Business, Freight News

Biggest and best-ever Multimodal

[ May 12, 2014   //   ]

Multimodal 2014 was the biggest in the show’s seven-year history, with over 290 exhibitors welcoming over 7,100 visitors in Birmingham on 28 April – 1 May, says director, Robert Jervis.

Supply chain executives took part in over 25 workshop and masterclass sessions hosted by over 60 expert speakers, and there were visits from HRH The Princess Royal, and a guest appearance by football legend Kevin Keegan.

Robert Jervis added: “This was a year of firsts for us, with the launch of our awards, the new airfreight pavilion and dedicated air cargo seminars, and additional hosted meetings. We are looking forward to building on that success in 2015.”

At the new Multimodal Awards, ABP group head of marketing Frank Robotham was named Personality of the Year, and DSV was rewarded for Outstanding Contribution to Multimodal at the show’s VIP dinner on 29 April. Tesco won the Multimodal/Freight Transport Association (FTA) award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability and Environmental Performance.

Multimodal 2015 will take place on 28-30 April at the Birmingham NEC.

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