Logistics can learn from other industries to tackle talent crisis

The logistics industry can tackle its labour issues by learning from other industries and refreshing its image, a banking expert will tell delegates to this year’s Multimodal 2019. HSBC global head of resourcing and onboarding, Hamish Nisbet (pictured, below left), will join Dr Naomi Irvine (below, right), Director, Naomi Irvine, Ian Nichol, head of logistics at Career Ready and Leigh Anderson, managing director, Bis Henderson Recruitment, to discuss the importance of ... [+]

Roll up, roll up to Multimodal 2019

Registration is open for Multimodal 2019 show for the logistics and transport industry. Maritime Transport, Ocean Network Express (ONE), Associated British Ports, and the Swain Group are among the exhibitors who will be hosting stands at the event which takes places at the NEC Birmingham from 18-20 June. Other organisations attending ... [+]

Get in the running to pocket a Multimodal award

Snooker legend Steve Davis will host the 2019 FTA Multimodal Awards in Birmingham on 18 June. The FTA Multimodal Awards recognise best in class across all modes of transport and logistics services, including Shipper of the Year and Young Logistics Professional, as well as the Multimodal Personality of the Year ... [+]

Brexit on the Multimodal menu

Brexit will again take centre-stage at next year’s Multimodal event at Birmingham NEC on June 18-20. The challenges, opportunities, and new technological solutions facing businesses across the supply chain will all be discussed at seminars and workshops at the three-day event. Other topics including the growing labour crisis, artificial intelligence and ... [+]

Over 100 sign up for Multimodal

Over 100 exhibitors have already signed up for Multimodal 2019 and a new steering group will formulate next year’s panel and workshop series. Organisers Clarion Events says that next year’s show could be another record-breaker. The new seminar steering group is to be comprised of FTA deputy chief executive James Hookham, ... [+]

Multimodal reveals 2019 date

Next year’s Multimodal will take place on 18-20 June 2019 at the Birmingham NEC, says organisers, Clarion Events, who also hailed the success of the 2018 show in early May. Challenges and opportunities in a post-Brexit logistics landscape, as well as digital supply chain innovation, headed the discussion. It provided a ... [+]

Chris Lewis is Mr Multimodal

Managing Director of DP World UK and Chief Executive Officer of London Gateway, Chris Lewis, was recognised as the Multimodal Personality of the Year at the FTA Multimodal Awards in Birmingham on 1 May. Lewis (pictured), who has worked in the container terminal industry for over 30 years, was recognised for ... [+]

Be prepared for disruption in Birmingham from 1 May

Thought leaders from tech companies and start-ups will share their insights on Digital disruption and Brexit at the Multimodal at the Birmingham NEC on 1-3 May, say show organisers, Clarion Events. Digitisation, digital transformation, and disruption will be discussed by innovators including INTTRA, Freightos, Nexiot, and Stowga, during the Supply Chain ... [+]

Seeking the next generation of logistics managers

Freight industry public relations firm Meantime Communications is to launch the NextGen Logistics Network, a new community of young professionals in logistics and supply chain, at Multimodal on 3 May. It will bring together members and companies from across all modes, as well as 3PLs, tech companies, and forwarders. The new community ... [+]

Ask the experts at Multimodal

Experts from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) will be on hand at stand 6054 to answer questions about membership, training, The Knowledge Centre, and national and regional events. CILT has also teamed up with Multimodal to put together a programme of workshops, master classes and panel discussions tackling ... [+]

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