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Logistics UK ramps up its activities to tackle the HGV driver shortage

Logistics UK has stepped up its work with both its members and the government to help the industry address the HGV driver shortage issue, which continues to be a serious cause for concern.

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There is no planet B, astronaut Tim Peake tells ITT Hub delegates

Keynote speaker British astronaut Major Tim Peake issued an urgent climate change warning to attendees at this year’s Future Logistics Conference, part of ITT Hub, yesterday (Wednesday 30 June 2021).

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Welsh road infrastructure spend freeze will slow down effectiveness of nation’s logistics, says Logistics UK

Following last week’s announcement that all new road-building projects in Wales will be frozen while the Welsh Government conducts a review, Logistics UK has warned that any freeze in road spend risks putting the brakes on the country’s logistics sector and wider economy.

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Logistics UK launches training course for van drivers

Logistics UK announced the launch of a brand-new eLearning course, Van Driver Safety Training, yesterday (30 June 2021), with the aim of ensuring the four million vans currently on the UK’s roads are being driven safely, efficiently and in compliance with government legislation.

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Logistics UK talks connected and autonomous mobility with minister

Elizabeth de Jong, Logistics UK’s Director of Policy, met with Minister for Investment Lord Grimstone this week (Monday 28 June 2021), to discuss the potential market for connected and autonomous mobility (CAM) within the UK’s logistics sector.

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Make driver training affordable and fast-track testing, Logistics UK urges government

The shortage of HGV drivers is now so severe that it is placing real pressure on the UK's interconnected supply chain, Logistics UK has said.

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Logistics UK conference set to discuss the future of vans

Decarbonisation is a high priority for businesses operating vans of any fleet size, and to support this, Logistics UK has announced a session dedicated to exploring the future of vans at its upcoming Future Logistics Conference, part of the ITT Hub event.

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Exclusive Logistics UK-government webinar to outline ways to recruit for key roles in logistics

To help address the current recruitment crisis, Logistics UK will be holding a member briefing on Tuesday 13 July, in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and the Department for Education (DfE).

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Opportunity to approach ex-forces personnel to fill staff vacancies

Owing to the severe staff shortages reported by the industry, many logistics operators are increasingly looking to recruit personnel leaving the armed forces.

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Logistics UK stands against Kent lorry parking ban

Kent County Council's (KCC) ban on lorry parking in lay-bys across several areas of Kent contravenes the working rights of logistics workers, Logistics UK has said.

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Logistics UK chief invited to join new DfT cross-modal freight council

The Department for Transport has invited Logistics UK to join its new Ministerial Cross-Modal Freight Council.

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Logistics UK's Van Operational Briefings back by popular demand

Logistics UK’s ever popular Van Operational Briefings are back for another year, to provide operators with the essential knowledge they need to operate their vehicles in a safe, compliant and efficient manner.

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Logistics UK engages with government on way forward with the NI Protocol

Logistics UK met with Cabinet Ministers and representatives of other Northern Ireland (NI) business sectors recently to discuss the way forward with the NI Protocol.

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Future Logistics Conference – the excitement is building

There are just three weeks remaining until transport professionals gather at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre for the biggest show of its kind in 40 years: the inaugural ITT Hub, which will play host to Logistics UK’s Future Logistics Conference.

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Shortfall of vehicles, parts and technicians is stalling DVS compliance, says Logistics UK

Logistics UK has pressed Transport for London (TfL) to extend the grace period for Direct Vision Standard (DVS) compliance for operators that are registered on the scheme but would not meet the requirements in time.

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Logistics UK engages closely on Clean Air Zone plans

Plans to implement Clean Air Zones (CAZs) and Low Emission Zones (LEZs) in cities across the length and breadth of the UK continue apace, with the first two CAZs – in Bath and Birmingham – already in operation.

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Plan now to electrify your fleets, energy expert urges

With the sale of most new petrol and diesel vans due to end in less than nine years (with hybrids due to be phased out in 2035), the race is on for van operators to electrify their vehicle fleets and install charging facilities at their depots.

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Smart motorways only a partial solution, Logistics UK tells MPs

Logistics UK provided evidence to the Transport Select Committee on the roll-out and safety of smart motorways recently (19 May 2021), following the business group’s written submission earlier this year.

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Deliver promise on safe parking spaces for HGV drivers, Logistics UK urges government

Following the launch last week (27 May 2021) of Transport Focus’ 2020-2021 Logistics and Coach Survey: Strategic Roads, Logistics UK has pressed the Department for Transport (DfT) to take urgent action to tackle the nationwide shortage of parking spaces for HGV drivers.

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Rewiring Britain – Ofgem investment to triple EV charge points

New infrastructure to support 1,800 new ultra-rapid charging points at motorway service areas and on key trunk road locations will be delivered as part of Ofgem’s £300 million investment for over 200 low carbon transport and energy projects.

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