The Loadstar Podcast

The Loadstar Podcast

Latest Episodes

Sponsored podcast: DP World rolls out end-to-end logistics concept at expanding London Gateway
September 12, 2023

In this sponsored episode, Mike King, host and producer of The Loadstar Podcast, explores how the evolving needs of shippers are being met by DP World’s ever-expanding portfolio of logistics assets of

Back to work: Ocean freight forwarder outlook, liner consolidation and what happened to peak season?
September 06, 2023

In this bumper post-summer episode of The Loadstar podcast, creator and host Mike King is joined by the Loadstar’s Mike Wackett and TAC Index’s Neil Wilson as they catch up on the big stories of late

Midsummer special: 2023 so far and what happens next?
July 18, 2023

In this episode, The Loadstar Podcast examines the biggest stories and trends of 2023 including analysis of container line strategy and air cargo markets. Host Mike King and the Loadstar team and gues

USWC docker deal; the SAF challenge; CNS Partnership Conference report
June 20, 2023

In Part 1, host Mike King and Loadstar Publisher Alex Lennane look at the ‘tentative’ US west coast docker contract deal: is this the end of the dispute that has dogged US logistics for over a year or

Munich’s Transport Logistic extravaganza; container rates in focus; box imbalance Down Under
May 22, 2023

In Part 1, the focus is on Munich, the host city of Transport Logistic 2023. This gargantuan event attracted the great and the good of global shipping, air cargo and logistics. Host Mike King explores

Spotlight on Europe: Trains, planes…and container ships
May 04, 2023

In this episode host Mike King talks to industry heavy hitters about all things Europe. The European economy is currently struggling with low economic and trade growth prospects. High inventories and

Sponsored podcast: DP World explains how the deployment of innovative and sustainable fuels can cut terminal emissions
April 19, 2023

In this sponsored episode, Nick Savvides, Loadstar News Editor, explores how a rapidly evolving regulatory environment and shipper demands for more sustainable maritime supply chains are pushing termi

USWC dockworker negotiations cloud contract talks; new legislative threat to alliances; high inventories hit rates
March 31, 2023

In part 1 Mike King and guests discuss slowing demand for container shipping, the challenging macroeconomic environment, heightened inventories, how union dockworker negotiations on the US West Coast

TPM23 Long Beach Special
March 02, 2023

In this bumper episode, Loadstar journalists report on the key sessions and share exclusive interviews from the biggest container shipping and logistics event of the year:  TPM23 held in Long Beach, U

2M implications; cyber-attack legal action; extreme weather logistics risks
February 15, 2023

In Part 1 of this episode host Mike King and his various guests discuss the latest news including the latest on ocean and air rates, what next for MSC and Maersk, why the legal fallout from cyber-atta