you through the course schedule. NAFL offers courses recommended by FIATA,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics Management, supply chain integration, supply chain management
supply chain integration, supply chain management, logistics management: Hi Kishan I am sorry to say i cannot answer your academic assignment questions, you need understand and answer them by yourself. But if you have specific queries related to Logistics and SCM concepts then please let me know i will then try to address them....

Logistics/Supply Chain: Supply Chain Management, supply chain management, service measures
supply chain management, service measures, new realities: Hi Kishan I am sorry to say i cannot answer your academic assignment questions, you need understand and answer them by yourself. But if you have specific queries related to Logistics and SCM concepts then please let me know i will then try to address them...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Supply Chain Management, integrated supply chain management, integrated supply chain
integrated supply chain management, integrated supply chain, framingham massachusetts: Hi Kishan I am sorry to say i cannot answer your academic assignment questions, you need understand and answer them by yourself. But if you have specific queries related to Logistics and SCM concepts then please let me know i will then try to address them...

Logistics/Supply Chain: [supply chain question], bossism, best of luck
bossism, best of luck, supply chain: Yes, Bossism is an important aspect in the Supply Chain. You always need one person who is in charge and directing the employees other wise you have chaos. One leader and everyone doing their part in supporting the leaders mission and if you cannot do that,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: trucks standing at border due to customer
Dear Elizabeth All will depend on the INCOTERM you dealt the business. The incoterm will define who is responsible for what in a given operation. If you dealt FCA for example, then the buyer will be responsible for demurrage etc as he is the one who contracted...

Logistics/Supply Chain: freight business
Hi and Good day At the outset my apologies for the late reply as I was traveling. The regional air freight business is quite good is developed nations like USA where the price point is comfortable for shippers as well and there could be a definitive...

Logistics/Supply Chain: optimize number id trolleys at vendors end
Hi Saurabh Lets go with this calculation Count A = (Total Trolleys Received Actual = Actual Count of Trolleys received from the Supplier) Count B = (Total Trolleys that should have been received in terms of calculation = ((Total Inventory Volume in...

Logistics/Supply Chain: optimize trolleys at vendor end
Hi and Good day Thanks for the query. Instead of solving the problem upfront, I would give you the pointers so that you can collect the data/ analyze and implement yourself. Your supplier sends the day to day material/part/components in trolleys. These...

Logistics/Supply Chain: REUSABLE PRODUCT AUTHENTICATION MARKS
Dear Reggie Not sure I am the best person to answer this question as my expertise lies in Customs Regulation. My opinion is as follows: There are quite a bit of anti-counterfeit technologies available and there is currently no standard. The choice is...

Logistics/Supply Chain: 3PL Inbound costs, inbound shipment, dear angel
inbound shipment, dear angel, customs clearance: Dear Angel: We will be able to answer your questions, but it will require a little research time, for which we will bill your company. Please contact Pete Crosby at 310-553-6837 or at petecrosby@cgrmc.com Sincerely, Pete Crosby Principal, Supply...

Logistics/Supply Chain: 3Pl manager, logistics management, intrests
logistics management, intrests, senior management: Amir If you are seeking a promotion based upon you knowledge of the job and your expertise in logistics then these are questions that you should be able to answer on your own. I suggest you do the research and prepare your proposal without outside help....

Logistics/Supply Chain: 3rd Party Logistics, 3rd party logistics, control thanks
3rd party logistics, control thanks, 3pl: Nick This is a common concern but one that you should be able to overcome easily. The most important thing to remember is that oursourcing the job does not mean you also outsource the oversight of the performance. You need to set up metrics or performance...

Logistics/Supply Chain: 3rd party contructors, american shipper, google search
american shipper, google search, inbound logistics: Stelios This is not a question for which there is an easy or short answer. I suggest you check the literature and links in some of the warehousing associations and also logistics magazines. The main associations are WERC. IWLA and CLM. Some of the magazines...

Logistics/Supply Chain: 3rd party hazmat shipment suppliers, transportation manager, occasional basis
transportation manager, occasional basis, proper documentation: David I don t know of anyone that does this but I would think that you could work with the carrier to help you out since it is such a limited amount. Technically, if you receive, store and ship hazmat, you need to have properly trained and certified staff...

Logistics/Supply Chain: 3rd party logistics information system, 3rd party logistics, logistics information system
3rd party logistics, logistics information system, jd edwards: Sandy, A key success factor in 3PL is strong information systems. First, you need to know the functional requirements, In other words, what is the business plan in detail. If your focus is transportation, stay away from systems that are strong on wartehousing....

Logistics/Supply Chain: 4PL, cii, connotations
cii, connotations, global trade: Hi Capt. How are u..i was studying the 4pl aspect and it has many dimemsions....could u please be more specific on what u need..i mean 4pl itself has at least 18-20 connotations....people interpret differently..i am replying thru the prescribed method..however...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Acronym, acronym lists, crossdock
acronym lists, crossdock, would like further information: Mr. Wu: Nice to heard from you again. Unfortunately, I cannot help you with the first acronyn. I checked seven or eight acronym lists that I keep and not referred to direct line or DID. Op or Ops is referring to operations management or manager....

