Making freight consolidation centres work - Experiences from Southampton

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University of Southampton Highfield Campus

Staff Social Centre - Hartley Suite

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Southampton

SO17 1BJ

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Making freight consolidation centres work - Experiences from Southampton

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10.00 Registration and Coffee

10.30 Welcome & Introduction – Tom Cherrett, Professor of Logistics and Transport Management, University of Southampton

10.40 Why freight consolidation? Southampton City Council’s rationale for implementing the Southampton Sustainable Distribution Centre - Neil Tuck, Programme Manager - Local Sustainable Transport Fund, Southampton City Council

11.05 The potential benefits of consolidation options for large municipal organisations – the case of the NHS Chris Meayers-Norkett, Head of Supply Chain, University Hospital Southampton

11.30 Understanding business-as-usual trends – the role for DSPs in developing a case for consolidation - Gavin Bailey, Development Manager - Delivery and Service Plans, University of Southampton

11.55 The scope for electric delivery as part of a consolidated freight service - Sam Clarke, Co-founder and owner, Gnewt Cargo

12:20 Lunch

13.20 Building the case for freight consolidation – the local authorities view - Sukky Choongh-Campbell, Freight Consolidation Project Manager, Lambeth Council

13.45 The trials and tribulations of setting up the SSDC – the logistics providers view - Gary Whittle, Commercial Director, Meachers Global Logistics

14.15 Coaches depart for Meachers Global Logistics – SSDC site tour

16.15 Return to University


Organised by Meachers Global Logistics, the University of Southampton and Southampton City Council on behalf of the Citylab project (www.citylab-project.eu). The Citylab project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 635898

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Staff Social Centre - Hartley Suite

Building 38

Southampton

SO17 1BJ

United Kingdom

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