A New Year message from the Chairman

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An exploding e-retail platform, a brand new IOC web, petrol under a pound a litre at the supermarkets, (Clydesdale report). Trailblazer BIS apprenticeship submitted with wide support and re-named Express delivery. Delivery numbers from Black Friday to Christmas Eve at bumper figures. The IOC are aligning a number of ‘Post Peak’ conferences for fellows to share best practice and review the evolution of bricks and mortar retail shift to home delivery in the revolution of product purchase behaviour.


Sir Peter Hendy has nominated new TfL boss Mike Brown for the 2016 honorary gown at our new fellows gowning ceremony on Feb 26th, I urge your attendance to be part of a ceremony that will be all the more special to mark the eightieth year of our IOC president, Viscount, Lord Falkland,


Some key dates for 2016 year ahead marked below for your New year diaries, may I wish you a very Happy New Year,


Carl Lomas MBE, Chairman Institute of Couriers


2016 key Diary dates

Feb 26th Fellows gowning, Sir Peter Hendy has nominated new TfL boss Mike Brown for the honorary 2016 gown.

March 8th Carmen Mansion House Transport Banquet, City of London.

April 26th Transport Joint Services dinner at Drapers Hall, HRH the Princess Royal

May 10th / 12th Multi Modal trade show at the NEC

July 13th Cartmarking at Guildhall Yard

Oct 18th National Courier Awards, IOD London

Last modified on Monday, 04 January 2016 16:30