Logistics/Supply Chain: Advice, logistics analyst, transportation budget
logistics analyst, transportation budget, analyst position: ALEX GOOD LUCK ON YOUR INTERVIEW YOU SHOULD BE PREPARED TO KNOW SEVERAL IMPORTANT ITEMS ABOUT THE COMPANY YOU ARE INTERVIEWING WITH. 1. WHAT THEY DO 2. MARKET LANES THEY SERVE 3. TRANSPORTATION BUDGET 4. ASK WHAT THEY EXPECT OF YOU AND WHAT YOU...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Agricultural product/raw materials, customs brokerage, localy
customs brokerage, localy, agricultural product: Dear Claude Thank you for your inquiry. My expertise is in the field of Customs Brokerage. Your question is more towards locating possible clients for your products. Unfortunately, I have limited knowledge in this field. You may wish to try a few importing...

Logistics/Supply Chain: AI and supply chain and inventory, heuristic search methods, artificial intelligence
heuristic search methods, artificial intelligence, programming problem: Basically, you need to model your problems as a mathematical programming problem. Artificial intelligence may help you to find the solution of the problem. You may seek some heuristic search and meta-heuristic search methods. If you can give more information...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Air Exports & Imports, airline cargo, export clearance
airline cargo, export clearance, specific place: Dear Srividhya, Many thanks for your question. I am afraid, there are no unified rules for air export or imports. Different countries have different rules and even, sometimes, within a country, different states might have rules that differ. These rules are...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Air rating question, feeder service, trucking charges
feeder service, trucking charges, arbitrary port: Dear Kathleen, The term overflow rate is a jargon that the industry uses quite often. These days, there are not many places where TACT rates are used.... most airlines tend to have their own published tariff! In TACT terms the overflow rate applied will...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Audits, data corruption, revenue losses
data corruption, revenue losses, revenue accounting: Dear Regan, Many thanks for your question. Auto rated systems are a tool to help improve efficiencies, productivity and reduce discrepancies/exposure to revenue losses. Data corruptions etc are a reality, however, it is up to the revenue account processes...

Logistics/Supply Chain: acai importing, dear mike, wholesale distributor
dear mike, wholesale distributor, health stores: Dear Mike Before importing fruits, please check with the appropriate US government agencies (CBP, USDA, FDA) to verify admissibility as well as requirements. On the matter of locating a supplier, unfortunately this is beyond my expertise. Regards Anthon...

Logistics/Supply Chain: airline rates, emirates skycargo, fuel surcharges
emirates skycargo, fuel surcharges, transportation cycle: Dear Ashok, Many thanks for your question. There are several types of surcharges which are applicable to the carriage of cargo, e.g. carriage of Valuables or live animals etc. etc. These are as per the rules and regulations published in TACT (The Air Cargo...

Logistics/Supply Chain: B2B and B2C Supply Chain, mike gibbons, wholesaler retailer
mike gibbons, wholesaler retailer, mr tang: B2B means Business-to-business. In my opinion, there will be no components of wholesaler, retailer and buyer. Look at one example such as http://www.alibaba.com/. Only business man can use this platform for trading. I don t have an exact definition of B2B....

Logistics/Supply Chain: BEER NSN FOR DEPLOYED SOLDIERS, utica club, non alcoholic beer
utica club, non alcoholic beer, mike burke: Dan, Great place to Find Beer NSN s are in FedLog CD s. The Federal Logistic CD s contain all NSN s used by US DOD. Order from DLA the cd set to load on your computer. But Here are the NSNs you requested: Schaefer Brew 8965-00-590-0512 Budweiser 8965-00-841-7870...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Best Education Path, graduate certificate programs, logistics information system
graduate certificate programs, logistics information system, logistics information systems: As s Penn State grad in Logistics, you may anticipate that I will be biased in my answer. The University of Tennessee and Penn State are the original colleges to offer majors in Logistics and are well respected in industry. One factor in making the decision...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Broker breaches contract, carrier company, business relationships
carrier company, business relationships, good relationship: Unless you have a signed agreement with the broker or shipper stating the compensation for truck ordered/not used, you do not have a claim against the broker or shipper. But while that is the law, the key is business relationships. If you have a good relationship...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Broker License, cargo loss, carrier name
cargo loss, carrier name, motor carrier: As a motor carrier, you can interline your freight with another motor carrier using you motor carrier authority. Your name would have to be on the bill of lading as the originating carrier and you would need a valid interline agreement on file with the carrier...

Logistics/Supply Chain: How to get a Broker's license, proper paperwork, tia website
proper paperwork, tia website, freight broker: Annette, school is not a requirement, but knowledge is. I would start by looking at the TIA website: http://www.tianet.org They have lot s of available resources, but I would start with the Transportation Brokers Manual, http://www.tianet.org/tiastore.aspx...

