Logistics UK’s Director of Policy, Elizabeth de Jong, launched the first Compliance Report at the second Transport Manager conference yesterday (2 December 2020).
ITT Hub (Innovation & Technology in Transport) 30 June – 1 July 2021 has confirmed support from nine new exhibitors who will create a Government Hub, a high-profile pavilion style stand in the heart of the exhibition hall.
Logistics UK’s media team has achieved exceptional results in the past month, with the business group featuring heavily on major radio stations, TV broadcasts and in national newspapers. And, in addition to UK successes, the Logistics UK media team has also secured global coverage in countries as far afield as New Zealand, UAE, India, Canada and the USA.
Founded in 1993, Vac-Ex is a civil engineering company specialising in vacuum excavation. Vac-Ex’ fleet of trucks is FORS silver accredited to include fitment of safety devices to reduce blind spots including: camera systems and sensors.
With the eyes of the world on the challenge of transporting a COVID-19 vaccine safely, swiftly and efficiently, what are the challenges faced by the pharmaceutical companies, and how will they rise to the challenge? To find out more about what’s involved, Logistics Magazine spoke to Dr Falko Riechert, Global Head of Supply Chain, HRA Pharma.
Logistics UK members may remember Leon Daniels in his former role as Managing Director of Transport for London’s Surface Transport.
Airlines and logistics businesses are gearing up to prepare for the massive distribution of COVID-19 vaccines across the world.
Logistics UK announced WJ Group, a leading independent specialist road marking business, as winner of the LERS Leadership in Emissions Reduction 2020 Award at its annual Logistics Awards held virtually on 13 November 2020.
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A revolution in transport took place in the Nevada desert over the weekend, when two Virgin Group employees became the first people to travel in a hyperloop pod – the first successful manned test run of the innovative technology.
For someone who is not himself an engineer, Bruce McGill displays an enormous amount of passion for the profession.
“What I love about engineers and engineering, is that they are solving some of the big challenges that our society faces,” he said. “Without engineers we’re not going to solve those challenges, whether that’s climate change or energy supply or transport.”
There were 11,729 recorded incidents of contents theft from vans/light commercial vehicles in just the first six months of 2020, according to Logistics UK’s Van Security Report.
• Continental share details of the up to date regulations for winter equipment required for trucks and buses traveling across Europe
• All Continental truck and bus tyres for steer and drive axle in inch sizes 17.5, 19.5 and 22.5 now available as 3PMSF-certified variants
The future of logistics has become an increasingly significant topic amongst logistics organisations and government.
As the economy continues to be rocked by the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and a second national lockdown begins in England, the logistics sector continues to experience significant disruption.
A wireless electric vehicle charging project, which has the potential to reduce the cost of decarbonising last-mile transport, has been awarded a £1.6m grant from Innovate UK.
Urban congestion and the resulting emissions have long been the focus of city councils and local authorities, with an array of localised initiatives, such as air quality schemes and congestion charging, designed to reduce city centre traffic. And now, we are hearing of more organisations being approached by local councils with requests to consider setting up a consolidation centre.
The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of logistics to all sectors of the national economy as the industry has worked tirelessly to ensure that the food, medical supplies and other essential items the nation needs, are delivered and businesses are able to continue working.
As the grandson of the founder of the JCB empire, it was perhaps inevitable that Jo Bamford would have vehicle engineering running through his veins.
HS2, Britain’s new high-speed railway, has the potential to release considerable extra capacity for freight on the existing rail network, according to a paper soon to be published by Logistics UK.
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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