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The Shipping Pod

Logistics. Supply Chain. News. Pop Culture. We're the water cooler not the boardroom.Hosted by Tim Dooner

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Risky Isthmus

Take a trip in the wayback machine as we cover the imperiled construction of the Panama Canal as well as the largest container ship to port on the East Coast, home inventory systems, The Secret of the Ooze, surprise weddings, and a review of Halo Top ice cream.

47mins

10 May 2017

Rank #1

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Conflict In North Korea

This week on TSP we cover the conflict in North Korea and its potential effect on global trade, a new trade agreement with South Korea, Maersk Line's purchase of Hamburg-Sud, Nintendo Switch supply chain kerfuffle, Under Armor / Kohl's pairing, black ants, Don't Think Twice, and so much more. theshippingpod.com twitter.com/theshippingpod instagram.com/theshippingpod facebook.com/theshippingpod info@theshippingpod.com for questions, comments, and guest bookings

48mins

3 May 2017

Rank #2

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The Shipping Container: An Origin Story

This week on The Shipping Pod Tim covers the rise of the shipping container. Learn how the box that changed the world and ushered in an era of globalization came to be. From Benjamin Franklin Fitch's early drafts to Malcom McLean's final designs. On board the maiden voyage of the 58 container Ideal X to today's 20,170 TEU MOL Triumph. All great things have an origin story, this is the shipping container's. This week's episode was brought to you by Patreon supporters  Jessica Hillyer of LeSaint Logistics—where Supply Meets Demand jhillyer@lesaint.com " LeSaint Logistics We can design and deliver the right mix of bundled and unbundled services to create a complete, integrated and effective supply chain system for you. Put LeSaint know how to work for your business - and see the difference our knowledge can make. " To support the show please rate and review on iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-shipping-pod/id1196093315?mt=2 and visit our Patreon at www.patreon.com/theshippingpod theshippingpod.com twitter.com/theshippingpod instagram.com/theshippingpod facebook.com/theshippingpod info@theshippingpod.com for questions, comments, and guest bookings Closing Song: Deano Waco - Box Store

44mins

26 Apr 2017

Rank #3

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The Halifax Explosion

This week on TSP we cover all the latest logistics news including Amazon vs Walmart, Trump Trade and China, Tesla's new semi, Apple's new car, Easter, Get Out, The Last Jedi, and The Halifax Explosion! theshippingpod.com twitter.com/theshippingpod instagram.com/theshippingpod facebook.com/theshippingpod info@theshippingpod.com for questions, comments, and guest bookings Closing Song: Black Bones - Captain Blood

1hr

19 Apr 2017

Rank #4

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Interview with Melissa Gersin CEO of Tranquilo LLC

This week Tim is joined by Shark Tank deal maker, entrepreneur, inventor, and labor & delivery nurse Melissa Gersin CEO/Founder of Tranquilo LLC. Listen in as they dive deep into starting a business from scratch, inventing a product, overseas sourcing, winning at MassChallenge, getting a deal on Shark Tank, and the secret to calming a crying baby. Please visit our guest at www.tranquilomat.com and pre-order your very own Tranquilo Soothing Mat This week's episode was brought to you by Patreon supporter  Jessica Hillyer of LeSaint Logistics—where Supply Meets Demand jhillyer@lesaint.com " LeSaint Logistics We can design and deliver the right mix of bundled and unbundled services to create a complete, integrated and effective supply chain system for you. Put LeSaint know how to work for your business - and see the difference our knowledge can make. " To support the show please rate and review on iTunes and/or visit our Patreon at www.patreon.com/theshippingpod theshippingpod.com twitter.com/theshippingpod instagram.com/theshippingpod facebook.com/theshippingpod info@theshippingpod.com for questions, comments, and guest bookings Closing Song: Fergus & Geronimo - Baby Don't You Cry

46mins

13 Apr 2017

Rank #5

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Shipwrecks

On this episode of TSP Tim talks about Shipwrecks, Trade Under Trump, the new Steamship line alliances, Rogue One, chips made out of crickets and so much more. theshippingpod.com twitter.com/theshippingpod instagram.com/theshippingpod To support the show please rate & review on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-shipping-pod/id1196093315?mt=2 And visit out Patreon at patreon.com/theshippingpod Closing song: Talk Less Say More - When The Storm Came

37mins

5 Apr 2017

Rank #6

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Interview with Jerry Dooner

Retired former Roanoke Insurance Group VP, Jerry Dooner, joins the show to discuss his career, marine cargo insurance, working in Boston & New York, the industry then & now, top secret spy planes, and so much more. theshippingpod.com patreon.com/theshippingpod instagram.com/theshippingpod twitter.com/theshippingpod Please rate and review the show on iTunes!

1hr 23mins

28 Mar 2017

Rank #7

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Modern Pirates!

On a special 10th episode of the show we discuss the justice department investigation into container line price-fixing, Somali pirates, the New England Seafood Show, Locked Up Abroad, Fitness Apps, and a huge announcement regarding Ryan. theshipingpod.com patreon.com/theshippingpod instagram.com/theshippingpod twitter.com/theshippingpod facebook.com/theshippingpod Please rate & review the show on iTunes Closing song: Black Bones - Drink Up Me Mateys

1hr

22 Mar 2017

Rank #8

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Contract Season Part Deux: Return to Contract Season

Ryan returns this week to discuss contract season from the carrier's perspective. We also dive into the harrowing tale of survival aboard the Jascon 4 as well as all your latest shipping & logistics news including: our weekly Donald Trump update the Trumpdate, LEGO, autonomous vehicles, online grocery shopping, and IKEA. Jascon 4 video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dG5KSD-8J4 theshippingpod.com twitter.com/theshippingpod instagram.com/theshippingpod info@theshippingpod.com Closing song: Six Star General - St. Patrick

1hr 27mins

14 Mar 2017

Rank #9

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Contract Season

On episode 8 of The Shipping Pod we discuss Contract Season, as well as all the latest shipping news including what's going on with Donald Trump, Self-Driving Trucks, Ben Carson, Samuel L. Jackson, FoxConn, Best Buy, Maersk/IBM, McDonald's, Crocs, and the documentary "Tickled" Please rate and review the show on iTunes. theshippingpod.libsyn.com instagram.com/theshippingpod twitter.com/theshippingpod Closing song: Ergo Phizmiz Rock'N'Roll Machine - I Think We're Alone Now

48mins

8 Mar 2017

Rank #10