Networking for Logistics and Distribution

  • Date
  • Time -
  • Location Baker's Waste, Boston Lane, Leicester

Visit Bakers Waste plus presentations on Air quality and the implications of modern slavery and trafficking to the sector.

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Find out about Leicester City’s Clean Air Action plan and how this might affect your business as well as the consequences and penalties of modern slavery and trafficking in the Logistics and Distribution Sector.  You will also get the chance to hear about funding and support from The iNet.

This event is kindly hosted by Bakers Waste. Established in 2002 by Managing Director Paul Baker the company employs over 100 staff ranging from drivers of all types of vehicles to consultants to office staff.

Agenda

  • Registration and light breakfast
  • Welcome from our hosts and overview of the company - Bakers Waste
  • Leicester’s Air Quality Action Plan – development of clean air zones , current and future activity in relation to the impact on the Logistics and Distribution Sector – Matthew Mace, Group Manager Transport Strategy, Leicester City Council
  • Modern slavery and trafficking – the legal implications and penalties for getting it wrong, what are the signs and what needs to be done to try and avoid the use of labour under in these circumstances – Kay Wallace, Police Lead for NWG
  • Innovation & Funding Support from The iNet - Dr Georgette Hall, Innovation Advisor

To book your place:

Please see the East Midlands Chamber website for more details

East Midlands Chamber is delivering this event on behalf of the Smart Innovation and Networking for Growth (SING) project. This project is part-funded through ERDF and delivered by the iNet through Loughborough University.  SING will make it easier for SMEs to accelerate their development and implementation of new products, processes and services, as well as working with UK research institutes.