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Decarbonising the LCV sector

When it comes to decarbonising the UK’s commercial vehicle parc, the Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) sector promises to be the scene of the earliest wins.

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Transport decarbonisation plan heralds a revolution in logistics

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP heralded the government’s publication of its long-awaited Transport decarbonisation plan yesterday (14 July 2021) as “just the start” of a revolution that will see all modes of domestic transport decarbonised by 2050.

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Minister meets with Logistics UK and member organisation in urgent recruitment push for hauliers

Employment Minister Mims Davies MP met with Logistics UK and A.I.M Commercial Services Ltd at the company’s site in Ripley, Derbyshire this week (14 July 2021), to discuss how best to attract new recruits to the sector and help businesses across logistics to drive the economic recovery.

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Drivers’ hours extension is not the answer to skills shortage, says Logistics UK

Logistics UK reacted with dismay to the announcement last week (7 July 2021) of the continued relaxation of drivers’ hours legislation until 8 August 2021, which governs the length of time which HGV drivers are legally expected to work.

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Logistics UK announces Van Driver of the Year 2021 winners

Following a challenging assessment day at Bott Ltd in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Sam Burton of Wayfair has been crowned Logistics UK’s Van Driver of the Year 2021. Burton – who is based in Leicestershire – made it a double success, also being named as Logistics UK’s Van Excellence Driver, a category open only to certified operators of the business group’s Van Excellence scheme.

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Logistics UK announces Van Driver of the Year 2021 shortlist

Logistics UK has announced which of the UK’s best van drivers have been shortlisted to take part in its Van Driver of the Year contest, taking place this weekend (Saturday 10 July 2021) at Bott Ltd in Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

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More than 20,000 vans will be pulled into scope of operator licensing under new proposals

The Department for Transport has estimated that more than 20,000 vans will come into scope of operator licensing when the changes come into force in May 2022.

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Kent lorry parking decision will protect supply chain, says Logistics UK

The decision by ministers to withdraw powers from Kent County Council (KCC) to clamp HGVs parked in lay-bys across Kent beyond 30 June 2021 has been applauded by Logistics UK.

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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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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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