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Digital Transformation in Logistics

  • Thursday 19 October 2023
    09:00 - 16:45
  • Event
  • The Studio
    7 Cannon Street
    Birmingham B2 5EP
  • Executive Member: Free
    Classic member or non-member: £199 - £239

DTiL23-RGB.pngCreating the culture of innovation for logistics businesses.



Featuring a number of inspiring and informative keynotes and panel sessions, Digital Transformation in Logistics is a brand new conference that brings together senior leaders, industry experts and distinguished speakers to delve into the latest trends and strategies driving the future of logistics through innovation and digitalisation.

Gain insight from renowned experts who have successfully implemented digital transformation initiatives in the logistics industry and learn about their experiences, challenges faced, and the transformative impact of technology on logistics operations.

Join us as we explore the limitless possibilities of technology in paving the way for a digitally empowered logistics industry and engage in discussions with other senior leaders looking to solidify their business strategy. Exchange insights, share experiences and collaborate with like-minded individuals to find innovative solutions and stay ahead in this ever-changing industry.

Digital Transformation in Logistics is a must attend event for logistics professionals seeking to leverage digital transformation to enhance efficiency, streamline operations and gain a competitive edge in the rapidly evolving logistics landscape.


Conference programme highlights:

  • Turbocharging the economy through logistics and technology - Hear from the Mayor of the West Midlands about the fastest growing digital economy outside of London and the opportunity to boost growth by leveraging the logistics and technology sectors.
  • Technology to make international trade easy - As part of the 2025 UK Border Strategy, IT solutions will play a pivotal role in streamlining border operations and facilitating seamless trade processes. Our panel discuss the role of technology in enhancing efficiency and transparency in cross-border transactions.

  • Digital solutions for transport decarbonisation - This workshop is an exciting opportunity to engage with the UK's leading research project on the use of data for transport decarbonisation, backed by UK Research and Innovation, and to share your perspectives on how to leverage the UK's digital capabilities to support the green transition in the logistics sector.

  • IT solutions for modal shift - In the pursuit of shifting from road-based transportation to other modes of transport, technology solutions emerge as the key enablers. Our panel explore these technologies and the role they can play in delivering a more integrated logistics system for the country.

  • Overcoming barriers to technology adoption - In an ever-evolving landscape, logistics companies are presented with a multitude of technological opportunities to advance their operations. However, the journey towards successful technology integration is often hindered by a range of barriers. This session will delve into strategic approaches for overcoming these obstacles and leveraging new technologies to unlock greater potential for your logistics business.


Speakers include:

  • Andy Street CBE - Mayor of the West Midlands
  • Richard Morris - Innovation Lead - Autonomous & Connected Vehicles, Innovate UK
  • Mark Johnson -  National Director - Customs and Trade Control, Kuehne + Nagel
  • Professor Phil Greening - Director Centre for Logistics and Sustainability, Heriot Watt University
  • Mark Grimshaw - Head of Rail & Sea, Cemex
  • Elliot Shaw - Chief Customer & Strategy Officer, National Highways
  • Alison Martin - Single Trade Window Lead for Business Change and Readiness, HMRC
  • Charlotte Le Maire - Specialist Criminal & Road Regulatory Lawyer, Partner, LMP Legal 



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