Podcasts From Inbound Logistics

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ILPodcast 018: Where should businesses direct their focus to keep their supply chain agile and responsive to the increasingly challenging demands of a global consumer market? Guest: Brad Jacobs, CEO, XPO Logistics

May 9, 2017

A dynamic, global consumer market with increasingly challenging demand signals requires a supply chain that can be agile, flexible, and responsive. New technologies, and innovative software can help address those issues but should businesses make that investment now or should they focus on emerging trends? Inbound Logistics publisher, Keith Biondo talks with Brad Jacobs, CEO of XPO Logistics to explore some options.

 

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ILPodcast 017: How does equipment that's a hundred years old continue to shape the supply chain industry and stay relevant in the 21st century? Guest: Scott Johnson, Clark Material Handling

May 8, 2017

Lift trucks have powered supply chain operations in warehouses all over the world but the first forklift got rolling a century ago right here in the USA from Clark Equipment. But after one hundred years of operation, how does a company like Clark adapt to the changing demands of the supply chain industry to stay relevant and innovative in the 21st century. Scott Johnson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Clark, shares some of his observations on the past 100 years and takes a peek at the next hundred to come.

 

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ILPodcast 016: When retailers & suppliers square off against ecommerce giants, are you really better off with the devil you know? Guest: Jeremy Hanks, Dsco

Apr 28, 2017

Today’s retailers and suppliers face ever increasing challenges to remain effective in the face of the unstoppable force of ecommerce. To combat the likes of Amazon, businesses need to embrace new technologies and adopt innovative strategies or deal with the prospect of closing their doors for good. Jeremy Hanks, CEO of DSCO, offers some insights for suppliers and explains why doing “a deal with the devil,” doesn’t have to be as scary as it sounds.

 

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ILPodcast 015: What happens when a truck driver parks on the White House lawn? Guest: Rhonda Hartman, Old Dominion Freight Lines

Apr 21, 2017

Rhonda Hartman is a professional driver for Old Dominion Freight Lines who’s been behind the wheel for 34 years. Now, as the only female member of the American Trucking Association’s America’s Road Team, she’s part of a national public outreach program to help spread the word about safety on the highway. In March of 2017, Rhonda and her America’s Road Team Captains got to spend some time at the White House and speak to President Donald Trump about issues concerning all of today’s truckers.

 

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ILPodcast 014: Special ProMat Edition - Jim Gaskell of Crown Equipment, Emmanuel Langlois of Sologlobe, Dan Trainor of Toshiba, and Adrian Kumar of DHL Talk Globalization, Automation, and do some Prognostication

Apr 19, 2017

Inbound Logistics was at ProMat 2017 in Chicago where we invited several thought leaders from the industry to answer some questions about the state of logistics today and where it might be headed in the near future. Emmanuel Langlois from Sologlobe, Dan Trainor of Toshiba, Jim Gaskell of Crown Equipment, and Adrian Kumar of DHL took some time out of their busy schedules to sit down with us and share some of their insights on globalization, automation and a little bit of prognostication.

 

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ILPodcast 013: Are you and your supply-chain partners shipping chemicals safely? Guest: Eric Byer, NACD

Apr 17, 2017

The logistics of shipping chemicals often comes with it’s own unique set of challenges. Ensuring the standards of safety and proper protocol falls to the National Association of Chemical Distributors who works with supply-chain partners across the globe to realize their mission to enhance and communicate the professionalism and stewardship of the chemical distribution industry.

 

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ILPodcast 012: Are you asking the important and relevant questions to keep your supply chain moving efficiently? Guest: Louis DeJianne, UPS

Mar 31, 2017

Whether you’re the manufacturer, vendor, or retailer, a number of decisions need to be made to ensure that your supply chain is moving efficiently to reach your end consumers. That begins with asking the right questions. Louis Dijianne, Director for Consumer Products, Apparel and Retail, for UPS, weighs in on the important, relevant details, from pricing to differentiation to customization to address the needs of customers on a domestic as well as a global scale.

 

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ILPodcast 011: Are you prepared to proactively manage your supply chain in a dynamic global economy? Guest: Tom Derry, ISM

Mar 24, 2017

Managing change during turbulent times requires discipline, strategy, and focus. With an emphasis on “Critical Insights, Powerful Results,” ISM2017 features more than 75 interactive sessions as part of six learning tracks. With Keynote speeches from Former Secretary of State, General Colin Powell and former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, ISM 2017 offers everyone from entry-level to the C-suite the knowledge and insights needed to proactively manage supply chains in the ever-changing global economy.

