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Review of Traffic Commissioner function

Government launched a review of the Traffic Commissioner function last week (11 August 2021), encouraging business groups like Logistics UK, along with local authorities and passenger groups to have their say.

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Logistics UK announces star name to headline its Logistics Awards 2021

Attendees at Logistics UK’s Logistics Awards 2021 will be entertained by one of Britain’s brightest comedy talents, with news that stand-up comedian, podcaster and radio presenter Ed Gamble has been signed to provide the laughs and present the awards at this year’s event.

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Logistics UK continues to press government to solve HGV driver crisis

The HGV driver crisis, which has rumbled on throughout the summer, shows no sign of abating.

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Cricketing legend to speak at Van Awards 2021

Celebrated English cricketer Matthew Hoggard MBE has been confirmed as the guest speaker for the Van Awards 2021 event on 24 September 2021.

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Logistics UK backs industry drive for new staff with launch of guide for employers about funding and support

With the industry facing a serious shortage of skilled workers, Logistics UK has launched a comprehensive, free guide for employers from across the sector on “Funding and support for accessing logistics skills.”

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Timing of DVSA’s fee consultation is insensitive, says Logistics UK

Logistics UK has said that the timing of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) consultation on increasing the fees it charges is inconsiderate, given the impacts that the agency’s actions have had on the industry and the public over the past 18 months.

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Extension of drivers’ hours relaxation is a sticking plaster, not a solution, according to Logistics UK

The Government’s announcement late last week (6 August 2021) that it would be extending the temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours until October 2021 is only of limited value and will not address the deep-rooted causes of the driver shortage crisis, Logistics UK has said.

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Department for Transport publishes Delivery Plan for transitioning to zero emission vans

The promised Delivery Plan for transitioning to zero emission cars and vans was published by the Department for Transport on 14 July 2021 setting out investment and policy initiatives for meeting the 2030 and 2035 phase out dates affecting vans and included significant milestones and ways progress will be monitored.

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ITT Hub gears up for growth with Cold Chain Hub

Following the success of the first ITT Hub, organiser Farnborough International is announcing growth plans for 2022.

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Give logistics businesses time to implement new apprenticeship standard, says Logistics UK

The introduction of a new Apprenticeship category for HGV drivers, enabling them to drive HGVs and trailers (or C+E as categorised on their driving licence), has been welcomed by Logistics UK as a positive step in building and retaining the workforce of tomorrow.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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