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Postal Hub podcast

Nov 22, 2022

Escher Group CEO Brody Buhler deep dives into some of the major themes unearthed in Escher's Future of Posts 2022 research, including:
  • The tale of two networks: delivery and retail
  • Service models - including self-serve - in post offices
  • Making delivery and retail networks work together
  • Exploiting returns
  • A problem for...

Oct 18, 2022

Roel Gevaers PhD, Professor in Last Mile Logistics and Supply Chain, University of Antwerp, joins me to discuss the trend of global shipping companies investing in e-commerce delivery:

  • Cashed-up shipping companies investing in last mile delivery and e-commerce fulfilment
  • European-based container shipping companies such...

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


Cargo cycles


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...