loader from loading.io

Wine Logistics with Andrew Walleck

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

Release Date: 04/29/2022

REPOST: 3 Emerging Supply Chain Trends with Steve Elwell show art REPOST: 3 Emerging Supply Chain Trends with Steve Elwell

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

 and  discuss 3 emerging supply chain trends. Steve helps businesses manage challenges through improvements to leadership, liquidity, sales, and costs. About Steve Elwell  is the Founder of , which is a business consultancy focused on turnaround, growth, and Improvement. Steve brings a strategic and practical approach to the challenges of leadership and business profitability. He is an expert in the growth and turnaround of small and medium manufacturing, logistics, and technology businesses. He led the turnaround of 6 troubled companies and started 2 new...

info_outline
The Axle Payments Story with Shawn Vo show art The Axle Payments Story with Shawn Vo

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

and discuss the Axle Payments story. Shawn is Co-Founder & CTO at , a payments automation and financing platform for freight and logistics. About Shawn Vo  is chief technology officer and co-founder of , a payments automation and financing platform for freight and logistics. A graduate of the University of Virginia, Shawn spent seven years in financial technology, building software for fast-growing startups and consulting for the top 20 largest banks before starting Axle with his longtime business partner and friend, Bharath Krishnamoorthy. As CTO, Shawn...

info_outline
Yet Another Tech Company with Robert Goss show art Yet Another Tech Company with Robert Goss

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

and discuss Yet Another Tech Company. Robert is is Co-Founder and CEO at which stands for “Yet Another Technology” Company, a cutting-edge Logistics Augmentation Engine. About Robert Goss  is Co-Founder and CEO at since its founding in 2020. Prior to YAT, he spent a short time building healthcare data solutions at Waystar. His logistics industry background was rooted in the Data Science team at YRC Worldwide, now Yellow, working on various data focused projects including sales focused analytics and a machine learning driven single view of customer platform. A graduate of Middle...

info_outline
The NYSHEX Story with Gordon Downes show art The NYSHEX Story with Gordon Downes

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

and discuss the NYSHEX story. Gordon is the Co-founder and CEO at , a company that exists to help restore trust and reliability to global trade so everybody wins. About Gordon Downes Prior to starting with the mission to enable more reliable shipping, spent 12 years with a carrier at Maersk and 3 years with a shipper at SABMiller (now ABInbev). He holds an MBA from Cambridge University in the UK, and degrees in economics and law from the University of Natal in South Africa. About NYSHEX is the leader in two-way committed contracts. Our neutral exchange unites shippers and carriers with a...

info_outline
Inventory is Everything with Jeff Flowers show art Inventory is Everything with Jeff Flowers

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

and discuss why inventory is everything. Jeff Flowers is the Chief Operating Officer of , a final mile delivery orchestration platform providing real-time visibility, actionable data, and data-driven optimization capabilities for its enterprise clients. About Jeff Flowers is the Chief Operating Officer for . Jeff’s professional career began in accounting and finance roles within the Cable Television, High Speed Data and IPTV industry. Quickly moving towards his true passion of operations, Jeff spent 2006-2016 in various roles with the nation’s largest...

info_outline
Thinking Like a CEO with Dan Slagen show art Thinking Like a CEO with Dan Slagen

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

and discuss thinking like a CEO and why it is so important these days for every employee regardless of their job function. Dan is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at and the author of . About Dan Slagen is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at Tomorrow.io, and a 4-time start-up executive specializing in scaling global go-to-market functions from early stage to $100M+ in annual revenue. With experience in both private and public companies such as HubSpot and Wayfair, Dan has built teams across marketing, growth, sales, customer success, business development, and founded and...

info_outline
DTC Logistics Innovation with Rick Watson show art DTC Logistics Innovation with Rick Watson

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

and discuss DTC Logistics innovation. Rick founded , a boutique ecommerce consultancy that supports investors and management teams incubating and growing digital businesses online – both direct-to-consumer and B2B. About Rick Watson  founded RMW Commerce Consulting after spending 20+ years as a technology entrepreneur and operator exclusively in the ecommerce industry with companies like ChannelAdvisor, , Merchantry, and Pitney Bowes. Watson was one of the first employees at ChannelAdvisor, spending 10 years there in various executive capacities...

info_outline
The Competitive Advantage with David Bell and Peter Rentschler show art The Competitive Advantage with David Bell and Peter Rentschler

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

In this episode, Joe Lynch interviews  and  about the new partnership between their companies along with building a competitive advantage in the transportation and logistics space. About David Bell  has been a leader in the transportation industry for over 25 years, beginning his industry career in 1993. In his early career, he started as a dispatcher at Precise Transportation and then joined Gateway Transportation Services as the Operations Manager. In 2001, Mr. Bell joined Cargo Transportation Services, Inc., where he served as CEO until 2011 when Cargo was...

