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Exam APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional
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Posted Jul 16, 2019
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Question 1

Which of the following situations is an example of postponement?


  1. Shipments are broken down into small groups for reshipment.
  2. Shipments are consolidated immediately for reshipment.
  3. Production begins after a customer order is received.
  4. Partially assembled goods are assembled at a later stage.
Correct answer: D



Question 2

Which of the following situations is an example of inventory being held as a way to balance supply and demand?


  1. A manufacturer holds inventory of key components to maintain a level production schedule.
  2. A manufacturer of seasonal products builds finished-goods inventory before the peak selling period.
  3. A distributor maintains safety stock of slow-moving items at a central distribution center.
  4. A retailer stocks a variety of sizes and colors of a fast-selling item to avoid losing sales.
Correct answer: B



Question 3

A company's annual cost of goods sold is $350 million, and inventory carrying cost is 18%. The company averages four inventory turns. The cost savings resulting from increasing inventory turns from four to six would be:


  1. $29,000,000.
  2. $15,750,000.
  3. $10,500,000.
  4. $ 5,250,000.
Correct answer: D



Question 4

Continuous improvement is best described as:


  1. a never-ending effort to expose and eliminate root causes of problems.
  2. a never-ending effort by the management team to reduce cycle time.
  3. identifying and implementing big-step improvements within a process.
  4. a process in which a supplier commits to replenishing inventory based on demand without receiving replenishment orders.
Correct answer: A



Question 5

The factors to consider in the make-or-buy decision include costs, proprietary knowledge, and:


  1. design history.
  2. available capacity.
  3. inventory balance.
  4. warehouse location.
Correct answer: B



Question 6

Using an independent service provider for logistics would be most appropriate in which of the following situations?


  1. A shoe company that wants to penetrate a foreign market
  2. A business that owns plants and warehouses globally
  3. A financial services company that wants to expand its services
  4. A cable television company that wants to add services
Correct answer: A



Question 7

The most likely benefit of implementing a collaborative transportation management system is:


  1. lower distribution center operating costs.
  2. fewer transportation planners.
  3. less variability in picking and packing time.
  4. less variability in transportation costs.
Correct answer: D



Question 8

Which of the following attributes typically makes reverse logistics processes more complicated than outbound logistics processes?


  1. Lead times for shipments are more variable.
  2. Individual packages and cartons are less uniform.
  3. There are more regulations mandated by local governments.
  4. There is more competition for scarce transportation lanes.
Correct answer: B



Question 9

A remanufacturer of equipment is most likely to have what type of supply chain?


  1. Modular logistics
  2. Reverse logistics
  3. Mixed model
  4. Lateral
Correct answer: B



Question 10

A firm wants to lose customers that don't value the unique products and services the firm offers and to attract and retain customers that want what the firm offers. Engaging in this activity should allow the firm to:


  1. create a more loyal customer base.
  2. improve customer satisfaction rates.
  3. increase market share.
  4. target higher-profit customers.
Correct answer: A



Question 11

Which of the following situations is an example of postponement?


  1. Shipments are broken down into small groups for reshipment.
  2. Shipments are consolidated immediately for reshipment.
  3. Production begins after a customer order is received.
  4. Partially assembled goods are assembled at a later stage.
Correct answer: D



Question 12

Which of the following situations is an example of inventory being held as a way to balance supply and demand?


  1. A manufacturer holds inventory of key components to maintain a level production schedule.
  2. A manufacturer of seasonal products builds finished-goods inventory before the peak selling period.
  3. A distributor maintains safety stock of slow-moving items at a central distribution center.
  4. A retailer stocks a variety of sizes and colors of a fast-selling item to avoid losing sales.
Correct answer: B



Question 13

A company's annual cost of goods sold is $350 million, and inventory carrying cost is 18%. The company averages four inventory turns. The cost savings resulting from increasing inventory turns from four to six would be:


  1. $29,000,000.
  2. $15,750,000.
  3. $10,500,000.
  4. $ 5,250,000.
Correct answer: D



Question 14

Continuous improvement is best described as:


  1. a never-ending effort to expose and eliminate root causes of problems.
  2. a never-ending effort by the management team to reduce cycle time.
  3. identifying and implementing big-step improvements within a process.
  4. a process in which a supplier commits to replenishing inventory based on demand without receiving replenishment orders.
Correct answer: A



Question 15

The factors to consider in the make-or-buy decision include costs, proprietary knowledge, and:


  1. design history.
  2. available capacity.
  3. inventory balance.
  4. warehouse location.
Correct answer: B



Question 16

Using an independent service provider for logistics would be most appropriate in which of the following situations?


  1. A shoe company that wants to penetrate a foreign market
  2. A business that owns plants and warehouses globally
  3. A financial services company that wants to expand its services
  4. A cable television company that wants to add services
Correct answer: A



Question 17

The most likely benefit of implementing a collaborative transportation management system is:


  1. lower distribution center operating costs.
  2. fewer transportation planners.
  3. less variability in picking and packing time.
  4. less variability in transportation costs.
Correct answer: D



Question 18

Which of the following attributes typically makes reverse logistics processes more complicated than outbound logistics processes?


  1. Lead times for shipments are more variable.
  2. Individual packages and cartons are less uniform.
  3. There are more regulations mandated by local governments.
  4. There is more competition for scarce transportation lanes.
Correct answer: B



Question 19

A remanufacturer of equipment is most likely to have what type of supply chain?


  1. Modular logistics
  2. Reverse logistics
  3. Mixed model
  4. Lateral
Correct answer: B



Question 20

A firm wants to lose customers that don't value the unique products and services the firm offers and to attract and retain customers that want what the firm offers. Engaging in this activity should allow the firm to:


  1. create a more loyal customer base.
  2. improve customer satisfaction rates.
  3. increase market share.
  4. target higher-profit customers.
Correct answer: A









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