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September 2019
Visit to the Clipper Logistics Returns and Pre-retail Distribution Centre FULLY BOOKEDBOOK NOW
10/09/2019 17:00:00 - 10/09/2019 19:30:00


When: 10 September 16:30 (for 17:00) - 19:30
Where: Saxon Ave, Northampton NN4 5EZ


  • Matt Trigger, Account Director, Clipper Logistics
  • Ady Milward, General Manager - Ancillary Distribution, John Lewis

Organised by the Retail, Food and Reverse Logistics Forum, this is a unique opportunity for delegates to visit the John Lewis returns and pre-retail distribution centre, which is run by Clipper Logistics, one of the UK’s leading logistics providers.

The site processes all of John Lewis’s Online and imperfect shop returns, and is in addition responsible for providing pre-retail services for inbound stock ready for induction into John Lewis’s automated Magna Park campus. The tour of the operation will include ClickLink, a carrier joint venture between John Lewis and Clipper.

As well as a tour of the site, there will be a presentation giving an overview of the operation, and how working together, Clipper and John Lewis have driven improvements in process efficiency, maximised customer service on the returns journey and profit protection.

Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

Please note the delegate list will be vetted. Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

Places for this event are limited.  Secure yours now by booking on line or by completing and emailing your booking form to; alternatively, please contact Membership Services on Tel: 01536 740104 quoting the event code RLF0320.

Cost: Member:£10 ; Non-Member: £15


OSI Food Solutions UKBOOK NOW
19/09/2019 12:00:00 - 19/09/2019 15:30:00

When: 19 September 12:00 - 15:30
Where: OSI Food Solutions UK, Lunberg Way, Scunthorpe, DN15 8LP

Speakers: Michael Hughes - Planning and Materials Manager, Jason Anderson - Intake and Despatch Manager, Tracy Shambrook - Customer Support and Technical Consultant

A global company, with 65 locations, over 20,000 employees in 17 countries OSI, offers a variety of food solutions. The UK site in Scunthorpe produces 46,000 tonnes of pork and beef products per year.  They provide beef burgers and pork patties to McDonalds in the UK.  OSI source their products entirely from the UK and Ireland, providing the ability to trace back in their closed supply chain, within twenty minutes, where their products originated from and enabling them to be free of rogue products entering their manufacturing process.  Members will be given an insight into the OSI supply chain and manufacturing operation including a tour of the facility.  There are strict safety and hygiene regulations in place at the site and members signing up for the visit will be sent details in advance. 

Lunch will be provided. Please advise any dietary requirements. On booking please advise your size for PPE on the day.

The delegate list will be vetted.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: quoting the event code: LNG0312

October 2019
Road to ZeroBOOK NOW
10/10/2019 18:30:00 - 10/10/2019 19:45:00

When: 10 October 18:00 (for 18:30) - 19:45
Where: Vectare, Advanced Technology Innovation Centre, 5 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF.

Speaker: Dan Hayes, Low Carbon Vehicle Trust

The UK has committed to a net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. With the tranpsort sector now the largest producer of greenhouse gas emissions, a huge culture shift is required across the passenger and freight sectors to help meet this ambitious goal. Dan Hayes from the Low Cabron Vehicle Partnerhsip will discuss current progress in the transport sector and how the UK Gov’t’s “Road-to-Zero” strategy aim.

There will be a shuttle bus available from Loughborough train station at 17:30 and 18:00

Refreshments will be provided.

Book online now or send your completed booking form to  Membership Services at
or call them on Tel: 01536 740104 quoting the event code: LCG0012

Cost: Member: Free; Non-Member: £5.00

This venue has wheelchair access


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