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Our features section tackles the broader issues affecting logistics, such as the political and economic landscape, COVID-19, Brexit, automation and global trade.

In profile: Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE, space scientist and science communicator

Known to many as co-presenter of the BBC’s long-running The Sky at Night programme, Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock is an award-winning space scientist, physicist and renowned science communicator.

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The digital route to e-mobility

Beverley Wise, Regional Director UK & Ireland for Webfleet Solutions, considers the latest green transport research and explores our digital journey to e-mobility.

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New government toolkit designed to help employers get the right job candidates through their doors

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a new toolkit to support its Way to Work campaign.

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Spotlight on a policy manager – engaging the nation

Mags Simpson, Head of Policy Engagement, Logistics UK

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HS2 announces its first diesel-free construction site

HS2 Ltd, the company building Britain’s new high-speed railway between London and the North and Midlands, announced achieving a major milestone last week (12 May 2022) – its first completely diesel-free site.

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Government must provide logistics industry with further clarity on route to net zero, says Logistics UK

There is an urgent need to decarbonise the logistics industry but further government clarity on the route to net zero is required immediately to ensure businesses have the confidence and certainty needed to invest in low emission solutions, according to Logistics UK.

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Decarbonising air freight – the route to jet zero

In 2021, Logistics UK launched its Route to Net Zero Commitment, with the aim of supporting its members to decarbonise their operations as quickly and effectively as possible.

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Seven in ten logistics operators report escalating costs as fuel prices soar, Logistics UK survey finds

More than seven out of ten (71%) UK logistics companies reported an escalation in the cost of transporting goods during Q1 2022 compared to the same period a year ago, amid sharp increases in the cost of fuel and other global supply chain pressures.

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Policy Campaign Spotlight – May 2022

Highlights of campaigns currently being run by the Logistics UK policy team.

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Saving fuel with Continental Tyres: rolling resistance makes the difference

Right now, petrol and diesel seem like luxury commodities, as drivers confronting the high prices at filling stations can testify.

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Policy wins – May 2022

Wins recently achieved by the Logistics UK policy team.

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Achieving more for our members during tough times

The logistics industry has had to grapple with seismic changes in recent years, the UK’s departure from the EU, the acute skills shortage and the pressure to rapidly decarbonise, to name but three.

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Logistics UK launches search for Transport Manager of the Year

Logistics UK has launched the search for its first Transport Manager of the Year; a new competition aimed at celebrating the very best transport managers in industry.

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Supply chain sustainability and resilience a key focus for Multimodal 2022

Set against the backdrop of Brexit, the COVID-19 pandemic, a rapidly changing climate, rising inflation and now the war in Ukraine, securing the sustainability and resilience of global supply chains has never been more important for world trade.

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In profile: Matt Wallhead, Portfolio Development Director, Farnborough International

With a career in conference and events that spans 15 years, more than half of which has been spent in the Middle East, Matt Wallhead can safely be described as the consummate events professional.

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Plane sense – new government group to focus on decarbonising aviation

With its reliance on carbon-emitting kerosene jet fuel, aviation has long been regarded as one of the hardest parts of the transport sector to decarbonise and arguably represents one of the biggest challenges for the global economy.

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Month in the media – April 2022

Operation Brock and cross-Channel delays – particularly during the busy Easter period – roadside facilities, the skills shortage, decarbonisation and the Ukraine crisis have all featured prominently in the headlines over the past month, and Logistics UK’s media team has been working hard to ensure the views of members are heard on these issues and others.

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WTW confirmed as Logistics UK Van Gold Partner

The logistics industry has faced much disruption in recent years, with events such as Brexit, COVID-19, the HGV driver shortage and the war in Ukraine impacting all modes of freight transport.

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Brigade Electronics discusses the future of commercial vehicle safety systems

Connectivity, artificial intelligence and telematics are all set to be big for vehicle technology and safety in the future. Peter Squire, Managing Director of Brigade Electronics UK, shares his thoughts.

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Driving change – logistics conference offers a glimpse of the industry’s future

With just three weeks to go until Logistics UK’s Future Logistics Conference, more and more industry professionals are registering to attend the free event.

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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.

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