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Postal Hub podcast

Feb 6, 2023

What's holding back the widespread deployment of electric vehicles in delivery fleets? Electric van expert Paul Kirby discusses the practical realities of setting up an EV delivery fleet. We cover:

  • Are commercial electric vehicles price-competitive compare to ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicles?
  • Safety, ease of...


Jan 30, 2023

Ann Snitko, Chief Product Officer at Omnic, discussing parcel locker network strategy, including optimisation, co-opetition, open networks, and real-time locker management.

  • State of the parcel locker market
  • The human issues around parcel lockers
  • Why growth isn't sustainable in some markets
  • Optimising the loading...


Jan 23, 2023

Has postal reform had any effect on the US Postal Service? Mike Plunkett, President at PostCom, and Mark Fallon, President of the Berkshire Company, discuss the impacts of recent legislative reform:

  • Why reform of the US postal system is important to the rest of the world
  • UPU reforms show US is willing to take the...


Jan 17, 2023

Swiss Post is encouraging innovation through partnering with and investing in start-ups. Swiss Post Director Open Innovation and Venturing Thierry Golliard explains.

  • Why should a postal operator be interested in start-ups?
  • Partnering and investing in start-ups, and accessing talent and resources that aren’t currently...


Jan 9, 2023

Asia Pacific Post Cooperative (APP) Managing Director Sid Hart on APP’s work and initiatives in the postal world, including cross-border packets and sustainability objectives. We cover:
  • What the APP is and the geographic spread of its members
  • Providing commercially-focused postal solutionsThe changing nature of the...