This week we will be joined by special guests for three live workshops to delve into some of the risk and compliance challenges facing businesses in the cold chain.


Tuesday 21st February 10am-11am

Understanding operational risk and communicating these with your insurer is a critical step in protecting yourself should the worst happen. In this webinar, we are joined by MARSH COMMERCIAL to discuss current trends in the insurance market.

Learning points

  • Advice on the current market conditions for commercial insurance
  • Tips on discussing your specific insurance requirements with your broker or insurer to maximise cover
  • Understand some of the specific risks your insurer should be aware of for both cold storage and distribution
  • Ask your questions to the experts


  • Shane Brennan, Host & Chief Executive, CCF
  • Zoe Parkes, Transportation Industry Practice Leader, UK & Ireland, Marsh
  • Ben Davies, Account Executive, Marsh Commercial

About Marsh Commercial

As one of the UK’s leading insurance brokers, Marsh Commercial invest the time to get to know and understand our clients. From commercial insurance solutions to risk management, employee health and benefits and private clients insurance, it’s our passion to advise, protect and support you on your journey.

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Wednesday 22nd February 10am-11am

One of the biggest risks facing cold chain businesses is the threat of fire, but how is the risk changing as our cold stores become more technologically advanced?

In this webinar we are joined by WAGNER GROUP and guests to discuss how the CCF’s vision for the cold store of the future and the drive to automation will affect attitudes to fire risk and how oxygen reduction systems can be a key tool in reducing the risk.

Learning points

  • Understand how fire risk in cold storage is evolving
  • Hear about how automation is changing attitudes to fire risk
  • How oxygen reduction systems reduce fire risk


  • Tom Southall, Host & Executive Director, CCF
  • Carl Bryan, Director, Wagner UK
  • More TBC

About Wagner UK

As experts in fire prevention, the WAGNER Group has been developing and realising fire protection technology systems since 1976. The family-run company is an international provider of systems and solutions primarily specialising in fire protection for a range of sectors including storage and logistics facilities.

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Friday 24th February 10am-11am

In our final webinar, CCF Executive Director, Tom Southall will be joined by special guests to discuss the latest challenges in cold chain compliance.

We will first be joined by compliance experts Citation to hear about the latest changes to key food safety and health and safety regulation, before getting the perspective of a local enforcement authority on lessons learnt from recent inspections of logistics businesses. Finally, our speakers will be joined by representatives of the CCF’s own Technical and Safety Expert Group to discuss what’s keeping them up at night!

Learning Points

  • Understand latest changes in health and safety and food safety regulations
  • Learn about common non conformities found during inspections
  • Hear the latest compliance challenges for operators from representatives of the CCF’s Technical & Safety Expert Group


  • Tom Southall, Host & Executive Director, CCF
  • Mathew Jones, Citation
  • Ann Stewart, Food Team Leader, Food & Safety
  • Kerry Broadhead, Health & Safety Manager, The Ice Co Storage & Logistics
  • Joanne Webster, Compliance Manager, The Ice Co Storage & Logistics

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