Logistics/Supply Chain: using a broker, double billing, shipping and handling fee
double billing, shipping and handling fee, freight broker: Yes you can use another broker to cover your freight. There is nothing in the law that prevents this and unless you have a contract that prohibits double brokering, you are allowed to handle in this manner. You need to be careful in this arrangement to...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Broker (Non Payment), victoria bc canada, legal recourse
victoria bc canada, legal recourse, business assets: This situation is common place an unfortunately there is no right answer. By law, the bill of lading is the contract that governs the shipment. But it is the contract between you and the consignor. You are bound by its terms. Are you shown as the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Brokerage cost, customs brokerage, customs broker
customs brokerage, customs broker, brokerage fee: The Customs broker has traditionally been the importer s liaison, working via a Power of Attorney on behalf of the importer. Concerning the cost of Customs Brokerage, there is no simple formula to use as there are so many factors that can affect your customs...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Brokers, motor carrier safety, public liability insurance
motor carrier safety, public liability insurance, motor carrier safety administration: You first need to obtain a license from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. To obtain a license, you will need to file a $10,000 surety bond which you get from companies that write these types of bonds. As a broker, you are not required to carry...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Brokers, best broker, truck broker
best broker, truck broker, best of luck: Rob: You are presenting a very difficult situation. trying to continue to earn a living driving a truck while learning the operations of a truck broker will not be easy. Most brokers would not consider hiring or teaching the business to someone who will...

Logistics/Supply Chain: bar coding, inventory accuracy, portable readers
inventory accuracy, portable readers, warehouse operation: Bar coding is very advantageous in a warehouse operation. The major advantage is that it simplifies many operations of the warehouse. It is much easier to scan than it is to write or enter numbers. There are fewer mistakes by scanning, thus accuracy...

Logistics/Supply Chain: basic knowlege, air cargo news, emirates skycargo
air cargo news, emirates skycargo, home page www: Dear Rahimuddin , Many thanks for your question. There are several publications who tend to have their websites on line. Some of them are: http://www.aircargonews.net/ www.internationaltradetoday.co.uk www.tiaca.org In fact, if you go to Emirates...

Logistics/Supply Chain: How to become a broker, transportation intermediaries association, transportation broker
transportation intermediaries association, transportation broker, tianet: The best source for info is the Transportation Intermediaries Association - www.tianet.org. They have a program where you can obtain your certification as a transportation broker. For pricing, we ve had great success with CarrierDepot.com. This site,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: IF I get broker license, motor carrier safety, federal motor carrier
motor carrier safety, federal motor carrier, surety bond: This license is obtained from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association. Just type FMCSA + Broker License into an internet search engine and it should take you to the appropriate location with the FMCSA site. You will also need a $10,000 surety bond and...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Cargo Management, customs brokerage, procurement agent
customs brokerage, procurement agent, software peripherals: Dear Anuradha, The usual players in the supply chain from the logistics angle are : the Shipper Forwarders (this includes pick-up from the shipper, packaging,inventory management, customs clearance, consolidation etc etc.) airline (this could be trucks...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Cargo management, emirates skycargo, weight considerations
emirates skycargo, weight considerations, cargo management: Dear Omkar, Many thanks for your question. The airline unit load devises (ULD) are usually designed to optimize and bringing in efficiency in loading and offloading activity on an aircraft. Most of the general ULD types used on passenger and pure cargo...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Con-bon Systems, stock piles, inventory replenishment
stock piles, inventory replenishment, inventory carrying costs: I am not an expert in Kan Ban manufacturing as I have never actually worked in that environment, however I will try to give you a basic idea of what it is about. The basic premise of Kan Ban manufacturing is to have the exact amount of materials or goods delivered...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Contracts, shipper loads, foot trailers
shipper loads, foot trailers, broker loads: Tiffany, it will be tough to get into the major shippers with a startup. They typically bid their freight out about once a year so the first step is to become an approved carrier and get on their bid list. It s extremely competitive both on cost and service...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Contracts, truck fleets, logistics companies
truck fleets, logistics companies, foot trailers: Sorry for the dealy - I just got the question this morning. You are entering a very tough transportation market. There is much overcapacity in the marketplace which is keeping the pricing down. Large retailers such as Target and Walmart are going...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Contracts, market entry strategy, mr crosby
market entry strategy, mr crosby, foot trailers: Dear Tiffany: It appears from your brief overview of your plans that you need a market entry strategy formulated. I recommend that you speak to a transportation/supply chain consulting company such as CGR Management Consultants LLC (my firm) that would...

