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Our features section tackles the broader issues affecting logistics, such as the political and economic landscape, COVID-19, Brexit, automation and global trade.

A manifesto for change: Putting logistics first to drive the economy forward

With the government’s stated intention to call a general election later this year, Logistics UK has been working with its membership base – over 21,000 members – to ensure that all political parties are aware of the needs of the logistics sector when finalising their policies.

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Generation Logistics case study: Sunnah Habib, Graduate Scheme, Wincanton

Sunnah came into logistics without really knowing what to expect; she just hoped that the experience would be useful and she could build her confidence and capabilities along the way.

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How VBRA is changing the freight industry: an introduction 

Last week Logistics Magazine sat down with Thomas Hudd, National Technical Manager at NBRA and VBRA Commercial, to talk about the new Elite Truck standard that has the potential to change the freight industry for the better. 

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Working for our membership: providing critical information while facing disruption in the Rea Sea

With ongoing attacks in the Red Sea and the safety of sea-faring crews being paramount, shipping lines are being forced to detour and divert around the Cape of Good Hope, causing significant disruption to supply chains.

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Generation Logistics case study: Jessica Knights, Senior Customs Process Administrator, Maersk

Looking back on our career expectations, it often feels as if the advice we were given at school has no relevance to the opportunities we eventually end up pursuing - so no career is worth discounting! That’s something Jessica, a Senior Customs Process Administrator, proves in droves.

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How GPS Marine embraced environmental challenges for the win

At GPS Marine we first became aware of the movement towards the maritime sector being encouraged to drastically improve its environmental performance in early 2019, as a result of attending a series of workshops organised by Port of London Authority pursuant to the launch of its clean air strategy.

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Logistics UK leading Work Stream 1 of the Freight Energy Forum

The logistics sector is embracing the decarbonisation agenda and is committed to playing its part to help the UK achieve net zero. However, a significant challenge remains around the energy infrastructure required to support a fair transition.

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Generation Logistics case study: Betsy Porter, Customs Processing Administrator, Maersk

Some people enjoy routine: the same tasks and challenges, learnt and overcome. But for Betsy Porter, a rewarding career is one in which diversity pops up on a daily basis.

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Maintaining roadworthy vehicles

Under the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986, which enforcement officers and Traffic Commissioners (TC) refer to for in-service standards, there is a legal requirement for the owner and driver of any motor vehicle and/or trailer to ensure that their load, passenger(s) and the vehicle itself is in the right condition and will not cause any danger either to the operator or someone else.

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January policy wins: government response to calls for evidence on MOTs

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published two calls for evidence outcomes relating to MOT testing.

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Generation Logistics case study: Esther Kabiito, DFDS, Graduate Management Trainee

There aren’t many career choices that can match logistics for breadth of experience and opportunity. That’s certainly been Esther’s experience, who joined DFDS after graduation as a management trainee.

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World’s first road-based energy recovery system

The world’s first road-based energy recovery system is set to launch to the UK market to help drive the net zero agenda, following an introductory event taking place in Leeds this month.

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Generation Logistics case study: Callum Brough, Site Manager, GXO

Sometimes people find a career in logistics by searching for a job that perfectly fits their skills and ambitions. And sometimes, a career in logistics just finds them. For Callum, it was the latter.

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A month in the media – January 2024

Logistics has maintained a high profile in the media during January, with the Logistics UK press office providing comment on a variety of issues to ensure its members’ views continue to be represented.

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Logistics in 2024: Where we’re at and where we want to be

An accountant and engineer by training, David Wells joined Logistics UK as Finance Director in 2009 and was appointed as CEO of the business group in 2015.

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Generation Logistics case study: Freddie Allan, Graduate Management Trainee, DFDS

Finding the right graduate placement can be a difficult task, which is something Freddie knows all too well.

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Spotlight on a policy manager... decarbonising logistics  

Having joined in December as Head of Environment Policy, I am responsible for all things decarbonisation.

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Solving the talent gap: Degree apprenticeships in the supply chain

Stacey Hayes-Allen, Director of Corporate Partnerships at Arden University, discusses the potential of apprenticeships in bridging the talent divide, and why more businesses in the supply chain sector should consider investing in training and upskilling their workforce.

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Generation Logistics case study: Tom Haskayne, Stock & Systems Manager, ASDA

Tom is a great example of two very different, but equally positive, aspects of logistics.

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Department for Transport (DfT) issues proposals for reform of Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC)

Logistics UK is pleased that that the DfT has issued its response to the consultation on reform of the DCPC qualification that anticipates significant changes to the way vocational drivers receive periodic training through their careers.

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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.

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