Home News Features Compliance


News Articles

Keep up to date with recent articles

Logistics Magazine covers the latest breaking news stories affecting the industry, including COVID-19, Brexit, technological developments and decarbonisation.

You can also find our e-news archive here.

Logistics UK welcomes new weekday Congestion Charge times but opposes the higher charge

Following temporary changes introduced last summer, Transport for London (TfL) launched a consultation on permanent changes to the Congestion Charge last week (28 July 2021).

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Van operators invited to attend industry events in September

Logistics UK is inviting its members that operate van fleets to attend one of three events it is holding in September.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK presses government for temporary driver visas to ease supply chain issues

Logistics UK urged the government to review its decision not to grant temporary work visas to EU HGV drivers last week (29 July 2021), in the wake of mounting pressure on the UK's supply chain caused by a lack of available delivery personnel.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK fights for essential sector status for logistics workers to protect supply chain against ‘pingdemic’

With the ‘pingdemic’ placing intense pressure on logistics businesses and UK supply chains, Logistics UK continues to press the Government to allow logistics workers to avoid isolation if they are contacted by the NHS COVID-19 app, providing they have received two vaccinations and have negative PCR test results.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

How to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading in your workplace: Government publishes new essential guidance

With the UK now in Step 4 of the Government’s Roadmap out of lockdown, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published updated Working safely during coronavirus guidance to help businesses reduce the risk of transmission and protect staff and customers.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK guides members on the route into the world of apprenticeships

With the ongoing driver shortage causing headaches for members across the country, and many struggling to identify the workforce of tomorrow, Logistics UK held a webinar this week to explain more about how members in England can use the apprenticeship levy to recruit and train new staff.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

HGV driver shortage: Logistics UK keeps the pressure on Government

Logistics UK continued to pressure the Government this week to seek effective resolutions to the HGV driver shortage.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Government plan unlikely to solve driver crisis until 2022, says Logistics UK

Tuesday’s (20 July 2021)’s announcement of a government plan to support the recovery of the logistics sector and tackle HGV driver shortages acknowledges industry concerns over testing delays and the simplification of the process involved in the acquisition of an HGV licence.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

New driver apprenticeship standard good news for industry, Logistics UK says

The expected launch of the new C+E driver apprenticeship standard for Large Goods Vehicles on 1 August, with a funding level of £7,000, is encouraging news for the logistics sector, particularly for businesses currently struggling to fill driving vacancies, Logistics UK has said.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Drivers deserve promised government support to get a good night’s sleep, says Logistics UK

It is estimated that more than 1,400 HGV drivers were forced to spend the night sleeping in their cabs on Sunday, owing to a chronic lack of safe and secure parking spaces for their vehicles.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article
|<  <   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...   >  >| Pages: 4 of 24

Search for articles

Filter by

 

Topic






















Contents

News

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.

News

Features

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.

Features

Compliance

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.

Compliance

View Previous Printed Editions

View previous printed editions of Logistics Magazine here.

Previous