Logistics UK held a member roundtable on Tuesday (15 March 2022), to help inform its response to the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) consultation on its draft Air Quality Neutral (AQN) guidance.
Seamus Leheny, Logistics UK’s Policy Manager – Northern Ireland (pictured left), has been invited to Washington DC for a series of meetings with US officials, along with other top UK business groups, to discuss the Northern Ireland Protocol, Brexit and other issues.
Logistics UK launched its annual call for the UK’s best van drivers to compete in its Van Driver of the Year competition 2022 last Friday (11 March 2022).
The leaders of Greater Manchester have requested that Clean Air Zone (CAZ) charges are scrapped on all vehicles, following strong concern from businesses based in the region.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced a proposal to expand the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to cover Greater London in 2023.
Expert research specialist Fergus McVey of 7th Sense Research will be the keynote speaker at Logistics UK’s Vans Today 2022, where he will provide unique insight into the van market, derived from robust qualitative and quantitative research, and consider potential changes which will affect the way businesses operate.
More than 55 organisations from across Logistics UK’s membership have offered to help in the collection and distribution of aid to refugees from the Ukrainian conflict in the past seven days.
Experts from across the van sector will share their expertise and insight at Logistics UK’s forthcoming Vans Today 2022 events.
More than 80 members registered to attend Logistics UK’s member briefing on skills yesterday (2 March 2022).
The Renewable Fuels Assurance Scheme (RFAS), set up by Zemo Partnership (formerly Low CVP Partnership), is steadily attracting more fuel suppliers, with a total of 14 now approved.
As the only part of the vehicle that touches the road, tyres have a vital role to play for the logistics sector, particularly on road safety.
The number of HGV drivers in the workforce fell by 49,000 in Q4 2021 (compared to Q4 2019), according to new analysis of the latest ONS statistics published last week (16 February 2022) in Logistics UK’s Skills and Employment Update.
As part of its commitment to transition 4,000 cars, vans and light trucks to electric vehicles (EV) by 2030, the John Lewis Partnership, a longstanding member of Logistics UK, is replacing its entire Home Services fleet with 350 electric vehicles.
When Storm Eunice arrived on Britain’s shores last Friday (18 February 2022), many transport links were brought to a standstill.
Following on from last year’s popular member briefing on skills, Logistics UK, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and the Department for Education (DfE) will be running another member briefing next week (Wednesday 2 March 2022) about potential routes available for operators to recruit and train for key logistics roles, particularly HGV drivers.
More environmentally friendly HGVs are now allowed on Britain’s roads, following an announcement from the Department for Transport (DfT) earlier this week (14 February 2022).
The publication of the Public Accounts Committee report – EU Exit: UK Border Post transition – last week (9 February 2022) shows that government needs to place an urgent focus on arrangements at the nation’s borders if trade and passenger traffic is not to grind to a halt from this summer onwards.
The van market is evolving fast; with so many changes in technology and legislation, operators and fleet managers must keep up to date with the latest insights into compliance, driver well-being, and vehicle development to succeed.
The potential for the River Thames to carry light freight could deliver jobs, ease congestion and improve air quality, according to a report jointly commissioned by the Thames Estuary Growth Board and the Port of London Authority (PLA).
Demand for electric vans bucked the trend in a falling market for LCVs as registrations grew by more than a fifth (21.4%), in January, according to figures released last week (4 February 2022) by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Logistics Magazine will cover all the latest news on stories breaking in the industry, including developments on COVID-19, Brexit, Clean Air Zones, transport law and decarbonisation.
Our frequent features will tackle the broader issues affecting logistics such as the COVID-19 vaccination programme, technology and innovation, the political and economic landscape, global trade and the drive to reduce emissions across all transport modes.
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.
View Supplements and previous printed editions of Logistics Magazine here.
London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) could be expanded to cover almost the whole of the capital from 29 August 2… https://t.co/5EheymK9Y4
This is positive news for the logistics sector and communities in Kent.
Logistics UK is pleased to hear that @transportgovuk and the Kent Resilience Forum has listened to our calls for dr… https://t.co/5he1Y4UQE3
© Copyright 2008-2022 Logistics UK (a trading name of FTA)
Logistics UK is a trading name of Freight Transport Association Limited
Registered Office - Hermes House, St John’s Road Tunbridge Wells Kent TN4 9UZ
Registered in England Number 391957
You can use the "Forgotten Password" link below (to set up a login) if you're logging in for the first time, or if you already a login and have just forgotten your password.
As long as your company is a member, and we have a record of your email address, then you should be able to reset/update your password, or create a login for yourself, using that "Forgotten Password" link.