Transportation

Develop a Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) Outline and corresponding Paper for a supply chain of an organization of your choice from any time period: past, present or future.  Do not include any secure, confidential or private information in your plan.  Your TIP should include background about the organization, its products and services, markets, and supply chain strategies (e.g., green chain).  Also describe its current freight flows and future freight flows after implementation of one or more of your recommended transportation improvement projects would be executed.  Use a multi-year (more than one year) planning horizon.   Support your Plan with theories, concepts, and best practices from the course textbook and scholarly resources available from the APUS Library.  Paper:  Minimum of 15 and maximum of 20 pages, including title page and bibliography, Word, APA Style ◦Submit TIP Outline to Assignments ◦Submit your final TIP Paper to Assignments     Example Template for the TIP Paper: 1.Demographic information about the organization: industry classification; markets, locations, # of employees, products & services, suppliers, other pertinent information 2.How does this supply chain support the organization’s strategic goals?  3.What are the strengths of this supply chain?  4.What are the weaknesses of this supply chain?  5.What metrics does the organization utilize for its supply chain? 6.What transportation initiatives and innovations has it implemented? 7.What transportation initiatives and innovations should it consider? 8.What should be the next step be to improve the supply chain?  9.Provide details to support your conclusions as necessary.      You may find it useful to compare the supply chain you are analyzing to an exemplar, standard, or benchmark.           Submission Instructions: Submit to Assignment 3 under the Assignments tab after checking grammar and originality.       •See Rubric:     Grading Criteria for Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP)    Percentage Scale 100 Points   Integration of course concepts   30%  30   Completeness of analysis   30%  30   Logically supported conclusions, recommendations   20%  20   Bibliographic support, APA format   10%  10   Grammar, spelling, and punctuation   10%  10   TOTAL   100%  100

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