Assignment Logistics Management - Network

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Running head: LOGISTICS MANAGEMENTLOGISTICS MANAGEMENTIntermodal Assignment[DATE][COMPANY NAME][Company address]
1LOGISTICS MANAGEMENTTable of ContentsIntroduction....................................................................................................................................2Main Issues and Problems with Current Network of Logistics in NSW..................................3Improper Ports and Freight..........................................................................................................3Restrictions on Using Vehicles of High Productivity..................................................................4Difficulties in Developing the Supply Chain Relationships........................................................4Poor Analysis Process..................................................................................................................5Poor Devoted Corridors over Most of the Key Line Corridors...................................................5Strategies of Logistics Management for Resolving the Issues...................................................6Modernization of Ports and Freight Strategy...............................................................................6Using Large Vehicles in the NSW...............................................................................................6Training the Employees about New Operational Environment...................................................7Formation of Department of Logistics Network Management....................................................7Expansion of Rail and Road Network Infrastructure...................................................................8Involvement of NSW Government in Resolution of Problems..................................................8Recommendations and Conclusion..............................................................................................9References.....................................................................................................................................10
2LOGISTICS MANAGEMENTIntroductionStrategies for logistics management are best phenomena of the organization for successfullyoperating the business in the market and also fulfilling the wants and needs of customers,investors and the country's government. Furthermore, the logistics management is considered asa part of the management of supply chain which consistently transforms competitive landscapeas well as also assures key success factors of the business of the company for a longer period. Inother words, the management of logistics helps for planning, implementing and controlling theforward, efficient and effective as well as reverse storage and flow of services and goods.Management of logistics controls the linked information at the point of consumption and point oforigin in the context of meeting the requirements of customers (Blunden, et al., 2013). At theother end, the paper is all about the organization’s management of logistics in NSW (New SouthWales). Thus, the organization which has few problems and issues with a present network oflogistics is QUBE and the other holding companies like Qube Strategic Assets, Qube Logistics,Qube Ports and Bulk and Qube Holding Limited in NSW. Thus, Based on the backgroundmaterial on the company as well as the significant case studies over the related organization, thepresent paper will assess the problems and issues with a present network of logistics in NSW.Also, this paper will discuss strategies for logistics management for resolving the issues. Also,the paper will be helpful for all the other researchers and scholars for developing and increasingtheir skills, understanding, and knowledge of this subject. This paper will also be helpful for allother companies or understand significant issues regarding networks of logistics and thesolutions for managing the issues efficiently and effectively.
3LOGISTICS MANAGEMENTMain Issues and Problems with Current Network of Logistics in NSWThe network of Logistics is concerned basically with supply chain as a unique organizationalsystem, resources, information, activities, and people for moving the services or products fromthe supplier towards the customers. Furthermore, the NSW (New South Wales) of Australiawhich is recognized as the most populated state in Australia is governed by the state government.Various industries are there which are present where the Qube including its holding subsidiariesrun their businesses (CMCC, 2014). The present network of logistics of most of theorganizations is interrupted and disturbed in NSW due to various problems and issues. Theseissues raise the cost of services and products of these organizations because of the interruptionsin logistics network. Thus, the main issues with present logistics network in the NSW arediscussed below:Improper Ports and Intermodal FreightThis is considered as a significant issue in the New South Wales which raises the cost of servicesand products due to increasing cost of the system of supply chain management. It is certainlytrue that the Intermodal freight transport is relevant for each in the state for grabbing theopportunity to reduce the cost of service and goods on a daily basis and also support the strengthand power of the export based trades and develop vivacious service. But, Inappropriate Ports andFreight strategy of state-owned government often interrupt the movement and carriage of allproducts andservices (NSW Government, 2012). Avoidance of using weighty vehicles fortransportation lowers the opportunity of huge quantity of transportation of products.Furthermore, the lack of efficiencies and consistency of network of transportation of NSW statethrough ports, rail, and the road also develop problems in logistics network by increasing the
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