logistics aspects of the transport

logistics aspects of the transport

Write a 2000 word academic essay that explains how the logistics aspects of the transport should be dealt with. The essay must critically analyze all logistics challenges in regards to the transportation of the large construction sub-assemblies from the point-of-origin to the final destination.

It is required that arguments are supported by academic journals, professional literature and practical examples relevant to the logistics activities and the scenario.

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Consider the following scenario: Large construction sub-assemblies must be transported from the manufacturing site at HanJin Shipyard, Subie Bay, Philippines (point-of-origin) to the construction site of large Natural Liquid Gas (NLG) plants on Curtis Island, Queensland, Australia (final destination). The NLG plants are being constructed on a greenfields site on Curtis Island with no existing logistics infrastructure. The construction sub-assemblies weigh 30 tons each and are more than 10 metres in diameter. More than 50 sub-assemblies must be transported over a 6 month period.

NOTE: Greenfields site construction is a reference to construction on virgin land.

Your essay will be assessed according to the following criteria.

CONTENT
Your topic analysis must demonstrate:

Marks

Critical analysis of all logistics challenges in regards to the transportation of the large construction sub-assemblies from the point-of-origin in the Philippines to the final destination in Australia.

/30

Thorough knowledge and application of relevant Logistics Management principles, concepts, methods and theories.

/30

Appropriate and well structured, concise and clear expression of Logistics Management arguments.

/10

Clear flow of thought throughout the paper with a clear purpose described in the introduction and a comprehensive conclusion.

/10

Critical review skills and integration of relevant academic and profession literature.
Use of minimum of eight (8) academic journals.

/10

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