Logistics investment urgently needed to avoid economic “storm clouds”, says Logistics UK
Automated Vehicles Bill has “potential to transform our sector”, says Logistics UK
Get prepared for winter with Logistics UK’s expert guide
Government’s £200m boost to decarbonise freight is “long awaited” but “most welcome”, says Logistics UK
Cancellation of HS2 extension is a “huge blow for trade”, says Logistics UK
Logistics UK officially approved as a government-funded apprenticeship provider
Urban logistics in need of vital space, says Logistics UK
The UK relies on imports to provide a reliable and consistent supply of food for its citizens year-round, with 46% of all food consumed here sourced from other countries.
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Shipping goods by ferry can add cost and administrative delays to freight movements, due to fluctuations in pricing and space availability.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has undertaken an extensive ministerial reshuffle.
Electric vans built with recycled, low-carbon aluminium extrusions are set to become a reality, thanks to a partnership between automotive start-up Watt Electric Vehicle Company (WEVC) and Hydro Extrusions, a specialist in providing innovative and sustainable aluminium solutions.
FORS – the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme – recently welcomed its largest-ever delegation to the sixth FORS Annual Conference at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham.
Transporting goods internationally in fast and efficient operations is paramount for logistics businesses to remain competitive in the 21st century.
Every month we get a variety of questions and every month our intrepid Member Advice Centre has the answers.
Looking back on our career expectations, it often feels as if the advice we were given at school has little relevance to the opportunities we eventually end up pursuing. The conclusion: no career is worth discounting!
The Autumn Statement contains encouraging signs for logistics businesses looking to drive recovery in the economy, but according to business group Logistics UK, the detail of the Chancellor’s proposals will show whether or not the industry will see real changes as a result.
Last Friday (17 November 2023) the government announced its plans for an £8.3 billion long-term roads repair programme, enough to resurface more than 5,000 miles of road across the country over the next 11 years.
New laws were introduced into Parliament last week to put safety at the heart of the roll-out of self-driving vehicle technology and position the UK as a world leader in this exciting, estimated £42 billion market.
Last week, parcel delivery company DPD officially unveiled its new £40m eco-regional sortation centre in Bromley-by-Bow that will enable the firm to deliver up to 80,000 ‘green' parcels into London each day.
With just two weeks to go until Logistics UK’s hotly anticipated 2023 Welsh Lunch, anyone wishing to attend is advised to book now to avoid disappointment.
As temperatures dipped across the country last weekend, gritters were sent out on motorways and major A-roads for the first significant operation of this autumn.
The Driver Academy Group (DAG) – a consortium led by HGV training specialist HGVC and comprising Manpower and Logistics UK – is helping 53 third-party logistics firms to train 122 new HGV drivers as part of its majority-funded ‘Skills Bootcamps in HGV Driving’ scheme.
The £200 million of funding by the government this week to create Local Skills Improvement Plans (LSIPs) is excellent news for logistics providing the funding is allocated correctly, according to business group Logistics UK.
The government’s decision to delay the ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2030 to 2035 generated global headlines when announced in September.
Some people enjoy routine - the same tasks and challenges, learnt and overcome. But for Betsy Porter, a rewarding career is one in which diversity pops up on a daily basis.
When Mitchells of Mansfield set its stall out to become an early adopter of electric trucks, their higher purchase price meant the company needed to be completely confident in their suitability.
The Chancellor should prioritise support for the logistics sector in next week’s Autumn Statement, to avert the damage that an economic downturn could cause to the nation’s finances, according to business group Logistics UK.
11,714 vans have been stolen in the UK over the past year according to a new report from the DVLA.
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