Introducing... R (a) What is Business on the Move about? (b) How does the game work? What do these products have in common? … These products, along with so many others in our modern world, are made in China and imported into the UK. How do goods get here from China? Made in China Boxed up on pallet Transported to the UK Pallets packed into a container Players are challenged to: • Run their own logistics business, delivering orders to customers across the UK • Transport goods efficiently by air and sea from China into the UK and then by rail and road to their customers • Be the first to complete all deliveries, and/or make the biggest profit, and/or minimise their carbon footprint Companies decide on the best way to deliver ? Containers can be moved from China into the UK by air or by sea... or by both Once in the UK, players choose rail, road or both Containers of British-made goods from the UK Factory shorten the supply chain and reduce delivery times Companies must beware of “CO2” The winner can be decided in a variety of ways: • The first company to deliver an agreed number of orders • The company that delivers the most orders • The company that makes the biggest profit and/or has the strongest balance sheet • The company with the smallest carbon footprint The game can be played for a particular length of time (such as 60-90 minutes) or played until all orders have been delivered. Business on the Move is very flexible and versatile!