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The TIE, BTHA and Toy World partner on supply chain panel discussion

Published on: 24th November 2021

‘Supply Chains, transportation and toys: thoughts into the future’, which takes place on 10th December, will be moderated by Toy World’s John Baulch. 

At a time when toy companies are meeting new supply chain challenges, the British Toy & Hobby Association, Toy World Magazine and Toy Industries of Europe are teaming up to bring readers an informative panel discussion that will look into the future and rethink what’s possible on 10th December at 14.00 GMT (15.00 CET).

This online event will be a unique opportunity to hear from supply chain logistics experts what the future trends may hold for shipping and other transport modes and how toy makers can ensure they are ready to withstand continuing change. The discussion will be moderated by John Baulch, publisher and editor-in-chief of Toy World Magazine, who will field the most urgent questions affecting manufacturers, retailers and licensors at the moment. If you would like to send in a question you would like to see addressed by the panel, please do so via info@toyindustries.eu.

Readers wishing to register for the panel, receive log-in details and find out more can do so by clicking here. Places are limited, so interested parties are advised to sign up ASAP to secure their spot.

L-R: Dr John D Mangan and Iain Prince

Panellists

Dr John D Mangan: John holds the chair in Logistics at the School of Engineering, Newcastle University, and is also visiting professor at the School of Business, Trinity College Dublin. He has spent his entire career around the logistics sector, starting out over 30 years ago as an air freight clerk. His research focuses on Global Logistics and he has pioneered several new concepts in logistics and supply chain management.

Iain Prince: Associate partner of KPMG’s Operational Transformation practice and head of KPMG’s Supply Chain team, working with large UK organisations. With over 20 years’ experience, Iain has led transformational work for household names in retail, consumer goods and logistics.

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