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Postal Hub podcast

Mar 31, 2020

Kevin Seller, VP Sales EMEA at Escher, on applications for artificial intelligence in the postal sector:

  • The basic principles of artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Some current non-postal applications for AI
  • Optimising operation and performance of retail stores and improving the customer experience
  • Harnessing...

Mar 24, 2020

Mark Fallon, President and CEO at the Berkshire Company, joins me to talk about how the US Postal Service is helping bridge the digital-physical divide in delivery:

  • How Informed Delivery works
  • National census - a digital experience
  • Sending the US census, and the role of the postal service
  • Informed Delivery‚Äôs role in...

Mar 11, 2020

Ben Stickle, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Middle Tennessee State University, joins me to discuss recent research he led into the porch piracy phenomenon:

  • Background to research into porch piracy
  • Reporting e-commerce parcel theft
  • Definition of porch piracy - the theft of parcels delivered to private...

Mar 5, 2020

Ralf Garlichs, Chief Operations Officer at Siemens Logistics, joins me to discuss the automated future of parcel processing:

  • Processing varying parcel formats
  • Speed and complexity
  • Removing the need for manual handling
  • A brief history of automation in logistics
  • Labour shortage implications for logistics
  • Three factors...