Seminars & Speakers

Multimodal 2022 Seminars

Supply chain sustainability and resilience - harnessing the power of people, tech, and innovation to future proof logistics
Resilient supply chains have sustainability at their heart and are built on people, innovation, and collaboration.
Integrated logistics is becoming the new norm, with vertically integrated companies disrupting traditional supply chain models.
The Multimodal Seminars will look at how the industry can embrace change, boost sustainable credentials and remain resilient.



The seminars are free to attend.  Please indicate the seminars you wish to attend when registering - look out for the seminars tab on the confirmation page of your registration
Ensure you arrive at the seminar hall in good time to guarantee your seat

DAY ONE - TUESDAY 14TH

LOGISTICS UK TRACK

IOE&IT TRACK

10:30-11:00  How to keep goods moving using the Goods Vehicle Movement Service (GVMS)
Speaker:
Arshad Dadabhoy, Academy Trade & Customs Specialist, IOE&IT
11:00-11:30  Keynote: Logistics report 2022: the resilience of our sector across all modes
The Logistics Report contains data from a wide range of national and international sources including government departments, NGO’s and industry bodies across rail, road, air and sea and includes bespoke analysis commissioned by Logistics UK on business costs, business sentiment and the challenges facing the industry.
  • David Wells, Chief Executive, Logistics UK

11:00-12:00  Border Operating Model 
The new rules still to be introduced for EU-to-GB imports.
Speaker:
Arshad Dadabhoy, Academy Trade & Customs Specialist, IOE&IT

 
12:00-13:00 Opening Plenary: Integrated Logistics
End to end solutions for a resilient supply chain.

Panel:
Peter Livey, Managing Director (Great Britain), HMM Europe​
Alistair Lindsey, Chief Operating Officer, Zeus Labs
Samantha Brocklehurst, Customer Experience Director - UK & Ireland, Maersk


12:00-13:00  Who does what – how Incoterms determine supply chain responsibilities
Speaker:
Richard Coker MIExCP, Trade & Customs Specialist, IOE&IT

LOGISTICS UK TRACK

IOE&IT TRACK

MULTIMODAL TRACK

14:00-15:00  Road - A sustainable way forward
The need to urgently reduce road transport emissions is well understood and supported, but it also presents many challenges. While we are seeing the market move towards battery electric vans, for HGVs, the right technology solution to achieve zero tailpipe emissions is far more uncertain. This panel will discuss what fleet operators can do to help reduce their emissions both today and in the future, how infrastructure is developing to support new powertrains and what further support the logistics sector needs to achieve Net Zero.

Chair: Michelle Gardner, Head of Public Policy, Logistics UK
Panel: 
Dr Nicholas Head, Environmental & Sustainability Lead, XPO Logistics

Edward Sargent, Business Development Director, Pivot Power

14:00-14:30  Freeports
Speaker:
Richard Coker MIExCP, Trade & Customs Specialist, IOE&IT
14:00-15:00  The transport and logistics carbon foot-print reduction - has there been any progress?
Not Zero? – an update of decarbonisation progress and the increasing influence of end user sustainability demands

Chair: James Hookham, Director, Global Shippers Forum
Panel:
Peter Livey, Managing Director (Great Britain), HMM Europe

Gerald Chifamba, Head of Business Development, Pledge
David Browne, General Manager, Maersk and Kelly Hobson, Managing Director & Principal Consultant, Shape Tomorrow

 
14:30-15:30  Customs Declarations - A recap of what traders need to do to continue trading with the EU
Speaker:
Rob Booth, Academy Trade & Customs Specialist, IOE&IT
15:30-16:00 Keynote: The Environmental Landscape
Following the publication of Logistics UK’s first Net Zero report in May, Michelle will outline the opportunities and challenges presented to all logistics transport modes on the journey to net zero by 2050. This will include highlighting the Regulatory framework and Government policies driving change across the sector and industry progress to date.

Panel: 
Michelle Gardner, Head of Public Policy, Logistics UK​


15:30-16:30 The switch from CHIEF to CDS – what traders need to know
Speaker:
Rob Booth, Academy Trade & Customs Specialist, IOE&IT
15:30-16:30  The global container shipping market - predicting the trading conditions during Peak Season
‘A nightmare before Christmas? – the expectations for peak season shipping rates, service reliability, equipment availability, port capacity, low vaccination rates, high energy costs, raw material shortages, wage inflation, industrial and political unrest.

Chair: James Hookham, Director, Global Shippers Forum
Panel: 
Mike Garratt, Managing Director, MDS Transmodal

DAY TWO - WEDNESDAY 15TH

LOGISTICS UK TRACK

IOE&IT TRACK

MULTIMODAL TRACK

10:30-11:30 The Unstoppable Rise of the Logistics Property Market in 2022
Record take up, low vacancy rates and rising demand: How the growth of ecommerce, drive towards net zero and the need to attract workers are shaping the warehouses of tomorrow.


