Logistics Scotland

Online event | 3 December 2020

Logistics Scotland Online Conference 

 

Benefit from an Early Bird discount when booking before 9 October

Use promo code EARLYBIRD to secure your place at:

  • £125.00 + VAT  for Logistics UK members

  • £165.00 + VAT for non-members

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As we move gradually out of the COVID-19 crisis and into recovery phase economically, here at Logistics UK (new name for Freight Transport Association) we are trying to adjust to the new normal.

 

Join the Logistics Scotland Online Conference on Thursday 3 December 2020 to fuel the industry's growth and to access a comprehensive programme of topics and government viewpoints affecting Scottish logistics across all modes. Using our virtual conference system, the event will be a combination of presentations, panel sessions and interactive Q&As with our expert presenters.  

 

Programme highlights:

  • Keynote address from a Scottish Government Representative.
  • Sustainable environment and future power sources: looking at the role of electric; hydrogen; and gas alternatively powered vehicles for the future of logistics.
  • Scotland and Northern Ireland movements: hear from our team of experts about what the impacts of Brexit will be.
  • Industry modal shift from road to rail: hear from Network Rail about what the future of rail will look like and operators who have had success in this area.
  • Future workforce challenges within the logistics sector: after the impact of COVID-19 and Brexit what could the future workforce of our industry look like?
  • And much more!

 

Key Sessions

 

Environment/Future Power Source

This session will look at alternative power sources and what the near future may hold. Hear about Scottish Governments views and possible strategies and find out about current studies and trials that are underway in Scotland.

 

Modal Shift – road to rail

Network Rail will be discussing their strategy on the future of Scotland’s railway network and talking through some case studies of how they have/can help operators move their goods (where appropriate) onto rail. Delegates will also hear from operators who have worked through this process.

 

Scotland and NI Movements

Impact of Brexit and the COVID-19 crisis. Delegates will hear about the latest developments and how they could affect import/export routes to/from Scotland.

 

Skills Shortage/Migration Impacts

We will be looking at and discussing the current trends and trying to assess the impact of COVID-19 upon our industry and what leaving the EU may mean for the workforce within the logistics sector for Scotland.

 

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