Write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions with your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Using the library and other scholarly resources, provide a definition of 4 of the items below, in your own terms. Give an example of a real company or industry that uses the defined logistics technique.
- Distribution center
- Public warehouse
- Third-party logistics
- Common carrier
- Dedicated private fleet
- Freight equalization
Provide citations and references to support your information.