Chapter 6: Questions 1 and 2 (p. 153):
Question 1. Why is transportation important to a firm’s supply chain operations?
Question 2. Why is it important to know about the characteristics of a country’s transportation infrastructure?
Chapter 8: Questions 2, 8, and 16 (p. 208):
Question 2. Discuss the factors that influence the number of facilities that a firm chooses to operate.
Question 8. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages to locating manufacturing, assembly, or distribution facilities in countries with relatively low wages.
Question 16. What quality-of-life considerations do you think are the most important for locational decisions? Why?