Solving the Inner City Challenge

The Hallam Conference Centre, London

3rd July 2018

Get actionable inner city delivery advice from leading last mile experts…

Post&Parcel Live: Solving the Inner City Challenge is a unique one day seminar where you’ll discover the strategies and tactics to meet the challenge of delivering an ever-growing volume of parcels to inner city customers… You can expect actionable keynotes, lively panels and discussions around last mile delivery in the city.


We’ve brought together some of the sharpest minds when it comes to last mile delivery and upcoming technologies. Here’s our confirmed speakers and panellists:

Duncan Buchanan

Road Haulage Association

Ben Boutcher-West

Appy Parking

Tom Cherrett

University of Southampton

Sam Clarke

Gnewt Cargo

David Jinks


Jonathan Knapper


Dominic Phinn


Claire Thompson-Sage


Gary Winter



Our final agenda includes timings for the day, as well as presentation titles. It can be downloaded via the link below. The topics we’ll focus on in 2018 have been put into the table underneath this.

Improving Sustainability

In this session, we will highlight the benefits of making the last mile more sustainable, and the challenges that come with switching to a more environmentally friendly fleet will be discussed. We will shine a light on carriers’ recent trials, reveal what the trials have taught our speakers and suggest what this means for the future of inner city deliveries.

Innovative Solutions

In this session, we will hear how technology is helping solve city challenges and improving delivery efficiency. Ben Boutcher-West will discuss the benefits of utilising parking software, while Jonathan Knapper will highlight the convenience of delivering to car boots.

Meeting Customer Demands

The final session of the day will explore the growing demands of customers living in cities. Both home deliveries and click and collect will be explored with Gary Winter of PayPoint and David Jinks of ParcelHero.

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What to expect?

The Post&Parcel Live Seminars are one-day, content led events for professionals involved in the post and parcel industry. The seminars feature presentations from prominent experts, case studies from successful operators and open discussions with the audience and speakers.


Tickets are priced at £350 +VAT per person. Your pass includes access to free refreshments and lunch throughout the day.

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If you would like to bring a colleague with you, group discounts are available. Contact [email protected] for the best rates.


The Hallam Conference Centre

44 Hallam Street, London W1W 6JJ

The Hallam Conference Centre

44 Hallam Street, London W1W 6JJ

About Post&Parcel Live

Post&Parcel Live is a series of intimate seminars supported by the daily news website, Post&Parcel. These seminars enable an in-depth debate and discussion on current issues affecting the mail and express delivery sector.


“Post&Parcel Live was a wonderful learning experience. There were some really fantastic speakers covering topics that are most definitely of considerable significance to the our sector- I’ve taken many points away to consider.”

APC Overnight

“The seminar was extremely useful for me. It provided me with an ideal opportunity to meet leading lights in the last-mile space, and learn from them first-hand. I would highly recommend!”

Harvard University

Free Research

Our research teams recently published an in depth report looking at the challenges of inner city delivery. Fill in your details below and you will receive a free extract from the report worth £1,995!

Download Your Free Report Extract

The full report is available for £1,995. To find out more and purchase your full copy of the Solving the Inner City Challenge report, please contact the research team at [email protected].


Please email us at [email protected] or call +44 (0)1628 642910


Interested in sponsorship? The Post&Parcel Live seminars are an ideal branding opportunity and a fantastic platform to demonstrate your thought leadership.

To learn more about commercial opportunities, contact Tom Ross-Joannou or Stephen Clark via email or call the team on +44 (0)1628 642910.

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