Module 4 – SLP
Technology and Logistics/Logistics Design Alternatives
Welcome to the fourth – and final – SLP assignment of the course. For this paper, take a look at how Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company uses information and technology advances in its logistics operations and write a 4-page paper in which you respond to the following questions:
1) How does Goodyear Tire and Rubber use IT to be more effective and efficient in its logistical operations? Give specific examples.
2) How Goodyear’s logistical system be improved? Now that you have researched the organization for weeks, what stands out the most as their key logistics advantage over their competitors? Where are they weaker?
SLP Assignment Expectations
Research the organization with information you can find on the internet or other resources you find on your own. The paper should be 4 pages in length and have a cover sheet and a reference page. Clarity of presentation is important, as well as your ability to apply the topics to the logistics area of your selected firm. Use at least 3 different sources of information and annotate your sources of information appropriately on your references page and within the text as necessary. You will be assessed on how well you demonstrate your knowledge of the topic as it applies to your selected firm. Submit your assignment for grading by the end of this module.