SUPPORT: HRH The Princess Royal
Patron of Transaid, HRH The Princess Royal, will attend a special panel session on the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA’s) seminar day at Multimodal next month.
The session will focus on the work of the charity, which supports transport initiatives in developing countries, and will discuss how to encourage staff to become involved in fundraising activities.
Panel members are to include Theo de Pencier, Chief Executive of the FTA, and and Gary Forster, Chief Executive of Transaid.
Maeve Magner, Strategic Advisor of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), and Mark Simmons, HR and HSE Director of Norbert Dentressangle Logistics UK, will also be on the panel.
Multimodal, now in its seventh year, is the UK and Ireland’s leading freight transport and logistics exhibition.
This year’s event will take place at the Birmingham NEC between April 29 and May 1.
The FTA have organised a series of seminars and masterclasses in conjunction with Multimodal on April 30.
A session on moving more freight by rail – ‘The Agenda for More – getting freight on track’ – will include speakers from Railfreight Consulting, The Co-operative, ASDA, Sainsbury’s, Network Rail and FTA.
Other sessions at the Multimodal FTA seminar day include: ‘How to move freight by water’; and ‘What next for PortCentric solutions?’