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M25 closures 12 to 15 July

The five-mile stretch between Junctions 10 and 11 will close both ways at 9pm on Friday 12 July and will remain shut in both directions until 6am on Monday 15 July.

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Direct Vision Standard 2024 update

Direct Vision Standard – permit applications open on Monday 24 June for Phase 2

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Fleet Engineer 2024 - special report

Over 150 delegates attended this year’s Fleet Engineer event for a full day of presentations from industry experts, manufacturers and government agencies in addition to the opportunity to catch up with colleagues from across the sector.

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Logistics UK meets with Welsh Cabinet Secretary and publishes Welsh policy document

Logistics UK and our members were delighted to meet with Ken Skates MS, Cabinet Secretary for North Wales and Transport, on Monday 17 June 2024, to highlight the critical role logistics sector plays in underpinning the Welsh economy and the importance of government working in partnership with the industry to unlock its potential.

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Logistics UK's Kevin Green responds to three major political parties' general election manifestos

Labour, Liberal Democrats and Conservatives manifestos in the logistics spotlight.

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Logistics UK's annual report: Our sector is primed for future growth

A new report published on 11 June 2024 by Logistics UK lays out the opportunity which the sector has to drive recovery.

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Labour pledges to fix one million potholes - Logistics UK responds

Potholes - they're everywhere, smashing up your undercarriage and costing you money. Will one million fixes be enough?

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Driver training rules legislation parked due to general election

Proposed changes to the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC) qualification have been delayed due to Rishi Sunak’s snap election call.

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Baltimore shipping channel fully reopens after bridge collapse

The shipping lane was cut off after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed 11 weeks ago after the cargo ship, Dali, crashed into the bridge. The Dali reportedly lost power several times before it hit the bridge.

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Sign up now for Logistics UK Member Briefings Webinar

Date: Thursday 11 July 2024 Time: 11:00am - 12:00am Venue: Online

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M25 & M62 closures this weekend, 8 and 9 June

From 9pm Saturday 8 June to 9am Sunday 9 June - M25 will be closed westbound between Junction 9 at Leatherhead and Junction 10 at Wisley and the A3 from 9pm Saturday 8 June to 9am Sunday 9 June.

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Logistics UK's CEO David Wells joins Council for Net Zero Transport to support new government

With the General Election imminent, the Council for Net Zero Transport is well placed to support the new government as it refocuses on the challenge of delivering net zero and maximising the benefits to UK Plc from the transition.

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Scottish government needs to appoint dedicated logistics minister, says Logistics UK’s Alexandra Herdman

In Logistics UK's comprehensive report ‘Logistics: underpinning Scotland’s economy’, the organisation highlights the significance of the sector to the Scottish economy and identifies four key areas where the Scottish government must focus attention to drive inclusive growth:

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Logistics UK verdict - Why are UK diesel prices still the most expensive in Europe?

UK fleet operators are still having to pay more for diesel than their European counterparts, despite the 5p-a-litre fuel duty discount introduced in March 2022.

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Logistics UK presents manifesto policy asks at Road Transport Expo 2024

The Road Transport Expo (RTX) took place this week 4-6 June at NAEC Stoneleigh and Logistics UK's Michelle Gardner was one of the key speakers invited to address the conference.

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Latest figures show more support needed for van operators to make zero emission switch, says Logistics UK

The van market continues to grow, according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) published Wednesday 5 June. However, uptake of zero emission vehicles remains slow.

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HMRC notices change in habits as thousands more submit tax returns early

The trend of sending Self Assessment tax returns at the last minute every January is gradually changing in the UK, with thousands more people choosing to file early.

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Shipping freight rates spike as more Red Sea attacks predicted  

Container freight rates have surged by approximately 30% in the last couple of weeks due to diversions made necessary after a spate of attacks by Iran-backed Houthi rebels since November. 

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Rishi Sunak’s snap general election - what it means for Logistics UK members

What will the 2024 general election mean for the logistics industry? And what happens to legislation that did not make it through?

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Road traffic estimates in Great Britain, 2023

The government has announced figures detailing the amount of road traffic experienced in on the Strategic Road Network (SRN) in the UK in 2023.  

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