Description: On one end of a dock at America’s busiest port, tractor-trailers haul containers through dense, stop-and-go traffic. Sometimes they collide. Sometimes the drivers must wait, diesel engines idling, as piles are unstacked to find the specific container they need.
Source: Bloomberg.com – video report
Date: Apr 25, 2016
Questions for discussion:
- What does the report say about the cost of new technologies in this industry?
- What does this mean for labor and management operations?