As a key sector which underpins all areas of the economy, the UK logistics industry has adapted to pandemic pressures to maintain the flow of goods through supply chains in 2021, according to Logistics UK’s recently published Logistics Report 2022.
Generation Logistics is an industry-led national campaign led by Logistics UK and the Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics, which aims to shift perceptions of the industry and attract the next generation of workers.
Motorists are being warned to ‘drive like they’re being filmed’ every time they get behind the wheel.
Seeking to improve van security
Logistics UK has today (11 August 2022) announced the extension of its 30-year partnership with the AA for a further five years, which will continue to offer its members access to the pay-for-use Logistics UK Recovery Service.
Since the first event was held more than 20 years ago, Logistics UK’s series of Transport Manager conferences has grown to become a landmark event in the logistics industry’s calendar.
The industry’s blue riband event, Logistics UK’s Logistics Awards 2022, has received the highest number of entrants since the event began in 2017.
With the deadline ending the sale of all diesel and petrol vans by 2030, firmly in the forefront of fleet operators' minds, one of the biggest challenges for commercial vehicle fleets will be ensuring sufficient power and charging infrastructure is in place to support the switch to electric vehicles.
The logistics industry faces significant challenges and Logistics UK has had a busy year to date pushing for change in the key policy areas that matter most to members.
The announcement of the first-ever direct container service connecting China and Scotland, which promises to cut shipping times by almost half, has been welcomed by Logistics UK.
Increased operating costs are placing an unsustainable burden on logistics businesses, a Logistics UK report has found.
Despite the onset of summer holidays, and the supposed slowdown in the media as a result, logistics remains in the headlines thanks to the work of Logistics UK’s press office.
Dorothy, one of HS2’s ten state-of-the-art tunnel boring machines, has made her first break through on the London to Birmingham route after eight months underground.
Government recently published its Flightpath to the Future document, which contained its 10-point plan for aviation – a strategy aimed at building an innovative and sustainable aviation sector.
Logistics UK has welcomed National Highways’ commitment to reduce the disruption caused by roadworks.
Having joined Logistics UK as its new Policy Director last month (June 2022), Kate Jennings was delighted to take part in an all-staff conference in Reading during her first few weeks at the business group, where she had the opportunity to meet and mingle with more than 250 staff members from across the organisation.
Nick Maynard, Head of Research, Juniper Research
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The government launched its latest THINK! road safety campaign earlier this week (12 July 2022) to encourage drivers, pedestrians and cyclists to give each other space and be considerate to other road users.
Between 2015 and 2017, HGVs were disproportionately involved in more fatal collisions with pedestrians and cyclists than other motor vehicles, including almost two out of three cyclist fatalities and one in four of those killed while walking.
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