Richard Fleming, logistics director at Sainsbury’s has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the Quiet Cities global summit next month.

Fleming brings a wealth of experience to the event, heading up a logistics business of 16,000 staff that runs 1,042 tractor units; 342 rigids and 2,371 trailers out of 22 RDCs.

The company has been at the forefront of the quiet deliveries revolution, working with the Noise Abatement Society, Freight Transport Association and Wandsworth Borough Council during a pioneering three month out-of-hours trial in 2007.

Speakers already confirmed for the two-day quiet deliveries event include: Ian Wainwright, head of fleet and freight transport at TfL; Stacey Hodge, director at Office of Freight Mobility, New York City of Transportation; Per-Uno Sturk, regulation and feature specialist at Volvo Trucks; Gloria Elliott, chief executive at the Noise Abatement Society; and Tim Slater, MD Transport at DHL Supply Chain UK & Ireland.

There will also be demonstrations of the latest quiet technology from the likes of Route Monkey, Brigade Electronics, Goodyear and Carrier Transicold and the latest information on how out of hours work can benefit your business.

Booking for the two-day event is now open. Secure your place now at