2016 Programme Highlights

Multimodal 2016 has teamed up with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and the Freight Transport Association (FTA) to put together a three-day programme of workshops, masterclasses, and panel discussions tackling the issues and trends which affect supply chain decision makers.

10th May 2016

The CILT sessions at Multimodal 2016

Seminar theatre - panel discussion in an interactive environment

  • 11.00 - 12.00           Healthcare supply chain strategy - how the commercial sector and humanitarian sector can work together 
    • Dorothea Carvalho, Professional Development Project Director, CILT
    • Pamela Steele, Principal Consultant, Pamela Steele Associates (PSA)
    • Brian Szukala, Managing Director, Transfer Knowledge Partners
    • Naomi Landman, Director Commerical Development, IJS Global 
  • 12.30 - 13.30         Disruptive Innovation - new ways of thinking to improve the supply chain
    • ​Tim Robinson, CEO, Doddle
    • Will Whitehorn, Chairman, Transport Systems Catapult
    • Oracle, Speaker tbc
  • ​14.00 - 15.00           Warehouses of the future
    • Peter Ward, CEO, UK Warehouse Association
    • James Nicholls, Practice Director, Stephen George & Partners
    • Kevin Mofid, Head of Logistics Research, Savills
    • ​Jonathan Priestly, Commercial Director, Baytree Logistics
  • 15.30 - 16.30           Sustainable supply chains 
    • Catherine Weetman, Director of Rethink Solutions & Vice Chair of Environment and Sustainability Forum
    • Modestas Lukauskas, Strategic Project Manager, DB Schenker Rail UK
    • Julian Worth, Director Transworth Rail & Chairman of Rail Freight Forum, CILT

Workshop theatre - educational discussion with subject matter experts

  • 11.00 - 12.00           What is really in the box and why this matters
    • Sue Terpilowski, OBE, Managing Director,  Image Line Communications & Chair of  CILT Ports, Maritime & Waterways Forum
  • 12.30 - 13.30           Finance and the supply chain
    • Derek Pridmore, Head of Commercial Transportation, Lombard
  • 14.00 - 15.00           Getting started in Asia - ten critical tips for UK businesses
    • Mark Millar, Consultant & Speaker,
  • 15.30 - 16.00           Introduction to the CILT’s knowledge centre
    • Peter Huggins, Knowledge Centre Manager, CILT

The CILT is the independent professional body for individuals associated with logistics, supply chains and all transport, throughout their careers. Visit the CILT at Multimodal 2016 on stand 320.


11th May 2016

The FTA sessions at Multimodal 2016

Seminar theatre - panel discussion in an interactive environment

  • 10.30 - 11.30           The impact of mega shipping vessels and maritime alliances
    • Gavin Van Marle, Editor, The Loadstar (Chair)
    • Amid Krogh, Head of North European Liner Operations Centre, Maersk Line
    • DP World, Speaker tbc
    • Patrick Walters, Group Commercial Director, Peel Ports
    • Chris Welsh MBE, Director of Global & European Policy, FTA
  • 12.00 - 13.00           The future of airports in the UK
    • Nick Platts, Head of Cargo, Heathrow
    • Julie Maddocks, Head of Media Relations, FTA
    • Mark Olney, GM Cargo, Europe, Middle East, India & Africa, Air Canada Cargo
  • 13.30 - 14.30           The Agenda for More Rail Freight - next steps
    • Chris MacRae, Manager Rail Freight Policy, FTA
    • Kevin Greenaway, National Planning Manager, Sainsbury’s
    • Paul McMahon, Freight Director, Network Rail
    • Justin Kirkhope, National Transport Support Manager, The Co-operative
  • 15.00 - 16.00           Responding to environmental challenges in transport
    • Rachael Dillon, Climate Change Policy Manager, FTA
    • Stephen Carr, Head of Commercial Strategy & Planning, Peel Ports
    • Dr Phil Greening, Associate Professor, Research Manager, Centre for Sustainable Road Freight, Heriot-Watt University
    • Peter Harris, Director of Sustainability, EMEA, UPS

Workshop theatre - educational discussion with subject matter experts

  • 10.30 - 11.30           Contracts of carriage
    • Matthew Wilmshurst, Associate, Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW)
  • 12.00 - 13.00           The EU’s new Union Customs Code explained
    • Chris Welsh MBE, Director of Global & European Policy, FTA
    • Robert Windsor, Policy & Compliance Manager, BIFA
  • 13.30 - 14.30           Container weights - best practice and new legislation
    • Chris Welsh MBE, Director of Global & European Policy, FTA
    • Lars Kjaer, Senior VP, World Shipping Council
  • 15.00 - 16.00           Home Office Haulier Security Accreditation Scheme
    • Chris Welsh MBE, Director of Global & European Policy, FTA
    • Andy Coram, Assistant Director, Border Force, Home Office
    • Jason Hansell, Senior Office, Border Force, Home Office

The Freight Transport Association can trace its origins back to 1889 and is recognised as the voice of the freight and logistics industry, representing the transport interests of companies moving goods by road, rail, sea and air.  FTA members operate over 220,000 goods vehicles - half the UK fleet - consign over 90 per cent of the freight moved by rail and 70 per cent of sea and air freight. Visit the FTA at Multimodal on stand 1255.


12th May 2016

The Multimodal workshop series

  • 10.00 - 11.00           Living Wage, Travel Time & Holiday Pay – Getting more from your employees despite increasing Employment Law costs
    • Graham Mitchell, Employment Law Partner, Clyde & Co
  • 11.30 - 12.30           Using KPIs to incentivise your 3PL partner
    • Nigel Kotani, Solicitor, Excello Law
  • 13.00-14.00             TBC


ACF Opening Times

Tues 16th October 2018 10:00 - 18:00

Wed 17th October 2018 10:00 - 18:00

Thurs 18th October 2018 10:00 - 15:00


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