Good Morning Logistics
Sia is here to ensure that you have a complete overview of the most important logistics news of the week. Get the latest market updates and news from the world of logistics — all in under five minutes. Each week we’ll share the top highlights, powered by data from Transporeon Insights.
Episode 06: Tracking ocean freight rates
This week we focus on ocean freight. Capacity has improved and prices have declined, but is it going to last? We look at the short-term effect of recent economic shifts, and what we can expect to see throughout the next year.
Episode 05: Lessons learned
The only way forward is to learn from the past. Here are the top lessons that years of disruption caused by a pandemic, Brexit, driver and resource shortages, and political and economic instability have taught us.
Episode 04: Diversification and substitutability
Continued market disruptions have led to a rise in reshoring, but experts advise adopting a strategy that incorporates increasing warehouses capacity, improving resiliency via diversification and substitutability, and adopting supply chain visibility as well.
Episode 03: Lockdown strikes again
Disruption resulting from rising Covid cases in China continues to have a ripple effect across the whole supply chain. Market inflation is inevitable, meanwhile, experts fear another capacity crisis looms.
We take a closer look at rising costs in Europe to help you plan ahead as turbulent times in transportation are set to continue.
Episode 02: From one crisis to another
Covid. Brexit. Driver shortages. And now the war in Ukraine. The transportation industry has been challenged by crisis after crisis, affecting all transport modes and lanes.
We chart changes in diesel prices and capacity issues across Europe to help you understand the market.
Episode 01: The war in Ukraine and its effects on logistics
Among several disruptions affecting the global supply chain — including capacity constraints, supply shortages, port congestion, and many others — nothing is as urgent as the war in Ukraine.
We cover its impact on road, ocean, and air freight, including rates, capacity, container availability, and more.
Behind the mask: our podcast that goes beyond logistics
Hear the true stories behind logistics challenges with a special focus on the people behind the scenes who make it all possible. We speak with drivers, shippers, carriers, researchers, and industry influencers to get their perspectives on the challenges and opportunities facing the supply chain industry.
Reflecting on Brexit with Transped
When Brexit went into effect, the whole transport industry was thrown into chaos.
Now we are reflecting on what’s changed and what’s coming next with Richard Manfield from Transped Europe.
We discuss what Carriers had to put up with during the Brexit transition as well as what the future of intermodal transport might look like.
The Unseen Plastic with LAM'ON
We’re discussing an unfamiliar aspect of a very familiar topic: plastic. Our guest Gergana Stancheva is a Co-Founder of the start-up LAM’ON which produces a 100% biodegradable alternative to plastic laminate and packaging foil.
With the EU banning single-use plastic in July 2021, the topic of plastic laminates is more relevant than ever. Learn more about this invisible material and its environmental impact.
One Small Change with Park Your Truck
One of the biggest challenges in road transit is what happens at the end of a long drive: finding parking.
This week we talk with Denise Schuster, the CEO of Park Your Truck, which just won the Eco Performance Award within the Start-up Category.
We explore how Park Your Truck’s mission to provide safe, reliable, and sustainable parking for truck drivers fulfills goals set by both the European Commission and the United Nations.
Studying Sustainability with Coyote Logistics
Every day, Coyote Logistics matches 10,000 shipments around the world. They’re using that reach to study sustainability and promote cross-organizational collaboration.
We speak with Jaap Bruining, SVP Head of Europe at Coyote Logistics, about why they’re using their influence to connect specialists from across the supply chain and how they’re using that knowledge to develop new technologies to help reduce empty miles.