Light Up My Light, Inc.
Dig out the FIFTH edition of the DHL Logistics Trend Radar.
Prepare a memo to answer the CEO’s questions that follow.
Q#1 (100) Pick out one of the topics (trends) that is of interest to you. Answer the following:
#1a. What is the trend. Prefer logistics related, but need not be.
#1b. Give a mini-version description. Do not just copy-and-paste the “official version”. Of course be accurate!
#1c. What sector is this in? How do you know?
#1d. What is the potential impact rating? How do you know?
#1e. What is relevant time frame? How do you know?
#1f. Let the center represent 2020. In what year is the trend projected to become relevant? How do you know that?
#1g. (zero if none; 10 if included) Any assessment or comments as to the accuracy or details of the projection?
Q#2 You may have heard of the COVID-19 virus. Assume that COVID-19 can be fairly described as a “trend”.
Q#2a. (20 points) Place this on the radar screen (use fifth version).
Q#2b. (80 points) Explain the various factors and considerations on your placement.
Q#3 (100) From a log and systems perspective, how might the COVID-19 virus affect logistics planning and support?