Monday 20th Nov 2017 - Logistics Manager

Live at Stoneleigh

The event, on 23-24 May, features two conferences and two exhibitions as well as a gala dinner and the innovation showcase – a dynamic forum where you can see demonstrations and learn about the latest products and services in a no pressure/commitment environment.

The Logistics Manager Supply Chain Conference will cover a range of critical supply chain issues affecting logistics professionals. A team of industry-leading speakers will bring focus to issues such as globalisation, managing the retail supply chain, city deliveries, green warehouses and trends in order picking. European supply chain award winners will be explaining what it takes to become a logistics leader.

Alongside the Logistics Manager conference is the BMHF conference with sessions covering: current trends in warehousing, health and safety, software selection, working at heights and safety of plant & machinery.

The Logistics Manager Supply Chain Conference and BMHF Conference will have twenty-two conference sessions over the two days can be individually selected and booked according to your areas of interest. An advance booking discount is available: sessions cost £25 in advance and £35 at the show. They can be booked online at www.logisticslink.co.uk or

www.materialshandlinglive.co.uk

Next to the conferences will be the two exhibitions Logistics Link Live! and Materials Handling Live!. This is the only event in the UK where forklift trucks, conveyors, carousels, lifting, handling, loading bays, packaging, racking, stacking and shelving will join contract logistics, property development, supply chain, fleet and telematic software, wireless/RDT systems, printer, bar coding and labelling to bring together two great shows under one roof. It offers logistics professionals an accessible, time-saving, one-stop-shop where they can assess the latest range of products, systems and services to keep their business ahead of the competition.

Visitors to Stoneleigh Park will receive free admission, free on-site parking and a free show catalogue. There will also be free presentations in the Product Presentation Theatre where you can catch up on the latest market developments, and free product demonstrations in the Innovation Showcase.continued on page 40

THE LOGISTICS MANAGER SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE 23-24 May 2006Day 1 23rd May 2006

MANAGING CHANGE IN THE RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN

The retail sector is a leader is supply chain thinking. Recently, there has been a move away from large out of town developments back to the high street. This session will look at the impact of this and the demands that are being placed on the supply chains of the retailers and their suppliers.

Mark Aylwin, Supply Chain Director, Musgrave Group.

Chair: Richard Hunt, Past-

President, Chartered Institute of

Logistics & Transport.

GLOBAL THINKING

Manufacturing is on the move with factories closing in western Europe and production going to the Far East or Eastern Europe. How do companies maintain visibility and manage such extended supply chains as well as minimising the risk of disruption?

George Hadley, Global Operations

Director, De La Rue.

Julian Mosquera, Supply Chain

Technical Director, LCP Consulting.

Chair: Richard Hunt,, Past-

President, Chartered Institute of

Logistics & Transport.

DELIVERING IN THE CITY

Congestion and growing environment legislation mean that one of the biggest challenges in the supply chain is getting goods into city centre stores. This session will look at new and innovative ways of tackling these problems.

Michael Browne, Professor of

Logistics, University of Westminster.

Chair: Richard Hunt, Past-

President, Chartered Institute of

Logistics & Transport.

MANAGING THE LIFT TRUCK FLEET

Lift trucks are the workhorses of the warehouse but failure to manage the fleet efficiently can impact on the total supply chain costs. Leading fleet operators will focus on costs – calculating the cost per pallet moved and the way finance packages are calculated.

nChair: Barrie Dowsett, Chief

Executive, BJD Group.

STRATEGIES FOR OUTSOURCING

Some companies outsource as a matter of course while others have been taking supply chain operations back in house. This session will analyse the reasons for this and ask what should be outsourced and what kept in-house.

nDavid Hindson, Director of

Marketing and Strategy, TDG plc.

nPhilip Harker, Consultant,

Cap Gemini.

nChair: Barrie Dowsett, Chief

Executive, BJD Group.

PICK TO PERFECTION

Order picking is a critical operation. Errors and delays in the picking operation can seriously damage a company’s business. This session will look at developments in technologies such as voice picking and consider what other strategies are available to improve performance.

Alan Paterson, Operations

Director, Bibby Distribution.

Simon Tomlinson, Director,

The Logistics Business.

Chair: Barrie Dowsett, Chief

Executive, BJD Group.

Day 2 24th May 2006

LESSONS FROM LOGISTICS LEADERS

Winners of European Supply Chain Awards talk about the strategies that have made them successful.

Barry Mellor, Chief Executive, NHS

Logistics Authority. Service

Industries Award Winner 2005.

Duncan Smillie & and Tim

Marshall, Psion Teklogix,

Innovation Award Winner 2005.

Chair: Nick Allen, Editor,

Logistics Europe.

THE GREEN WAREHOUSE

There have been political moves to make warehouses more environmentally friendly but what does that actually entail? This session will look at the key drivers in warehouse design, what a “green” warehouse will actually look like and cost to operate.

Ken Hall, Senior Vice President,

Prologis.

DTZ.

Chair: Ian Taylor, Managing

Director, Tay Consultants.

PORTS AS LOGISTICS CENTRES

With the increasing cost and difficulty of setting up distribution centres in the traditional areas, attention is moving towards the ports to take on an enhanced role in the supply chain.

Steven Burgess, Managing

Director, ABP Connect.

Port of Felixstowe confirmed.

Chair: Ian Taylor, Managing

Director, Tay Consultants.

