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Postal Hub podcast

Oct 3, 2022

Caryn-Ann Allen, Associate Director of Sustainability at DPDgroup, joins me to discuss DPDgroup’s strategy for achieving net carbon zero:

  • DPDgroup's 2040 net zero target submitted to SBTi
  • DPDgroup's interim target for 2030
  • Why decarbonisation and lower emissions is important to DPDgroup's partners and customers
  • How...


Sep 26, 2022

Professor Alan McKinnon, Professor of Logistics, Kuehne Logistics University, Hamburg, joins me to discuss five strategies to decarbonise urban logistics:

Rationalisation - Route optimisation

Realistic solutions compared to ambitious longer-term options

Switching to lower carbon transport modes

Rail

Cargo cycles

Filling...


Sep 19, 2022

Daniel Rueda, CEO of Open Pricer, discusses parcel pricing strategies, dynamic pricing, fuel surcharges, and more:
  • Key parcel pricing challenges
  • Volatility, inflation, and fluctuating demand influencing costs
  • Impact of fuel price increases
  • Fuel surcharges (or energy surcharges) and limitations of fuel indexation
  • Other...


Sep 14, 2022

Rob King, co-founder and CEO of Zedify, talks about his experience running a cargo bike delivery firm. We cover:

  • Creating better cities via zero emission deliveries
  • Delivering from urban micro-hubs
  • Decoupling trunking and last mile delivery
  • Consolidating consignments for local delivery
  • Partnerships with 3PLs
  • Recycling...


Jul 18, 2022

Dr Laetitia Dablanc, Professor at the University Gustave Eiffel and head of the Logistics City Chair, discusses recent research she co-authored entitled "Response to COVID-19 lockdowns from urban freight stakeholders". We discuss:

  • A survey focusing on labour, traffic, regulations, and any other issues relevant 
  • Need to...