MBA 3rd Sem ASODL Material Handling and Logistics Management

Assignment A
1. How do codification and standardization help in reducing inventories?
2. What are the considerations for deciding a suitable Material Handling Equipment?
3. Explain importance of good preservation, packaging and marking of the materials?
4. “Look after the problems of Scrap”, How you will address the problem as Stores Manager.
5. Discuss the importance of Documentation in Stores Management?
1. For the decision to establish Warehouse or a no. of warehouses, what are the relevant costs?
2. How purchasing & sales decisions are are influenced by logistics decisions?
3. What is the scope of logistics management?

Case study: Please read the case study given below and answer questions given at the end.
A supplier has three customers, Deliveries are made daily. The point – to –
point travel time is 1 hr each and the time to load/unload at each point is ½
hr. This is one Truck and there are three drivers who can report to work only at
the supplier’s port and can disembark at supplies on port only. The work day for
the drivers comprises 8 Hrs.
a) How many deliveries can be made in a 24 Hrs a day?
b) If the driver can report to duty & disembark at any point, how many
deliveries can be made in a 24 Hrs. day?
c) If there are 4 drivers who can report to duty & disembark at any port, would
that improve the no. of deliveries? How?
Assignment C
1. Codification of materials is done:-
a) For easy identification
b) For mixing each other
c) For beautification
d) None
2. Identification help in:-
a) Proper stock taking
b) Lifting of material
c) Disposing off the metal
d) None
3. Codification is defined as:-
a) Giving unique nos. for items
b) Giving mixed nos. to items
c) Both (a) & (b)
d) None
4. Codification groups can be based on :-
a) Type of metal (Tools, Raw material, etc.)
b) Shape of the material
c) Make of the item
d) All the above
5. Classification for coding, find the odd ones:-
a) Sheet
b) Strip
c) Wire
d) Spare parts
6. Find the odd one:-
a) Mild steel
b) Stainless Steel
c) PVC
d) Raw Materials
7. Find the odd ones:-
a) Cold rolled
b) Annealed
c) Tempered
d) Work in Process material.
8. Basis for codification for a material is:-
a) Who are the users?
b) Purpose of codification
c) Degree of mechanization needed to use the codification system
d) All the above
9. Good codification is:
a) Precise
b) Flexible
c) Comprehensive
d) All the above
10. Standardization of materials helps in:
a) Reducing variety
b) Saves time
c) Saves space
d) All
11. Hand Truck as MHE is used for:-
a) Small quantities
b) Heavy loads
c) Medium Loads
d) None
12. Oil Containers & Small Barrels are handled by:-
a) Crane
b) Hand Truck
c) Fork – lifter
d) None
13. Pulley Blocks are used for:-
a) Very light weights
b) Wood items
c) Both a & b
d) None
14. CHUTES are used for handling:-
a) Coal
b) Iron ore
c) Lime stone
d) None
15. Roller conveyers are used when material is:
a) Unpacked
b) Packed
c) Spread
d) None
16. Roller Conveyers are named as because
a) Material is rolling
b) Rollers are used
c) both a & b
d) none
17. Fork lift truck is :-
a) Very rarely used
b) Frequently used
c) Most widely used
d) None
18. Pallets are used when material is to be :-
a) Transported inlayers
b) One over another
c) Both a & b
d) None
19. Over head cranes are used for:-
a) Heavy items
b) Paper items
c) Both a & b
d) None
20. Over head cranes are of:-
a) Two types
b) Five types
c) Single type
d) None
21. Built conveyers are used for:-
a) assembly line production
b) Conveying raw material in bulk
c) Feeding in machines
d) all
22. Belts are made of:-
a) Canvas
b) PVC
c) Rubber
d) All the above
21. Vacuum lift is run by :-
Creation of vacuum
Creating pressure
Pull & push
22. Powdery materials are handled by :-
Pneumatic lift
Vacuum lift
Both a & b
23. Stores management stands for :
To be a custodian of items
Controlling their flow
Issue of items
All the above
24. Receiving and inspection involves :-
Welcome and send back
Check for quality and quantity
Both a & b
25. Preparation of documents in stores management is :
Posting of stock records
Accounting of stocks
Providing evidence of receipt
All the above
26. GRN stands for :-
Guarantee and rate note
Goods received note
Goods returned note
27. GRN contains :-
Suppliers name
Purchase order number
Mode of transport
All the above
28. Issue of stores means :
Material issued to user
Material issued to machinist
Both a & b
29. SM/NM stands for :
Slow moving / non moving items
Smart material / not for used material
Both a & b
30. Store accounting is related with :
Knowing and showing value of stock in balance sheet
Helping production people to control costs
Both a & b
31. Stores management takes care of :-
Racks, shelves & bins arrangement
Material handling equipment
Ensuring easy accessibility of the material.
32. Stock taking exercise is carried out :-
Once in month
Yearly basis
Quarterly basis
All the above
33. Documentation in stores is :-
Unnecessary activity
Very important activity for identification and easy tracebility
Both a & b
34. Over head cranes capacity is decided in:-
All the above
35. Cranes may be of the variety :-
Over head crane
Mobile crane
Jib crane
All the above
36. House keeping in stores can be ensured through :-
Right place for right item
Continuous drill for cleaning
Both a & b
None of the above
37. Preservation is part of logistics management in order :-
To destroying the material
To manage the scrap
To reduce /avoid damages
All the above
38. FIFO – LIFO helps in avoiding :-

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