Freight by Water Conference 2017

Doncaster Racecourse | 1 November      FreightByWater logo man by FTA 0817 

As part of FTA, Freight by Water is the UK’s official body for promoting the benefits of water freight as a commercially and environmentally sustainable mode of transport.

On 1 November at Doncaster Racecourse, FTA will hold its annual Freight by Water conference. The Conference, which is free-to-attend, will focus on links between Leeds and other Northern cities to Humber Port, and the link between Manchester and Liverpool Ports. The conference will also present case studies on how water freight is becoming more integrated into last-mile distribution systems, and what opportunities exist to grow the market.

Chaired by Alex Veitch, FTA's Head of Global Policy, the conference includes a series of presentations and panel discussions and delegates will have the opportunity to hear from industry leading speakers including;

Chris Evans, CBE Consultants Limited on behalf of Canal and River Trust

Warren Marshall, Director, Peel Ports

Frank Robotham, ABP Ports

Lucy Hudson, Lead Officer, Freight, Transport for the North

Antoon Van Coillie, Blue line Logistics

Graham Dixon, Group Director, Esprit Warehousing Ltd


Booking Terms and Conditions: Substitution of delegates is allowed at any time without cost.


Date Town  
Wednesday, 1 November 2017 09:30 - 13:30 Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster Book now

Supported by

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport