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Leading on Logistics 5th June

Leading on Logistics 5th June

Monday, 13 May 2019

'Leading on Logistics' is SEMLEP'S innovative event being held at Cranfield University for all businesses looking to learn and develop in this industry.


The South East Midlands is the chosen location for many leading logistics firms and is fast becoming a centre of excellence for the UK. Many of these firms are at the forefront of exciting and innovative developments for the sector, such as use of AI, drones and delivery robots. This will change the future of logistics.


This can be your chance to get to know more about these new technologies and systems often thought of as only accessible to big business.


Come along to this year’s logistics event at Cranfield University to find out how you can tap into this to benefit your business.

The Event Programme: 

09.00-09.30: Registration and Coffee
09.30-09.45: Welcome - The future of logistics in the South East Midlands: Local Industrial Strategy
09.45-10.05: Strength in Places proposal - Michael Bourlakis, Emel Aktas, Mike Bernon – Cranfield University
10.05-10.35: Introducing Supply Chain 4.0 – Professor Richard Wilding, OBE and Roland Meister Five AI
10.35-11.10: Logistics excellence – Panel discussion
11.10-11.30: Coffee break
11.30-12.45: Break-out sessions 1. Property and infrastructure 2. Digital and tech
12.45-13.30: Lunch
13.30-14.30: Tour of facilities at Cranfield


You can book on to the event for free here. 


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