Logistics/Supply Chain: CPIM, cpim certification, professional prestige
cpim certification, professional prestige, organizational perspective: We consider the CIPM certificate to be a very valuable investment for the individual, both from a personal and organizational perspective. There is a valuable amount of professional prestige and credibility that is imparted by the certification, particularly...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Cross Border Shipments (CA to US), third party logistics, internet truck stop
third party logistics, internet truck stop, logistics company: Dear Joel: Most of our work is domestic USA, but we do have a Canadian client that is into cross border shipping. His name is Ken Kotowich, and he is President of Unicity, a Canadian Third Party Logistics company. Please call him and use my name. ...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Customs regulations goods from Quebec, commercial invoice, customs regulations
commercial invoice, customs regulations, customs clearance: Standard documents required for customs clearance in the US are commercial invoice and bill of lading. It gets a bit more complicated. If goods are manufactured in Nafta country, then Nafta certificate is required for preferential duty rate. If made in the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: cargo management, air cargo business, management procedure
air cargo business, management procedure, cargo management: Dear Omkar, Further to my last correspondance following are my answers to your questions: Question: how does actual cargo management procedure take place with respect to airline? An Airline (as well as other modes of transportation) provides that...

Logistics/Supply Chain: combined distribution centre charges, invoice value, time cards
invoice value, time cards, distribution centre: There is no one formula that can be used. You need to determine what your actual costs are and then just determine how to prorate this to the customers. If a particular customer requires more work to process his orders, then you may need to establish cost...

Logistics/Supply Chain: combined distribution centre charges, trucking firms, patty patty
trucking firms, patty patty, fuel increases: PATTY YOU CAUGHT ME ON ONE OF THE BAD DAYS, SO HERE IS MY BAD ANSWER. IF I WAS YOUR VENDOR I WOULD IMMEDIATELY INCREASE YOUR BILL BY 8%, TO COVER WHAT YOU WANT ME TO SUBSIDIZE AND ANOTHER 4% FOR JUST ASKING THAT I SUBSIDIZE YOUR CDC. THE WALMART...

Logistics/Supply Chain: combined distribution centre charges, invoice value, delivery locations
invoice value, delivery locations, company changes: Dear Ms. Patty: You won’t like my answer. The decision to operate a combined distribution center was your company’s. Therefore your company gains any benefits from it and loses any costs associated with the operations. When a price is negotiated...

Logistics/Supply Chain: combined distribution centre charges, shipping location, invoice value
shipping location, invoice value, transport rates: There is no secret formula. I assume the purpose of the CDC was to lower the total supply chain costs, particularly the transportation part. Can I also assume that your vendors save money by delivering larger quantities to the CDC instead of small quantites...

Logistics/Supply Chain: combined distribution centre charges, carton size, invoice value
carton size, invoice value, distribution centre: Dear Patty, To be very honest, my expertise does not really extend to the issue on hand, however, having been in the industry and having dealt with a lot of diverse situations, my recommendation would be to look at bringing down your CDC cost to a unit level,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: combined distribution centre charges, carton size, lovecchio
carton size, lovecchio, invoice value: Hi, the 4 % would cover your internal operation cost. If you measure a monthly based amount of the time your guys spend for arranging the order quantity , you ll have a reference to charge your costs to the vendors. From this concept you can verify the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: combined distribution centre charges, patty patty, invoice value
patty patty, invoice value, distribution centre: Patty This is somewhat an unusual question. I would think that you could request a reduction in price because your suppliers now have less cost involved in preparing orders for your company. They now pick 1 order when they previously had to process and...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Damco Ocean & Air, ap moller maersk, damco maritime
ap moller maersk, damco maritime, mergers and acquisition: Dear Khalid, Many thanks for your e-mail. I am afraid, I am not an expert on the ocean side of the business. I know of Damco which was established as Damco Maritime and since in the late eighties and since then changed hands, part of quite a few mergers and...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Dear Mr. JagdeepIm sorry..., management circles, supply chain management
management circles, supply chain management, fortune 500 companies: Dear Ukaro, Extremely sorry for this belated reply. Coming to the point of your question. I am providing as under relevant information covering the subject of logistics and e-business. I trust you find this information useful and incase you need any further...

Logistics/Supply Chain: DHL/FED-EX, parcel delivery services, international parcels
parcel delivery services, international parcels, turnover rate: Ryan: I apologize for not answering this question but I just found it when I was answering a current question. both are large corporations. DHL would currently have a large turnover rate since they are newer in the parcel delivery services. The question...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Difference on Line of Credit in regards to Marine bills of Lading, ocean export, transport bill
ocean export, transport bill, bill of lading: The short answer is yes you could have a problem. The Combined Transport means carriage of the Goods under this Bill of Lading from place of receipt from Merchant (you) to place of delivery to Merchant by the Ocean Carrier plus one or more Inland Carriers....

