Freight in the City Spring Summit ‘Improving the last mile’ will be held on 1 March 2017 at Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham.
This exciting, free-to-attend-conference will focus on the latest innovation and operational practices to ensure last-mile freight movements are safe, clean and quiet across urban areas.
It will explore the impact that clean air zones, due to come into force in several major UK cities by 2020, will have on urban deliveries, as well as looking at ways to tackle congestion, road safety and noise pollution by looking at new methods to handle essential freight movements.
An exciting line-up of speakers from both the private and public sector will debate the last-mile challenge and explore some of the successful work already taking place in cities across Europe to address the issue.
The Urban Transport Group (UTG), which brings together and promotes the interests of Britain’s largest metropolitan areas on transport, will be supporting the event in Birmingham.
Jonathan Bray, UTG director, said: “Urban Transport Group is pleased to be sponsoring ‘Improving the last mile’. Getting last-mile logistics right forms part of a much wider debate about what kind of cities we want to live in and how we want them to look and feel.
“This conference presents a great opportunity to explore innovative solutions that enable last-mile journeys to be completed as safely, unobtrusively and with as little environmental impact as possible.”
Alongside the seminar programme will be an exhibition hall dedicated to the latest equipment and technology to enable compliant, efficient city deliveries, while outside the venue will be a display of some of the newest urban vehicles on the market.
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Registration for the Spring Summit is free and will open soon.
If you would like us to contact you when registration is open please register your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you there.