Yesterday, Logistics UK called on government to provide the clarity and systems its members require to prepare for Brexit, so that trade can keep flowing across the UK’s borders after 31 December 2020.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a communications campaign to ensure that logistics businesses and HGV drivers are aware of the actions they will need to take before the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020.
Getlink, the Paris-based company that operates and manages the infrastructure of the Channel Tunnel and the Eurotunnel Shuttle service, has co-opted Carlo Bertazzo, Chief Executive of infrastructure group Atlantia, as a director.
The government’s decision not to expand the London Congestion Charge has come as a huge relief for struggling businesses, Logistics UK has said.
Barry White, Transport for the North’s (TfN) Chief Executive, has confirmed he will step down in May 2021.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has opened its first five Information and Advice sites. These are designed to give hauliers advice on how to prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020.
Logistics UK is warning of the potential economic impact which a no-deal Brexit could have on the fortunes of UK PLC.
HGV drivers have overtaken mechanics as the hardest roles to fill, according to Logistics UK’s sixth Logistics Performance Tracker (LPT6).
With fewer than 70 days to go until the end of the Brexit transition period, logistics businesses are working hard to prepare for the new trading relationship.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and COVID-19 testing kits could soon be couriered between NHS hospitals by drones, after an NHS-driven project received a £1.3m grant from the UK Space Agency.
Transport for London has suspended its HGV scrappage scheme after less than a month, owing to high demand from transport operators.
Logistics UK’s popular one-day Fleet Engineer conference returned yesterday, but it was an event with a difference.
Since May 2020, Logistics UK’s Logistics Performance Tracker has been monitoring the performance of the industry on a monthly basis.
On Thursday 8 October, Greater Manchester launched an eight-week consultation on its Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan.
A recent study by Merchant Marine has revealed the ten industry sectors that work the most hours per week.
Maritime Transport Ltd, one of the UK’s largest privately owned logistics operators, has signed a conditional agreement to acquire Wincanton’s container transport business, Wincanton Container Logistics.
In what the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP hailed as a big step forward towards meeting the UK’s net zero targets, Britain’s first hydrogen-powered train was trialled on the UK rail network in the Midlands last week.
Chris Grayling MP, who was the Transport Secretary from 2016-2019 in Theresa May’s government, has accepted a reported £100,000 job advising Hutchison Ports, which operates Felixstowe, the UK’s busiest container port, dealing with almost half of the country’s container trade.
Truck manufacturer Daimler Trucks recently presented its technology strategy for the electrification of its entire vehicle range, from urban distribution to international long-haul, at an event in Germany. For the long-haul transport segment, the event focused on the technology for hydrogen-based fuel-cell trucks, as well as previewing its battery-powered trucks.
Logistics UK has warned of the potential for significant delays at the UK-EU border when new rules and systems take effect on 1 January 2021. The business group issued its warning in response to a letter from Michael Gove MP, which outlined the government’s projections for freight disruption at the end of the transition period.
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