The 2021 Spending Review, which will conclude next week (27 October 2021) alongside the Autumn Budget, will be one of the most important in the UK’s post-war history, Logistics UK has said.
Propelling the global transition to zero emission transport is set to be a key focus at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), which is being held in Glasgow later this year.
Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK
While Logistics UK and the government are campaigning tirelessly to encourage HGV drivers back behind the wheel, the creators of a recruitment driver platform and app specifically for hauliers and Class 1 and Class 2 HGV licence holders has already seen a surge in registrations.
With legal stipulations governing winter equipment on trucks and buses differing across many European countries, Continental has released an updated country-by-country guide listing seasonal tyre regulations as required across Europe.
In just over two weeks’ time, participants and media from nations and territories around the world will arrive in Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP26.
Over recent weeks, significant progress has been made in the campaign to address the HGV driver shortage in Britain.
In the decarbonisation of logistics debate, vans are frequently held up as the segment ripe for electrification. But is there a case that hydrogen could be a contender fuel for the lighter side of the UK’s commercial fleet?
Jodi Smith is a Class 2 truck driver for JMS Powered Access, and has been driving
trucks since 2016.
A report by Logistics UK Van Gold Partner, the AA, reveals positivity towards electric vehicles (EVs) is at an all-time high among operational fleets.
The news that America is to relax its travel rules to allow border entry to vaccinated passengers from the UK and EU from November has been welcomed by the air freight sector.
Logistics UK hosted a fringe event on skills at the Conservative Party Conference earlier this week (4 October 2021).
The government published a series of consultations last week (28 September 2021) as part of its future of transport regulatory review.
Read about recent wins achieved by Logistics UK's policy team.
September has been another busy month for Logistics UK’s media team who secured almost 2,000 pieces of editorial coverage between 25 August 2021 – 28 September 2021, creating the opportunity for 503 million people to see Logistics UK and its messages featured in the media.
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is back on track as signs of optimism within the sector grow, according to a recently published survey jointly commissioned by Logistics UK and Carter Backer Winter (CBW), a top 50 firm of accountants.
With the 2021 United Nations climate change conference (COP26) fast approaching, decarbonising all aspects of the UK economy – including freight transportation – is a key priority for both the logistics industry and government.
Logistics UK’s latest Logistics Performance Tracker survey has revealed the size and scale of the current HGV driver shortage.
Applications are now open for Logistics UK’s brand-new environmental initiative, Route to Net Zero, where the business group is asking its members to commit to decarbonising their operations as quickly, effectively and as urgently as possible to help the UK achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
When it comes to exploring the possible zero-emission solutions for HGVs, there are usually three proposed solutions – battery electric vehicles, overhead catenary-powered vehicles, and hydrogen-powered vehicles.
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