Institute of Couriers take space at the IntraLogisteX show, Ricoh arena Coventry March 16/17th to ask the question,  ‘How do Logisticians shop on line?’

Manchester Met University and Sheffield Hallam University will crunch the numbers to find the answer.

Institute of Couriers IOC will be at the IntraLogistex show for the first time this year. On stand 201 they will be focused on asking the logistician how they shop on line.  Show visitors to the Richo Arena March 16th and 17th will be asked what they shop for on line, when they shop and how they value speed of delivery against cost. The data will be crunched by both Manchester Metropolitan University and Sheffield Hallam. Do logisticians use e-retail differently to the high street purchaser? Heads of Industry events take place quarterly and that’s were the first report, ‘How do logisticians shop online’ will be reported, then on the Institute web at

The Institute of Couriers is formed of fellows representing the sector from SME to national and network companies, APC to UK Mail, GLH in London to Swift in Liverpool. Each year one honorary fellowship gown is awarded, Traffic commissioner Sarah Bell in 2015, new TFL boss Mike Brown gets the gown at a gala ceremony on Feb 26th at the House of Lords where IOC President, Viscount Lord Falkland awards the ceremonial gowns of fellowship each year.

Activities include development of the new BIS trailblazer apprenticeship for express delivery courier, working with DWP to find the future workforce from warehouse to driver. IOC work with the LEPs on regional strategy for logistics transport and warehouse space that creates hot spots of logistics from the East Midlands Golden triangle to Heathrow.
16th and 17th March 2016 at the Jaguar Exhibition Hall 2, Ricoh Arena, Coventry