Logistics/Supply Chain: Distribution cost as % of invoice value, distribution cost, reserch
distribution cost, reserch, trade publications: Dion, check out the www.cscmp.org website. They sponsor the annual State of Logistics report which will give you a great deal of insight into the industry. http://cscmp.org/resources/sol.asp They also have a list of trade publications which may have...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Double Brokerage, victom, diesal
victom, diesal, bill of lading: The key is the bill of lading as this is the actual contract of carriage. If completed correctly, the bill of lading should have you listed as the carrier. If this is correct, then you can invoice the shipper or the receiver of the freight. If the bill...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Double Brokering, bill of lading, transportation act
bill of lading, transportation act, consignee: The key is the bill of lading which is the contract of carriage. If the bill of lading shows your company as the carrier and your driver signed for the load, then you are headed in the right direction. The key then did the shipper signed section 7. If he...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Double brokering, legal ramifications, proper insurance
legal ramifications, proper insurance, savannah ga: Yes this in legal provided that the contract that the original broker has with the shipper does not prohibit co brokering. I would not cobroker freight for the following reasons: 1) You have no control over the second broker. For example, you pay the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Drop Shipment bill of lading, branded goods, drop shipment
branded goods, drop shipment, export documents: YOU REALLY NEED THE ADVICE OF YOUR FREIGHT FORWARDER. I WOULD THINK ALL OF THE EXPORT DOCUMENTS WILL NEED TO BE CHANGED, REFLECTING THE NEW SHIPPER AND CONSIGNEE LOOK TO YOUR FORWARDER FOR ADVICE, THATS WHAT YOU PAY THEM FOR THANKS WAYNE SIEGERT...

Logistics/Supply Chain: I am about to design and implement..., bar code readers, satellite transmitters
bar code readers, satellite transmitters, ali ali: Ali, Many thanks for the question. The best advice I can give in Logistic is ensure tractability of material. Whether item is in storeroom, on display, in shipment or written off the books as a loss, so much depends as a logician knowing where the material...

Logistics/Supply Chain: difference betwen a b2c and b2b supply chain, concept thanks, b2b trading
concept thanks, b2b trading, chinese website: b2c means business to customer and b2b means business to business. Take amazon as an example, it uses both. When people come to their website to buy their books, etc., it is a b2c model. However, Amazon need to get all the books from publishers. That is...

Logistics/Supply Chain: The difference between ocean bill of lading & marine bill of lading, import export company, ucp 500
import export company, ucp 500, ocean bills: Hello George, Good question. A Ocean Bill of lading is the New term for a Marine bill of Lading. Basicly the Words mean the same thing, but for legal purposes Ocean Bill of Lading is used. Ocean Bill of Lading is a Receipt for a shipment by boat, that...

Logistics/Supply Chain: e-freight, lowest common denominator, emirates skycargo
lowest common denominator, emirates skycargo, skychain: Dear Mr Reige, Many thanks for your question. Emirates SkyCargo s new system called the new generation SkyChain is live and is easy to connect to or communicate with. It can deal with all types messaging including the lowest common denominator, which is the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: ecommerce project, logistics company, india www
logistics company, india www, iwla: Since I know little about what your project is I can offer little in the way of suggestions. Certainly, most ecommerce is involved with smaller orders with faster response rate. You might want to focus on the solutions to the issues that this presents. Also,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: eLogistics strategies, cargo management services, piyush singh
cargo management services, piyush singh, logistics company: Hello, I actually did some work with your company about six years ago when I was helping to set up McDonalds s distribution netowrk for India. I believe I met with your chairman. Regarding your question, you picked a difficult topic. Federal Express...

Logistics/Supply Chain: eLogistics strategies, cargo management services, piyush singh
cargo management services, piyush singh, logistics company: This is a very difficult question to answer because of a couple reasons. First is the issue of defining eCommerce as it relates to a logistics company. You make it sound like you will be establishing a site to sell some product. If so, this is not my area...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Fedex Charges, canadian customs and revenue agency, customs duties and taxes
canadian customs and revenue agency, customs duties and taxes, canadian customs and revenue: Hi Villan Unfortunately, this is something that cannot be avoided. The procedure is the same with the 3 major courier companies: UPS, DHL and Fedex. Based on Customs regulation, there are limitations on what items and values qualify as a gift. Generally...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Field Supply and Computer Projections, intelligence theory, false belief
intelligence theory, false belief, computer projections: Greetings Mr. Williams. Thank you for the well thought out question. The USN at this time is in use of multiple Computer aided projection programs. The reliance on these systems is a vital factor in the success of naval deployments. Most programs analyze...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Freight payment, 2 wrongs, trucking company
2 wrongs, trucking company, freight payment: First, you need to look at the terms of your contract with the account. If the contract provides for credit terms and no other language says anything else about past dues, then your have to abide by the contract. Or you can change the contract. If credit...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Freight terms, google search, inbound freight
google search, inbound freight, freight terms: David: Prepay and allow, the seller prepays the transportation charges and they are already included in the contract price FOB= free on board, either origin or destination Outbound freight= usually freight from a distribution center or manufacturing...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Fulfillment and Warehousing, fulfillment partner, dave mason
fulfillment partner, dave mason, fulfillment services: I don t deal with large items, however in searching for a 3rd party import/warhousing/fulfillment partner, you might want to start with UPS or DHL. Both started in the parcel business but now have broad offerings in total fulfillment services. The range...

