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DB Schenker Rail UK to host fourth Intermodal Port Conference

DB Schenker Rail UK to host fourth Intermodal Port Conference

DB Schenker Rail UK is hosting its fourth Intermodal Port Conference on 8th October at the East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel in Nottingham.

The highly anticipated event explores key topics in the intermodal supply chain and is attended by industry leaders across the sector.

Last year’s conference provided participants with a unique opportunity to discuss 'The World in 2020' and looked at the challenges that lay ahead for cargo owners, ports, terminals and shipping lines.

The next conference will take the debate a step further and examine how technology is reshaping our supply chain, and how we can use it to better serve our customers.

Steve Pryce, Head of Marketing, at DB Schenker Rail UK, said:  “The Intermodal Port Conference is a wonderful opportunity for people across the sector to discuss the issues that provide the greatest opportunities and challenges in our industry.

“We are excited by the range of speakers and delegates attending the event, and are proud that the Intermodal Port Conference has become an essential date in the logistics calendar.

“We need to look at how we continue to develop, grow and live up to our social and environmental responsibilities and this is exactly what our panel debate will discuss at this year’s conference.”

Speakers and topics at this year’s event include:

The Network Rail perspective

Patrick Bossert, Network Rail

Container port technology

Gina Acosta, DP World

The rail operator perspective

Dirk Steffes, DB Schenker Rail AG

Innovation in rail freight logistics

Steve Pryce, DB Schenker Rail UK (pictured)

Port perspective

Aart Hille Ris Lambers, DP World Southampton

Port centric logistics

Geoff Lippitt, PD Ports

The key note speech will be delivered by Geoff Spencer, CEO of DB Schenker Rail UK.

The event will again provide a forum to share information and ideas, look at new and upcoming developments in the industry, and of course catch up with old friends and meet new people.

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