Under what conditions would it make sense for a firm to own and manage its own trucking operation?

1.) The world’s largest retailer, Walmart, owns and manages its own fleet of trucks. The company has often received praise for its distribution capabilities. The practice, however, seems to represent a stark contrast to the practice of outsourcing not only shipping, but other logistics operations to third-party logistics providers. Address the advantages and disadvantages of these different policies. Under what conditions would it make sense for a firm to own and manage its own trucking operation?

2.) State in your own words what Little’s law means. Describe an example that you have observed where Little’s law applies

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