Logistics/Supply Chain: BEER NSN FOR DEPLOYED SOLDIERS, homecomings, iraq
Logistics/Supply Chain: BEER NSN FOR DEPLOYED SOLDIERS, homecomings, iraq

Logistics/Supply Chain: How to get a Broker's license, personal credit history, freight broker training
Logistics/Supply Chain: How to get a Broker's license, personal credit history, freight broker training, surety bond

Logistics/Supply Chain: IF I get broker license, financial credibility, surety bond
Logistics/Supply Chain: IF I get broker license, financial credibility, surety bond, freight broker

Logistics/Supply Chain: Con-bon Systems, ream, jit
Logistics/Supply Chain: Con-bon Systems, ream, jit, reams

Logistics/Supply Chain: combined distribution centre charges, dense material, negociate
Logistics/Supply Chain: combined distribution centre charges, dense material, negociate, plastic bags

Logistics/Supply Chain: The difference between ocean bill of lading & marine bill of lading, multimodal transport
Logistics/Supply Chain: The difference between ocean bill of lading & marine bill of lading, multimodal transport

Logistics/Supply Chain: ecommerce project, supply chain integration, drop shippers
Logistics/Supply Chain: ecommerce project, supply chain integration, drop shippers, feed management

Logistics/Supply Chain: eLogistics strategies, logistics network, logistic network
Logistics/Supply Chain: eLogistics strategies, logistics network, logistic network, payment gateways

Logistics/Supply Chain: Fedex Charges, sony vaio laptop, fedex guy
Logistics/Supply Chain: Fedex Charges, sony vaio laptop, fedex guy, sony vaio

Logistics/Supply Chain: Freight payment, committed service, two bits
Logistics/Supply Chain: Freight payment, committed service, two bits, credibility

Logistics/Supply Chain: freight broker license, surety bonds, fico scores
Logistics/Supply Chain: freight broker license, surety bonds, fico scores, freight broker

Logistics/Supply Chain: holding freight hostage, satellite updates, jo shmo
Logistics/Supply Chain: holding freight hostage, satellite updates, jo shmo, freight brokering

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics Education, defense acquisition university dau, defense acquisition university
Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistics Education, defense acquisition university dau, defense acquisition university, government programs

Logistics/Supply Chain: Management Course related to Cargo, logistics management, mba
Logistics/Supply Chain: Management Course related to Cargo, logistics management, mba

Logistics/Supply Chain: new start up cargo airline in india, industrial hubs, freshair
Logistics/Supply Chain: new start up cargo airline in india, industrial hubs, freshair, air deccan

Logistics/Supply Chain: PC Miler Software, pc miler, copilot
Logistics/Supply Chain: PC Miler Software, pc miler, copilot, cb

Logistics/Supply Chain: Truck Recruiter/Broker Jobs, logistics services, truck broker
Logistics/Supply Chain: Truck Recruiter/Broker Jobs, logistics services, truck broker, warehousing and distribution

Logistics/Supply Chain: feasibility of degree at 55 (logistics), delta nu alpha, supply chain management
delta nu alpha, supply chain management, private fleet: Dear Ms. Bagley: In your situation, I would join local traffic clubs (In the LA, CA area there are many, LA Transportation Club, Harbor Transportation Club, Delta Nu Alpha, LA Traffic Club, Private Fleet Council, etc.), join supply chain associations, such...

Logistics/Supply Chain: flowcharts, logistics flow, logistics service
logistics flow, logistics service, flowchart: You should be able to find these by doing web searches. Or take a look at a few web sites of logistics service providors which will give you an idea of how the flow chart should look. Then you could develop one using software such as Word, Publisher, etc...

Logistics/Supply Chain: freight broker license, motor carrier safety, federal motor carrier
motor carrier safety, federal motor carrier, surety bond: Yes you do need a license to broker freight. This license is obtained from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association. Just type FMCSA + Broker License into an internet search engine and it should take you to the appropriate location with the FMCSA site....

Logistics/Supply Chain: frieght business, air freight companies, meat grinder
air freight companies, meat grinder, cargo plane: Mr. Ball: I apologize for not answering sooner but both my work computer and both home computers have been down for most of the last two weeks. I just want to ask how you got a cargo plane. I personally have never had to look for cargo myself. I...

Logistics/Supply Chain: More Gift Wrapping Questions, random size, attenion
random size, attenion, loose paper: Mike I can understand the potential customer s balking at your original machine. The payback would require a tremendous volume of packages. Even your new machine may be a tough sell in the current climate unless you can find operations where the gift wrap...

Logistics/Supply Chain: How can I give loads to other Trucking Company, trucking company, mc number
trucking company, mc number, company mc: If you give your loads to another trucking company, then you are participating in an interline shipment. The other carrier can carry the load under their MC number. But as you do not have a broker s license, your liability will remain that of a carrier....

