29 episodes

Let’s talk about logistics. Let’s talk about kings of retail, Brexit, start-up disruptors and Black Friday. The Logistics Podcast, brought to you by SHD Logistics and presented by editor Kirsty Adams, is a docu-podcast which tells the UK logistics story.
As well as the bi-monthly docu-podcast we release regular news episodes including ‘Brexit update: Europa prepares for no-deal.’ You’ll also hear our brief ‘Out of Office’ episodes where the team reports from industry events. Docu-podcast episode ‘The new king of retail logistics’ featured Caroline Luxton, head of logistics at online retailer LoveCrafts; Prof. Neil Ashworth, CCO at Yodel & CEO of CollectPlus and Al Gerrie, founder & CEO of returns start-up Zig Zag Global. With our guests, we tell a story of a profession which is becoming more visible and more critical every day.

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    • 4.9 • 13 Ratings

Let’s talk about logistics. Let’s talk about kings of retail, Brexit, start-up disruptors and Black Friday. The Logistics Podcast, brought to you by SHD Logistics and presented by editor Kirsty Adams, is a docu-podcast which tells the UK logistics story.
As well as the bi-monthly docu-podcast we release regular news episodes including ‘Brexit update: Europa prepares for no-deal.’ You’ll also hear our brief ‘Out of Office’ episodes where the team reports from industry events. Docu-podcast episode ‘The new king of retail logistics’ featured Caroline Luxton, head of logistics at online retailer LoveCrafts; Prof. Neil Ashworth, CCO at Yodel & CEO of CollectPlus and Al Gerrie, founder & CEO of returns start-up Zig Zag Global. With our guests, we tell a story of a profession which is becoming more visible and more critical every day.

    Digital Transformation at the Ministry of Defence

    Digital Transformation at the Ministry of Defence

    Royal Air Force Air Vice Marshal Richard Hill discusses how key technologies are transforming the Ministry of Defence in the latest episode of The Logistics Podcast. This episode, sponsored by Leidos UK, Hill explores how COVID-19 - as well as being a tragic set of circumstances - has been an accelerator of innovation and change.
    He discusses 3D Printing; and reflects on a future where a plumber may print plastic pipes, t-pieces and taps when building a hospital at a deployed location, rather than engaging a large supply chain.
    He also talks about the challenge to replace armies of middle managers assessing and analysing data—with software. This is the third in a series of interviews from science and technology logistics operator, Leidos UK. Read articles from the series on www.shdlogistics.com (http://www.shdlogistics.com/) and listen to podcast episode Building Supply Chain Resilience with non-executive director of Leidos UK - Prof. Wilding.

    • 24 min
    Episode #29: Lockdown beauty with XPO Logistics

    Episode #29: Lockdown beauty with XPO Logistics

    With salons closed until very recently, there's been high demand from consumers for beauty products, especially salon-quality nail gels and home hair dyes. That's according to Sarah Booth, account director, Supply Chain, UK and Ireland for XPO Logistics. Some of XPO’s customers in the beauty and personal care sectors have witnessed an increase in demand of between 200% and 300% for their products.
    In the latest episode of The Logistics Podcast, Booth discusses the experience of retail beauty brands during the pandemic.

    Also, hear industry news from deputy editor James Burman and a property update from property editor David Thame.

    • 29 min
    Episode #28: Building resilient supply chains

    Episode #28: Building resilient supply chains

    The future of warehousing, 3D printing, mini power stations, artificial intelligence and blockchain all feature in the latest episode of The Logistics Podcast.
    Supply chains have faced the ultimate test in recent months. COVID-19 has shined a light on business models, disrupting the norm, forcing operators to think differently.
    In the second of a series of thought leadership interviews from Leidos UK – the science and technology logistics operator – editor Kirsty Adams discusses supply chain resilience and technology with Richard Wilding, Professor of Supply Chain Strategy at Leidos UK’s (https://www.leidos.com/company/global/uk-europe) logistics division, in the latest episode of The Logistics Podcast.
    Read the first interview of the series with Damian Alexander, vice president and managing director of Leidos UK's logistics division, here (https://www.shdlogistics.com/logistics-100/interview-resilient-reality-leidos-uk).

    • 36 min
    Collaborating Over Unprecedented Peaks

    Collaborating Over Unprecedented Peaks

    In this episode, you’ll hear the highlights of SHD Logistics’ first webinar entitled Collaborating over unprecedented peaks. It features a Q&A session and speakers from KPMG, Cold Chain Federation and Walker Logistics.

    • 25 min
    NHS Supply Chain Awards Winners Podcast

    NHS Supply Chain Awards Winners Podcast

    NHS Supply Chain won the Editor's Choice at the Logistics Awards in 2019. In this podcast, both Chris Holmes and James Turpin talk about their operation and challenges which won them the prestigious award.

    • 16 min
    Let's Talk Plastics

    Let's Talk Plastics

    In this episode, we explore how a warehouse can reduce it's plastic and look to smart innovative ways to cut carbon emissions by getting creative with packaging.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Harty03 ,

A perfect accompaniment to the magazine

This is a great listen, really well produced and a great interview style. Provides excellent insight and great guests on all things logistics.

Turbo1987 ,

Everything you need to know about UK logistics

This is one of the most engaging logistics podcasts out there. The themes are very topical and relevant, and the interviews with leading logistics figures delivers insight not many other industry speicific podcasts out there can deliver...

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