New finance conference to help form logistics businesses' strategies

Wednesday 23 August 2023

With costs escalating nationwide, businesses’ finances are a key priority. As a result, Logistics UK has today announced its brand new one-day event ‘Logistics Finance Forum’ aimed at industry leaders. To be held at 116 Pall Mall, London from 09:00–16:00 on 12 September 2023, the event – sponsored by award-winning supply chain finance platform, Demica – will explore the importance of cost management for streamlining logistics operations and will provide the insight and information needed to form business strategy, as well as the opportunity to network with industry counterparts.

Chairing the conference will be industry leader and President of Logistics UK, Phil Roe. Mr Roe comments: “We are delighted to be hosting this brand-new event. Like many other sectors of the economy, costs are a key concern among industry. This event aims to provide businesses leaders with the information they need to make the strategical decisions that will impact their operations long term. With an expert line-up consisting of speakers from HSBC, The Financial Times, Evri, Volvo Trucks and many more, this really does promise to be an insightful event filled with lively discussions.”

Logistics UK’s Logistics Finance Forum will include topics such as productivity and efficiency in logistics, funding and financing decarbonisation, liquidity management and working capital finance solutions, and a look to the future with a panel debate exploring investment in innovation and skills and its importance for financial growth in the long run, as well as a whole sector overview.

The cost to attend is £199 + VAT for Logistics UK members, £239 + VAT for non-members. If you are an Executive Member, you can attend the Logistics Finance Forum free of charge. To book your place, or to find out more information on the speaker line-up and programme, please visit:

Logistics UK is one of the UK’s leading business groups, representing logistics businesses which are vital to keeping the UK trading, and more than seven million people directly employed in the making, selling and moving of goods. With decarbonisation, Brexit, new technology and other disruptive forces driving change in the way goods move across borders and through the supply chain, logistics has never been more important to UK plc. Logistics UK supports, shapes and stands up for safe and efficient logistics, and is the only business group which represents the whole industry, with members from the road, rail, water and air industries, as well as the buyers of freight services such as retailers and manufacturers whose businesses depend on the efficient movement of goods.