Regional Director for Webfleet Solutions UKI, Beverley Wise, considers how the latest video telematics technology can raise the bar in risk mitigation for van fleets.
Wins recently achieved by the Logistics UK policy team.
Another busy month of activity for the Logistics UK press office team.
The development of a Whole Industry Strategic Plan (WISP) for rail presents a unique opportunity to future proof our railways and address the key issues that have been curtailing their growth for decades, Logistics UK has said.
While there were 49,000 fewer HGV drivers in employment in the fourth quarter of 2021 compared with the same time in 2019, HGV driver pay has surged by nearly 12% in the 12 months to January, while advertised salaries increased by more than a fifth (21%) in the year to Q4 2021.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) published a seven-point plan last week (15 February 2022), calling on electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure planning to be focussed on consumer needs, rather than commercial interests, to secure the UK’s commitment to a zero-emission future.
There can be no doubt that the pandemic has affected how many people across the UK view their work-life balance and this is redefining working life across most sectors.
Van drivers play an increasingly crucial role in today’s society, whether providing services, utilities or delivering goods.
The major role that rail can play in helping meet a rising demand for express grade freight in the UK was the topic of a fascinating webinar hosted by Logistics UK last week (9 February 2022).
Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK
From trains, planes and automobiles to space age solutions, Logistics UK’s Future Logistics Conference 2022 is set to shine a light on the very latest developments in transport, and spark debate about the future of one of the economy’s most critical sectors.
Profitability directly depends on how the process of transporting and storing materials is organised.
The resilience of the UK's supply chains was tested as never before during the pandemic and demonstrated how reliant UK plcPLC is on their continued success.
National Apprenticeship Week has seen a flurry of activity from the Department for Transport (DfT), Logistics UK and its members on how to develop new and promote existing apprenticeship schemes to attract the next generation of logistics professionals.
An Aston University degree apprenticeship is helping to illustrate that more women from the next generation are choosing a career in logistics and supply chain.
Highlighting campaigns currently being run by Logistics UK’s policy team.
Continental Tyres is further growing its in-house ‘ContiAcademy’ training centre following an increase in demand for courses.
The UK has long been one of the most geographically uneven of the world’s advanced economies. While London and the south east of England have powered ahead over the last few decades, other cities and regions in the UK have been left far behind in the race for economic growth.
Beverley Wise, Regional Director UK & Ireland for Webfleet Solutions, explains how digitisation can be the route to boosting output and more efficient ways of working.
The rules governing roads the length and breadth of Britain changed last Saturday (29 January 2022) as amendments to The Highway Code came into effect.
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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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