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Postal Hub podcast

Feb 21, 2023

When is a contractor not a contractor? Roel Gevaers, Professor in Last Mile Logistics and Supply Chain, University of Antwerp, discusses proposed legislation that will directly impact postal and delivery contractors:

  • Background to proposed legislation targetting sham contracting / false self-employment
  • Legislation only...

Feb 13, 2023

Logistics and quick delivery expert Quaid Combstock discusses the state of quick commerce, q-commerce and ultrafast delivery. We cover:

  • Is the ultrafast local delivery model viable?
  • Operational and financial perspectives on q-commerce
  • Death of the 15-minute SLA
  • Access to "dark stores" in different markets
  • Inability to...

Feb 6, 2023

What's holding back the widespread deployment of electric vehicles in delivery fleets? Electric van expert Paul Kirby discusses the practical realities of setting up an EV delivery fleet. We cover:

  • Are commercial electric vehicles price-competitive compare to ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicles?
  • Safety, ease of...