Material Handling Logistics Management-1


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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?

Assignment B

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?

4. 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

  1. Vacuum lift is run by :-
    1. Creation of vacuum
    2. Creating pressure
    3. Pull & push
    4. None
  1. Powdery materials are handled by :-
    1. Pneumatic lift
    2. Vacuum lift
    3. Both a & b
    4. None
  1. Stores management stands for :
    1. To be a custodian of items
    2. Controlling their flow
    3. Issue of items
    4. All the above
  1. Receiving and inspection involves :-
    1. Welcome and send back
    2. Check for quality and quantity
    3. Both a & b
    4. None
  1. Preparation of documents in stores management is :
    1. Posting of stock records
    2. Accounting of stocks
    3. Providing evidence of receipt
    4. All the above
  1. GRN stands for :-
    1. Guarantee and rate note
    2. Goods received note
    3. Goods returned note
    4. None
  1. GRN contains :-
    1. Suppliers name
    2. Purchase order number
    3. Mode of transport
    4. All the above
  1. Issue of stores means :
    1. Material issued to user
    2. Material issued to machinist
    3. Both a & b
    4. None
  1. SM/NM stands for :
    1. Slow moving / non moving items
    2. Smart material / not for used material
    3. Both a & b
    4. None
  1. Store accounting is related with :
    1. Knowing and showing value of stock in balance sheet
    2. Helping production people to control costs
    3. Both a & b
    4. None
  1. Stores management takes care of :-
    1. Racks, shelves & bins arrangement
    2. Material handling equipment
    3. Provisioning
    4. Ensuring easy accessibility of the material.
  1. Stock taking exercise is carried out :-
    1. Once in month
    2. Yearly basis
    3. Quarterly basis
    4. All the above
  1. Documentation in stores is :-
    1. Unnecessary activity
    2. Very important activity for identification and easy tracebility
    3. Both a & b
    4. None.
  1. Over head cranes capacity is decided in:-
    1. KGs
    2. Tones
    3. Grams
    4. All the above
  1. Cranes may be of the variety :-
    1. Over head crane
    2. Mobile crane
    3. Jib crane
    4. All the above
  1. House keeping in stores can be ensured through :-
    1. Right place for right item
    2. Continuous drill for cleaning
    3. Both a & b
    4. None of the above
  1. Preservation is part of logistics management in order :-
    1. To destroying the material
    2. To manage the scrap
    3. To reduce /avoid damages
    4. All the above
  1. FIFO – LIFO helps in avoiding :-
    1. Obsolescence
    2. Newness
    3. Oldness
    4. All