Submit the first milestone of your final project, a paper that covers your analysis of the company’s transportation needs and a recommendation for mode selection to each of the distribution hubs. Be sure to address the intermodal linkages of the network and how you plan to minimize cost while keeping efficiency at a high level.
For additional details, please refer to the Milestone One Guidelines and Rubricdocument.
Submit the second milestone of your final project, a paper that assesses the current condition of the national infrastructure most critical to your transportation plan. Predict what long-term issues will affect your plan the most and how your network may adapt to the challenge.
In addition, analyze how the massive increase in transportation coming from your production hub will affect the local area in terms of economy, sustainability, and corporate image. Be sure to include both the positive and adverse effects that your operation will have on the local area.
For additional details, please refer to the Milestone Two Guidelines and Rubricdocument.
Submit the third milestone of your final project, a paper that provides an overview of the current customs procedures for shipping goods to the European Union. Describe the steps in the process to include agencies, forms and procedures. Based on trends in transportation, predict whether these procedures will become more or less restrictive than their current state and how that would affect your network. Your paper should include, at minimum, 3 or more peer-reviewed journal articles and other sources. Be sure to use proper citation and formatting.
For additional details, please refer to the Milestone Three Guidelines and Rubricdocument.