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Brexit is around the corner and the cold chain must be ready

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Brexit bill paves the way for EU, UK negotiation

Yesterday, the British government passed the Brexit bill by 274 votes to 118. With negotiations expected at the end of the month, the time has come for all industries likely to be affected to begin putting plans in place. In two weeks time, the perishable supply chain will gather in London to discuss issues specific to our industry, and make plans for a post-Brexit landscape. The seminar will look across the full perishable supply chain, assessing risks and opportunities from the perspective of food service, retailers,producers, importers, exporters, global and regional logistics / transport providers, infrastructure providers, infrastructure investors, port and cold store operators, DC operators and logistics technology solution providers.

Brexit is around the corner and the cold chain must be ready. Do you have a plan for Brexit?  

Brexit – the impact on perishable logistics
Wednesday 29 March 2017, The Cavendish Hotel, London

Expert panel – featuring…
Cameron Bowie
Managing Director,
Hapag-Lloyd UK/Ireland
 Amit Shah
Director Logistics,
TSA International 
Natasha Solano
Global Business Development Manager – Perishable Logistics
Kuehne + Nagel N.V.
Cool Logistics have identified 10 major questions the perishable logistics sector must answer in the face of Brexit. As part of this exercise we would like you to read each question and think about how confident you would be in your answer.

Food logistics at the Rubicon
Latest Cool Logistics press release – read the full story
13.03.17 – “One thing is becoming increasingly clear – someone will have to pay for change. There will be winners and losers of Brexit,” Alex von Stempel, Director, Cool Logistics outlines the challenges facing the perishable supply chain, and how our selection of experts will look to map out a post-Brexit landscape and develop solutions. Read more

Are statistics replacing relationships between shippers and carriers?
Opinion piece written by Alex von Stempel, Director, Cool Logistics – read the full piece
14.03.17 – Could supply chain automation face a backlash from replacing personal relationships with category managers and suppliers in recent years?
Is the logistics sector now in danger of being tarnished with the same brush?
Retailers may have to learn that personal relationships with their suppliers have to be nurtured and that building new relationships will take a long time, especially with very fast moving consumer goods (VFMCG!) such as perishables, where tempers can be short and memories long.

Read full piece

Brexit in the news…
Brexit trade deal ‘imperative’ for UK growth plans, peers warn
No-deal Brexit ‘would put UK in worst trading position of rich nations’
The above articles do not necessarily represent the views of Cool Logistics

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