Frode Finnes Larsen is CTO at Distribution Innovation, a Schibsted Media Group and Amedia company. He started his career as a rocket scientist at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment. During his time at Distribution Innovation, he and his colleagues have launched Europe's first voice service with payment, built the first blockchain-based logistics platform in the Nordics, started with digital locks, deployed secure delivery boxes and moved into the cloud.
Declining volumes are a huge challenge for traditional post and media distribution companies. Many are cutting costs, geographies and delivery days – building down the network that could be a strategic asset. Instead, they should innovate and transform your business model. How to innovate while delivering high quality on existing business? The distribution companies in the Nordics have done this. Enabled by technologies like AI, blockchain, digital locks and cloud, their existing business is replaced by delivering food baskets, parcels, breakfasts and overnight B2B express. Get inspiration on how you can change your business.