When: 31 May 2017, 16:30 for 17:00 - 18:30Where: Kuehne + Nagel, Unit A, Orion Business Park, Messina Way, Dagenham, Essex, RM9 6FFMeeting Point: Security
Speaker: Gerald Heaton, Solutions and CTI Director, Kuehne + Nagel
Kuehne + Nagel have a large international depot in Dagenham where trans channel traffic is consolidated to provide economical and sustainable international transport using state of the art tracking of both vehicles and contents. Gerry will explain the intricacies involved in an international logistics company. Following the talk a 30 minute walk around of the site will take place followed by a question and answer session.
Please Note: Attendees will need to bring photo ID with them. PPE will be provided on the day. The delegate list will be vetted based on competitive reason. Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.
Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the event code: LR0364.
Cost: Member: Free; Non-Member: Free
When: 12 June 2017, 18:00 - 20:30Where: Reading Town Hall, Blagrave St, Reading, West Berkshire, RG1 1QH Meeting Point: Soane Space
Speaker: James Freeman FCILT, Managing Director First West of England
First West of England is one of the bigger operations within the First Bus. It has six depots across Bristol, Bath, Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area and employs 1800 staff to operate a fleet of 600 buses on a mix of urban and interurban services across the area. The challenges of congestion have to be confronted every day as First buses deal with the benefits of a growing economy and increasing population. This presentation will explain how the Company has been tackling this and the many other challenges of operating intensive local bus services in a busy area.James Freeman has been Managing Director of First West of England since October 2014 and in that time has seen many changes, which he will describe in detail. James will be no stranger to members and visitors in Reading as he was Chief Executive Officer of Reading Buses for seven years from 2007 to 2014, presiding over a significant change in the fortunes of the local operator, which has gone on to do great things. He has been in the bus industry for about forty years, starting as a bus conductor and progressing through many different appointments, including positions in Badgerline Group, National Express and Stagecoach. He became a Member of what was then CIT in 1983 and has been FCILT for about twenty years.
Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.
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When: 9 July 2017, 10:30 - 17:00Where: Museum of Berkshire Aviation, Mohawk Way, Woodley, Nr. Reading, Berkshire, RG5 4UEMeeting Point: Car Park
We have been fortunate to secure a visit to the award winning Museum of Berkshire Aviation in Woodley.
Berkshire's dynamic contribution to aviation history is graphically recaptured at the museum. Run as a charitable trust, the museum is at the historic site of Woodley Airfield, near Reading, once the centre of a thriving aircraft industry. Miles and Handley Page aircraft built at Woodley are being re-constructed and exhibited along with fascinating pictorial records and priceless archives.The museum welcomes group visits and runs an active educational programme for schools, linked to National Curriculum requirements, demonstrating the development of aviation techniques.
Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the event code: TVG0348.
Please note: Attendees will need to pay the £3.50 entry fee upon entry for the museum.
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