• One-stop shop: Conti360° Solutions covers fleet contracts, services,
digital solutions and retreading
• Reorganisation adds value by bringing together business areas
• Tyre management assists customers with digitalisation and sustainability
May has been another busy month for the Logistics UK media team, keeping the business group in the headlines by securing 160 pieces of editorial coverage between 29 April 2021 – 26 May 2021.
The recommendations of the long-awaited White Paper for rail reform – Great British Railways: The Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail – have been strongly endorsed by Logistics UK.
The 2021 edition of Logistics Report, Logistics UK’s annual review of the events and trends shaping logistics, will be published tomorrow (21 May 2021).
An opinion piece by Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK
With fuel prices on the increase, it has never been more important to take control of your fuel spend and reduce your costs.
April saw the launch of the Rail Delivery Group’s Value of Rail Freight, a report highlighting the benefits of rail freight to the UK (rail delivers around £2.5bn of economic and social benefits each year) while laying out the group’s asks to government and other stakeholders to support a sustainable and successful sector.
If Andy Eastlake had made a different decision in the 1980s, he could easily have made a name for himself in the defence industry, instead of becoming known as one of the leading exponents of decarbonising road transport.
Logistics UK is delighted to invite its members to nominate their best drivers to enter its prestigious Van Driver of the Year competition.
Key wins and campaign highlights from the Logistics UK Policy team.
In line with government aims to achieve net-zero transport emissions by 2050, many operators of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) have started transitioning to electric vehicles.
This year Logistics UK is celebrating the 11-year anniversary of its Van Excellence scheme. Launched in 2010, Van Excellence – sponsored by the AA, Bott Ltd, Brigade Electronics, Hertz UK Ltd, Lex Autolease, Quartix, and TVL – allows operators to demonstrate their commitment to safer, more efficient and sustainable van fleets by reaching a series of compliance standards.
The transport and storage sector is the fourth most resilient sector in the UK economy, according to a newly published report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Logistics UK member Freightliner and its customer Mendip Rail together passed a key milestone in March 2021.
As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the UK last spring, the automotive industry was severely impacted, with production of new commercial vehicles paused for several months.
• WEBFLEET Video combines Webfleet Solutions’ award-winning fleet management system with Lytx’s best-in-class video telematics on one, integrated platform
• The solution is supported by the CAM 50 dashcam, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically identify risk and helps prevent accidents
• Users can configure the solution to respect the privacy of drivers and other road users
In the months leading up to Brexit, several commentators predicted there would be disruptions to trade between the UK and EU.
The Logistics UK media team has kept the business group in the headlines in the past month, securing 595 pieces of editorial coverage between 23 March 2021 – 28 April 2021.
Owing to its proximity to the oil fields of the North Sea, Aberdeen has long been dubbed the ‘oil capital of Europe’, but it now looks set to earn itself a new moniker – as the ‘hydrogen hub of Scotland’.
Close to a third (30%) of logistics leaders said they were more likely to undertake merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the first quarter of 2021 than they were 12 months ago, according to the results of a joint interim survey by Logistics UK and CBW, a top 50 City firm of accountants.
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.
View Supplements and previous printed editions of Logistics Magazine here.
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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