EP 113: Salute to Women in Material Handling

Episode 113 - Salute to Women in Material Handling This episode is the latest installment in our partnership with Material Handling Wholesaler where we bring you some additional insights for their monthly cover story. For October 2020, we are doing a salute to women in material handling with guests Emily Soloby and Rebecca Butao. You may remember Emily from Episode 54 as the founder of Juno Jones and also co-owner of AAA School of Trucking and now host of the Hazard Girls Podcast. Rebecca is the National Accounts Manager at Hannibal Industries dealing with all things racking. I

EP 112: Semtech

Episode 112 - Semtech On this episode I spoke with Pedro Pachuca who is the Director of Wireless Products at Semtech Corporation. Semtech provides the technology that supports the IntelliPallet that was previously discussed on Episode 65 with Pallet Alliance. Pedro and I talk about what Semtech does, their LoRa technology, how the relationship with Pallet Alliance came about and other supply chain applications they are involved in. Key Takeaways Semtech is a provider of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for infrastructure, high-end consumer and industrial equipment. They help to drive leading technologies like

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EP 111: Boxlock

Episode 111 - Boxlock On this episode I was joined by the Chief Commercial Officer of Boxlock, Andrew Kelley. We discuss the Boxlock product, how it came about and how it is being utilized in the supply chain. Key Takeaways Boxlock is, very simply, a lock for a box but it is an incredibly smart lock. The idea behind Boxlock is that it is a contact-less way to handle deliveries to either businesses or residences in a secure manner. It allows for only specific access to a designated box or container by the owner or by the designated

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EP 110: Matthew Caito of the Lacy School of Business

Episode 110 - Matthew Caito of The Lacy School of Business On this episode I was joined by Matthew Caito who is a faculty lecturer at Butler University's Lacy School of Business. I first met Matthew briefly at MODEX earlier this year and then we both spoke at the SEE Conference in Indiana that same week. We caught up virtually to discuss how the education climate has been during the pandemic, what students are interested in learning about and we got into some of his background in the fresh prepared foods business. Key Takeaways Matthew is currently a

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EP 109: What’s Up Professor?

Episode 109 - What's Up Professor? On this episode of the podcast I was joined by Aldo McLean, PhD at MODEX 2020. Aldo was walking by our booth at MODEX and stopped by to say hello so we threw him on the microphone and talked to him about what it is like teaching the future of our industry and what the students are interested in these days. Key Takeaways Aldo is an Assistant Professor of Engineering Management at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where he teaches multiple courses surrounding the topic of logistics. Some of the most

EP 108: 6 River Systems Then and Now

Episode 108 - 6 River Systems Then and Now On this episode I caught up with Fergal Glynn of 6 River Systems twice! For the beginning of the episode we caught up at MODEX just before the pandemic hit and at the end of the episode you will hear our more recent discussion talking about what has happened since MODEX and what impact COVID has had for 6 River Systems and its customers. FLOW 2020 Before we jump into some key takeaways for this episode, I wanted to let you know that FLOW 2020 is taking place this

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