What is the difference between micro and nano fulfillment? What automation solution is noyes developing in this context? Which players are needed to offer a seam-less quick commerce service? And in a much broader sense: How will the cities we are living in change because of that? Andreas Kwiatkowski interviews Noyes Founder, CEO, and CTO Marco Prüglmeier on all these questions. Additionally, Marco shares about his 22 years as an engineer working for the automotive manufacturer BMW and how he build up a new AMR business field for the company because they couldn't find a suitable robotics provider. And he gives us an overview of the 10 thesis he explains in his "lockdown baby" - the book: Innovations in Logistics. Curious? Tune in now!
Where you should invest to benefit from skyrocketing on-demand business models? How does speiz address the growing need for logistics infrastructure in urban areas? And, how does that contribute to a more sustainable warehousing market? Paulius Kvedaras, CEO and Co-Founder of speiz answers all of these questions in this A2X podcast episode. But there is more: He shares his personal story as a serial entrepreneur and the methodological approach he and his team took when building the speiz platform. And what they are planning for the upcoming years. Tune in, to learn all about their data-driven approach to revolutionizing the logistics infrastructure and warehousing market!
In this episode, Dominik Fürste, Co-Founder & CEO at Rail-Flow, and Nicolas Albrecht, Chief Business Development Officer at cargobeamer, discuss the pros and cons when it comes to platform solutions in logistics. Do they generally have a positive or negative effect on the market as a whole? What are the biggest differences between rail and road freight platforms? What are the biggest challenges when it comes to multi-modal transport and how are they being addressed by the two startups? These are just a few questions that are answered during the interview. And let's not forget the market insights they gave on how sustainable transport will look like in the upcoming years!
In this episode, we talked about the exciting topic of autonomous logistics. And more specifically, about the developments in intralogistics. What is the current state of technical development? Where are the differences in the development of hardware from software? And how is it for a startup to grow in such a field?
botsandus is a Robots as a Service startup based in London. They develop autonomous warehousing robots that focus on data extraction and analysis. Listen to Andrei Danescu, their Co-Founder who shares their current solutions, implementation possibilies and their inspiration to start the company.
Political and financial challenges confront logistics professionals on a daily basis. Especially with regards to sustainability, there are still many issues to be dealt with. But we need innovations and changes NOW. What can we do to become greener?
Customer experience is becoming more and more important, also in logistics. What does it mean for logistics companies in the future? How can they make use of this change? We took a closer look at this topic with Cinvio and Deutsche Bank.
Sustainability, a skilled workforce, the Corona crisis, and digitalization - in our second podcast episode, we talked with Eric Heymann from Deutsche Bank about many logistics topics. But the biggest question on our minds was "What opportunities are there and what challenges still need to be overcome?" Listen in if you want to know what answers we came up with!
The 400-meter container ship "Ever Given" got stuck in the Suez Canal on 23 March 2021, blocking the important shipping route between Asia and Europe for six days. Hundreds of ships had to wait for passage because of the blockade. While this may have provided the world with great meme material for a week, the true economic impact lasts a long time. Together with three experts from the Otto Group, Europe's largest inland port Duisport, and startup Orbica, we talk about the consequences of the blockade and the stability of our supply chains.