Speaker presentations


Session One: Impact of freight in urban environment

Jonathan Bray, chief executive, Urban Transport Group
Martin Reeves, chief executive of the West Midlands Combined Authority & Coventry City Council
Helen Smith, head of logistics, environment & active travel, Transport for Greater Manchester
Sylvia Broadley, Green Fleet Change Manager, Birmingham City Council

Session Two: Best practice in sustainable, last-mile deliveries

Peter Harris, director of sustainability, EMEA,UPS      
Laetitia Dablanc, director of research at the French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR, University of Paris-Est)
Gary Whittle, commercial director, Meachers Global Logistics
Kevin Huskie, sales director, Geodis

Session Three: Checkout challenge panel discussion

Laura Shoaf, managing director, Transport for West Midlands  

Session Four: Emerging trends

Steve Gooding, director, RAC Foundation
Andrew Traill, principal technologist – freight and logistics, information exploitation  business unit, Transport Systems Catapult
Tim Ward, freight and fleet engagement manager, Transport for London
Scott Dargan, managing director, Northern Europe & Service EMEAR Carrier Transicold, UK 

Session Five: Making the switch

Phillippa Edmunds, manager, Freight on Rail 
Alex Veitch, head of global policy,  Freight Transport Association
Steve Young, Cycle4u Logistics
Rob King, director, Outspoken Delivery


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