The North East Freight Quality Partnership

The North East Freight Quality Partnership was first established in 2005 (as the Tyne and Wear Freight Partnership) and represents a collaboration between freight operators, local authorities, academics, user groups, industry associations and anyone with a keen interest in freight.

The aim of the partnership is to promote safe, efficient and sustainable freight movement in the region and beyond.

The Partnership meets on a quarterly basis at locations around the region. Meetings are free to attend and open to anyone.

Forthcoming meetings and venues are as follows:

Wednesday 7th September 2022 – Sunderland City Hall – 10.30am
Wednesday 7th December 2023 – Port of Tyne Innovation Hub – 10.30am
Wednesday 8th March – venue TBC – 10.30am

If you would like more information about the Partnership or wish to join our mailing list, please contact

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