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Postal Hub podcast

Jun 28, 2022

Professor John Colley from the Warwick Business School joins me to discuss the profitability of gig economy delivery and ultrafast grocery delivery (q-commerce). We discuss:

  • Who is swimming naked in the fast grocery delivery sector
  • The conditions that have led to funding flowing into grocery delivery startups
  • Inflation...

Jun 20, 2022

Abdulla Mohammed Alashram, Group CEO of the Emirates Post Group Company, discusses the impact of COVID on the Post's programme of transformation:

  • How the entire company showed resilience
  • Focus on digitisation and speed of digitisation transformation
  • Building partnerships with startups and tech companies
  • How the post...

Jun 13, 2022

Seamus Yendole, Chief Sales Officer at Reason Solutions, joins me to discuss preparing the post for the 21st century:

  • The role of the modern post office in communities and in the broader economy
  • Postal networks serving new demographics
  • The need for the post to be consumer-oriented
  • How the post can avoid having its...

Jun 7, 2022

Dr Anne Goodchild, Director of the Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Center at the University of Washington, discusses urban logistics and parcel lockers, including: 

  • What the Urban Freight Lab is and how it works in understanding and testing urban freight solutions
  • Seattle Neighbourhood Delivery Hub -...