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Postal Hub podcast

Sep 20, 2023

Kardinal's Head of Business, Michael Anderson, discusses key findings from Kardinal's recent research into last mile strategy and last mile operations:

  • Understanding postal and delivery companies' priorities in the last mile
  • The importance of service quality in parcel delivery
  • Environment and sustainability as a high...

Sep 6, 2023

Brody Buhler, CEO at Escher Group discusses key findings from Escher's 2023 Future of Posts research. We cover:

  • Acceleration of letter volume declines
  • Fluctuating parcel volumes
  • Major challenges currently facing postal operators
  • Postal operators struggling to achieve profitability
  • Changing letter and parcel...

Aug 2, 2023

Should parcel locker networks be compelled to be “open”? Roel Gevaers, Professor in Last Mile Logistics and Supply Chain, University of Antwerp, discusses moves to force Belgian parcel lockers to accept parcels from other carriers.

  • bpost and Budbee operate the two most significant Belgian parcel locker...

Jul 27, 2023

Heleen Buldeo Rai, assistant professor at VUB, discusses her research into how urban logistics facilities can be good neighbours.

  • Warehouses and logistics centres getting closer to the city centre
  • What makes NYC an interesting city for studying urban warehouses
  • Population density, strength of e-commerce and...

Jul 20, 2023

Daniel Rueda, CEO at Open Pricer, and Jonathan Bouaziz, CEO and co-founder at Kardinal, on the combined power of route optimisation and dynamic parcel pricing.

  • What parcel volume decreases mean for parcel and postal operators
  • Retaining delivery drivers
  • Optimising parcel margins - even to a postcode level
  • Parcel...