 

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Mar 17, 2017

The 2017 Inbound Logistics Magazine and Planner App is Available Now! With the Logistics Planner, you can find the right solutions, carriers and partners to drive efficiency in your supply chain operations and enable your enterprise to navigate the twists and turns, ups and downs of the coming year. The Planner, 25 years strong, features profiles of leaders in transportation, technology, logistics, supply chain management, education and more who stand ready to help you face upcoming challenges, optimize your enterprise and amp your career. Inbound Logistics magazine provides in-depth case histories, how-to guides, best practices, original research and decision support information to help you manage your career and your company more efficiently. Monthly topics include: logistics and supply chain education, global trade and logistics, logistics and supply chain technology, trucking, warehousing, sustainability, third-party (3PL) logistics, and intermodal, air, rail and ocean transportation. Download the app for free today in the Itunes and Google Play Stores.

 

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ILPodcast 010: Is Your Omni-Channel Supply Chain Strategy Ready to go Global?

Mar 17, 2017

Expanding a retail enterprise into e-commerce is no small feat. Expanding it globally on an omni-channel supply chain scale requires consideration for everything from simply speaking the language to currency conversion for culture. Brian Bourke, VP of Marketing for Seko Logistics, offers some of his insights into what businesses should prepare for if they’re thinking of moving beyond their borders and whether or not pizza delivery is about to be revolutionized.

 


Inbound Logistics Podcast 009 : David Reinkemeyer, DM Fulfillment

Feb 7, 2017

The world of e-commerce has grown at an exponential rate since the early days of the internet. Along with that growth has come added complexity and challenges that both companies and consumers have had to adapt to in order to achieve that seamless shopping experience. David Reinkemeyer of DM Fulfillment shares his insight into the many working parts behind the scenes that have to come together to address everything from supply chain impatience to the pick, pack, and ship process.

 


Inbound Logistics Podcast 008 : Desiree Wood, REAL Women in Trucking

Feb 6, 2017

Today's truck drivers are 95% male but have recently opened up to accept more female drivers as opportunities continue to grow. But the life of a trucker from training to a CDL is not easy for just anyone. The life of a female trucker may be even more challenging. Desiree Wood, a working trucker and founder of Real Women in Trucking, opens up and shares some of her experiences & observations on the state of the trucking industry and what female truckers in particular need to know.

 


Inbound Logistics Podcast 007 : Nate Clayville, Truckstop.com

Dec 29, 2016

Leveraging the dynamic economics of the trucking industry requires learning the lessons of markets past, implementing that information in markets present, and doing a touch of prognosticating into markets yet to be. Nate Clayville of Truckstop.com offers his analysis on some of the factors that are influencing the market today and what shippers and carriers might want to keep in mind as we move ahead into potentially interesting times.

 


Inbound Logistics Podcast 006: Gary Hanifan, Accenture Strategy

Dec 13, 2016

Navigating the logistics industry requires not only reading the market as it stands today, but also looking ahead to what the market might be tomorrow. Everything from innovations in technology to changes in policy demands that companies either stay alert or get left behind. Gary Hanifan, North America's Supply Chain/Operations Lead for Accenture Strategy offers his insights into what you might want to watch out for to keep your company on the right course.

 


Inbound Logistics Podcast 005 : Sharon Madalis, Author

Dec 6, 2016

Long haul #truckers spend days, weeks, and sometimes even months on the road in their home-away-from-home rigs. That lifestyle doesn’t necessarily lend itself to a balanced mix of healthy #nutrition and #exercise. However, registered dietitian Sharon Madalis, along with co-author, April Rudat, may have a few tips and tricks to share from their new book, #Truck Drivers: Stop Your Job from Killing You!

Truckers' Grocery Shopping List: http://www.stopyourjobfromkillingyou.com/uploads/Grocery_List_Madalis_and_Rudat.pdf

 


Inbound Logistics Podcast 004 : Randy Swart, A. Duie Pyle

Nov 23, 2016

From old regulations to new technologies, the trucking industry faces a number of challenges as it moves into the next century and beyond. We sit down to chat with Randy Swart, Chief Operating Officer of A. Duie Pyle which is one of many carriers that continues to look into different ways to address those challenges and help drivers keep on truckin’

 


Inbound Logistics Podcast 003 : Craig Fuller, TransVix

Nov 11, 2016

In this episode, we sit down with Craig Fuller, Managing Director and Co-Founder of TransVix, a futures contract platform that lets shippers and carriers speculate on the market volatility of index-based spot trucking rates.

 


Inbound Logistics Podcast 002 : Matt Tillman, Haven

Nov 11, 2016

In this episode, we sit down with Matt Tillman, CEO of Haven Inc. to talk about Haven, an online logistics platform that promises to make booking ocean freight cheaper and easier, while changing the way we trade globally.

 


Inbound Logistics Podcast 001 : Keith Biondo

Nov 11, 2016

In our premiere episode, we sit down with Keith Biondo, Publisher of Inbound Logistics Magazine as he explains what businesses have to know to navigate the complexities, demands, and challenges of #logistics and supply chain management in today's world.