TCS&D conference programme unveiled

Peterborough, UK: Justin Laney, fleet manager, John Lewis Partnership; Nick Hay, chief executive, Fowler Welch; Tim Moran, managing director Lineage Logistics; and Colin Taylor, chief executive, Rick Bestwick are among the 40 speakers at the TCS&D Show’s free-to-attend seminars.

Also at the show at the Innovation Hub are Graham Thomas, fleet services manager, Ocado; James Westcott, commercial officer, Gasrec; and Jon Miles, UK director, NewCold.
 
The hub will host speakers from a several of the show’s partner associations, including Paul Allera, technical director, RHA the RHA; Shane Brennan, chief executive, FSDF; and John Hyman, chief executive, BFFF.

Other seminars will include a presentation on Brexit by Robert Hardy, operations director, Oakland Invicta. In the Refrigeration Hub, the IOR and Refcom will be conducting workshops and seminars throughout the show, some of which will be live-streamed on the 26 June to promote World Refrigeration Day.
 
Martyn Cogan, exhibition director, TCS&D Show said: “Visitors should be asking themselves if they can really afford not to attend.”
 
The TCS&D Show takes place on 25 and 26 June at Peterborough’s East of England Arena.

Making the most of both the space available at the East of England Arena and the summer weather, TCS&D 2019 will see the return of the Ride & Drive Experience Track in the outside display area. “This is a unique opportunity for potential buyers to test drive vehicles and question suppliers on all aspects of their products,” explained Martyn Cogan.

For 2019, there will also be a brand-new demonstration area for cold store fork-lift trucks at the show, including a racking display from SSI Schaefer.
 
The bi-annual TCS&D Show is co-located with the annual TCS&D Awards, which will take place on the evening of the first day of the show. Featuring a Gala Dinner, the awards recognise excellence in the perishable supply chain in a variety of categories and provide a great opportunity for networking with industry colleagues. 

Visitor registration is now open for TCS&D 2019. Visitors can expect to see a wide range of solutions for the cold storage and distribution sector at the show. These include exhibits from refrigeration system manufacturers, vehicle suppliers, temperature-logging specialists, vehicle-tracking companies, cold storage constructors, cold store clothing specialists, refrigerated vehicle rental and contract hire providers, fleet livery specialists, rapid-action door suppliers, fork-lift companies, loading bay equipment manufacturers, fuel suppliers, service and repair specialists, logistics system integrators, mobile computing companies, fire protection suppliers and 3PL providers.

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