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Q1. Logistical development varies from country to country. Discuss the role of global logistics operator. 10

Answer: Logistics: According to a new World Bank Group survey on trade logistics the capacity of countries to efficiently move goods and connect manufacturers and consumers with international markets is improving around the world, but much more is needed to spur faster economic growth and help firms benefit from



Q2. Analyze and discuss market-accommodation flow with respect to operational, planning and control and behavioral context.

(Analysis of market accommodation flow in: Operational, Planning and control, Behavioral context) 4, 3, 3(10 marks)


Market accommodation flow, which reflects post-sales service administration and reverse logistics, including product recalls and recycling. Market accommodation also enables effective supply chain planning through exchanging


Q3. Write short notes on: 5, 5

  1. a) Seaports in transportation infrastructure
  2. b) Airports in transportation infrastructure

Answer: Airports in transportation infrastructure: is an option that many governments prefer. Governments have a role in ensuring that competition law and policy are working adequately and that the ATI market structure is consistent with achieving the governments’ overall development objectives. When govern- ments are considering addressing performance problems in ATI, it is important that they are encouraged to examine the trade-offs between maximizing the competition between airports that are currently government owned versus any fiscal and regional development benefits from continuation of the



Q4. How is ocean liner conferences formed? What are the types of liner associations?

(Ocean liner conference-5 marks, Types of liner conference-5 marks) 10 marks


Ocean liner conference


A Liner Conference can be defined as “a group of two or more vessel operating carriers which provide internationa liner services for the carriage of cargo on a particular route or routes within specific geographical limits and which has an agreement or arrangement within the framework of which they operate under uniform or common freight rates and any other agreed conditions with respect to the



Q5. What are logistics intermediaries? Explain the different types of intermediaries and their strategic approaches.

(Meaning-3 marks, Functions-3 marks, Types-4 marks)10 marks

Answer. Meaning

Logistics intermediary: A party who arranges shipping, warehousing, distribution and other goods movement on behalf of goods providers and shipping companies.

Function of Intermediaries

  • Distribution of goods takes place by means of channels, and the intermediaries are the independent



Q6. Describe the various measures that must be taken while transporting the hazardous materials.

(A Safety measures for hazardous materials)10 marks


These 11 rules are presented in no particular order. They are all top priorities for chemical handlers. However, feel free to rearrange them in whatever order you think is best for your workplace, your workers, and your material

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