EP3: How the COVID-19 toilet paper shortage is changing logistics
As the coronavirus pandemic started to unfold, shoppers rushed to stock up on household staples in preparation for lockdowns and the uncertainty ahead. Store shelves were cleared of toilet rolls, but confusingly, warehouses remained full.
Meet our speakers
Head of Industrial & Logistics, Australia, JLL
Jamie is responsible for the leadership and growth of JLL’s industrial and logistics business, as well as being one of the leading property agents in South Australia, covering retail, commercial and industrial investments. His whole-of-business approach ensures clients get the best people from every part of the business. Jamie has worked in commercial real estate for 28 years, and has been involved in more than $5 billion worth of transactions in NSW and South Australia.
General Manager - Supply Chain Solutions – ANZ Global Logistics, Toll Group
Amy has over 20 years’ experience in supply chain, delivering major change programs and leading high-performing technical and operational teams. She has worked across major retail, wholesale, supply chain consulting and 3PL industries. At Toll, Amy leads the ANZ supply chain solutions team which looks at how to build creative, effective and efficient supply chain solutions for customers. Amy has two tertiary degrees and a Masters in Management, and is currently undertaking professional development through Harvard University.
Rebecca Kent (host)
Hello there. Thank you for listening to JLL's perspectives podcast episode three. We're absolutely thrilled at the response to our podcast so far and we've got no doubt this will provide equally great insights.
We're covering the logistics of moving essential goods from suppliers to supermarket or store shelves, through the lens of a consumer good that has gripped the world's attention during the COVID-19 pandemic: toilet paper.
To address the challenges and the opportunities I've got Amy Bentley, who is general manager of supply chain solutions in Australia and New Zealand - global logistics - for Toll Group, and Jamie Guerra who is head of industrial and logistics in Australia, at JLL.