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SHD to host COVID-19 webinar featuring Walker Logistics & KPMG

Join SHD Logistics on 27 May 2020 at 2PM to hear leading operators discuss their response to COVID-19 and thoughts on the future logistics landscape.

In the first webinar from SHD Logistics, entitled Collaborating Over Unprecedented Peaks and sponsored by Geek+, editor Kirsty Adams will talk to leading UK logistics operators and commentators on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The free webinar, which takes place on 27 May at 2pm (British Summer Time) will include presentations on the management of unprecedented peak periods and the positive outcomes of collaboration in crisis.

Walker Logistics will share how it's dealing with ongoing peaks, The Cold Chain Federation will update viewers on the challenges and successes of food supply, KPMG will offer its tips on how to prepare your business for a post-COVID-19 world and Geek+ will share insight on technology enabling resilience within warehousing.

Our speakers:

Shane Brennan, chief executive, Cold Chain Federation

Shane leads the Cold Chain Federation team, having joined the Federation in July 2018. He is an experienced lobbyist and campaigner. He has worked in membership organisations across the food industry and brings a track record of running influencing campaigns that make a positive difference.

Simon Houghton, Senior Sales & Marketing Manager, Geekplus Technology 

Geek+ develops tailored solutions to a wide range of industries, including e-commerce, apparel, retail, 3PL and manufacturing etc., successfully completed over 200 projects worldwide, deploying more than 10,000 robots. Founded in 2015, Geek+ has over 800 employees and is headquartered in Beijing, with offices in Germany, US, UK, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Maureen O’Shea, Operational Transformation Lead Partner, KPMG

Maureen O’Shea brings 20 years’ experience in delivering results in local, regional and global FMCG & Pharma supply chains, from the production line through to the shelf and the patient. She was trained in the world class Procter & Gamble Logistics & Operations methods, successfully reapplying them in Pharma. Her industry roles spanned production, procurement, warehousing and physical distribution, through to supply and demand management, with local, regional and global scope. Today, as the Operations Lead Partner for KPMG UK, she catalyses the supply chain improvement journey of industry leading companies.

Charlie Walker, customer relations director, Walker Logistics 

Charlie heads up Customer Liaison and Relationships by pushing company boundaries with meticulous care, driving the technology course of the business. Charlie has driven the further development of the company by finding the best solutions to give Walker’s customers a frictionless link to the business. A keen pilot and aviation enthusiast, he is also restoring the original C-47 aircraft that was stationed in Membury during the Second World War.

Date: 27 May 2020

Time: 2pm (British Summer Time)

Register here to attend for free.


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