Northampton Transport Conference 2020

November 5th, 2019

Are you transport operator, haulier, transport business owner or HGV Driver?

Do you want to learn or grow your business in 2020? Then this event is for you!

Join us for a lively and informal networking event and training session in Northampton.

Northampton Transport Conference was fully booked in 2019. Here’s an example of what delegates had to say:

“This conference was very focused on the subject, comparing to other similar events we attended recently. This is just what we needed” Amanda Wells, Route Logistics

“It was very well organised and the speakers were both good to listen to and informative. A very professional event !” Dave Fretcher, MAM Transport

“It was good to hear from the different speakers and there is always something new to learn” Steve Porretta, S.Porretta & Sons Ltd

Get away from your desk into a new learning environment, have fun while making some new business contacts and enjoy a fresh bacon roll for breakfast!

The full agenda will be confirmed closer to the time but the programme will include:

• Operator licensing & compliance advice

• Driver shortages

• Brexit and recession talks

• Employment law update

• How to look after employee mental health

• Round table discussions on issues that affect our industry


What are the benefits of attending this amazing event?

• Get inspired and motivated by our speakers

• Learn about new changes in the law that are affecting your business right now

• Find out how to attract the best drivers that will stay with you

• Gain a bigger picture of the logistics industry in Northamptonshire

Expert Speakers Delivering Enormous Value include:

Mike Hayward, Woodfines Solicitors Mike is Head of Woodfines’ Crime and Regulatory team. Mike acts for those in the transport, haulage and distribution industry; advising on all aspects of Operator Licensing. He is a member of a regional FTA Freight Transport Council.

Jim Wright, Wright Logistics Services Ltd Jim is a compliance specialist and qualified FORS Auditor. He is also fellow of the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport FCILT and member Northamptonshire Logistics strategy board.

Steve Gamble Counter Terrorism Awareness Adviser -East Midlands Special Operations – Special Branch. Steve will present on the current threat from terrorism and extremism but also the impact of protest activity on the logistics sector and discuss vehicle security and reducing the risk that an HGV can be used as a weapon.

Duncan Ward, Northampton Safer Road Alliance assisting and supporting the victims and witnesses to road related incidents and the NSRA, working towards making the roads in Northamptonshire safer for everyone.

Jenna Parton, Public Health Northamptonshire Looking after the physical and mental health of your workforce. How Public Health Northamptonshire can support you.

This event is designed for transport operators, transport managers and transport business owners.

Spaces are limited to 50 attendees to increase learning capability.

Come and join us!


Refreshments will be provided.

If you have any questions regarding this event please get in touch on 01604 626 355 or email

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