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Manchester Ship Canal: The 125 year-old logistics asset solving today’s supply chain problems

Manchester Ship Canal: The 125 year-old logistics asset solving today’s supply chain problems

Why are volumes growing again on the Manchester Ship Canal? At the upcoming SHD Logistics Spring Conference, taking place at The British Museum on the 9th of March 2016, Stephen Carr - head of commercial strategy at Peel Ports - will discuss how a 125 year old logistics assett is adding value to the supply chain.

Why are volumes growing again on the Manchester Ship Canal?  Can non-road transport options work over short distances?  How can these port-related solutions add value to the supply chain?

Join Stephen on the 9th of March 2016 to learn:

- How the canal has applications from fmcg, to chemical and from bulk products to building products
- That lower CO2 does not necessarily need higher cost or investment
- Why the growth in canal usage inspired the next port centric warehouse in the UK to be built in Greater Manchester!

Stephen is head of commercial strategy at Peel Ports, having joined following a career in sales and supply chain with BP and TDG.  Since joining in 2009, Stephen has been responsible for numerous transformational strategies, including the opening of a multiuser warehouse, engagement with cargo owners to promote new services and he developed the business case for Liverpool2, the £300m new container terminal in the River Mersey.

Other speakers on the day include:

Professor Neil H. Ashworth, CEO, Collect+ • John Munnelly, Head of Operations, John Lewis • Peter Ward, Chief Executive, UKWA • Alan White, Managing Director, Fresh Logistics • Stephen Basey-Fisher, Managing Director, Century Logistics

BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE

Venue: The British Museum, Great Russell St, London
Date: Wednesday 9th March 2016
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Price: £295 + VAT (earlybird special is £245 + VAT until February 1st 2016)

For more information visit: www.shdlogistics.com/conference or email kirsty.adams@informa.com.

 

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