Freight by Water North West modal shift forum

Organiser: Freight by Water
Location: Mersey Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool
Phone: 020 7417 2827

Freight by Water, the UK body that encourages water-borne freight, will be hosting the event.


9.30am Welcome and Introduction: Peter Ward, Executive Director, Freight by Water

9.45am Re‐thinking your world Nick Gazzard CEO Incept and Chair CILT Sustainable Distribution Forum

10am Liverpool Superport ‐ the resurgence of a maritime powerhouse Mark Butchard, Strategic Development Manager, Mersey Partnership

10.15am Port of Liverpool and The Manchester Ship Canal: Stephen Carr, Head of Business Development, Peel Ports Liverpool

10.30am Case Study ‐ FMCG Sector tbc (FJ Hillebrand & Tesco)

10.45am Questions and panel discussion

11.15am Coffee Break

11.30am Fresh Produce: Andy Rickard, Operations Director, Liverpool Produce Terminal Ltd

11.45am Faster than Road: Ken Rohbach, European Business Development Manager, MacAndrews

12pm Combining feeder and barge: Sebastion Gardner, Managing Director, Quality Freight, Ellesmere Port

12.15pm Intermodal from a carrier perspective: tbc

12.30pm Landside first and last miles: Steve O'Connor, Managing Director, Stobart Ports

12.45pm Questions and panel discussion

1.15pm Lunch

1.45pm Peter Brett Associates Ian Brooker, Director, Peter Brett Associates

2pm End to End Supply Chain Planning: Mike Garratt, Director MDS Transmodal

2.15pm Case Study: dynamic supply chain in action Tim Standen, GM Inbound Supply Chain, Homebase

2.30pm Questions and panel discussion

2.55pm Summary and Wrap up: Peter Ward, Executive Director. Freight by Water

3pm Close of Meeting