Description‫المملكة العربية السعودية‬ ‫وزارة التعليم‬ ‫الجامعة السعودية اإللكترونية‬ Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Education Saudi

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‫المملكة العربية السعودية‬
‫وزارة التعليم‬
‫الجامعة السعودية اإللكترونية‬
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Education
Saudi Electronic University
College of Administrative and Financial Sciences
Assignment 3 MGT322 (2nd Term 2023-2024)
Deadline: 04/05/2024 @ 23:59
Course Name: Logistics Management
Course Code: MGT322
Student’s Name:
Semester: 2nd
CRN:
Student’s ID Number:
Academic Year: 1445 H (2023-2024)2nd Term
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Instructor’s Name:
Students’ Grade: /10
Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low
Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY


This assignment is an individual assignment.
Due date for Assignment 2 is 04/05/2024
• The Assignment must be submitted only in WORD format via allocated folder.
• Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
• Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced
for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
• Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
• Late submission will NOT be accepted.
• Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other
resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
• All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No
pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).
• Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.
‫المملكة العربية السعودية‬
‫وزارة التعليم‬
‫الجامعة السعودية اإللكترونية‬
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Education
Saudi Electronic University
College of Administrative and Financial Sciences
Logistics Management
ASSIGNMENT -3
Submission Date by students: Before 4/5/24
Place of Submission: Students Grade Centre
Weight:
10 Marks
Learning Outcome:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of how global competitive environments are changing supply chain
management and logistics practice.
2. Apply essential elements of core logistic and supply chain management principles.
3. Analyze and identify challenges and issues pertaining to logistical processes.
Assignment Workload:
This assignment is an individual assignment.
Critical Thinking
In today’s highly competitive, extremely variable, and dynamic environment, many firms are
seeking solutions. Supply chain management becomes more sophisticated and the difference
between what firms want to achieve and what they can do in-house continues to grow, firms begin
to realize that doing the right thing becomes more interesting than doing everything. Accordingly,
they become better focused and more specialized by outsourcing and offshoring activities that are
far from their core businesses. In many cases, firms decide to outsource this function in whole or in
part to agents or third-party logistics firms.
Using this concept of offshoring and outsourcing answer the following questions by conceding any
Saudi Local company or any Multinational company.
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Education
Saudi Electronic University
‫المملكة العربية السعودية‬
‫وزارة التعليم‬
‫الجامعة السعودية اإللكترونية‬
College of Administrative and Financial Sciences
Question:
1. What are the roles of Third-party logistics firms in the smooth running of Supply chain process of
a multinational organization? (3 Mark)
2. What are the motivational factors for companies going internationally? (3 Mark)
3. On what ground do companies choose developing countries’ locations for offshoring? Use
examples. (Mention the country and decisive factors) (3 Mark)
4. References (Use APA style of referencing (1 Mark)
The Answer must follow the Keyword/ outline points below:

Each answer should be 300 to 400 range of word counts.

Outsourcing, offshoring, Third Party Logistics

Their Main functions

Motivational Factors /Drivers

Reasons with suitable Examples

Reference
Note: You can support your answer by reading your book.
You can use secondary source available on internet.

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