In this episode, we get the highlights from the Diversity & Inclusion panel discussion at the latest iteration of The Logistics Conference. Experts from across the industry shared their knowledge and personal experiences of diversity and inclusion in the logistics sphere, as well as practical tips for developing an inclusive workplace.
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SHD Headlines - September 2021
6:00In this latest episode of SHD Headlines, Editor James Burman and Property Editor David Thame guide listeners through the top and trending logistics and supply chain stories from the past month. The stories featured include: UKMHA identifies the importance of proper forklift maintenance and safety procedures following a fatal industrial accident Hermes pledges £200k of its apprenticeship levy funds to help support SMEs UKWA highlights a gap in the Government’s proposed National Skills Fund Waitrose & Partners increases its storage capacity in Magna Park Property update
SHD Headlines - August 2021
6:14In this latest episode of SHD Headlines, Editor James Burman and Property Editor David Thame guide listeners through the top and trending logistics and supply chain stories from the past month. The stories featured include: July’s High street ‘freedom’ underwhelming for retail UKWA convenes Real Estate Advisory Board RTITB launches new eLearning course IMHX Connect 2021 is set to go live Property update
Let’s Talk Logistics - Supply Chain Resilience
25:04In this episode of Let’s Talk Logistics, we recap on day one of this year’s Logistics Conference – Supply Chain Resilience. We hear excerpts from the following industry leaders: Cold Chain Federation’s Tom Southall discussed the impacts of Brexit, and the pandemic, on UK logistics Sally Duggleby, Vice President of Capital and Leasing at Prologis UK explored the role of rail freight in modern supply chains Harry Watts, Managing Director at SEC Storage Group provided a presentation titled ‘Warehouse Agility by Design’
SHD Headlines - July 2021
6:18In this latest episode of SHD Headlines, Editor James Burman and Property Editor David Thame guide listeners through the top and trending logistics and supply chain stories from the past month. The stories featured include: eBay announces end-to-end fulfillment service Hermes increases 'green fleet' Cold Chain Federation urges contact isolation requirement XPO Logistics completes GXO Logistics spin-off Property update
SHD Headlines - June 2021
7:19In the first episode of the new monthly series, SHD Logistics news Editor James Burman guides listeners through the top and trending logistics and supply chain stories in June 2021 while David Thames provides a property update. The stories featured include: The national shortage of truck drivers escalates. Clare Bottle has been appointed as a new UKWA CEO. Opening of the DPP's new Bicester eco-deport. The increasing volume of e-commerce surge continues. Investments in UK logistics property continue to grow. Government approves all big-box industrial units in North West.
Let’s Talk Logistics – Diversity & Inclusion Q&A
18:30In this episode, we get the highlights from the Diversity & Inclusion panel discussion at the latest iteration of The Logistics Conference. Experts from across the industry shared their knowledge and personal experiences of diversity and inclusion in the logistics sphere, as well as practical tips for developing an inclusive workplace.
Digital Transformation at the Ministry of Defence
24:51Royal 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 http://www.shdlogistics.com/ (www.shdlogistics.com) and listen to podcast episode Building Supply Chain Resilience with non-executive director of Leidos UK - Prof. Wilding.
Episode #29: Lockdown beauty with XPO Logistics
29:16With 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.
Episode #28: Building resilient supply chains
36:12The 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 https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/som (Cranfield School of Management), and non-executive director for https://www.leidos.com/company/global/uk-europe (Leidos UK’s) 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,https://www.shdlogistics.com/logistics-100/interview-resilient-reality-leidos-uk ( here).
Episode #27: Collaborating Over Unprecedented Peaks
25:56COVID-19 has exposed vulnerabilities in supply chains, according to Maureen O’Shea, Operations Lead Partner for KPMG (https://home.kpmg/xx/en/home.html) . In the latest episode of The Logistics Podcast, O’Shea says now is the time to examine market demand, supplier relationships and to take bold steps. She’s joined by Shane Brennan, chief executive of the Cold Chain Federation (https://www.coldchainfederation.org.uk/) . According to Shane, the food supply chain has performed well and shown resilience during the pandemic. He updates us on collaborations that have taken place in the last mile between competitors and the reconfiguration of the demand pattern. Charlie Walker from 3PL Walker Logistics (https://www.walkerlogistics.com/) – the e-fulfilment specialist which experienced a 400% increase in online orders during April – shares insight on how investing in technology has helped onboard new customers and improve flexibility during unprecedented peaks. Expect key tips and advice from these leading voices which you can apply to your own operation. In this episode, you’ll hear the highlights of SHD Logistics’ first webinar entitled Collaborating over unprecedented peaks. To watch the Webinar on demand click here (https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&partnerref=INTindustrialWebsite&eventid=2311753&sessionid=1&key=F1CB5DB71C569E269798940D24831DB7®Tag=&sourcepage=register) .