11 Oct 2017 - 12 Oct 2017

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Location: CEVA Logistics
Excelsior Road
Ashby de la Zouch
LE65 1NU

Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am

The Logistics and Distribution sector has been identified as a priority for growth in Leicester and Leicestershire and this event will provide delegates with relevant, up-to-date information, peer to peer support, networking opportunities plus details of the funded support available through the Collaborate project.

This event is delivered as part of the Collaborate Growing Business Together project and is aimed at businesses based in Leicester and Leicestershire, with less than 250 employees (All other bookings will be respectfully declined)*

This forum is kindly hosted by CEVA Logistics icon, one of the world’s leading non-asset-based supply chain management companies, who design and implement industry-leading solutions in both freight management and contract logistics. CEVA are a company that has a strong foundation built on the history of TNT and Eagle Global Logistics (EGL), which merged to become CEVA in 2007.


  • Welcome and organisation overview from CEVA Logistics
  • Update from Midlands Connect who, in collaboration with central government, brings together local authorities and local enterprise partnerships from across the Midlands with a vision to ensure the Midlands is to keep pace with the global economic race, to increase competitiveness and productivity and play its role in rebalancing the UK economy by building and supporting the Midlands Engine. This will be an update on the work they are undertaking, that identifies major infrastructure projects, to improve transport links to speed up journey times across the Midlands which can secure a £1 billion-a-year boost to the regional economy, create 300,000 additional jobs and save businesses nearly £500 million.
  • Ed Hollands, from DrivenMedia discusses how hauliers can earn extra money from their fleet by allowing advertisements on them. He talks about existing haulier relationships, areas he can work with and the process behind it.

*To reserve your place please complete the booking form here, to confirm your eligibility to attend we will require you to complete a “SME Enrolment Form” which will be sent to you separately – we will then be able to confirm your place at the event.

Collaborate Business Support in Leicester and Leicestershire partners

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