Logistics/Supply Chain: Hi, BenI am an entrepreneur..., logistics provider, existing service
logistics provider, existing service, raw materials: Claude , Public Warehousers can help you with this situation . You would contact a Logistics provider , set up and account , have your product shipped to them , Once you have purchased your supplies to fill your container , than it can be shipped...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Hi, DaveI am an entrepreneur..., small quantities, ocean container
small quantities, ocean container, consolidator: Claude, You did not state the type of products or how small the quantities. I do not know of any service where the service provider will find your products and consolidate the shipments. If the quantities are sufficient (for example to fill an ocean...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Hi, TomI am an entrepreneur..., small quantities, ship lines
small quantities, ship lines, consolidation programs: Hi, It sounds like you need a distributor and a freight forwarder. First, depending on the raw material you need look for exporters or distributors. Start by asking the manufacturers themselves who they wholesale their products (your raw materials) through,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: HOLDING LOAD, customer issues, waiting time
customer issues, waiting time, shipper: It really depends your contract with the carrier. Carriers do not have to deliver loads unless they are paid for their service. But if they have extended credit to you, then they should deliver. Solution is to review the contract and determine if the contract...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Hot Shot, otr truck driver, hot shot business
otr truck driver, hot shot business, gmc pickup: There are many companies that use owner operators in hot shot businesses that would lease you equipment. The easiest way to find them would be to do a web search. But be warned - if your credit is not that good, they may lease you the equipment but put you...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Hot Shot trucking/transportation buisnes, cummins turbo diesel, trucking transportation
cummins turbo diesel, trucking transportation, air frieght: Dear Mr Shoup Many thanks for for question. My expertise lies more on the air side and am more familiar with the aeroplanes than trucks. However, I did try the internet to get more information, however, I need more information of the model of the truck to...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Hot Shot trucking/transportation buisnes, american trucking association, cummins turbo diesel
american trucking association, cummins turbo diesel, trucking transportation: Jeff - This is a little outside my expertise but I ll give you my best advice...The first thing I would do is contact some local courrier companies and ask if they have any interest in contracting out work to you on a casual basis. This means when one...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Hot Shot trucking/transportation buisnes, cummins turbo diesel, trucking transportation
cummins turbo diesel, trucking transportation, dual wheel: Search the internet for trucking companies that provide service to customers using hot shot equipment. Look for a company that mathces theire need with yours, e.g. miles per week, geographic area of service, number of days on the road, benefits, bonuses,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Hot Shot, flat beds, laod
flat beds, laod, broad spectrum: We do not have hot shot trailers. We have standard flat beds and vans. The best size is based on your business. If you have a specific market that you want to enter, then get a trailer to fit the needs of the shippers. If you are just serving generic...

Logistics/Supply Chain: help, recruitment processes, dubai airport
recruitment processes, dubai airport, getting a job: Dear Meena, this appears to be a duplication of your question that I answered before .. the answer was : I am afraid, it is an in appropriate request for this forum. You will have to apply with the right organizations and go through their recruitment processes....

Logistics/Supply Chain: help, recruitment processes, getting a job
recruitment processes, getting a job, menen: Dear Meena, I am afraid, it is an in appropriate request for this forum. You will have to apply with the right organizations and go through their recruitment processes. I can only help with questions related to the subjects that I have listed in my profile....

Logistics/Supply Chain: holding freight hostage, rate confirmation, transportation broker
rate confirmation, transportation broker, local authorities: In absence of language to the contrary, the carrier must fulfill the terms of the contract. Therefore, if you do not have any language that gives the carrier the right to hold the freight, he can t hold it. You may want to have your attorney review the...

Logistics/Supply Chain: hot shot leasing on with cheetah, petro chemical industry, team player attitude
petro chemical industry, team player attitude, houston deer park: Cheetah Transportation was formed in January 1998. It was created to service the Houston area petro-chemical industry and related businesses that support those companies. Their primary focus is the truck transportation of time-critical freight from Houston...

Logistics/Supply Chain: IATA qualifications, career development courses, aviation college
career development courses, aviation college, shipping logistics: Dear Mohammed, Many thanks for your question. Please accept my apologies in this delay in response as I was out of the country when your query was posted. It is good to hear that you are considering an airline career. It is also good to hear that you have...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Impact of Gift Wrapping on fulfillment Sites, double face tape, fulfillment magazine
double face tape, fulfillment magazine, fulfillment centers: A couple years ago, when we were doing a lot of dot com fulfillment, a significant number of packages required gift wrap. Although we were paid extra for the service I never felt like it was much of a money maker due to the labor required. Also, our major...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Import to mexico, mexican customs broker, trade embargoes
mexican customs broker, trade embargoes, japanese autos: Hello John You may wish to get clarification from your shipper on whether there are Mexican trade embargoes/sanctions on Japanese autos or the issue is one of direct transport to Mexico. Concerning the issue of transport to LA and then Mexico. You may...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Inquiry for Logistic mngt Course, logistic course, supply chain management
logistic course, supply chain management, university of rotterdam: Dear Mr Niaz, many thanks for your question. I am not aware of any such programmes being offered in Kuwait. The National Association of freight forrwarders and Logistics (NAFL) offers diploma courses in freight forwarding related programmes (http://www.nafl.ae/ticourses.aspx)....

