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Behind the Mask

Behind the Mask

By Transporeon
Our podcast on the true stories behind logistics challenges continues with a special focus on sustainability.

We’ll discuss how each of us as individuals and members of the logistics industry can drive towards a greener future. We’ll also explore how technology and collective action can create impact on a massive scale.
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Transporeon Journal - December 2021
Get even more out of Transporeon Insights with our brand new Transporeon Journal series.    Joined by industry influencer and thought leader, Adrian Gonzalez, the Transporeon Journal delivers real-time data analysis and expert  commentary.   - Become an expert at adapting effectively and efficiently to market developments  - Get the best out of current conditions –leverage Adrian’s expertise to adapt your strategy in your favor  - Stay ahead of the competition with exclusive hints and tips on using market data to benefit your business   Articles mentioned by Adrian:  Why are germans searching for stagflation on google: https://bit.ly/3oCsp1G  What Is Stagflation?: https://bit.ly/3Iwu68T  Omicron Variant Resurrects the Risk of U.S. Stagflation: https://bloom.bg/3GyFdMR  Europe’s lorry driver crisis to deepen next year, warns haulage boss: https://on.ft.com/3lPpEbw
07:28
December 09, 2021
Transporeon Journal - November 2021
Get even more out of Transporeon Insights with our brand new Transporeon Journal series. Joined by industry influencer and thought leader, Adrian Gonzalez, the Transporeon Journal delivers real-time data analysis and expert commentary. - Become an expert at adapting effectively and efficiently to market developments - Get the best out of current conditions - leverage Adrian’s expertise to adapt your strategy in your favor - Stay ahead of the competition with exclusive hints and tips on using market data to benefit your business
07:24
November 10, 2021
Industry Leader Talk: The Road to Net Zero - Financing change with Road Freight Zero
Transforming an entire economy is an ambitious — and expensive —  undertaking. But the cost of doing nothing is much greater. Listen to  Alan McKinnon and Angie Farrag-Thibaults conversation.
38:00
September 14, 2021
Industry Leader Talk: The Road to Net Zero - From Intermodality to Synchromodality
P&G is finding creative ways to make logistics more sustainable,  from product design to collaborative partnerships. Listen to Alan  McKinnon and Pietro d’Arpas conversation.
37:01
September 14, 2021
Transporeon Journal - September 2021
Get even more out of Transporeon Insights with our brand new Transporeon  Journal series.   Joined by industry influencer and thought leader, Adrian Gonzalez, the  Transporeon Journal delivers real-time data analysis and expert  commentary.  - Become an expert at adapting effectively and efficiently to market  developments - Get the best out of current conditions –leverage Adrian’s expertise to  adapt your strategy in your favor - Stay ahead of the competition with exclusive hints and tips on using  market data to benefit your business
07:56
September 09, 2021
Driving Change: 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.
15:26
July 14, 2021
Driving Change: LGBTQ Inclusion with Regan Morton
Mid-way through Pride month, we speak with Regan Morton, a truck driver, activist, and member of Women in Trucking. As a trans woman, Regan works to raise awareness around issues of LGBTQ inclusivity. We discuss how the trucking industry can better support LGBTQ drivers and why Regan is optimistic about the future.
20:08
June 16, 2021
Driving Change: 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.
16:52
June 09, 2021
Green Edition: Vermeiden, Verlagern und Verbessern mit Daniel Balmer von der MIGROS Ostschweiz
This week’s podcast is in German language. Die MIGROS Ostschweiz hat kürzlich den Eco Performance Award in der Kategorie Großunternehmen gewonnen. Wie sie diesen in Zeiten einer Pandemie gefeiert haben erzählt uns Daniel Balmer, Leiter Transportlogistik der Genossenschaft MIGROS Ostschweiz welcher schon seit mittlerweile 36 Jahren den Spirit und die Motivation erleben darf, mit welcher sich das Unternehmen für Nachhaltigkeit in der Transport Logistik einsetzt. Das und noch mehr in dieser Woche bei 'Behind the Mask'.
20:47
May 07, 2021
Green Edition: 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.
14:31
March 31, 2021
Green Edition: People & Planet with ALICE and L'Oréal
Meeting ambitious, global sustainability goals requires collaboration. This week we are joined by François-Régis le Tourneau, VP Sustainability International Coordination at L'Oréal and Chairman at ALICE. Between these two roles, he knows all  about big climate commitments and how to inspire collective effort. We discuss the Physical Internet Initiative, 2030 and 2050 goals, how the pandemic has affected climate awareness, and more.
14:46
March 24, 2021
Green Edition: 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.
21:53
March 17, 2021
Green Edition: The Road to Net Zero with Fernando Liesa and Moritz Petersen
This week is all about reaching Net Zero. Our guests Fernando Liesa, Secretary General at ALICE and Moritz Petersen, Senior Researcher at Kühne Logistics University discuss the 5 main challenges of getting to Net Zero by 2050. Join us for an in-depth discussion on how technology can help us solve these challenges, why incubators like Transporeon4Future are so vital, and what our kids think we do all day.
32:58
March 10, 2021
Green Edition: Making Food More Sustainable with Daniel Anthes
For the first episode in our special Green Edition of Behind the Mask, we are talking with Daniel Anthes — Speaker, Author, Food Activist, and Social Entrepreneur — on his work to reduce food waste. The connection between food, sustainability, and transport is so strong, and it affects all of us. But the common advice to “buy local” may be only half the story. Daniel explains how to calculate the environmental impact of the food we eat based on where it’s grown, how long it’s stored, and what is seasonal at the time.
