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Covering the whole of the logistics industry and supply chain, Logistics Magazine tackles the big strategic issues facing the industry – decarbonisation, innovation and automation – as well as the compliance issues so critical to the safety of all transport operations.

 

The new weekly, digital-only Logistics Magazine includes the following content:

  • features on transport issues across all modes – road, rail, sea and air
  • interviews with senior people from the government, academia and industry
  • news on the latest transport legislation and public consultations
  • compliance advice section

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Identifying the challenge, seizing the opportunity

Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK

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Van Driver of the Year – last call for entries!

Logistics UK is issuing a last call for entries to its popular Driver of the Year competition – sponsored by the AA, Bott Ltd, Brigade Electronics, Hertz, Lex Autolease, Quartix and TVL – before entries close on the 11 June 2021.

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Future Logistics Conference – the excitement is building

There are just three weeks remaining until transport professionals gather at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre for the biggest show of its kind in 40 years: the inaugural ITT Hub, which will play host to Logistics UK’s Future Logistics Conference.

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Policy Campaign Spotlight – June 2021

Recent campaign highlights from Logistics UK's policy team.

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Logistics sector faces vast challenges in global rollout of COVID-19 vaccine

With 443 million people across the world now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, it is no exaggeration to say that the distribution of these lifesaving vaccines has been a monumental success story for the logistics sector.

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Shortfall of vehicles, parts and technicians is stalling DVS compliance, says Logistics UK

Logistics UK has pressed Transport for London (TfL) to extend the grace period for Direct Vision Standard (DVS) compliance for operators that are registered on the scheme but would not meet the requirements in time.

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Logistics UK engages closely on Clean Air Zone plans

Plans to implement Clean Air Zones (CAZs) and Low Emission Zones (LEZs) in cities across the length and breadth of the UK continue apace, with the first two CAZs – in Bath and Birmingham – already in operation.

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In profile: Graeme Cooper, Head of Future Markets, National Grid

Although a civil engineer by training, Graeme Cooper’s career to date can be neatly divided into two disruptive industries: telecoms and energy.

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Importing from the EU after Brexit

If you are one of the many businesses that import EU goods to the UK, import procedures have changed post-Brexit.

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Shipping capacity crunch is hindering economic recovery prospects, review reveals

A container shipping industry with little or no capacity is setting limits on what international trade can contribute to post-pandemic recovery, according to the latest Container Shipping Market Quarterly Review issued by the Global Shippers’ Forum and MDS Transmodal last week (3 June 2021).

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Plan now to electrify your fleets, energy expert urges

With the sale of most new petrol and diesel vans due to end in less than nine years (with hybrids due to be phased out in 2035), the race is on for van operators to electrify their vehicle fleets and install charging facilities at their depots.

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Raising the fleet safety bar

Beverley Wise, Sales Director UK & Ireland, Webfleet Solutions, explores how the latest telematics solutions can help fleets manage road risk.

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Policy wins – June 2021

Wins recently achieved by Logistics UK's policy team.

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Smart motorways only a partial solution, Logistics UK tells MPs

Logistics UK provided evidence to the Transport Select Committee on the roll-out and safety of smart motorways recently (19 May 2021), following the business group’s written submission earlier this year.

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Oxfordshire Council prepares for the smart transport revolution

Oxfordshire County Council has partnered with Alchera Technologies to deliver a £500,000 project, which will put in place a system fit for the introduction of connected and autonomous vehicles as well as electric vehicles and other new transport options.

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Deliver promise on safe parking spaces for HGV drivers, Logistics UK urges government

Following the launch last week (27 May 2021) of Transport Focus’ 2020-2021 Logistics and Coach Survey: Strategic Roads, Logistics UK has pressed the Department for Transport (DfT) to take urgent action to tackle the nationwide shortage of parking spaces for HGV drivers.

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Ask the MAC – June 2021

Discover the answers to questions put to Logistics UK's Member Advice Centre.

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Air cargo industry up in the air

When the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP confirmed last month that international travel could resume from 17 May, just 12 countries and territories were named on the government’s ‘green list’.

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Legislation update – June 2021

Keep abreast of current consultations, recently closed consultations and announcements

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Rewiring Britain – Ofgem investment to triple EV charge points

New infrastructure to support 1,800 new ultra-rapid charging points at motorway service areas and on key trunk road locations will be delivered as part of Ofgem’s £300 million investment for over 200 low carbon transport and energy projects.

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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

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