Transport Techniques and Management Assessment

Assessment brief
Critically evaluate the role of freight transportation in the international supply chain of a fastmoving, consumer food product of your choice (e.g. bananas, soft drink, chocolate, etc.) by
answering below:
i) Using a suitable illustration, map the chosen supply chain and discuss how freight
transportation links the different components of the chosen supply chain.
ii) Evaluate the different information technologies applied in freight transportation using
suitable examples from the chosen supply chain.
iii) Assess environmental sustainability measures related to freight transportation using
suitable examples from the chosen supply chain.

Word count 3,000 (plus or minus 10%)

Module learning outcomes (numbered)
1) Evaluate the role of freight transportation in logistics & supply chain
2) Critique freight transportation operations of an organization or a
geographical area
3) Design a freight operations transport plan using appropriate tools
4) Engage in freight transport simulation and reflect the outcomes

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