Vans play a crucial role in the UK economy, not only in delivering goods to the nation, but also as vital tools to keep our services and utilities running.
Logistics UK member PD Ports, owner and operator of Teesport and one of the largest port groups in the UK, has partnered with Middlesbrough-based charity Recovery Connections, a Lived Experience Recovery Organisation (LERO), to offer well-being guidance for its employees nationwide.
Transport professionals interested in stealing a glimpse at the future direction of their industry are being urged to register for the free-to-attend ITT Hub conference and exhibition on 11 and 12 May 2022.
Transport for the North (TfN) launched a consultation on its Freight and Logistics Strategy for the North of England earlier this month (4 January 2022).
Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK
National Highways (formerly Highways England) is trialling an innovative taper system called SwiftGate, which will be able to close off live lanes in just five minutes.
Beverley Wise, Regional Director for Webfleet Solutions UKI
Andrew Stephenson MP, the Minister of State for Transport responsible for HS2, has committed to powering Britain’s new high-speed trains with zero carbon energy from their first day of operation to support the government’s goal to make HS2 net zero from 2035.
A focus on recent campaigning activity by the Logistics UK policy team
In less than eight years' time you will not be able to buy a new petrol or diesel car or van in the UK, with the exception of hybrid vehicles with significant zero emission capability.
For logistics, 2021 was a year dominated by labour shortages, the need to decarbonise and COVID-19 restrictions, according to David Wells OBE, Chief Executive of Logistics UK, one of Britain’s biggest business groups.
Tesco, a longstanding Logistics UK member, is powering into the new year by launching the UK’s first commercially used fully electric heavy freight articulated trucks.
The transition team responsible for creating Great British Railways – the new public body that will run and plan the rail network – took its first steps towards providing clear, long-term plans for transforming the railways shortly before Christmas with the launch of an eight-week call for evidence to support a 30-year, Whole Industry Strategic Plan and a better, simpler railway.
Wins recently achieved by Logistics UK's policy team.
Highlights of top wins achieved by Logistics UK's policy team in 2021.
Logistics UK member PD Ports has unveiled its latest investment at Groveport on the River Trent – a £0.5 million warehouse facility that will boost trade efficiencies and reduce costs for port customers as part of a long-term plan to continue growing business on the Humber.
Regardless of industry, companies are always looking for ways in which they can improve efficiency and help their workforce to get the very best results.
Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK
Logistics UK has announced the winners of its 2021 Logistics Awards, following the celebratory gala dinner held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge on Thursday 9 December 2021, with entertainment provided by talented stand-up comedian Ed Gamble.
At the end of November, Logistics UK and members of the Innovation Working Group travelled to Millbrook Proving Ground to a one-day event looking at how automated and connected technologies may help shape the future of freight and logistics.
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