Andries Retief is a South African living in Poland who runs DHL’s Central and Eastern Europe business. This gives him incredible insights into the global supply chain challenges that are plaguing so many businesses and industries at the moment. It also puts him right at the coalface of the war in Ukraine, with Polish borders having been opened to millions of Ukrainian refugees.

In this podcast, we bring you these insights and so many more, covering a broad variety of topics including geopolitical issues in Europe. Every crisis brings both heartache and opportunity and this one is no different, with the human spirit clear to see in both the hospitality shown to Ukrainians as well as the growth potential for Poland. With a number of JSE-listed companies holding investments in the region, these insights are important for local investors.