Rail Events


April 2017
Development of a Strategic Rail Freight TeminalBook Now
Start Date:04/04/2017 18:30:00
End Date:04/04/2017 20:00:00
Event Code:STG0345
Description:

When: 04 April 2017, 18:00 for 18:30 - 20:30
Where:  Stoke-on-Trent, Sixth Form College, Leek Road, Stoke, ST4 2RU - please note updated address from The Haling Centre
Meeting Point: Room G57

Speaker: Peter Frost, Director, The Kilbride Group

We welcome to our meeting Peter Frost from the Kilbride Group who are developing proposals for a new rail freight terminal at Four Ashes, near Cannock in Staffordshire.

The West Midlands has a shortage of suitable quality development land for large scale rail-linked logistics warehousing.   Kilbride Rail  has selected a 465 acre site to promote as a Strategic Rail Freight Interchange combining a large intermodal rail terminal with logistics warehousing.  The site is unique in that it has excellent road and rail infrastructure which will enable the largest sized containers to be moved on the rail network to the rail terminal.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: STG0345.

Cost: Member: Free; Non-Member: Free

Best Impressions - Public Transport by DesignBook Now
Start Date:18/04/2017 19:00:00
End Date:18/04/2017 20:30:00
Event Code:GTG0342
Description:
When:
18th April 2017, 18:30 for 19:00 - 20:30
Where: Harlequin Theatre, Warwick Crescent, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 1NN
Meeting Point: Woolsack Room

Speaker:
Ray Stenning, Design Director, Best Impressions

For over 30 years Ray Stenning and his team at Best Impressions have been influencing how public transport is presented, perceived and sold, through design, advertising, marketing and publicity.  He’ll take you on a colourful journey, showing you some of the Best Impressions magic, telling how it should be done and shaming with how it mustn’t be done.  Enjoy the ride with this well-known charismatic personality!

Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: GTG0342.



Cost:
Member: Free; Non-Member: Free
Young Professionals Logistics & Transport Showcase Event - European Supply Chain DayBook Now
Start Date:20/04/2017 17:00:00
End Date:20/04/2017 21:00:00
Event Code:TVG0344
Description:

When: 20th April 2017, 16:30 for 17:00 - 21:00
Where: Peter Brett Associates, Caversham Bridge House, Waterman Place, Reading, RG1 8DN
Meeting Point: Main Reception

 Speakers: Young Professionals

The logistics sector is the fastest growing area across British industry and commerce, and comprises an astonishing array of professional streams, ladders and specialisations that offer a range of career opportunities into the future. Young Professionals from the CILT will be holding an awareness event for the logistics and transport professions to coincide with the European Supply Chain Day in April 2017. The event will be facilitated by the Reading-based Thames Valley Group of the Institute and hosted by Peter Brett Associates.

The event is aimed at students and other young people who may or may not be considering a career in logistics.  It will offer a unique insight from those who have taken the journey into the logistics and transport professions, so that those responsible for advising students can also be better aware of what can be achieved by talented young people with a wide range of skill sets.

As well as access to senior ambassadors from across the logistics and transport spectrum, the event will have briefings and interactive presentations from Young Professionals describing their particular specialisms, how they got into their current roles, and what opportunities await them in their future careers.  We are planning to have speakers and stands covering the following specialisations:

  • Rail
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Road Transport
  • Bus and Coach
  • Aviation
  • Transport Planning
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Defence Logistics
  • Operations Management
  • Logistics Information Systems
  • Humanitarian Logistics

What's in it for me?

For students

It will offer an insight into the broad professional career paths across logistics and transport with unbiased explanations of what they actually mean - from those who are on their journeys, rather than those trying to 'sell' a career to young talent.  The event will put the students in direct contact with enthusiastic professional practitioners in a safe, unpressured environment where they can find out what transport and logistics is really about - warts and all - to help them consider whether the sector is for them. There will also be a range of stands from professional employment consultants, and educational organisations who provide specialist logistic and transport education and training that delegates can approach if they want to.

For advisors and coaches of young people

It will help to explain what the logistics professions actually comprise - much more than trucks and sheds - to inform their support strategies and career solutions for students and other young people across the spectrum of age and ability.

For sponsors

Sponsorship packages may be found here. It will offer access to a significant pool of talent who have demonstrated an interest in launching a career in logistics and transport, as well as the gatekeepers of that talent - careers advisors, lecturers, coaches and mentors. It will offer a significant opportunity to raise public awareness and their corporate profile among a vibrant young demographic. If you wish to sponsor this event, please contact Graham Sheen.

For Young Professionals

It will offer an opportunity to showcase their talent, and the specialist sectors in which they operate. It will raise their personal and professional profile, and present a personal development opportunity through planning, organising and running a major, nationally recognised event.

For more experienced CILT members and Senior Ambassadors

For those members who are over 35, this will be an fantastic opportunity to see, interact with and influence the extraordinary YP talent that is the future of our profession, as well as the younger generation that we need to attract into it.

