International Logistics Security
1. Discuss the Fallacies of One-Hundred-Percent Inspections.
2. Describe the Importer Security Filing (ISF) (or called 10+2). Who is responsible for filing the required data? For what purpose does it serve?
Developing a Competitive Advantage
1. The Mars Climate Orbiter (formerly the Mars Surveyor ’98 Orbiter) was launched by NASA on December 11, 1998. However, on September 23, 1999, NASA loss contact with the orbiter and it was reported it crashed onto the surface of Mars. Using the internet or any other resource, research this accident and provide a brief description of what happened. Is there a lessons learn here for LSC manager? Can you envision a similar type situation occurring for, say, a large project cargo shipment from a country that is standardized on the metric system to the US?
2. Cultural differences exist from country to country. These differences can play havoc between two individuals from different cultures if neither (or both) are not prepared. Using the internet or any other resource, research at least three cultural language blunders and report on each. What lessons can be learned from these blunders?
A minimum of 150 words (per question) and a minimum of three references.