Within the Discussion Board area, 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.

Watch the following videos:

After watching the videos, discuss the following:

  • Provide a definition of 4 of the following techniques:
    • Distribution center
    • Public warehouse
    • Common carrier
    • Private fleet
    • Backhauls
    • Deadheading
    • Freight equalization
  • After defining the techniques, how do the organizations in the videos above apply or practice your chosen logistics techniques?

Provide citations and references to support your discussion.





        FulfillmentbyAmazon. (2013, December 23). How Amazon receives your inventory [Video file]. Retrieved from


       Jigsaw Academy. (2015, October 6). Story of an iPhone: Analytics in supply chain decisions [Video file]. Retrieved from

        YSN Your Success Now. (2013, November 17). SUBWAY story: Supply chain, farming & logistics [Video file]. Retrieved from

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