The world we live in today is now more connected than ever. From the virtual assistants used to help manage our homes to the mobile devices we depend on to navigate our schedules, technology powers every aspect of our lives.
Waterman’s Hall, a Georgian building by the River Thames in the City of London, was the historic setting for Logistics UK’s Water Freight Seminar on 20 May 2022.
More than seven out of ten (71%) of respondents to Logistics UK’s Q1 Logistics Performance Tracker reported an escalation in costs to transport goods during Q1 2022 compared to the same period a year ago.
The logistics industry has experienced a series of seismic shifts in recent years, including Brexit, a chronic skills shortage, the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain disruption and now spiralling fuel prices, exacerbated by the war in Ukraine.
Throughout May, the media team has once again been hard at work to ensure that Logistics UK and its members stay in the news in print, broadcast and online outlets. More than 200 pieces of editorial coverage were generated during the month.
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.
Beverley Wise, Regional Director UK & Ireland for Webfleet Solutions, considers the latest green transport research and explores our digital journey to e-mobility.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a new toolkit to support its Way to Work campaign.
Mags Simpson, Head of Policy Engagement, Logistics UK
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.
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.
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.
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.
Highlights of campaigns currently being run by the Logistics UK policy team.
Right now, petrol and diesel seem like luxury commodities, as drivers confronting the high prices at filling stations can testify.
Wins recently achieved by the Logistics UK policy team.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) could be expanded to cover almost the whole of the capital from 29 August 2… https://t.co/5EheymK9Y4
This is positive news for the logistics sector and communities in Kent.
Logistics UK is pleased to hear that @transportgovuk and the Kent Resilience Forum has listened to our calls for dr… https://t.co/5he1Y4UQE3
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