The postal, parcels and express podcast
Patrick Leysen, VP Future Lab at bpost, talks about bpost’s approach to innovation, including its recent in-home delivery trial with Zalando
Professor John Manners-Bell, Chief Executive at Ti Insights, joins me to analyse the causes and potential cures for the global driver shortage. Also in this episode: Amazon’s interest in the last mile.
Wayne Haubner, CTO at the Escher Group, talks about advances in technology in the post office world.
Amazon Prime will soon promise next-day delivery for its members in the USA. Marek Różycki (Last Mile Experts) joins me to analyse this. Also in this episode: the demise of Shipster, Australia Post’s answer to Amazon Prime, and a quick look at Poste Italiane’s new joint venture.
John Callan, co-founder and Managing Director at Ursa Major Associates, and co-founder of the PostalVision2020 initiative, joins me to talk about the Trump-quake in the US postal sector
Marshall Hughes, co-founder and CEO of same-day delivery start-up Passel, joins me to talk about e-commerce, delivery, and the start-up world.
Pierre Morin, International Relations at Canada Post, is back to fill us in on what has been happening at the UPU
Chemist chain Walgreens and Nordstrom will offer pick-ups and returns on behalf of other retailers, with implications for the postal and parcel sector. Also in this episode: the UPU is holding a postal vote!
Nick Manolis, CEO of the Escher Group, is my guest. We talk about the technology that is transforming the postal industry.
The USPS Office of Inspector General recently released a report called “What’s Driving Postal Transportation Costs?” One of the report’s authors, USPS OIG senior economist Jennifer Bradley, explains some of the report’s findings.
Mario Mayerthaler, Head of A1 Innovation at Austrian telecom operator A1, joins me to talk about the A1 Paket Station project converting phone booths into parcel lockers. Also: I analyse UPS’s new drone delivery project.
Dean Maciuba from Logistics Trends & Insights, analyses FedEx’s recent earnings call. Are there really economic headwinds? We also analyse the potential of the FedEx SameDay Bot.
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