DHL Innovation Logistics Trend Radar

Logistics Trend Radar

With the rapid advancement of technology, and the impact of a global pandemic being felt in every industry, the future workplace has become almost impossible to define. But there is a roadmap that provides markers to that future, and a series that covers them in detail: the DHL Logistics Trend Radar Podcast.

Join DHL experts and senior management as they define and discuss the technologies, tools, and business practices that will shape not only the logistics industry, but businesses and life in general in the years to come.
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10 Episodes

The LTR and DHL

Throughout this series, we’ve discovered how the DHL Logistics Trend Radar (LTR) has identified the technologies and trends that are going to help shape our future. In this final episode, we find out how the LTR is used as a tool to help map opportunities and solve challenges for DHL’s…
11 Nov 2021 15 min

Digital Twins

Even though our lives are more online and digital than ever, we still live in a physical world. But combining technology and data with that world means the objects we see and touch every day are being transferred into the digital realm. In this episode, we discuss how virtual versions…
11 Nov 2021 16 min


Imagine if you never had to buy another lightbulb... Imagine instead that you could just pay for the light it emitted - and when it broke, someone sent you a new one, and again you paid just for the time that it was switched on. This is the concept behind…
11 Nov 2021 12 min


It’s a topic that sci-fi creators and fans have been fascinated with for decades, and to most people, the idea that human strength and ability can be enhanced by machines remains in the realm of fantasy. But as we’ll find out in this episode, a symbiosis between humans and technology…
11 Nov 2021 12 min


These days, the sound of a drone is no longer as otherworldly as it once was, thanks to the wide range of applications in which the technology finds itself. From military to farming, and from filmmaking to leisure, the drone has flown its way into our common experience. In this…
11 Nov 2021 12 min

Space Logistics

Someone once called it “the final frontier” - and it’s a frontier into which we are taking our first tentative steps: space. In this episode, we go boldly into zero-gravity logistics, explore how interplanetary deliveries are shaping up, and discover how yesterday’s science fiction is now becoming a daily reality…
11 Nov 2021 19 min

Internet of Things and Next Gen Wireless

The Internet of Things means you can switch on a light in your home, even if you’re on the other side of the world. It can deliver the power of the internet to even the most mundane everyday objects - and its network is expanding at an astonishing rate: by…
11 Nov 2021 14 min

Data Analytics

Every day, we leave behind a long, detailed (and invisible) itinerary. The places we go, people we interact with, things we buy, when we browse the internet or use our mobile phones. This trail can reveal a lot about our daily routines. It’s the same for business - every transaction,…
11 Nov 2021 12 min

Robotics and Automation

Robots have fascinated the human imagination for centuries, and while we don’t quite mingle with them on the streets or chat to them as they help out around the house - yet - they are very much a part of our lives, working to up the efficiency of facilities producing…
11 Nov 2021 16 min

Podcast overview

Consider everything around you, and imagine how it got to you. It almost certainly used the not-so-hidden world of logistics to end up in your hands, and this world is easily impacted by technology, trends, geo-politics and global pandemics. It’s also a business that can’t survive by reacting... it has…
10 Nov 2021 18 min