Choose one of the following prompts and respond to it:
- Briefly explain what is meant by truckload and less-than-truckload. Give an example of a situation in which TL would be an appropriate method of shipping and explain why, and give an example of a situation in which LTL would be an appropriate method of shipping and explain why. What are some of the risks a logistics manager may face when using a broker?
- Briefly explain the Hours of Service (HOS) rules and give your opinion as to whether they are a benefit or an obstacle to logistics management or a combination. Be sure to support your opinion.