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Postal Hub podcast

Apr 29, 2019

Pierre Morin, International Relations at Canada Post, is back to fill us in on what has been happening at the UPU:

  • Net importers vs net exporters
  • A detailed discussion of the three options that have been proposed:
    • Accelerating minor increases previously agreed (including modelling of how this would affect Canada...

Apr 23, 2019

First up this week, a quick update on the status of the UPU’s terminal dues discussions. Check out episode 146 for a full discussion on this topic from Canada Post’s Pierre Morin. It’s a topic that I’ll revisit in full in a future episode.

Then Dean Maciuba from Logistics Trends & Insights joins me to talk about...

Apr 15, 2019

Nick Manolis, CEO of the Escher Group, is my guest. In a wide-ranging discussion, we cover:

  • Escher’s transformation and engagement with postal operators
  • Technology that spans operating systems and platforms
  • Product development and innovation
  • Posts seeking to modernise the post office network
  • Diversification and...

Apr 8, 2019

The USPS Office of Inspector General recently released a report called What’s Driving Postal Transportation Costs? One of the report’s authors, USPS OIG senior economist Jennifer Bradley, explains some of the report’s findings:

  • Background to the report, including the decline in letters and the growth in input...

Apr 1, 2019

Mario Mayerthaler, Head of A1 Innovation at Austrian telecom operator A1, joins me to talk about the A1 Paket Station project converting phone booths into parcel lockers. We cover:

  • How A1 developed the concept
  • The size and potential spread of the network
  • Other sites that can host parcel lockers
  • Obligations to maintain...