When booking your attendance at this event, please indicate which of the above groups you wish to book under - student, advisor, sponsor, YP or senior professional.

Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: TVG0344

Cost: Member: Free; Non-Member: Free

 

The Benefits of Collaboration in a Digital SupplyBook Now
Start Date:26/04/2017 09:30:00
End Date:26/04/2017 16:00:00
Event Code:COR0336
Description:

When: 26th April 2017, 09:30 (for 10:00) - 16:00
Where: The Thistle Hotel, Bath Road, Longford, Heathrow, UB7 0EQ

Speakers:
•    Phil Lavin, Development Consultant IT, AXIT (A Siemens Company)
•    Stefan Reidy,
CEO, Arviem
•    Nick Wildgoose, Global Supply Chain Product Leader, Zurich Insurance
•    Vivian Braun,
WW Solutions Marketing Manager. IBM.
•    Nicola Robinson, Knowledge Manager, Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply
•    Mark Ferrer,
Delivery Director, Siemens Rail
•    Nabil Lodey, Head of Fujitsu GlobeRanger, Fujitsu

Supply Chain is a globalised market and consequently the fastest growing department in business today. The focus is on connecting people worldwide through collaboration and digitalisation. Right from the start of the purchase order through to the final delivery, we need to ensure that we have ticked all the boxes, considered the risks, united the silos and managed the terms of procurement. Do we have the means of providing a complete cockpit view of all the participants in each of our global chains?

This event will showcase the key areas your business needs to focus on to:

• strengthen your supply chain
• improve your return capital investment
• increase your customer's experience
• demonstrate the integrity and value of your brand.

 

Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

Please note the delegate list for this event will be vetted by the host, AXIT, whose prerogative it is to accept or decline, without reason, a delegate’s attendance.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: COR0336

 Cost: Member: Free; Non-Member: Free

Midlands Connect - Identifying Strategic Transport Priorities for the Midlands - This event is now fully booked.Book Now
Start Date:26/04/2017 18:30:00
End Date:26/04/2017 20:00:00
Event Code:BCG0339
Description:
When:
26 April 2017, 18:00 for 18:30 - 20:00
Where: Atkins, The Axis, 10 Holliday Street, Birmingham, B1 1TF 
Meeting Point: Ground Floor Reception

Speaker: Maria Machancoses, Programme Director, Midlands Connect

The Midlands Connect Partnership was formed in 2014 and represents 28 local authorities, 11 Local Enterprise Partnerships, Network Rail, Highways England, airports, central government and the business community.

Midlands Connect will identify transport connectivity improvements to maximise long term economic growth in the Midlands and is underpinned by two main principles:

•    Investing in the ‘One Voice’ approach to ensure the Midlands reaches a unified position on strategic transport investment; and
•    An evidence led approach focused on clearly articulating the transport needs, opportunities and investment priorities for the region.

With £5 million allocated by the Department for Transport (DfT), Midlands Connect is now developing a transport strategy that can realise this potential through a programme of investment up to 2043 and beyond, truly powering the Midlands Engine.

At this event, Maria Machancoses, Programme Director for Midlands Connect, will talk to us about the Midlands Connect Strategy, which is expected to be published in March 2017.  Please join us for what promises to be a very interesting discussion of the strategic transport priorities for the Midlands.

This event is fully booked. If you would like to add your name to the reserve list, contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: BCG0339.



Cost: Member: Free; Non-Member: Free
May 2017
40 Years of International Study ToursBook Now
Start Date:02/05/2017 18:30:00
End Date:02/05/2017 20:30:00
Event Code:STG0347
Description:

When: 2 May 2017, 18:30 - 20:30 (Reg: 18:00)
Where: Stoke on Trent Sixth Form College, Leek Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2RU
Meeting Point: Room G57, Stoke Sixth Form College

Speaker: Andrew Dartnell FCILT, Chairman, Staffordshire Group CILTUK

Our Chairman, Andrew, has, for more than forty years, planned and accompanied groups of members, some with their wives and guests, on tours to countries far and wide across the world.  The main reason for these tours has been to observe how other countries plan and operate their logistics and transport services, noting their many and different activities whilst undertaking their essential tasks of moving people and goods.

What started as a long-weekend away in Brussels for eight people has expanded, over the years, and the group has now visited  destinations over four continents from San Francisco to Hong Kong

Andrew will touch upon some happy and interesting experiences over these past 40 years with planning and operating these International Study Tours.

Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: STG0347.

Cost: Member: Free; Non-Member: Free

How and why supply chain leaders should champion customer centricity initiativesBook Now
Start Date:03/05/2017 09:15:00
End Date:03/05/2017 13:00:00
Event Code:COR0342
Description:

When: Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 09:00 (for 09:15) - 13:00 
Where:
 Mayfair Room, 5th Floor, The Helicon, 1 South Place, Moorgate, London EC2M 2RB

How customer centric is your supply chain?

