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South West Region - Forthcoming Events


July 2021
Fatigued drivers? How you can manage the risksBOOK NOW
05/07/2021 14:00:00 - 05/07/2021 16:00:00

When: Monday 5th July at 2:00 pm

Where: Via ZOOM

Join us for an online event to get the latest insights into fatigue risk management. 

Fatigue is inevitable. It cannot be eliminated and its risks are ever present in a transport or logistics operation. However, by understanding the problem and applying some proven tools and techniques, fatigue risk can be managed both on the road and in the workplace.

This webinar will highlight the physiological, behavioural and operational contributors. We will question whether the law is enough to prevent drivers from falling asleep at the wheel and propose a series of progressive practical measures that can be implemented in any operation. The session will include a presentation, case study and panel discussion covering:

  • The scale of driver fatigue and the problem it presents
  • Drivers’ hours management versus fatigue risk management
  • Fatigue management at the operational level
  • Fatigue Risk Management System (FRMS): Lessons learned from other industry sectors

Ask yourself some important questions:  https://vimeo.com/560836017

All attendees will receive free practical tools to make this yet another, must attend event delivered by the Transport & Logistics Safety Forum.

Cost:
Members Free
Non Members £5.00

To book your place either click the BOOK NOW link or fill in and return the Booking Form quoting even code TLSF0014.  Alternatively contact us at Forums@ciltuk.org.uk.


October 2021
What is SMART in Logistics – The impact of digital technologies on Warehousing SystemsBOOK NOW
14/10/2021 13:45:00 - 14/10/2021 16:15:00

When: 14 October 2021, 13:45 - 16:15
Where: Zoom Webinar
Speaker: Martin Brickell Operations Director Accenture UK, Chair CILT Warehousing Technology Forum



This lecture is part of a series run by the South West Region of CILT in conjunction with Bath University School of Management looking at how digital technologies are transforming the world of logistics.

In this session Martin Brickell, Chair of the CILT Warehousing Technology Forum, will introduce a series of case studies to illustrate how Digital Technology and SMART Logistics are transforming the way warehouses are being managed. Critically, Martin will consider if 3PLs are best placed to drive digital change or will be ‘disrupted’ by the new business models being introduced. The session will be moderated by the Dr Vaggelis Giannikas, Director of the Centre for Smart Warehousing and Logistics Systems at Bath University School of Management.

Martin Brickell on Warehousing Technology:
“During the last few years, the role of the warehouse has radically changed to meet increasing demands of more responsive supply chains. The warehouse has taken on the role of manufacturing as a mass customisation centre and retailing where it supplies direct to the end-user. Customer demand has changed significantly which has impacted all operational areas, inventory carrying costs have been recognised as a key financial measure and the cost of capital employed in a warehouse impacts the bottom line along with speed of service now being a major contributor to a business’s success.”

Booking for Members & Non Members - FREE
Click 'Book now' online to book, if you have any difficulties email us at regions@ciltuk.org.uk quoting event code: SWR0337


Note: If you are not a current Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, please be aware our membership team may be in touch with you using your email address provided regards membership opportunities. If you do not wish to be contacted please email and let us know at regions@ciltuk.org.uk

Competency sets:

  • DT2.1 Technology, Automation and Innovation

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