As the government tries to strike the delicate balance of reviving the economy while savings lives, the Commercial Motor Show conference will look at the impact of Covid-19 on key sectors of the transport and logistics sector.

The lockdown has accelerated the trend away from high street retail towards online shopping, especially in clothing and fashion, and Dino Rocos, non-executive director of Clipper Logistics and former COO of the John Lewis Partnership, will analyse this phenomenon and whether bricks and mortar shops will make a comeback.

He will be joined by Tony Mannix, chief executive of Clipper Logistics, the leading player in fashion logistics, to assess the impact of Covid-19 on the transport industry.

Steven Cleary, sales director of Wincanton, will also be speaking in the keynote session on the morning of 29 September, looking at the role of infrastructure spending in helping the UK recover from the pandemic.

The CM Show is a new virtual exhibition and conference that will bring hundreds of exhibitors together with thousands of visitors without the need for social distancing. It takes place on 29 September to 1 October and to book a stand email