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Postal Hub podcast

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...

May 30, 2022

Carmen Cureu, Market Research Director at DPDgroup, dives deep into DPDgroup’s e-commerce customer and delivery research.

  • The concept of “new commerce”, and the new customer behaviours stimulated by the pandemic
  • New categories of e-shoppers, and newcomers to online shopping
  • Comparisons with China’s e-commerce...

Mar 4, 2022

Roel Gevaers PhD, Professor in Last Mile Logistics and Supply Chain, University of Antwerp, joins me to talk about the intersection of logistics and e-commerce. We cover:

  • Amazon building its delivery capabilities in Belgium
  • Strategic decision-making behind Amazon selecting sites for new delivery stations

Dec 2, 2021

Anne Pardoe, Policy Manager for Post and Telecoms at Citizens Advice, joins me to discuss Citizens Advice’s recently published Parcel League Table:

  • Overview of Citizens Advice’s role as a consumer advocate in the UK delivery sector
  • Regulation of parcel delivery in the UK
  • Growth in number of customers' delivery...