Looking at recent Supreme Court cases and the UPS tentative agreement with the Teamsters, we can see the contemporary role of labor unions.
Looking at Santa’s delivery schedule, we see a slew of gargantuan numbers that show what he amazingly accomplishes in just one night.
Whether it’s what Santa does in 31 hours or the route of a UPS driver, comparing Santa Claus and UPS shows the holiday’s challenges.
Involving billions of doses of temperature controlled liquid vials, global Covid-19 vaccine distribution could be surprisingly complex.
Whether looking at entrepreneurs who need venture capital funding, UPS drivers, or Walmart warehouse workers, we could see pregnancy discrimination.
Planning their surcharge policy for the holiday shipping surge, UPS and FedEx each was influenced by the Prisoners’ Dilemma.
Just like there’s no such thing as a free lunch, for consumers, retailers and shippers, there’s no such thing as free shipping.
When worker performance is monitored through data collection of what we do and how long it takes, productivity increases but perverse incentives result too.