# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Marketing, Advanced Task 896546688

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Compare common shipping and storing methods.

Definition

Comparison should include, for each method, the advantages, disadvantages, cost, shipping times, delivery specifications, and appropriateness for products. Common shipping and storage methods may include

  • air
  • water
  • truck
  • rail
  • special services
  • refrigeration
  • dry storage
  • flat rack
  • open top
  • onsite and offsite
  • temporary
  • permanent.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What criteria are used to select the best methods of shipping?
  • How can shipping be used as a customer-service tool?
  • How does the nature of the product influence the method of shipping?
  • What are the risks involved in each shipping method?
  • Does shipping refer only to the movement of goods by ship? Explain.
  • What shipping method is most expensive? Least expensive?
  • How has technology affected shipping, both positively and negatively?
  • When is it necessary to use multiple shipping and storage methods?
  • How does product size affect which shipping method is used?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

History and Social Science

GOVT.1

The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. planning inquiries by synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary sources;
  2. analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
  3. comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
  4. evaluating critically the quality, accuracy, and validity of information to determine misconceptions, fact and opinion, and bias;
  5. constructing informed, analytic arguments using evidence from multiple sources to introduce and support substantive and significant claims;
  6. explaining how cause-and-effect relationships impact political and economic events;
  7. taking knowledgeable, constructive action, individually and collaboratively, to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
  8. using a decision-making model to analyze the costs and benefits of a specific choice, considering incentives and possible consequences;
  9. applying civic virtues and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
  10. communicating conclusions orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, using evidence from multiple sources and citing specific sources.

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Marketing

Acquire foundational knowledge of channel management to understand its role in marketing.