Sponsors & Partners 2023


The partners and sponsors for our 21st March In-person Event! Get a ticket here!

An award-winning pioneer in guidance, navigation and control technologies, Guidance Automation has over 30 years’ experience in developing advanced solutions for the global robotic vehicle market and has thousands of systems in service. Guidance Automation is proud to have enabled its clients to automate robotic vehicles, forklift trucks, floor cleaning equipment and all types of mobile moving systems. These solutions have been applied in a broad range of autonomous transport applications such as airports, warehousing, healthcare, production, bottling plants, printing, retail, marine and more.

Autostore – an automated storage and retrieval system (“ASRS”) equipment manufacturer. The AutoStore system uses robotics for collecting stored goods in a warehouse, providing significant improvements in capacity and performance. AutoStore works together with leading distributors in selling and implementing the system in the end users’ warehouses. End users include Puma, ASDA, Siemens, Gucci, La Poste and DHL. Softbank acquired 40% of the company in 2021 and more recently AutoStore proudly reached 1000 systems globally.

Parcelly is the UK’s first and most advanced network of carrier and retailer agnostic Pick-up and Drop-off locations. Our core belief is that receiving, returning, and sending parcels should be convenient, efficient, simple, and above all Sustainable.

Hatat Solutions is a consultancy service offering businesses access to independent advice on sourcing the best e-cargo bikes and e-bike fleets from across the world, particularly those suited to last-mile delivery operations. We have a network of manufacturers, distributors and retailers that can be leveraged to provide unbeatable pricing and fast delivery times.

Smalley Marsey Rispin Architects are a dynamic, collaborative team committed to using creativity and innovation in the design of quality buildings with optimum functionality. Drawing upon decades of experience within the core business sectors of logistics and retail architecture. We hold a clear vision for the future that builds upon and consolidates our experience whilst further diversifying into the residential and commercial design. Project teams are organised to ensure a combination of the people with the most appropriate expertise to fulfill a client’s requirements. This means that individual experience is maximised, local knowledge is drawn upon, and innovation is incorporated.

Bexley Beaumont – with offices in London and Manchester, Bexley Beaumont is an award-winning boutique law firm with a focus on collaboration, team culture and delivering excellent client service. We are a full-service law firm with partners specialising in corporate, commercial, intellectual property, information technology, data protection, dispute resolution, corporate restructuring and insolvency, business crime and regulatory, employment, pensions, public law, real estate, planning, environmental and construction. We proactively work with our clients to assess their requirements and provide a solution tailored to their needs. Our overriding purpose is to help our clients achieve better value for their legal spend.

And more partners for our online event on the 7th March! Get a combined ticket here!

Spokesafe is building the operating system for the active mobility revolution. Our software gives cyclists 24/7 access to secure places to park and charge their bikes, cargo bikes and scooters, while providing a management platform to help stakeholders operate and monetise their infrastructure.

Backhouse Jones provides industry specific and UK-wide advice and representation in relation to public inquiries (and appeals), criminal matters (ranging from allegations of fraud and causing death by dangerous driving to speeding and overloading prosecutions), HSE and Environment Agency prosecutions, illegal immigration Border Force matters and matters concerning the carriage of animals, operator licensing, construction and use, dangerous goods or loads, tachograph offences, police and DVSA investigations, road regulatory compliance and best practice.

Offering urban planning consulting services focused on sustainable and resilient city logistics and supply chain innovation. With over 10 years of experience working with the public, private and non-profit sectors, we support a wide range of initiatives. Working through the lens of environmental justice, sustainability, resilience and new innovation, Freight Matters helps clients improve city logistics around the world.

Get a combined ticket for our March event here! Two dates – online and in-person, with plenty of insightful talks and more!