Standing room only - LSA round table full house for West London logistics employer questions

West London research papers on the table – the future of Logistics in West London.

Logistics employer Masterclass focus on West London and future of sector.

LSA chair Carl Lomas opened, Yi Liu from University of Bath launched the round table activities with three headline questions focused on future logistics in West London. The West London Logistics employer-operator research questions were hosted at Guildhall in London by the City of London Corporation. Alderman Alison Gowman welcomed the logistics employers to the table.

University of Bath, Yi Lui on behalf of Professor Vagelis focused on West London future of logistics with a round table review of the future of logistics in West London for the 2030 vision of the sector.

Carl Lomas focused on clarity building on next generation training needed for next generation in West London.

Under-18s need behaviour units, can-do attitude and work skills for logistics.

Over-18s need signpost of logistics opportunity, job streams and pathways from sortation to driver.

A wide sector agenda followed on the future vision. Guests from Evri to FedEx.

Hydrogen trucks, EV derogation, drones and diesel values all at the table today. Melanie Stancliffe update on Deliveroo Supreme Court decision, impact of a future Labour govt. Parcel theft direct from the Home Office. DCI Ruth Tissington leading the team on serious crime in parcels. 4.25t EV and alternative fuel, van derogation rules by DfT Abdul Chowdhury. Royal Mail delivered drone project details and Chris Floyd asked you to check your danger spots on commercial vehicles.

Alderman Alison Gowman, City of London corporation welcomed LSA and West Thames College to the City of London Corporation's Guildhall for 6th Feb Inst of Couriers Heads of Industry round- table. Packed full house, standing room only, not an inch left at the table, as the giant turnout was treated to a magic agenda covering everything express. IOC Fellows in strength from nationals, alongside regional courier companies in harmony of knowledge from worker status to future fuel values. Yi Liu from Bath University and Rena Rani from LSA took an opportunity to ask academic questions on future vision for logistics. Carl Lomas focused on next generation education and course structure of future logistics.