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Covering the whole of the logistics industry and supply chain, Logistics Magazine tackles the big strategic issues facing the industry – decarbonisation, innovation and automation – as well as the compliance issues so critical to the safety of all transport operations.

 

The new weekly, digital-only Logistics Magazine includes the following content:

  • features on transport issues across all modes – road, rail, sea and air
  • interviews with senior people from the government, academia and industry
  • news on the latest transport legislation and public consultations
  • compliance advice section

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Do not neglect your workplace pensions duties, regulator urges UK employers

Following the withdrawal of the government’s COVID-19 support for businesses, The Pensions Regulator (TPR), the body tasked with protecting the UK’s workplace pensions, has urged UK employers not to neglect their workplace pensions duties.

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EVolve – using GPS data to suggest the best EV transition for your fleet

With the deadline for achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 moving ever closer, companies are accelerating their decarbonisation efforts.

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The road to decarbonisation

Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges on the logistics industry’s agenda and many businesses within the sector are already taking great steps to support the UK’s decarbonisation targets.

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Month in the media – June 2022

The high cost of fuel, the Transport Select Committee’s report into Road Freight Supply Chains and the Northern Ireland Protocol have all featured prominently in the headlines over the past month, thanks to the hard work of Logistics UK’s media team, which has been working hard to ensure the views of members are heard on these – and other – issues.

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Environment Secretary and Mayor clash over charging for Greater Manchester CAZ

Following proposals from Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester (pictured left), to drop plans to charge motorists to enter the city’s Clean Air Zone, the government has said it wants to retain charges for entering Manchester’s city centre.

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The robots are coming – to a warehouse near you

The trend towards the increased use of automation and robotics in the logistics and warehousing sector shows no sign of slowing, with two major industry players announcing significant investments in the technology in recent weeks.

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Only a week remains until Next Generation Van 2022

There are just seven days remaining until Logistics UK’s eagerly-awaited Next Generation Van event, to be held in Coventry on 7 July 2022.

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Futuristic vehicles trialled against a cinematic backdrop

The historic setting of Alnwick Castle in Northumberland, well known to fans of the Harry Potter and The Transformers film franchises, was the backdrop to a four-day trial of futuristic self-driving vehicles earlier this month (June 2022).

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Logistics UK urges members to respond to TfL survey ahead of DVS tightening

Logistics UK is urging its members to respond to a Transport for London (TfL) survey before the transport body moves to implement the next phase of its Direct Vision Standard (DVS).

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Logistics UK calls out misleading information published in TSC report

Logistics UK has said that the recent publication of a report into the Road Freight Supply Chain by the Transport Select Committee (TSC) has published misleading information about the issues faced by the sector, and the causes for some of the problems which operators have faced over the past two years, and before.

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Generation Logistics – attracting future talent into the industry

An interview with Transport Minister Trudy Harrison MP and Logistics UK President Phil Roe

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Axing of plug-in car grant does not affect vans, Logistics UK reassures members

The surprise announcement from the government last week (14 June 2022), that it will end the plug-in car grant (PiCG) for new car sales with immediate effect will not affect the plug-in grant for vans, Logistics UK has reassured its members.

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Logistics UK welcomes government consultation on reforming the HGV levy

Logistics UK welcomed the government’s publication earlier this week (20 June 2022) of its consultation on reforming the heavy goods vehicle (HGV) levy.

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Spotlight on a policy manager – reflecting on Multimodal 2022

Michelle Gardner, Head of Public Policy, Logistics UK

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Logistics UK’s Transport Manager Conferences are back for 2022

Logistics UK’s ever-popular Transport Manager conference series, sponsored by Brigade Electronics, will return in autumn 2022 with live events at 10 venues around the UK.

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Overcoming barriers to electric transport

Beverley Wise, Regional Director UK & Ireland for Webfleet, explains how telematics technology can remedy concerns around fleet electrification.

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Logistics UK calls for its members to respond to DfT Longer Heavier Vehicles survey

Logistics UK members are being urged to respond to a survey which will inform a Department for Transport (DfT) feasibility study looking at trialling Longer Heavier Vehicles (LHVs) in Great Britain.

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Logistics UK chief calls for Fuel Duty cut review

In the face of ever rising fuel costs for operators, David Wells, Chief Executive, Logistics UK, has fired the starting gun on a campaign for a further cut in Fuel Duty.

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Vehicle crime tops agenda at Van Policy Working Group

Logistics UK’s Van Policy Working Group held its first in person meeting since the COVID-19 pandemic in Coventry earlier this week (14 June 2022).

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Policy Campaign Spotlight – June 2022

Highlight of a campaign being run by the Logistics UK policy team.

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Contents

News

Logistics Magazine will cover all the latest news on stories breaking in the industry, including developments on COVID-19,  Brexit, Clean Air Zones, transport law and decarbonisation.

News

Features

Our frequent features will tackle the broader issues affecting logistics such as the COVID-19 vaccination programme, technology and innovation, the political and economic landscape, global trade and the drive to reduce emissions across all transport modes.

Features

Compliance

Each month we explore a different topic in depth in our popular Compliance section, while each week we will publish answers put to our Member Advice Centre team.

Compliance

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