Multi Modal 2016 at the NEC for air, road, rail and sea - some basketball and Scania driving.

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PGS Global logistics Scott Allington with Joley and Erika. PGS Global logistics Scott Allington with Joley and Erika.

IoC were back at the NEC for the month of May, Multi Modal marked the last of the big transport trade shows. Road, rail, air and sea is what makes multi in the modal title, shipping packages by water and air, networks were well showcased from pallet to part load. APC were showcased as the chosen network for PGS Global by Scott Allington.



Carl Lomas met up with XPO Dean Locke as Kieran scored high in the basketball challenge game on the Premier Logistics stand. It was time to talk vans with the french folk turned American. Maritime had a central location in the show floor for containers and a pair of Scania tractor units to practice loading. IOC Tracey Worth joined the Williams brothers, Alex and Tom to see a container trailer backed into the loading bays, not quite real life, Maritime had a cool radio-controlled scale road set for practice, Tracey had the containers all safely delivered. DHL was prominent and close to Knights of Old, Simon Nelson was on hand to talk about the alignment of Nelson to Knights with Ian Beattie, these were real trucks parked side by side. Simon Nelson, with a Derbyshire HQ  was part of the Two Way Street D2N2 IOE project for East Midlands transport strategy, quick photo ready for the govt strategy document launch next month. A-Safe had everything railed, Richard Elphee talked yellow barriers with Carl Lomas, Rachel North, Office Depot had driver training sorted with class one licence delivery for under a grand. DB Shenker showcased rail, Flexi and Briggs had fork trucks, UKWA boss Peter Ward was on hand to talk warehousing, Chris Sturman, FSDF chatted chilled distribution.

Multi Modal has gained a strong reputation for its client retailer connection to logistics, top brass were walking the isles for three days and some 900 folk were reported at the show dinner where Maritime were honoured with the haulier win.

2016 news may multimodal alex williams maritime

Alex Williams, Maritime on tour with the Scania loading with Tracey Worth and Carl Lomas IOC.

2016 news may multimodal dean locke xpo

XPO Dean Locke holds the basketball for the Premier Logistics Challenge with the Purple Squirrel

2016 news may multimodal simon nelson

Simon Nelson with Carl Lomas for the D2N2 IOE Two-Way Street strategy launch documents with Derby University.

2016 news may multimodal richard elphee a safe

Richard Elphee WTG member A-Safe

2016 news may multimodal peter ward ukwa

Warehouse talk at UKWA with Peter Ward
Last modified on Saturday, 14 May 2016 21:13