132 episodes

We are the Number 1 ranked podcast for Transport, Transport Compliance and Transport Managers. A Half Dozen Things, hosted by Pete Rushmer. is a podcast for Business owners and professionals like you. Whether you’re an Underdog hungry for success or your already smashing it but want to continue to Level Up….. we are here each week for you to get insight and learning from the very best in the business. No fluff, no BS and no self proclaimed gurus talking about how easy business or life is. Just real, raw and frank conversations. We speak generally about business and we specialise in serving the Transport sector.

A Half Dozen Things Podcast Pete Rushmer

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    • 4.3 • 6 Ratings

We are the Number 1 ranked podcast for Transport, Transport Compliance and Transport Managers. A Half Dozen Things, hosted by Pete Rushmer. is a podcast for Business owners and professionals like you. Whether you’re an Underdog hungry for success or your already smashing it but want to continue to Level Up….. we are here each week for you to get insight and learning from the very best in the business. No fluff, no BS and no self proclaimed gurus talking about how easy business or life is. Just real, raw and frank conversations. We speak generally about business and we specialise in serving the Transport sector.

    How use data to transform driver safety with Alison Moriarty | AHDT S3#4

    How use data to transform driver safety with Alison Moriarty | AHDT S3#4

    How use data to transform driver safety with Alison Moriarty.  Alison is the MD of Driive who are part of tech company MatrixIQ.

    In this episode Alison and I discuss all things road safety and driver performance.  The Driive product is a fantastic solution for fleets to have a third party analyse data and and educate drivers on their behaviour.

    Alison is clearly extremely passionate about road safety and doing the right thing, she has dedicated her career to making a difference.  This is a fantastic episode and thank you Alison for taking the time out of your busy schedule to join us.

    • 58 min
    Becoming a sustainable fleet & smile for miles with Miles Watkins | AHDT S3#3

    Becoming a sustainable fleet & smile for miles with Miles Watkins | AHDT S3#3

    In this episode we are joined by sustainability expert Miles Watkins from Cai Watkins. Pete heard Miles speak on sustainability at the British Aggregate Association annual conference and was excited to see how Miles brought a greener future for transport to life.

    Miles shares insights on the UN's 'Sustainable Development Goals' and helps explain what fleet operators can do today to ensure they are improving their sustainability and impact on the environment around them.

    It is clear that legislation is looking to enforce a greener future for fleet operators so we explore how leaders in fleet can get ahead of the curve and make impact today.

    If you would like to learn more about sustainability in your business please do get in touch and we would be delighted to connect you to Miles.

    • 55 min
    What are ISO Standards? Including focus on ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001 with Dan Griffiths | AHDT S3#2

    What are ISO Standards? Including focus on ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001 with Dan Griffiths | AHDT S3#2

    What are ISO Standards? Including focus on ISO 9001 Quality Management, ISO 14001 Environmental Management & ISO 45001 Safety Management with Dan Griffiths.

    Dan is a Flagship Partners consultant and specialises in ISO accreditation for our clients.  He literally supports business to become Safer, Greener & Greater through improved systems and achieving accreditations too.

    He supports clients to better understand the needs of their business and existing processes then, builds and supports them to improve their performance to ensure they align with the desirable accreditations.

    Dan is an expert in the engineering and construction sector and shares great insights on what the ISO standards are and why they could be of great value for your business.

    If you would like to learn more about ISO standards in your business give Flagship Partners a call today.

    • 46 min
    Safer, Greener & Greater with A Half Dozen Things Podcast | AHDT S3#1

    Safer, Greener & Greater with A Half Dozen Things Podcast | AHDT S3#1

    A Half Dozen Things Podcast's new series 3 launches with this episode we will be focusing on the Flagship Partners vision of making our clients Safer, Greener & Greater. What does this mean?

    This series the podcast is going to focus on real world practical advice on how you business can increase it's impact. Increase how it focuses on People, Planet & Profit and the impact your business can have as a force for good.

    We hope you love series 3 as much as we are going to making it, there will some fantastic guests and very interesting and exciting subject matters covered, so please stay tuned! PR

    • 7 min
    What is the Met Commercial Vehicle Unit with Inspector Richard Wenham | AHDT S2#74

    What is the Met Commercial Vehicle Unit with Inspector Richard Wenham | AHDT S2#74

    What is the Met Commercial Vehicle Unit with Inspector Richard Wenham..  Richard (or Rik) Wenham is an Inspector with the Metropolitan Police and heads up the Commercial Vehicle Unit, that deals with crime, incidents and accidents related to vehicles over 7.5T within the Met's jurisdiction.

    Rik discusses his fresh approach to policing CV's in London as well as dispels a few myths on what to expect from his team if you deal with them.  Rik and his team hold HGV licenses themselves and it is clear the increased empathy for professional drivers in the industry and he ensures they are treated as such.

    This means a mix of high expectations, after all drivers will be treated as the professionals they are, but also high levels of respect and dignity too.  Listen in to find out more as well as the key metric for success in Rik's department which is to reduce KSI's (Killed or Seriously Injured) on London's roads.

    Rik shares insights of his work as well as discussing mental health and the way incidents are managed by the force.  Rik also explains the amazing proactive work he and his team are carrying out through education and their toolbox talk.

    If you want to find out more about anything we discuss in the episode please use the links below;

    email commercial-vehicles@met.police.uk  to find out more about the free toolbox talk

    the text service we discuss is SHOUT 85258.  If you want any further info please reach out to us direct on hello@flagshippartners.co.uk

     

    • 57 min
    What is NaVCIS and how large is our Freight & Cargo crime problem? With Mike Dawber | AHDT S2#73

    What is NaVCIS and how large is our Freight & Cargo crime problem? With Mike Dawber | AHDT S2#73

    What is NaVCIS and how large is our Freight & Cargo crime problem? In this episode with Mike Dawber, Field Intelligence Officer-Freight Desk with NaVCIS we hear about NaVCIS (National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service).

    Mike explains how NaVCIS works by gathering and then utilising data from police services across the UK.  Then uses the data to help tackle crime across a range of vehicle crime areas and Mike's expertise in Cargo and Freight crime specifically.  The stats around Freight and Cargo crime are staggering and eye watering!

    The service is entirely funded by industry, so please do listen in and consider the value Mike's intel could have for your business.  Then think about signing up to support the valuable work that Mike and his team do, you can find out more here; https://navcis.police.uk/

     

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Guvzilla ,

Informative and interesting

A Half Dozen Things is a really interesting podcast for people intersted in self inprovement and the development of their business.

The House Surveyor ,

I’m hooked

I’m loving the podcast. With so many varied guests talking candidly about their experiences and their applications to business, you really bring out the best in them. Well done Pete.😁

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