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Postal Hub podcast

Oct 29, 2018

The USA has announced its intention to leave the UPU. Anna Möller Boivie, Managing Director of Copenhagen Economics (Stockholm), shares her insights:

  • The options available to the USA:
    • Bilateral agreements
    • Multilateral agreements
  • What would happen if there’s a “no deal” exit?
  • The UPU services other than...

Oct 22, 2018

The USA has filed divorce papers with the UPU… but will parcel carriers be the real winners? Dean Maciuba, Managing Partner North America at Last Mile Experts, spoke with me in the immediate aftermath of the USA’s announcement.

- The domestic news that helped trigger the USA’s decision

- Could the carriers...

Oct 15, 2018

Marek Różycki, Managing Partner at Last Mile Experts, joins me to cover some of the key discussion points from our recent Post Expo workshop “Understanding Amazon means winning the last mile”, including:

  • Amazon’s European acquisitions in the last mile
  • Amazon Flex crowd-sourced delivery
  • Out of home delivery,...

Oct 8, 2018

Martin Luts, Chief Operational Officer at Omniva, joins me to talk about some innovation and new infrastructure, including:

  • A new sorting centre
    • Increased efficiency and volume capacity
    • Centralised sorting of letters and parcels under the same roof
    • Sorting plans and subsidiary hubs
    • Solar panels on the roof
  • Electric...

Oct 2, 2018

Dean Maciuba, Managing Partner North America for Last Mile Experts, joins me to analyse recent announcements from UPS, including:

  • Labour rates
  • New employee contract, and new classes of drivers
  • Hiring temporary workers for peak season
  • The tight US labour market
  • The UPS Access Point (PUDO) network, and...