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F&L Focus Fridays

45 minutes of expert-led confidential discussion with insights & business reactions from supply chain leaders
Expert-led confidential discussion with Q&A

Thursday 28 May 2020 (16:00 CET)

Topic: “How do credit insurer and financiers view current market changes, and what does the health and funding credibility of the sector look like going forward?”

  • Leaders host 45 minute discussion with Q&A.
  • Vice President COFACE GROUP (credit insurance)
  • Chief Executive CICERO CAPITAL (investment)
  • Please email for a joining link
Expert-led confidential discussion with Q&A

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 (16:00 CET)

Topic: “Covid-19, an opportunity for a more sustainable supply chain?”

Focus Fridays

(Thursday) 7 May 2020 (16:00 CET)

(Held on Thursday 7 May at 16:00 CET because Friday 8 May is a holiday)

Topic – Confidential video dialogue between business leaders with plenty of commentary from the audience.  We begin with thoughts from:

  • Nestlé (slides in members’ area)
  • World Economic Forum (slides in members’ area)
  • North Sea Route – Gavin Roser, F&L Ambassador-at-Large
Focus Fridays

(Thursday) 30 April 2020 (16:00 CET)

(Held on Thursday 30 April at 16:00 CET because Friday 1 May is a European holiday)

Topic – Confidential video dialogue between business leaders with plenty of commentary from the audience.  We begin with thoughts from:

Focus Fridays

24 April 2020 (16:00 CET)

Topic – Confidential video dialogue between business leaders with plenty of commentary from the audience.  We begin with thoughts from:

  • LyondellBasell (slides in members’ area)
  • UNCTAD United Nations Trade and Development (slides in members’ area)
  • World population (slides in members’ area)
  • European land transport weeks 16-17 kindly provided by Serge Schamschula Transped Europe & Tim Consult
  • Audience comments, questions and discussion
Focus Fridays

17 April 2020

Topic – Less talk, more action, keeping the momentum strong.  Business updates with plenty of commentary from the audience.  We begin our dialogue with comments from:

  • AB InBev (slides in members’ area)
  • Mars
  • DP World Antwerp (slides in members’ area)
  • Audience comments, questions and discussion
  • Summarised in our weekly blog
Focus Fridays

3 April 2020

Topic – Less talk, more action, keeping the momentum strong.   F&L Market Outlook 3 April 2020.  Business updates with plenty of commentary from the audience:

  • Consumer trends in FMCG – Invista (slides in members’ area)
  • Preparing for reconstruction – Massimo Marciani, Logistics Think Tank, Italy
  • Intermodal as a solution – UIRR
  • European market – IRU
  • Audience comments, questions and discussion
  • Summarised in our weekly blog
Focus Fridays

27 March 2020

Topic – Current challenges, solutions and stories (covid-19) including impacts and mitigation, solutions, current capacity and pricing, are we learning fast or operating under pre-determined contingency plans, and what adaptions or fundamental changes do we think will come?

  • Led by Kenneth Russell, Commercial Director Russell Group
  • Market data provided by Serge Schamschula, Member of F&L Board
  • Audience commentary
  • Summarised in our weekly blog