23:05
March 03, 2021
#8 Behind the Mask – Tue Gutes und rede darüber! Mit Steffen Riedel und Santiago Garcia-Escobar, Eckes-Granini & Team Rynkeby Foundation
Genau das haben wir getan. Mit Steffen Riedel, Head of Logistics bei der  Eckes-Grannini Gruppe und Santiago Garcia-Escobar, Country Manager bei  der Team Rynkeby Foundation. Wie aus einer kleinen Gruppe von 11  Mitarbeitern eine europaweite Initiative wurde, die im letzten Jahr  trotz Corona über 8 Mio Euro an Spenden sammeln konnte. Was tut  Eckes-Grannini um bereits in 2021 klimaneutral zu sein und wie  funktioniert der Green Check. Das und noch mehr in dieser Woche bei  'Behind the Mask'.
21:55
January 27, 2021
#7 Behind the Mask - Getting the balance right with Thomas Muschalla, Saint-Gobain Rigips
It was a shock to the system for Head of Supply Chain & Logistics, Thomas Muschalla, when overnight, staying, and working from home became routine back in March 2020. It transpired that Rigips’ prior investment in digitalization formed the platform that has enabled the company to operate successfully since lockdown began – supported, of course, by the video conferencing tech that’s taken the world by storm. However, some things just aren’t the same virtually. While there’s no going back to the world we knew before CoVid-19, Thomas joins us for this week’s podcast to explain how trust in your colleagues and the occasional face to face conversation are essential in the next normal.
12:29
January 21, 2021
#6 Behind the Mask - Modelling risk and recovery for the supply chain with Frank Vorrath, Gartner
One of the first to issue advice on risk and recovery in the context of the pandemic, Gartner remains focused on scenario-based forecasting to support shippers and carriers on their steady road to recovery. In this episode, VP Supply Chain EMEA, Frank Vorrath, discusses how emerging tech is predicted to accelerate even faster as the logistics industry responds to greater demand for environmental transparency, enables more dynamic supply chains and embraces a leap forward in digital adoption in the next normal.
25:24
January 13, 2021
#5 Behind the Mask - Gaining greater appreciation for the simple things in life with Eva Končanina, Girteka
For Eva, the impact of the pandemic became real on a personal level when her daily commute past the airport became a whole lot quieter. This week, Eva Končanina joins us from the office in Lithuania to share her experience as a female leader in the typically male-dominated logistics industry, the moment Girteka realised Covid-19 would impact the whole world, and how lockdown enabled her to see the magic in the simpler things.
15:18
December 23, 2020
#4 Behind the Mask - How the pet supplies industry experienced a pandemic with Andreas Reuther, Fressnapf Logistik GmbH
While the world stayed home with their pets, many people in the pet  supplies industry had no choice but to stay on the front line to ensure  our furry friends didn’t go without. This week on Behind The Mask,  Andreas Reuther joined us to reflect on how adapting to change every day  has become routine for so many of us in 2020, and made us more  resilient as a result.
17:25
December 16, 2020
#3 Behind the Mask - A hands-free approach to harmonizing processes with Ian Mears | Etex Group
This week on Behind the Mask, host Oliver Kahrs chats to Ian Mears from Etex Group. An Englishman living in Belgium, Ian shares his views on how different nations continue to experience lockdown in different ways, recognising the global medical community for the personal sacrifices they’ve made to prioritise the health and lives of others during such difficult times.  Day to day, Ian is Business Process Manager, Transport and Warehousing at global industrial group, Etex, where his role is all about harmonizing processes to enable expansion and growth. For him, embracing a more digital way of doing things signals the future for the building industry, whether we’re in lockdown or not. But can you guess what Ian misses the most about office life?
14:15
December 09, 2020
#2 Behind the Mask - The road to economic recovery post-pandemic with Daniel Fuchs | Coface
This week on Behind the Mask, we’re joined by Daniel Fuchs, VP of Group Partnership at Coface. Join us to get a glimpse into what recovery might look like, as Daniel provides an important reminder that the new normal will vary greatly across countries, regions and sectors. Daniel offers an expert view of the economic crisis accelerated by Covid-19 related restrictions, and the role a global credit insurer like Coface has played in insuring trade credit and keeping the economy running. But, perhaps most importantly, what have we learned? Listen in to get Daniel’s perspective on positive trends witnessed despite the difficulty, and how there’s nothing like a crisis to drive digitalization.
18:06
December 02, 2020
#1 Behind the Mask - On the road during Covid with Eline De Vries | #ITSMYDRIVE
We are happy to welcome Eline de Vries as a guest for our first episode of our podcast! Eline is a Dutch vlogger, content creator, truck driver and presenter. Since 2014 she’s driving trucks for the promotion of truck brands, writes about the trucking industry and has a large network in this sector.
19:36
November 24, 2020
Behind the Mask - Teaser
Behind  the Mask is a new podcast from Transporeon. We’ll be discussing the  realities of life within the world of logistics — and how the Covid-19  pandemic has changed everything. Each  week we’ll welcome a new guest to share their perspective on their area  of the industry, how the pandemic has affected their working life, and  what we can all do to stay sane and make the most of a tough situation. Hosted  by Oliver Kahrs, Managing Director of Tim Consult, Behind the Mask  promises to deliver an insider perspective on logistics management and  life on the road.
00:45
November 18, 2020