How to Plan for Emergency Parts Logistics

Published: Jul 24, 2017
An Overview of the Planning Required for the Time-Critical Shipments Involved in EPL

This podcast is a follow up from our webinar The Practicalities of Emergency Parts Logistics, to answer the questions raised during that session.

Listen as World Courier experts share the practical experience they have gained as the emergency parts logistics partner to organizations across automotive, oil and gas and more.

This podcast will:

  • Discuss why compliance with regulations can not be compromised when shipping emergency parts

  • Provide an understanding into what it takes to successfully deliver an emergency parts logistics strategy

  • Explore contingency planning strategies for challenging shipments and unforeseen situations

Martin Pohle
Martin Pohle
Branch Manager
World Courier

Martin Pohle is a in industry expert and manager in specialty logistics for Pharmaceutics, Semiconductor, Automotive and the Life Sciences. Since 2012 he serves as Branch Manager and leads the Leipzig and Berlin branches of WorldCourier. At World Courier, he is active in global CRO logistics business and is actively involved shaping World Couriers Cell & Gene Therapy service offerings. Martin is also an active speaker for topics such as Innovative Clinical Trial Design and Good Distribution Practices. Before joining WorldCourier, Martin served at medways, a medical technology and Life Science consulting firm. After acquiring a 3-year follow-on funding from the State of Thuringia in early 2009, Martin Pohle became Head of the Biotechnology conultancy practice at medways. He was active in generating, developing and funding technology transfer opportunities in Biopharma and medical instrumentation across Germany.  In 2009, Martin Pohle co-founded a global innovation management consultancy located in Berlin, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Dubai (VAE). Serving as Chief Operating Officer, he oversaw project management and corporate finance projects across various industries such as Life Sciences, Renewable Energies and Information Technology.

Brian Smith
Brian Smith
National Operations Manager
World Courier Canada

Brian has been with World Courier for more than 13 years. During this time he has spearheaded a transformation of  the handling of emergency parts by World Courier in Canada and throughout the world.  As Canada's Operations Manager (since 2008) he has developed both operational and customer service protocols which harness the World Courier ‘no holds barred approach’ to foster customer communication and satisfaction.  

Leveraging World Courier's global network in order to transport shipments for all industries including but not limited to aerospace, oil & gas and automotive has given Brian an understanding of the sensitive nature of these shipments.  Specializing in customer interactions, Brian has created multiple communication protocols for the emergency parts logistics industry which have transformed into industry standards.