17 episodes

Back & Forth is a candid chat about all things supply chain, freight forwarding, manufacturing and the roadblocks facing importers and exporters. It’s an educating experience for both newbies and stalwarts of logistics services.

Back & Forth: A Ping-Pong Chat About Logistics Think Global Logistics

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Back & Forth is a candid chat about all things supply chain, freight forwarding, manufacturing and the roadblocks facing importers and exporters. It’s an educating experience for both newbies and stalwarts of logistics services.

    USA Made A HUGE Mistake!

    USA Made A HUGE Mistake!

    Does America have a scarcity mentality? what has caused the countries financial decline? La Chang the CEO of Think Global Logistics and a freight forwarding expert talks to Pete Mento the Head of Commercial for Wayfair about the choices USA has made in recent years how it has had a negative impact on its economy.

    • 5 min
    Australia’s BIGGEST Problem!

    Australia’s BIGGEST Problem!

    Australia is an isolated country with its own strengths and weaknesses, one of these potential weaknesses is its small population as Pete Mento the Head of Commercial for Wayfair and La Chang the CEO of Think Global Logistics discuss. Having such a small population makes the Australian market much less significant in comparison to USA or China.

    • 4 min
    New Amazon In The Market?! Wayfair

    New Amazon In The Market?! Wayfair

    Amazon is a dominant company in the industry of e commerce, however there are some products it doesn't deal with. This is where Wayfair steps in as Pete Mento the Head of Commercial explains to La Chang the CEO of Think Global Logistics what sets Wayfair from its competitors.

    • 3 min
    USA vs China Who Will Win?! : A Chat with Wayfair

    USA vs China Who Will Win?! : A Chat with Wayfair

    Does America have a scarcity mentality? Will China take control of the global economy? What is Australia's biggest problem? Is the new generation worse off than the old generation? and what does this all mean for the logistics industry? La Chang has an exclusive discussion with Head of Commercial for Wayfair Pete Mento who gives exciting insight about the current geopolitical scenario which can heavily impact the world.

    ‘Back and Forth’ is an open discussion with industry experts from all aspects of the logistics and supply chain industry. In this discussion, Pete and La discuss how Wayfair separates itself from other companies such as Amazon and also identify that Australia's small population is the countries biggest weakness. Pete talks about the China US war for economic domination and how America under Joe Biden has made some large mistakes resulting in China's rise. Pete Mento also discusses how China's population is dramatically decreasing and how that will negatively impact the nation. La and Pete reflect on how all of these geopolitical factors impact global shipping and the logistics/freight forwarding companies. It’s a candid chat about all things supply chain, freight forwarding, education and the roadblocks facing importers and exporters. It’s an educating experience for both newbies and stalwarts of logistics services.

    • 59 min
    Advantages of COVID?? | Chris Greentree TAFE NSW

    Advantages of COVID?? | Chris Greentree TAFE NSW

    Chris and La discuss how COVID 19 spurred creativity in order to keep teaching students. Due to its easy accessibility, TAFE discovered that a much higher number of students participated in online meetings. This is an illustration of how a bad circumstance can be made good. This is an open conversation about the challenges that importers and exporters encounter, the supply chain, freight forwarding, and education. Veterans and newbies to the logistics industry can both benefit from the experience.

    • 3 min
    Ambiguity of Supply Chain Labels! | Chris Greentree TAFE NSW

    Ambiguity of Supply Chain Labels! | Chris Greentree TAFE NSW

    La Chang, a Sydney freight forwarder at TGL, talks about the supply chain industry's hazy terminology and if it can be resolved. The logistics sector lacks the same level of clarity as other sectors, such as law and medicine, which have standardised designations for each distinct position. Those seeking jobs in NSW trying to enter into the sector is made more difficult by this misunderstanding, but controlling these job titles may prove more challenging than it first appears to be.

    • 4 min