Postal Hub Podcast-An Post Launches Post Logistics
Sep 27, 2016
An Post's Director of Mails, Liam O'Sullivan, joins me to discuss the soon-to-be-launched Post Logistics service.
What does customer centricity mean for a modern company’s back office?
Sep 13, 2016
On October 6th we’re going to have the pleasure to speak to two industry veterans as they discuss the ins and outs of how businesses are readjusting their back-office systems to be compatible with customer-centricity.
Order to Cash: Maintaining Control in a Customer-Centric Environment
Sep 8, 2016
New technology has changed how customers interact with businesses.
Thriving in a World of Commoditized Logistics
Sep 7, 2016
Despite ongoing pressures to serve their customers at the lowest possible price point, logistics service providers have a great opportunity to deliver high-value, customer-centric services while maintaining profitability in a commoditizing industry.
Use Global TMS Technology to Connect Your Supply Chain
Sep 7, 2016
In a world so tied together by technology, why is it that only 35% of shippers use a transportation management system (TMS)?
Does the Fate of the Supply Chain Industry Rest in the Hands of Millennials?
Sep 6, 2016
Every day, more than 12,000 Millennials become adults. This is an impressive number until you remember that the demographic is currently estimated at being comprised of over 80 million people, according to the U.S Bureau statistics.
Royal Mail and Missing People, and Amazon Prime Air
Sep 5, 2016
Royal Mail has partnered with UK charity Missing People. Royal Mail's Community Investment Manager, Gary Grange, joins me to explain how the partnership works. We cover:
Where are the Cold Chain Logistics Opportunities?
Aug 31, 2016
Global demand for cold chain logistics continues to grow as urbanization expands and government regulations tighten.
Summer bring slow economic numbers
Aug 24, 2016
Dog days of summer bring slow economic numbers
Supply Chain Link Up With IoT
Aug 18, 2016
The supply chain may be going global, but for many companies, it remains more opaque than ever. Enter: the Internet of Things.
Amazon’s Air Freight Aspirations
Aug 17, 2016
“…it would be a daunting task requiring tens of billions in capital and years to build sufficient scale and density to replicate existing networks like FedEx.” – President of FedEx Services
What Going Digital Can Mean for Your Warehouse Operation
Aug 15, 2016
As technology evolves so do material handling operations across the board. In a warehouse setting, going out with the old and in with the new can yield and foster rewards that would not be attainable otherwise. There are many benefits to going digital and revamping your warehouse operation. Here are several bi-products of digitally accelerating any warehouse operation:
Do Not Tolerate a Passive Approach to Selling
Aug 10, 2016
Q & A with Jason Burns, Partner and Business and Development Manager, QCS Logistics By Andrea Obston, CLDA Director of Public Relations
Opportunities to Deliver a Seamless Omni-Channel Experience Danny Halim, Vice President, Industry Strategy, JDA
Aug 9, 2016
The advent of online retailing has created a new wave of opportunities and competition for third-party logistics companies (3PLs). According to PWC, three-quarters of retail sales growth has occurred through online channels since the year 2000. The retail landscape now sees goods constantly move between retail stores, fulfilment centres, and consumers.
Postal Hub Podcast- Self-Driving Trucks
Aug 3, 2016
How will self-driving trucks change the transport and logistics sector?
3PL and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum Europe 2016
Jul 6, 2016
GateHouse Logistics showcasing ghTrack in Venlo, Netherlands, this fall
Transform Your Supply Chain For Omnichannel
Jun 30, 2016
We are in the early stages of a global supply chain revolution. Omnichannel and the Amazon Effect. Internet of Things. Platform Businesses.
How will the Brexit decision affect supply chains?
Jun 29, 2016
In a vote that has rocked the world, the UK has decided to leave the European Union. The recent aftermath of this decision has been brutal for the British Pound and the uncertainty of what it all means has folks wondering what will happen next.
Give drivers more freedom to plan
Jun 29, 2016
Carriers send their drivers out on the road with a set of strict transport orders. Transport planners specify exactly which route the driver is to take. But is that really so smart? With traffic being so uncertain, who is in the best position to make the best decisions: the planner at his desk or the driver behind the wheel?
Millennials, Politics, And Direct Mail- Plus Australia Post's Joint Venture With Aramex
Jun 14, 2016
The US Postal Service recently released a report into how direct mail can be used to target millennial voters. Joining me to discuss this in depth is Brian G Denneny, the US Postal Service’s Executive Director of Sales.
The key ingredients for 3PL success
Jun 14, 2016
The new customer-centric business environment requires supply chains to be resilient enough to respond quickly and easily according to demand whilst maintaining vital profitability. Indeed, organisations are now required to step-up and maintain their competitive edge by treating customers as strategic partners in order to keep up with the tech-savvy consumer.
Big And Smart Data Are The New Gold
Jun 14, 2016
I witnessed the power of Big Data for the first time at NK Speed Docking. Analysis of on-board computer data for 30,000 logistics journeys showed that one in five lorries on the road could be eliminated if the unpredictability of loading and offloading times was addressed.
The Relationship Between Innovation in the 3PL Industry and Collaboration Revealed
Jun 14, 2016
The commoditization of logistics has been an ongoing pain-point for 3PLs for the better part of the last decade.
More Amazon Effect For Omnichannel And The Future—Systemic Inventory Rich vs. Inventory Velocity
Jun 2, 2016
Inventory rich is a condition enjoyed by many retailers, manufacturers, and wholesalers. Much of this is due to systemic inventory. And the condition is becoming more significant as firms deal with the differing demands of omnichannel and with the accelerating requirements of lean for supply chain stakeholders.
Post Office Click-And-Collect
May 31, 2016
Parcel lockers might be the fashionable high-tech last-mile delivery solution, but postal operators all over the world are implementing a post office click-and-collect delivery option.