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Policy win: New logistics unit in the Department for Business and Trade


The Department for Business and Trade has formed a new logistics team in recognition that it has teams for other major business sectors, but this was missing for the logistics industry.

The new team is keen to establish and build good relationships with logistics businesses and join the dots with other relevant parts of the department for the sector.

This is a positive development for logistics and reflects Logistics UK’s call for the sector to be recognised for its importance to UK plc and to be considered a key stakeholder on decisions beyond the Department for Transport.

It builds upon our membership of the Critical Imports Council, led by the Department for Business and Trade. Logistics UK will continue to call for a cross-Whitehall Logistics Productivity Forum, led by a dedicated minister for logistics and supply chain, with cross-departmental responsibilities.

Published On: 04/07/2024 15:00:00

 

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