Does Logistics Matter?

Does Logistics Matter?

LogisticsMatter is an independent platform that shares news and insights on trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. LogisticsMatter's Founder Martijn Graat talks to thought leaders in the industry. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Episodes

June 11, 2024 33 mins

Answering YES to the question today is Joost Jongbloed, CEO at Gradient.


In this episode, we talk about

  • The perception of logistics companies versus the view of their customers
  • How digitalisation impacts operations, customer service, marketing, and sales
  • The shift from traditional sales to digital strategies
  • And the power of storytelling and brand differentiation


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Answering YES to the question today is George Swartz, Vice President Shipper Solutions Sales at Loadsmart.


In this episode, we talk about

  • The current state of the transportation industry
  • The opportunities for optimization
  • The interplay between technology, workforce dynamics, and strategic planning
  • And the role that technology plays in this


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Answering YES to the question today is Jason Anderson, Senior Program Director at the ClimateWorks Foundation.


In this episode, we talk about

  • The current state of decarbonisation in the shipping industry
  • How we can bring down the carbon footprint of ocean freight
  • What that will take from shippers, shipping companies, ports, and governments
  • And what innovations and technology will help us reach a zero-emission shipping industry
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Answering YES to the question today is Gabe Sganga, Head of Commercial Growth at Forterra


In this episode, we talk about

  • The current and future state of autonomous transportation
  • What commercial logistics can learn from the military
  • How on- and offroad autonomous vehicles can improve logistics operations, like yard management and drayage
  • As Gabe says in this episode: “Amateurs think tactics, professionals think logistics.”

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Answering YES to the question today is Brian Gaunt, Vice President of Excellerated Digitalization at DHL Supply Chain. 


In this episode, we talk about

  • The latest developments in automation and robotics
  • The benefits of using robotics in warehouse operations
  • And the impact on warehouse workers.


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Answering YES to the question today is Raimondo Gramaglia, Head of Sales and Development at FL Technics


In this episode, we talk about

  • How digitalisation has impacted the sales process
  • The impact of thought leadership and content marketing
  • Why sales and marketing should work closely together
  • And how new technologies like ChatGPT impact marketing and sales


Please enjoy my conversation with Raimondo Gramaglia


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Answering YES to the question today is Futurist and Author Amelia Kallman.


In this episode, we talk about

  • The impact of AI on supply chain and logistics operations
  • How augmented reality will change retail as we know it
  • The risks of powerful AI
  • And the steps companies can take to implement these new technologies safely


Please enjoy my conversation with Amelia Kallman.


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Answering YES to the question on this episode is Ken Teese, Director of Sales - Enterprise at Getac.


In this episode, we talk about

  • Digitalisation in Logistics
  • The impact of connectivity and real-time data access
  • Why logistics companies are moving from Windows to Android
  • And how handheld devices increase the efficiency of logistics operations


Please enjoy my conversation with Ken Teese


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Answering YES to the question today is Nour Shawky, Co-founder and CEO of Softec Technologies Group.


In this episode, we talk about

  • What artificial intelligence is
  • How it can be used to address challenges in the logistics industry today
  • How Norma Live optimises route planning based on AI
  • And Nour looks into his crystal ball and shares his vision of an AI-driven future.


Please enjoy my conversation with Nour Shawky


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Answering YES to the question today is Tim Brankin, Vice President Business Development and Communications at Eagle Rail.


In this episode, we talk about

  • The latest developments in global shipping
  • The growth in container shipping and the impact on ports
  • Congestion in and around ports and what to do about it
  • And how to optimise and decarbonize first-mile transportation in port areas


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Answering YES to the question today is Lora Cecere, also known as the Supply Chain Shaman and Founder of Supply Chain Insights.


In this episode, we talk about

  • The five types of supply chain
  • What having an excellent supply chain means
  • And how the future of the supply chain is outside in


Unraveling the Secrets of Supply Chain Excellence with Lora Cecere


Please enjoy my conversation with Lora Cecere


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Answering YES to the question today is Pieter van den Broecke, Managing Director Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany at Manhattan Associates.


In this episode, we talk about

  • How retailers and logistics service providers should embrace change to keep up with changing customer demands
  • How change impacts people and processes, and how technology is a key enabler.
  • We also talk about the role younger generations play in this


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Answering YES to the question today is Global Chief Sales Officer Gavin Polizzo of Cloudstaff.


In this episode, we talk about

  • Trends and developments in the labour market
  • How to effectively leverage and manage remote teams
  • How outsourcing can alleviate the pressure on supply chain and logistics companies


Please enjoy my conversation with Gavin Polizzo


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Answering YES to the question today is Vice President of Product Tim Rudolph of Seven Senders.


In this episode, we talk about

  • How technology can enable retailers to leverage multiple carriers
  • The benefits of using out-of-home delivery
  • And what the future of last-mile delivery will look like


Please enjoy my conversation with Tim Rudolph


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Answering YES to the question today is Chief Sales Officer Gianni Maes of Redspher


In this episode, we talk about

  • Challenges and changes in the industry
  • Trends in Road Freight in Europe, with a focus on Time Sensitive Freight
  • And the role of digitalization and platforms


Please enjoy my conversation with Gianni Maes


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Answering YES to the question today are Business Development Specialist Julija Stensgaard Kristensen and Product Manager Johan Thunberg of KRONUS


In this episode, we talk about

  • The importance of selecting the right packaging for your products
  • The benefits of wooden packaging, like pallet collars
  • And how it is used in different industries to optimize transport and warehousing operations


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Answering YES to the question today is Gert-Jan Jansen, Founder and CEO of Rotate


In this episode, we talk about

  • The current state of the air freight industry
  • How to prevent death by dashboard
  • The importance of actionable data
  • And how to improve day-to-day commercial decision making


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Answering YES to the question today is Oscar Morales, Co-Founder of Sifty


In this episode, we talk about

  • Global supply chain challenges and their impact on customs operations
  • How small errors in data entry can have large consequences
  • How digitalisation and automation can increase the effectiveness and efficiency of customs brokers
  • How eco-systems of data combined with the right technology will further enhance the capabilities of...
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Answering YES to the question today is Lars Heemskerk, Founder and CEO of Augmex


In this episode, we talk about:

  • How Lars became the founder of a logistics tech company at the age of 17
  • And How he convinced Google to make him an official Google Glass Solution Provider
  • We also talk about Technological innovations in logistics
  • And How vision picking and augmented reality increases the efficiency of warehousing operations 
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Answering YES to the question today is Wiebe Helder, Founder and CEO of Cargobase


In this episode, we talk about:

  • Current trends in global freight
  • How companies need to become more flexible and respond faster when it comes to buying freight 
  • The influence of digital natives on the supply chain and logistics industry
  • And what the future of transportation management systems looks like



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