info_outline
Is Your TMS Enough with Derek Doddridge show art Is Your TMS Enough with Derek Doddridge

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

and discuss is your TMS enough. Derek is the Vice President of Enterprise Sales for , one of the fastest-growing startups in the U.S. and is transforming the $800 billion transportation and logistics industry with its digital freight marketplace platform. About Derek Doddridge is Vice President of Enterprise Sales for . He has been with the company for three years. Prior to joining Emerge, he was Vice President of Sales for Freight Rover. His industry background also includes 10 years with Celadon Trucking, where he worked in various sales and operations positions. A graduate of Indiana...

info_outline
The ShipBob Story with Dhruv Saxena show art The ShipBob Story with Dhruv Saxena

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

and discuss the ShipBob story. Dhruv is the CEO and Co-Founder of , the leading global omni fulfillment platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses to provide them access to best-in-class supply chain and fulfillment capabilities. About Dhruv Saxena is the CEO and Co-Founder of , the leading global Omni fulfillment platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses to provide them access to best-in-class supply chain and fulfillment capabilities. Dhruv came to America (from India) in 2007 to pursue an undergraduate engineering degree. He attended Purdue...

info_outline
 
More Episodes

Wine Logistics with Andrew Walleck

Andrew Walleck and Joe Lynch discuss wine logistics. Andrew is the COO of Wine Access, the leading online direct-to-consumer wine platform offering the world’s most coveted wines.

About Andrew Walleck

Andrew Walleck has 16 years of experience in Operations, Strategy, Merchandising, and eCommerce across a variety of industries. A Kellogg MBA grad, Andrew spent 8 years with McMaster-Carr, one of the country’s foremost innovators in Operations, serving seven different senior leadership roles as well as a Merchandiser for a company in one of the largest product categories. Prior to that, he was a management consultant to Corning, Inc., Eaton, and others. Andrew has his WSET Level 3 and is currently studying for his WSET Level 4 Diploma. Andrew also developed his own wine label prior to joining Wine Access.

About Wine Access

Founded in 1996, Wine Access is the leading online direct-to-consumer wine platform offering the world’s most coveted wines. As one of the earliest adopters of ecommerce and DTC offerings in the digital wine space, Wine Access curates high quality wines from every wine region around the globe, creating more accessible ways to enjoy wine that extend beyond the bottle. Wine Access’ Master of Wine, Master Sommelier, and team of industry experts taste over 20,000 wines a year, offering only those that exceed the expectations defined by their prices. Through Wine Access’ network of family-owned, legendary winemakers, and coveted marquees, customers have access to an inspiring curation of unique and often unattainable wines. To build a deeper understanding and connection to each bottle, every shipment includes original tasting notes, flavor profiles, pairing recommendations, and compelling original stories that capture the authentic personality, passion, and philosophy of the producer. Wine Access also offers a Wine Club membership that unlocks access to rare and highly coveted wine selections from every major wine-growing region around the globe four times a year. In 2021, Wine Access was named the official wine provider of the MICHELIN Guide.

Key Takeaways: Wine Logistics

  • Andrew Walleck is the COO of Wine Access, the leading online direct-to-consumer wine platform offering the world’s most coveted wines.
  • In the interview, Andrew and Joe discuss wine logistics and why it is so challenging.
  • The biggest problems in regards to wine logistics and delivery are:
    • Every state has their own laws regulating alcohol and it’s delivery.
    • Wine is an adult transaction so ensuring that the wine is received by an adult is critical.
    • The quality and flavor of wine is potentially impacted by vibration, temperature, and other environmental conditions.
    • Managing the uneven supply and demand is difficult.
    • Wine makers take great pride in their products and they see themselves more as artisans as opposed to manufacturers – so they typically won’t rush or send wine they are not proud of.
  • Since wine delivery is so challenging, Wine Access has developed an online direct-to-consumer wine platform that incorporates the best practices for temperature control, security, visibility, and delivery.
  • Wine Access makes it easy to discover and enjoy the world’s most inspiring wines through expert curation, storytelling, and perfect provenance—satisfaction guaranteed.
  • The Wine Access Teams is headquartered in Napa, California and includes a Master of Wine, a Master Sommelier, and a selective crew of industry experts who have made in-roads in every major corner of every wine region around the globe.
  • The company’s connections unlock access to the most exclusive wines, from first growth Bordeaux estates to Napa cult icons and exciting discoveries along the way.

Learn More About Wine Logistics

Andrew's LinkedIn

Wine Access LinkedIn

Wine Access

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast