Logistics, Operations and Change Management

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A.  Discuss options and considerations for transporting the product described in the scenario to the retail facilities by doing the following:
1.  Identify two different product packaging options and explain why you chose them.
2.  Identify two different potential risks to consider when storing your product and describe how you will mitigate each risk.
3.  Describe two transportation modes to move your product from the manufacturer to the retail facilities. Then explain an advantage and a disadvantage of each chosen transportation mode.
4.  Describe two different characteristics of the transportation management system (TMS) that will aid in transporting the product.
B.  Discuss how you would address a barrier or bottleneck in transporting your product to the retail facilities by doing the following:
1.  Describe how a barrier or bottleneck from the scenario can affect transporting the product.
2.  Choose either the Lewin or ADKAR change management model and discuss how you would apply each step of the chosen model to address the barrier or bottleneck from part B1.
3.  Discuss how you will address an ethical consideration for the barrier or bottleneck from part B1.
C.  Acknowledge sources, using in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.
D.  Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.