Fixing the worldwide driver shortage

Fixing the worldwide driver shortage

Professor John Manners-Bell, Chief Executive at Ti Insights, joins me to analyse the causes and potential cures for the global driver shortage:

  • What’s behind the driver shortage

  • Ensuring quality of drivers

  • The importance of driver welfare

  • Money! Driver remuneration

  • Supply and demand being driven by e-commerce

  • Women participation in trucking

  • Government’s role

  • Emissions standards

  • Autonomous trucks, including regulation

  • Structural inefficiencies in the road freight market

Marek Różycki, Managing Partner at Last Mile Experts, joins me to preview our presentation at Leaders In Logistics Last Mile Delivery:

  • Why is Amazon interested in the last mile?

  • Is Amazon a predictable animal?

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About The Author

Ian Kerr

Ian Kerr is the founder and host of the Postal Hub Podcast. He has presented at many prominent postal and delivery events, and has contributed articles to Post&Parcel, the Mail & Express Review as well as chapters in Reinventing the post (2013) and Exploring New Frontiers: Reshaping the postal industry (2018).

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