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2014

Bondholders Breakfast

Bondholders Breakfast

Grimsby Institute hosts the Bondholders Breakfast event where Sam Whitaker announces the intention to develop and deliver a logistics training hub.

2015

Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce Shipping Committee

Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce Shipping Committee

Sam Whitaker delivers a presentation on Modal’s training offer to the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce Shipping Committee.  A written letter of support is received from the Chair, Graham Cross of GXD Logistics, in recognition of an industry-led training offer.


Humber Growth Deal

Humber Growth Deal

The signing of the Humber Growth Deal hosted by Grimsby Institute.


Director of Logistics Patrick Henry (PH) joins the Modal team.

Director of Logistics Patrick Henry (PH) joins the Modal team.


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Opening of the Rail Academy

Patrick Henry attends the opening of the Rail Academy in Newcastle.  Connections are made and Modal’s Rail offer starts to take shape.


Modal select the preferred site.

Following a detailed site options appraisal process Modal select the preferred site on Kings Road in Immingham.


Funding Agreement for Modal

Grimsby Institute sign the Funding Agreement for Modal, which secures over £2m of capital investment, making it the largest skills capital project under the Humber LEP’s Local Growth Deal.


Business On The Move team

Modal meet with the Business On The Move team and secure exclusive rights to develop a Humber edition of the educational board game, the first regional version of the game.  Over 40 businesses will be involved in the promotion of the game which will be gifted to over 30 schools in the Humber region.


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Modal team visit South Wales Police

The Modal team visit South Wales Police, in Cardiff, to learn about the best practice they have delivered via the use of driving simulators to improve driver behaviour, driver safety and fuel efficiency.


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National College for High Speed Rail

Modal hold initial discussions with representatives of the National College for High Speed Rail to establish the need for a Humber-based regional training facility.


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Modal team visit the Port of Dover

The Modal team visit the Port of Dover to learn how port operations sited in a town centre environment can stimulate economic growth.


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Contract awarded for the provision of marine simulators to support Modal’s sea-based training offer.

2016

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European Supply Chain Day.


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