The Highway Code was updated to reflect a change in the law relating to two driving offences recently (27 July 2022).
Government and the logistics sector launched an exciting new campaign – Generation Logistics – yesterday (10 August 2022), which aims to tackle the industry’s long-term recruitment issues and future-proof the industry’s talent pipeline.
Logistics UK has said that if any Road User Charging (RUC) system is introduced in the UK it must be carefully phased in to avoid double taxation.
The UK’s new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined for the seventh consecutive month in July, down by more than a fifth (20.7%) to 18,722 new units registered, according to the latest figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Logistics UK has welcomed the opportunity to contribute to the government’s announcement last Friday (5 August 2022) of a call for evidence on potential changes to the driver licensing regime.
Logistics UK is reminding members travelling to Eurotunnel or the Port of Dover in Kent to plan for potential delays and disruption to their journeys, despite easing of the situation.
Following calls from Logistics UK, the Department for Transport (DfT) has published a consultation on proposed changes to a circular that explains how National Highways (NH) will engage with the planning system.
Next Wednesday (10 August 2022) will see the public launch of Generation Logistics, a year-long, high-profile national campaign of engagement and promotional activities, which aims to shift perceptions of the industry and attract the next generation of logistics workers.
Now in its sixth edition, Logistics UK’s popular Van Drivers’ Handbook, has recently been fully updated to cover topics from legal requirements and defensive driving to speed limits and Clean Air Zones.
There is just one day remaining to enter Logistics UK’s popular Van Awards competition.
Last weekend (22-24 July 2022) saw acute disruption to freight traffic in Kent, with some HGV drivers delayed by more than 18 hours.
The UK logistics sector successfully adapted to pandemic pressures and maintained the flow of goods through supply chains in 2021, according to Logistics UK’s recently published Logistics Report 2022.
Clean Air Zones and Low Emission Zones are continuing to be implemented in cities across the UK in the coming months.
The launch of the government’s ambitious Jet Zero strategy earlier this week (19 July 2022) is positive news for the aviation sector, Logistics UK has said.
Van operators that wish to enter Logistics UK’s popular Van Awards competition now have an extra two weeks to complete their entries.
The government should review its Mode Shift Revenue Support (MSRS) scheme – aimed at rail and inland water freight transport – and adapt it to become more accommodating for water, as well as rail operators, Logistics UK has said.
One year ago, the Department for Transport (DfT) published its eagerly awaited Transport Decarbonisation Plan.
Logistics UK is encouraging its members to complete its latest quarterly Logistics Performance Tracker Survey, to help it take the temperature of the logistics sector during a time of rising costs and supply chain disruption.
Logistics UK’s Rail Council met in person for a day’s discussion and debate in London recently (30 June 2022).
The new van market in the UK declined for the sixth consecutive month in June, falling by almost a quarter (23%), according to the latest figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
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