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As the end of the Brexit transition period looms large on the horizon, the plan to establish at least 10 Freeports in the UK has been attracting growing interest from businesses, particularly those whose activities include trading goods between the UK and overseas markets.
It was the beginning of a decade which marked the growth of consumerism and the decline of heavy industry. Margaret Thatcher, the UK’s first woman Prime Minister, had won a landslide General Election just months earlier. Two popular cars were launched: Ford’s Mark 3 Escort and British Leyland’s Austin Metro.
England’s Strategic Road Network, composed of motorways and major ‘A’ roads, fails to satisfy even half of businesses which operate HGV fleets, according to a recent survey from independent watchdog Transport Focus.
The LERS Awards celebrate the efforts that members of the scheme are making to reduce emissions from their road freight operations, and publicly recognise those companies going above and beyond to mitigate their environmental impact.
Over the course of two decades, Richard Christian has got used to being a public face of the Port of Dover, the UK’s largest ro-ro port. Beginning work as a Planning Officer in 2000, he has held a variety of roles across corporate affairs, policy, media and communications, but they have always had a public aspect.
Logistics UK's Future Logistics Conference, to be held online on 13 November 2020, will be chaired by Leon Daniels OBE, the former Managing Director of Transport for London.
The production of commercial vehicles fell by a staggering 11.5% in August, with fewer than 5,000 vans, trucks, buses and taxis rolling off production lines, according to figures recently released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
• 17 billion kilometres covered by trucks and vans from customers returning goods
• One in four trucks is carrying returns from distance selling businesses
Incredible as it may seem, the sight of vehicles driving themselves along Britain’s motorways may become a common one in the very near future.
Today he heads a highly innovative business that helps transport operators slash their emissions by fitting solar mats to the roofs of commercial vehicles. But Aaron Thomas hasn’t always been a green transport pioneer.
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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.
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