Supported by:

German British Forum


Gary Hodgson, Strategic Projects Director, Peel Ports Group

  • Speaker Role: Strategic Director, Peel Ports Group
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Digitalisation is changing employment in port operations, material handling and logistics.

  • Peel Ports Group own and operate Liverpool2, the new deep-water container terminal capable of handling the largest vessels in the global fleet
  • Peel Ports investment in Liverpool2 includes digital technology which supports the handling of high volumes of containers
  • Mr Hodgson will discuss how Peel Port’s current and future use of digital tools will change both the speed of delivery and the nature of employment in this fast-moving industry


Gary Hodgson is Strategic Projects Director of the Group, and has been with Peel Ports since 2008. He has extensive experience developing manufacturing and logistics bases for global companies, having previously held senior management positions with Thorn lighting and Philips Electricals.