The paper 'Transporting a Cargo of Live Abalone about 17 tons from Esperance to a Chinese Restaurant in Beijing City" is a perfect example of a management case study. The report discusses a task by my client to transport a cargo of live abalone about 17 tons from Esperance, Western Australia to a Chinese restaurant in Beijing City, China. The address of the restaurant is No 2 Fucheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing. As a freight forwarder, the transportation of live abalone to me is an interesting endeavor that whenever given the opportunity I won’ t think twice.
I like this sector of transportation since most of the freight forwarders are afraid of the challenges associated. However, for me, I like it because I have understood all the factors that must be considered when doing such a project to complete it successfully and promptly (Bubner, Harris & Bolton, 2009). Therefore, I will agree to transport my client’ s 17 tons of live abalone to the stated Chinese restaurant. Nevertheless, it is imperative to note that there are some crucial factors that I must consider and take care of them during preparation and real transportation.
One of the most crucial factors worth noting is that the transportation of live abalone cargo is practical, and challenging in various aspects. However, despite the many problems the project very profitable when all the things are carried out as expected. Another crucial point to note is that there is a substantial growth in the demand for live abalone across the globe (Van Der Horst, & De Langen, 2008). This is facilitated by various reasons that are worth mentioning.
The first reason is that there is an increased number of restaurants across the globe. These restaurants require enough supply of these products to meet the needs of their customers. the second reason is that there is an increased population across the globe which substantially increases the number of clients in restaurants that demand these food products (Paul, 2003). Therefore, as a freight forwarder transporting the 17 tons of live abalone to the Chinese Restaurant in Beijing city plays a vital role in my logistics business. One of the first achievement associated with this project is that it is one way of accessing the lucrative market.
Chinese are the favorites importers of these products and deliver the best to my client will be one way of building my reputation in this transportation sector. Thus, I must ensure that my client is satisfied by all means possible (Fotedar & Evans, 2011). STEP-BY-STEP HOW I INTEND TO DO THIS One of the most crucial issues to consider as I prepare to do this is to understand my role as a freight forwarder. One of the key responsibilities in my capacity is to provide the requested service to my client in the transportation of the live abalone cargo to China.
The mode of transportation is vital, but the size of the products which is 17 tons will be essential in the decision-making process (APEC Fisheries Working Group, 1999). In essence, there are four types of mode of transport in this case namely road, rail, air, and sea. As such, I will have to consider various factors, carry out effective logistics and come up with the best mode of transportation to ensure that the goods arrive at the Chinese restaurant in Beijing city accordingly (Ragg & Watts, 2015).
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