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Introduction to transportation management
week 5
MGT 325 Week 5 Final Paper

MGT 325 Week 5 Final Paper

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Assignment or Final Paper 1. Peregrine Trucking Co. Due by Day 7. You work as a transportation analyst for Peregrine Trucking Co. The company’s president has asked you to evaluate the potential of reducing fuel cost by using trucking equipment that is more efficient and socially conscious by proposing at least five processes or rules. Be sure to include equipment (tires, efficient engines, etc.), new rigs (tractor/trailer), and fleet operating rules as part of the five. You must also calculate the fuel saving possibilities of each process or rule proposed in reducing fuel costs and assess where savings gained can be used to benefit the company, improve service, and add value. In addition, you must describe how management can track and monitor fuel consumption and delivery patterns. Lastly, you must recommend a focus of the fuel cost savings plan that utilizes all resources available to the company. This report must be delivered on time to the company president (your course instructor). As an analyst, you should evaluate all resources available. Consider using the Smart Way webpage (see recommended websites), Instructor Guidance, the course textbook, library resources and additional sources to support your contentions. The Paper • Must be six to eight double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and 
formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. 
 • Must include a separate title page with the following: 
 o Titleofpaper
o Student’sname
o Course name and number o Instructor’sname
o Datesubmitted • Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement. 
 • Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought. 
  22 MGT325: INTRODUCTION TO TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT COURSE GUIDE  • Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis. 
 • Must use at least five scholarly sources in addition to the course text. 
o TheScholarly,PeerReviewed,andOtherCredibleSourcestableoffersadditionalguidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment. 
 • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. 
 • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the 
Ashford Writing Center.

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