Chair: Clare Bottle, Chief Executive, UKWA
Panel:
Matthew Williamson, Partner and National Head of Retail and Leisure, Weightmans
Kate Jones, Business Development Director, Industrial & Logistics, JLL
William Laing, Associate - Industrial & Logistics, Savills



11:00-12:00  How to claim preferential origin to avoid unforeseen duties when trading with the EU
Speaker:
Arshad Dadabhoy, Academy Trade & Customs Specialist, IOE&IT
10:30-11:30 Dover Calais Short Straights - Understand how to reduce costs and benefits of using Northern Frame as a Gateway to the EU
Hear from the 3 Main points of entry to the EU27 as to how to speed up the process / reduce costs. 

Chair: Charles Hogg, Commercial Director, Unsworth

Panel:
John Keefe, Director of Public Affairs, Getlink Group
Daniel Deschodt, Deputy CEO & CCO, Dunkerque-Port 
Anthony Pétillon Head of Strategy and Development Port Boulogne Calais
Allan Vincent, Sales Manager UK, RM Boulanger

12:00-13:00  International Global Trade

Chair: Tim Morris, Chief Executive, UK Major Ports Group
Panel:
Geoff Lippitt, Chief Commercial Officer, PD Ports
Stephen Carr, Group Commercial Director, Peel Ports
Julian Walker, Chief Commercial Officer, Associated British Ports​
Shevaun Haviland, Director General, British Chamber of Commerce


12:00-13:00 Understanding VAT in international trade
Speaker:
Arshad Dadabhoy, Academy Trade & Customs Specialist, IOE&IT
12:00-13:00  Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Candidates: Hiring and training best practice

Chair: Bethany Windsor, Programme Manager, CILT(UK)
Panel:
James Billingham, Director, Skills Office Network
Marnie Rose, Sector Skills Business Manager, Transport and Logistics, Seetec Outsource
Rachel Osikoya, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Maersk
Jennifer Swain, Head of Talent and Operations, Road to Logistics
14:00-15:00 Making the transport and logistics industry an attractive choice 
What companies need to change to attract the next generation.

Chair: Richard Ballantyne, Chief Executive, British Ports Association

Panel:
Claire Bottle, Chief Executive, UKWA
Debbie Cavaldoro, Chief Executive, Port Skills and Safety 
Emma Leam-Saville, Route Agency & Border Compliance Director, DFDS
Tim Hartley, Business Development Director, GB Railfreight


14:00-14:30  Freeports
Panel:
Richard Coker MIExCP, Trade & Customs Specialist, Institute of Export & International Trade
14:00-15:00  Port resilience
The role of ports in building resilient supply chains

Panel:
Stephen Carr, Group Commercial Director, Peel Ports
David Brown,
Chairman, Port Skills & Safety Limited

 
14:30-15:30 What are customs special procedures and why are they so beneficial for post- Brexit trade?
Using Transit procedures to move goods across Europe.

Speaker:
Richard Coker MIExCP, Trade & Customs Specialist, IOE&IT
15:30-16:30 Growing sustainable rail freight

Chair: Maggie Simpson, Director General, Rail Freight Group
Panel:
Louise Ward, Safety & Sustainability Director, Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
David Turner, Rail Director, Malcolm Logistics
Ian Shaw, Marketing Director, VTG Rail UK
Andrea Pearson OBE, Deputy Director International Rail and Rail Freight, Department for Transport


15:30- 16:30  Green & Sustainable Trade 
Consideration’s traders and their suppliers need to make carbon and plastic packaging taxes for traders explained

Speaker:
Rob Booth, Academy Trade & Customs Specialist, IOE&IT
15:30-16:30  Technology: the panacea for tomorrow’s challenges - resilience, efficiency, sustainability


In light of current political unrest and the continuing challenges of COVID: how technology is helping with resilience in the supply chain; The importance of collaboration and data sharing; how technology improves transport and logistics’ sustainable credentials; why technology improves the effectiveness of your workforce; and the aims and targets for the next generation of sector technology.

Chair: Tristan Koch, CCO, Awery Aviation Software
Panel: 
Julian Alvarez, Co-Founder & CEO, Logixboard
Jarred Miltz, Business Development Executive, WiseTech Global

Joe Peak, Commercial Director, Windward
Peter MacSwiney, Chairman, Agency Sector Management

 

DAY THREE - THURSDAY 16TH

CAREERS COLLEGES TRUST TRACK

MULTIMODAL TRACK

10:30-11:30 Career Colleges - Introducing the Career Colleges Trust (CCT), what it is and how it benefits both employers and young talent
A panel discussion to introduce the CCT and the Logistics idea, goals, milestones/achievements to date and call to action. 
  • Chair: Mark Silverman, Chief Executive Officer, Career Colleges Trust
Panel: 
David Coombes, Chief Executive Officer, Skills for Logistics 
Ruth Cabourne, Workbased Learning Manager, Stockton & Riverside College
11:45-12:45  The experiences of an early career in freight forwarding – views from the next gen

 

  • Chair: Bethany Windsor, Programme Manager, CILT(UK)

Panel: 
Laura Hobby, Project Manager, F.S. Mackenzie Ltd (BIFA Young Freight Forwarder of the Year 2021)
Kyle Lawrence, Freight Forwarder, OIA Global
Herbie Cobby, Forwarder, Geodis (BIFA Apprentice of the Year 2021)
Nathan Ainsworth, Young Freight Forwarder, Metro Shipping

Whilst the organisers do everything to maintain the content, speakers, location and timing of the programme, it may be subject to change without notice