Omniva COO Martin Luts on innovation and infrastructure; Amazon raises wages

Omniva COO Martin Luts on innovation and infrastructure; Amazon raises wages

Martin Luts, Chief Operational Officer at Omniva, joins me to talk about some innovation and new infrastructure, including:

  • A new sorting centre
    • Increased efficiency and volume capacity
    • Centralised sorting of letters and parcels under the same roof
    • Sorting plans and subsidiary hubs
    • Solar panels on the roof
  • Electric vehicle trial, and the use cases for electric delivery vehicles
  • Omniva’s growing network of parcel lockers across the Baltics
    • Public acceptance
    • Location and availability

Also in this episode, Dean Maciuba, Managing Partner North America for Last Mile Experts, analyses Amazon’s recent wage increase.

  • What this means for small carriers as well as the delivery giants such as UPS, FedEx and USPS
  • The tight labour market and hiring for peak season

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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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