Interesting piece about automated customs bond filings by truckers. It is starting to be a reality, but there are still issues like airports not accepting them, and adoption issues– resistance from truckers to using the online forms.
Later in the piece it points out that truckers must pay a fee for each transaction on the system. For larger companies that isn’t maybe a big deal, but for independent truckers it’s one more nail in the coffin.
via CBP’s automated in-bond filings shift into gear
A nice discussion of Agile development techniques in the large corporation context. It’s definitely the wave of the future, and all firms and enterprises need to consider it. Time to do away with the old project management mentality and get feedback from the users.
Agile is mindset.
Source: Can Big Organizations Be Agile?
Posted in entrepreneurship, Labor Economics, Leadership, Logistics, Org Behavior, Strategy, Supply Chains
Tagged container shipping, disruption, entrepreneurship, innovation, labor economics, performance, technology
Can we use software and analytics to help insure supply chain resilience? MIT and others are doing a lot of study in this area. and so are a lot of companies. This will be a growth area for software companies who come up with clever solutions that can be integrated with existing data and systems and which actually work. Entrepreneurs, start your engines!!
Here is the survey mentioned in the article: cse-2016-final-dsciwhitepaper-resilience
Source: Automating Supply Chain Resilience Should Be High on Your Digital Agenda
Posted in Advanced Computing, Production Operations, Service Management, Supply Chains, Sustainability
Tagged analytics, automation, entrepreneurship, innovation, Logistics, supply chains, sustainability