7 Must-Listen Supply Chain Podcasts

Navigating the deluge of e-newsletters and online articles about transportation and logistics can be tough. Listening to podcasts is a comparable alternative.  Accessible almost anywhere – just listen on your phone or Bluetooth radio – podcasts are popular among transportation professionals who are constantly on the move.

Leading logistics magazines, supply chain research groups, and independent producers are successfully publishing quality podcasts to share current news and talk with industry experts about hot trends and best practices for today’s supply chain marketplace.

We anticipate podcasts to grow as a preferred news source for the supply chain industry. With many logistics professionals constantly in motion, audio is a realistic and easy platform for content consumption.

Here are our top seven supply chain podcasts:


This 8-part podcast tells the story behind container shipping. Not like other podcasts, which go into best practices and trends impacting the supply chain, this docuseries goes inside the stories and people who operate our global trade network.

Reviews of the show call out its extreme relevance, “At a time when Donald Trump is threatening to toss out the global economic order, Containers provides an illuminating, deep, and weird look at how capitalism actually works now.”

This is a not-to-be-missed podcast for logistics professionals. Listen to Containers here.


Talking Logistics TalkingLogistics_Podcast

Founder and host, Adrian Gonzalez, interviews thought leaders and newsmakers in the supply chain industry, running the show like a conversation among (smart) friends. Guests include both representatives from sponsor organizations and outside influencers.

Operating since 2015, there are over 70 podcasts available for download.  Access episodes on the show’s website or subscribe to Talking Logistics on iTunes.




Supply Chain Radio

Supply Chain Radio by GT Nexus has published nearly 100 episodes. Their team covers a wide range of topics, such as; supply chain visibility, finance, transportation and logistics, B2B networks, data quality, planning and execution, and global commerce best practices.

Access Supply Chain Radio on iTunes.



Inbound LogisticsILogistics_podcast

A product of the leading magazine Inbound Logistics, this podcast provides relevant information within the supply chain management world as told by influential thought leaders in the industry.

A different special guest is featured in each episode bringing their own unique opinions to the table regarding topics such as logistics, supply chain, cargo, freight, transportation, and education.

Access episodes on the podcast’s website.



The SupplyChainBrain podcast features in-depth conversations with industry practitioners, academics, consultants, and other experts from every imaginable aspect of supply-chain management and international trade.

New episodes of the podcast have been published every Friday since its launch in 2013, touching on important topics like retail shifts, blockchain innovations, labor shortages, and the Internet of things. Listen to SupplyChainBrain on iTunes.



Straight_Talk_With_Supply_Chain_InsightsStraight Talk with Supply Chain Insights

With over 200 episodes, Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights covers a wide range of topics, touching on everything from trends in data and robotics to case studies on diversity.

No matter the specific beat, the podcast is focused on delivering the latest insights on supply chain trends with new episodes published every month. Listen to Straight Talk episodes on iTunes.




Hosted on SoundCloud, the leading transportation news outlet Journal of Commerce (JOC.com) publishes regular audio reports. Often sponsored by outside sources, the publishing cadence is irregular but the content is always high-quality.

Access episodes on JOC.com or on SoundCloud.



Zipline case studycbuzz: Columbus Chamber Podcast

Hear the story behind Zipline Logistics on a special cbuzz podcast episode with our co-founder John (J.J.) Rodeheffer.

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