Logistics/Supply Chain: International Freight, uship com, australia sydney
uship com, australia sydney, international freight: Greetings Brad, Well, First off Fed-ex cheapest fare non-governmental of a weight of 55 Lbs to Australia is 435.41! I got with a colleague of mine who does more business with the Aussies and he let me know that a small shipment via air the best is USPS...

Logistics/Supply Chain: International Shipping, courier companies, australia sydney
courier companies, australia sydney, usps: Brad, Depending on the volume and regularity of operation courier companies like Fedex, DHL, UPS and TNT might be able to offer you outstanding deals. Once you can not get your stuff by sea, I see no other alternative other than negotiating with the courier...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Inventory and AI, inventory control problem, optimization problem
inventory control problem, optimization problem, combinatorial problem: It seems that this problem has multiple objectives from your description. We can have two ways to solve the multiple-objective problem. First, we can integrate all the objectives into one objective and solve the problem as a one-objective problem. In another...

Logistics/Supply Chain: importance of SC, technology supply, line thanks
technology supply, line thanks, transportation warehousing: Dear Carlos: The supply chain includes purchasing, manufacturing, transportation, warehousing, and information technology. Supply chain costs makes up as much as 30% of total costs. So it is important to plan and control these costs. Sincerely, ...

Logistics/Supply Chain: What information needs to..., nmfc number, exact description
nmfc number, exact description, chairs: The only information that is required is enough of a description such that a carrier can determine the NMFC rating. In application, though, we always advise our customers to list the exact description found in the NMFC along with the NMFC item number and...

Logistics/Supply Chain: inquiry, international air cargo, logistic course
international air cargo, logistic course, supply chain management: Dear Dorethy, Many thanks for your question. I am delighted to hear that you are considering Logistics for your future studies. The best is to go for Supply Chain Management programmes of which logistics is a major and integral part of the business. I am...

Logistics/Supply Chain: inquiry, skyline college, freight forwarders association
skyline college, freight forwarders association, logistic course: Dear Mrs Sena, Many thanks for your follow up question. To be a fully qualified Freight Forwarder, you will need to do all of the above mentioned modules. The Supply Chain Management will have the science of inventory management, material supply and management,...

Logistics/Supply Chain: inquiry, dear dorothy, menen
dear dorothy, menen, short answer: Dear Dorothy, The short answer to your question is : Absolutely yes. Logistics is a wider science and you will be able to pick up and learn fairly quickly as your college education already gives you the ability to learn in a structured way. I would recommend...

Logistics/Supply Chain: international shipping, consolidated shipments, australia sydney
consolidated shipments, australia sydney, usps: Dear Brad , Many thanks for your question. It all depends on the total volume that you are shipping at a time. The cheapest air option will be using a freight forwarder in your region and move it in their consolidated shipments. Airport to airport will...

Logistics/Supply Chain: international shipping, bax global, australia sydney
bax global, australia sydney, usps: Dear Brad: Contact your local DHL rep or office, and they will help you. Not sure which carrier, UPS, Fed Ex, BAX Global, or DHL has the best service from Delaware to Sydney, and if you want to do comparative service and cost pricing, contact all four...

Logistics/Supply Chain: international shipping, australia sydney, european experience
australia sydney, european experience, international shipping: Hi Brad, I cannot help you in depth because of my European experience. Anyway I show you some links could be useful. http://www.dhx.com/locations.cfm http://air-cargo.shipping-to.com/ http://www.oneentry.com/ http://www.republicjewelry.com/upsexp.htm...

Logistics/Supply Chain: international shipping, air freight forwarders, international airfreight
air freight forwarders, international airfreight, price comparison sites: Brad, There are currently no price comparison sites that I know of for international airfreight, however here is one that is under development: www.efreight.com For now you have to call to get a quote: international quoting and booking system is currently...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Job Oppurtunities, aviation industry experience, aviation logistics
aviation industry experience, aviation logistics, mail box: Dear Sibu, many thanks for your e-mail. Apologies for the delay in response -- I never got the notification when you originally sent this e-mail it was not until I got a reminder fro Allexperts that I realized there was a pending question in my mail box....

Logistics/Supply Chain: LOAD HELD HOSTAGE, delivery receipt, freight charge
delivery receipt, freight charge, freight charges: Sorry for the delay as I was out of the office until today. If the carrier agreed to deliver the load at 7:00 am and failed to make the delivery, then he cannot charge you for a redelivery. As far as the carrier requiring the freight charges to be paid...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Load double brokered and held hostage.., escavator, contract breach
escavator, contract breach, held hostage: With this additional information, its probably best to get your attorney invovled as it is complicated. The trucking company did deliver the product, granted 10 days late, and they are entitled to payment of the freight charges. Your customer is...

Logistics/Supply Chain: Logistician Position-Professional?, immigration and naturalization service, freight forwarding companies
immigration and naturalization service, freight forwarding companies, immigration and naturalization: Anya, I should be able to help you. I will work on the letter and email my version back to you. I am out of the office until Monday, but we can talk then. I would also suggest that you go the www.clm1.org, the site of our professional organization, the...