The increasing sophistication of the customer is one of the mega-trends of recent years, with service becoming as much a competitive differentiator as cost. But many supply chains have failed to recognize this paradigm, remaining internally “process-centric” and with scant regard for the end customer. The reality is that maximizing “the right experience” for the customer requires product offerings and their supporting supply chains to be integrated and indistinguishable. This has already been recognized by those leading companies who have already transformed their supply chains into customer-centric supply chains, such as Cisco, Starbucks and NCR.

 

What is Supply Chain Journey Mapping?

 

Supply Chain journey mapping is a human-centered design methodology that allows you to look at your supply chain from your customers’ perspective, and is equally applicable whether you operate in a B2B or B2C environment. The objective is to deliver better customer experience to improve retention and profitability.

   

This interactive workshop will include:

• Hands-on experience of mapping customer journeys through the supply chain.

• Use of journey maps to diagnose customer experience issues and identify opportunities within the supply chain to become more customer-centric.

Designing supply chain experiences that meet your customer’s expectations and deliver business value

What participants will learn:

 

Powerful, practical tools for creating customer-centered Supply Chain strategies, and tips for introducing supply chain journey mapping into your organisation for immediate action.

By the end of the day you will have identified innovative ways to improve the customers’ experience by incorporating and combining the people, process and technological resources that can drive new attitudes and behaviours within the supply chain to deliver superior results.

Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided. 

Please note the delegate list for this event will be vetted by the host, Oracle, whose prerogative it is to accept or decline, without reason, a delegate’s attendance.


Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: COR0342

Cost: Member: Free; Non-Member: Free

London Overground’s New Operator – Arriva Rail LondonBook Now
Start Date:09/05/2017 19:00:00
End Date:09/05/2017 20:45:00
Event Code:SG0356
Description:

When: 9th May 2017, 18:30 for 19:00 – 20:45
Where: Sussex Downs College, 1 Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2XH - Directions
Meeting Point: Cliffe Building - Room 313

Speaker: Will Rogers, Director, Arriva Rail London

Arriva Rail London has been awarded the concession to operate London Overground from November 2016. Our speaker will tell us of the challenges met so far and the plans for delivering further improvements for customers on the already hugely popular network.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: SG0356.

Cost: Member: Free; Non-Member: Free

Northamptonshire Railfreight Event - DaventryBook Now
Start Date:17/05/2017 18:30:00
End Date:17/05/2017 21:00:00
Event Code:NG0308
Description:

When: 17 May 2017, 18:30 - 21:00
Where: Daventry International Railport, Railport Approach, Crick, Northamptonshire, NN6 7JZ

Speaker: David Turner - Director of Rail - Malcolm Logistics 
                  Nick Gallop - Owner - Intermodality Ltd
                  Rupert Dyer - Managing Director at Rail Expertise Ltd

This event will include lively three sessions on rail freight with a focus on;

1) The Malcolm Logistics - Rail operation at Daventry Rail Freight Terminal
2) The way ahead: high-speed, low-carbon logistics via rail
3) What rail offers in the Northamptonshire Freight Golden Triangle and the challenges associated

Please note there will not be a tour of the terminal 

A light buffet will also be provided.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: NG0308

Cost: Member: Free; Non-Member: Free

GoVia Thameslink Railway - omnia uno tempore agenda: 'everything had to be done at once'Book Now
Start Date:17/05/2017 19:00:00
End Date:17/05/2017 20:30:00
Event Code:GTG0343
Description:
When:
17th May 2017, 18:30 (for 19:00) - 20:30
Where: Harlequin Theatre, Warwick Crescent, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 1NN
Meeting Point: Woolsack Room

Speaker:
Charles Horton FCILT, Chief Executive Officer, GoVia Thameslink Railway

Govia Thameslink Railway is leading the transformation of railway services across the Southern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express and Great Northern routes.  We are supporting the £6.5bn Thameslink Programme, introducing new trains, improving information systems, enhancing stations, modernising working practices and working with Network Rail to improve the punctuality and reliability of services.  Everything really does have to be done at once because the improvements in services that this Programme will deliver, are desperately needed. Charles Horton, Chief Executive Officer will outline achievements to date, the challenges he and his team are dealing with and the difficulties encountered along the way.  He will explain what the end result of all this work will deliver for passengers.

Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: GTG0343.



Cost:
Member: Free; Non-Member: Free
July 2017
Business and Franchise Update From NorthernBook Now
Start Date:18/07/2017 18:30:00
End Date:18/07/2017 19:30:00
Event Code:GMG0377
Description:
W
hen:
18th July 2017, 18:00 (for 18:30) - 19:30
Where: Transport for Greater Manchester, 2 Piccadilly Place, Manchester, M1 3BG
Meeting Point: TBC

Speaker: TBC

One year on from being awarded the new franchise, Northern will provide an update on the latest developments with the business.

Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@Ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: GMG0377.



Cost:
Member: Free; Non-Member: Free

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