DB Schenker Rail UK to host fourth Intermodal Port Conference.

DB Schenker Rail UK is hosting its fourth Intermodal Port Conference on 8th October at the East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel in Nottingham. The highly anticipated event explores key topics in the intermodal supply chain and is attended by industry leaders across the sector. Last year’s conference provided participants with a unique opportunity to discuss ‘The World in 2020’ and looked at the challenges that lay ahead for cargo owners, ports, terminals and shipping lines. The next conference will take the debate a step further and examine how technology is reshaping our supply chain, and how we can use it to better serve our customers.

Steve Pryce, Head of Marketing, at DB Schenker Rail UK, said:
“The Intermodal Port Conference is a wonderful opportunity for people across the sector to discuss the issues that provide the greatest opportunities and challenges in our industry.
“We are excited by the range of speakers and delegates attending the event, and are proud that the Intermodal Port Conference has become an essential date in the logistics calendar.
“We need to look at how we continue to develop, grow and live up to our social and environmental responsibilities and this is exactly what our panel debate will discuss at this year’s conference.”


Speakers and topics at this year’s event include:

· The Network Rail perspective
Patrick Bossert, Network Rail· Container port technology                                      
Gina Acosta, DP World

· The rail operator perspective
Dirk Steffes, DB Schenker Rail AG
· Innovation in rail freight logistics
Steve Pryce, DB Schenker Rail UK
· Port perspective
Aart Hille Ris Lambers, DP World Southampton
· Port centric logistics
Geoff Lippitt, PD Ports

The key note speech will be delivered by Geoff Spencer, CEO of DB Schenker Rail UK.

The event will again provide a forum to share information and ideas, look at new and upcoming developments in the industry, and of course catch up with old friends and meet new people.
If you are a journalist and would like further information, please contact:

DB Schenker Rail UK Press Office: +44 (0)1302 575798 Email: [email protected]       




Notes to editors:
· DB Schenker Rail UK is the UK’s largest rail freight operator, operating over 5,000 trains each week.
· Follow us on twitter: www.twitter.com/dbschenkerrail

 Anna Simmons
 Communications Executive
 DB Schenker Rail UK
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