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And the nominees are… shortlist for Logistics Awards 2021 has been announced

Following an outstanding number of entrants this year, Logistics UK has announced the finalists in the running to win across 14 categories at its prestigious Logistics Awards 2021.

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New supplement captures the current thinking on decarbonising logistics

A soon-to-be published Logistics Magazine supplement reflecting on the government’s recently published Transport Decarbonisation Plan, captures the current thinking on both the “mammoth challenge and enormous opportunity” that decarbonisation promises to deliver for the industry, David Wells, Logistics UK’s Chief Executive, has said.

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Logistics Performance Tracker – taking the industry’s temperature

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the UK in spring 2020, Logistics UK has been canvassing the opinions of its members on the financial health and needs of the logistics industry and disseminating the results via its regular Logistics Performance Tracker.

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Embracing apprenticeships

Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK

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Border Operating Model: air freight explained

The government recently updated its Border Operating Model (BOM) document, which provides useful, plain-English information on how to navigate the post-Brexit border arrangements, including those for air freight.

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Apprenticeships – a different route to leadership

As the logistics sector currently struggles with severe skills shortages, many businesses have been turning their attention to attracting and recruiting young people to the industry, particularly through apprenticeships.

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Policy Campaign Spotlight – August 2021

Highlighting campaigns worked on by Logistics UK's policy team

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Shortage of semiconductors is stunting the van market

An unexpected side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has denied the automotive sector of a vital component – semiconductors.

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In profile: Peter Woodhouse, Partner, Head of Business Sector and Employment Team, Stone King LLP

Many Logistics UK members from the south-west region will already know Peter Woodhouse from his work chairing the South West Regional Freight Council, which he joined as a member in 1997.

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Policy wins – August 2021

Recent wins achieved by the Logistics UK policy team.

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Keeping the decarbonisation of rail on track

As reported in last week’s Logistics Magazine, the Department for Transport (DfT) published a commitment in its Transport Decarbonisation Plan (TDP) last month to make the rail network net zero by 2050, an aim supported by Logistics UK and its members.

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Manufacturing figures for commercial vehicles paint a mixed picture

The latest data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveal a mixed picture for UK commercial vehicle production in June 2021.

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Transport Manager Conference Series is back for 2021

Logistics UK’s popular Transport Manager conference series – sponsored by Bridgestone Tyres –returns in autumn 2021 with live events planned at 11 venues around the UK. The conferences will highlight key issues for anyone involved in running vehicle fleets, providing professional advice, and helping them remain compliant and up to speed on the latest legislative developments. 

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The Net Zero railway revolution is speeding towards us

Within the Government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan (TDP), published in July 2021, is a commitment to make the rail network Net Zero by 2050 – a move supported by Logistics UK and members – through an extensive electrification programme and use of battery and hydrogen technologies. The Rail Environment Policy Statement: on Track for a Cleaner, Greener Railway was published alongside the plan, which sets out in more detail the Government’s direction for the rail industry on environmental sustainability.

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DVSA to provide essential enforcement update at Logistics UK’s Fleet Engineer Conference

Representatives from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) are the latest speakers confirmed for Logistics UK’s 2021 Fleet Engineer Conference, an unmissable event for anyone with responsibility for specifying commercial vehicles, ensuring roadworthiness and compliance, and maintaining fleets.

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Logistics UK updates essential compliance training for suppliers of light commercial vehicles

Light commercial vehicle (LCV) operations are subject to several compliance and legislative requirements, with rules governing vehicle defect reporting, load security, speed limits and over loading – to name a few – and further tightening of the rules on the horizon.

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Month in the media – July 2021

July has been another busy month for the Logistics UK press team, as they secured 560 pieces of editorial coverage between 22 June – 26 July 2021.

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Strong start for Lime Logistics and TD Express in first months with Continental Tyres

Nine months after signing a three-year tyre-supply deal with Continental Tyres, Lime Logistics and TD Express are enjoying all the benefits that the premium tyre and technology provider can bring, with a combined policy of new and retreaded rubber, meaning neither company has seen tyre management costs increase over their outgoing low to mid-range policy.

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Logistics UK continues to push for action on HGV driver shortage

The rise in driving vacancies and dearth of available HGV drivers to fill them is putting the UK supply chain at risk, Logistics UK has warned.

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Route to Net Zero

Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK

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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.

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Features

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.

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Compliance

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.

Compliance

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