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Postal Hub podcast

Mar 29, 2021

Tony Walmsley, performance coach, profiling specialist, former professional manager, and founder of The Leaders Advisory, joins me to discuss creating high performance teams:

  • Dealing with stress in teams - in particular during peak season
  • Defining high performance for individuals and teams
  • Immersing teams in a...

Mar 21, 2021

Does Amazon’s market dominance make it at risk of being broken up by the US government? Dean Maciuba, Managing Partner (North America) Last Mile Experts, joins me to discuss:

  • Amazon’s incubator for start-up trucking companies
  • Why Amazon is so interested in trucking (truckload and LTL)
  • Comparisons with Amazon’s...

Mar 15, 2021

Bertrand Späth, co-founder Kizy Tracking and Business Development at Spectos, joins me to talk about squeezing more efficiency from parcel sorting:

  • Responding to the pandemic’s parcel surge
  • Processing wildly fluctuating parcel volumes
  • Availability of staff to work in parcel processing centres
  • Profitability of...

Mar 8, 2021

John Callan, founder and CEO of Ursa Major Associates, joins me to discuss recent news and developments at the US Postal Service:

  • DeJoy’s recent appearance before the House Committee
  • Service failures
  • Proposals to amend letter delivery standards
  • Rate increases
  • Air carriage of letters
  • The legendary USPS strategic plan...

Mar 1, 2021

Marshall Hughes, Director (Oceania) at Packoorang, joins me to talk about packaging, recycling, and the circular economy:

  • Boom in e-commerce means boom in cardboard and plastic
  • Figures on cardboard and plastic recycling and wastage
  • Consumer behaviour and packaging
  • Box sizes and shipping air
  • Government rules on waste...