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Podcast: Kuehne+Nagel’s Shipping Insights

Welcome to our sea freight podcast! The logistics and supply chain industry has been experiencing exciting times, and since the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020, awareness of our industry has increased globally. In this podcast, our sea freight experts provide insights into the latest developments and solutions in the sea freight industry.

Episode 1: Freight forwarding in troubled waters

In this first episode of our podcast, Otto Schacht, Executive Vice President Sea Logistics of Kuehne+Nagel talks with Host Sara Vollmer, Vice President Sea Logistics Go-To Market Strategy for Kuehne+Nagel about the current situation in the ocean freight market.

The key questions of this episode are:

  • Current challenges due to port congestions and schedule unreliability?
  • How can customers minimise risks and optimise their supply chain?
  • Outlook: What will the market look like in the future?

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Episode 2: The unreliable touchpoints – Managing today's supply chain challenges

In this second episode of our podcast, Casper Ellerbaek, Regional Sea Logistics Manager Asia Pacific of Kuehne+Nagel and Host Sara Vollmer, Vice President Sea Logistics Go-To Market Strategy for Kuehne+Nagel explore examples of how to deal with the current market situation based on the different touchpoints in the supply chain that can lead to disruptions.

The key questions of this episode are:

  • What is a touchpoint?
  • What are examples of how to deal with the current market situation?
  • Summary and discussion: What's next? 

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Episode 3: You don't have to be constrained by the box

The third episode is about Less than Container Load (LCL) shipments. Host Sara Vollmer, Vice President Sea Logistics Go-To Market Strategy of Kuehne+Nagel, interviews Thomas Boenert, Kuehne+Nagel's Global Head of LCL. They speak about actual examples how LCL can bring more flexibility, risk management and sustainability into today’s challenged supply chains.

Key topics of this episode are:

  • The current market situation and the role of LCL in it
  • Benefits of LCL
  • How LCL can help to reduce risks in supply chains

Here you can listen to the third episode of our podcast.

Episode 4: Setting sails for a sustainable future

In the fourth episode host Sara Vollmer, Vice President Sea Logistics Go-To Market Strategy of Kuehne+Nagel, talks with Boris Herrmann, world-class skipper from Team Malizia about sustainability. 

Key topics of this episode are:

  • Partnership background
  • Decarbonisation in the shipping industry
  • About Team Malizia, the boat "seaexplorer" and future plans

Here you can listen to the fourth episode of our podcast.

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