WAREHOUSES OF THE ROAD

Companies are increasingly seeking to extend visibility to vehicles on the road. This session will look at telematics, design and management to give total supply chain visibility as well as the impact of congestion and road user charging.

Steve Mercer, Managing Director,

Adams Morey.

Professor Alan McKinnon,

Director, Logistics Research

Centre, Heriot-Watt University.

Chair: Chris Sturman, Consultant,

Click-On Logistics.

AUTOMATION IN FOCUS

Warehouse automation has come a long way over the past decade despite the odd setback. This session will look at real-life applications of automation and consider if it is becoming suitable for a wider range of applications.

Brian McDill, MD Operations,

Manufacturing, Wincanton.

Arup.

Chair: Chris Sturman, Consultant,

Click-On Logistics.

READY FOR RFID

RFID is the most talked about technology in the industry. Speakers will use real-life case studies to examine the issues that logisticians need to address now.

David Lyon EPC Global Business

Manager, GS1 UK.

Martin Swerdlow, Chief Executive,

Integrated product Intelligence.

Chair: Chris Sturman, Consultant,

Click-On Logistics.BMHF ConferenceThe BMHF conference programme is presented by leading experts in the field of materials handling.

The presentations and interactive conference sessions will ensure you leave with insight, ideas

and plenty of information. Sessions cost just £25 in advance or £35 at the show.Day 1 23rd May 2006

Warehousing health and safety

The HSE publication ‘Health and Safety in Retail and Wholesale Warehouses’ (HSG76) is currently under review and a second edition is to be published later in 2006. Iain Brodie will give an update on the review and what to expect from the new document. The current accident and injury statistics for the storage and warehousing industry will be discussed along with specific health and safety priorities. This will include the topics of slips and trips, workplace transport and moving & handling.

Iain Brodie, Health & Safety

Executive

Current trends in warehousing

Linde has been at the forefront of using warehouse planning and simulation software to determine the correct approach to all levels of warehouse problem solving. The presentation will overview warehousing trends and how changing customer demands have directly impacted on the distribution centre and include a software demonstration with both layout and simulations in 3D to underpin the views.

Steve Porter,

Linde Material Handling

The benefits of selecting the right software supplier (or how to avoid getting it wrong)

With the plethora of software providers proffering total supply chain solutions to the market today, how do you know whether the software solution you are considering is the right one for your business, your suppliers and your production processes? Another point of consideration is that your business can’t afford to get your proposed solution wrong. Getting it wrong can have disastrous consequences for all those involved in supply chain execution.

Howard Turvey, Proteus Software

Working at heights

The presentation will provide facts and advice to help you work safely at height and harness your true potential. It will emphasise the true costs of accidents and highlight the benefits in productivity that result from properly trained operators.

Rupert Douglas-Jones,

International Powered

Access Federation

Safety of plant & machinery

Gil Male will describe the European health and safety law that covers the supply and use of materials handling equipment in the workplace and how it is translated into UK Regulations. The duties of suppliers and users will be explained with reference to the goal setting nature of the UK Regulations and the Approved Codes of Practice and guidance that support them.

The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations and Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations will be covered. Specific attention will be given to the duties and application of the Regulations to:

Suppliers, including: Essential health and safety requirements that apply to equipment when it is supplied; Intended use, information for use, foreseeable misuse & residual risk; CE marking of machinery and standards. Users duties, including: Selection of equipment for use; Information and instructions for use; Training; Safeguarding against risks, including guarding and warning of risks; – Segregation of people from machinery; Thorough examination, maintenance & pre-use checks & competent persons; Lifting people.

Gil Male, Former HSE Inspector

Day 2 24th May 2006

Warehousing health and safety

The HSE publication ‘Health and Safety in Retail and Wholesale Warehouses’ (HSG76) is currently under review and a second edition is to be published later in 2006. Iain Brodie will give an update on the review and what to expect from the new document. The current accident and injury statistics for the storage and warehousing industry will be discussed along with specific health and safety priorities. This will include the topics of slips and trips, workplace transport and moving & handling.

Iain Brodie, Health & Safety

Executive

Current trends in warehousing

Linde has been at the forefront of using warehouse planning and simulation software to determine the correct approach to all levels of warehouse problem solving. The presentation will overview warehousing trends and how changing customer demands have directly impacted on the distribution centre and include a software demonstration with both layout and simulations in 3D to underpin the views.

Steve Porter,

Linde Material Handling

The benefits of selecting the right software supplier (or how to avoid getting it wrong)

With the plethora of software providers proffering total supply chain solutions to the market today, how do you know whether the software solution you are considering is the right one for your business, your suppliers and your production processes? Another point of consideration is that your business can’t afford to get your proposed solution wrong. Getting it wrong can have disastrous consequences for all those involved in supply chain execution.

Howard Turvey, Proteus Software

Working at heights

The presentation will provide facts and advice to help you work safely at height and harness your true potential. It will emphasise the true costs of accidents and highlight the benefits in productivity that result from properly trained operators.

Rupert Douglas-Jones,

International Powered

Access Federation

The machinery directive and proposed 3rd amendment

The presentation will look at the past, present and future of the machinery directive including proposed amendments, principal changes and new definitions, new explicit requirements, changes to the EHSR’s and the use of EN 1050 in carrying out risk assessments.

Bryan Whittaker, Metcom