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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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Menzies Distribution scoops the Van Operator of the Year award

The team at Menzies Distribution was celebrating recently, following its win at Logistics UK’s prestigious Logistics Awards 2021, held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge on 9 December 2021.

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One-day event looks to the future of automated freight and logistics

At the end of November, Logistics UK and members of the Innovation Working Group travelled to Millbrook Proving Ground to a one-day event looking at how automated and connected technologies may help shape the future of freight and logistics.

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Helping you manage fuel in uncertain times

Planning budgets and paying for fuel in a logistics fleet requires the ability to be both near- and far-sighted.

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“Truckers are the lifeblood of our economy,” says Transport Minister as she opens Europe’s largest truck stop

Transport Minister Baroness Vere of Norbiton underlined the importance of HGV drivers to the UK economy last Friday (3 December 2021) when opening Ashford International Truckstop, off the M20 in Kent – the first or last stop for many drivers as they travel to or from France.

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Policy Campaign Spotlight – December 2021

Highlights of recent campaigns run by Logistics UK's policy team.

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In profile: Mick Tucker, Divisional Transport Manager, Noble Foods

Responsible for managing more than 200 drivers, Mick Tucker is someone who has experienced the HGV driver shortage at first hand.

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Latest Logistics UK business survey captures an industry in choppy waters

A mixed picture of recruitment challenges, rising retail sales and a flat business outlook were revealed by the latest Logistics Performance Tracker from Logistics UK.

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Soaring demand in the air

With the current disruption to deep sea shipping showing little sign of abating, many companies are looking towards air freight as an alternative, more reliable option for international logistics operations to protect the integrity of global supply chains.

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Logistics employers starting to see the green shoots of recovery, says new report

Much has been made in the past year of the shortage of HGV drivers and other logistics workers. But after a challenging 12 months for the sector, a new report published by Logistics UK earlier this week (7 December 2021) shows there are grounds for cautious optimism that the situation will improve.

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Logistics UK updates its guidance on Clean Air Zones

Following the implementation of the Portsmouth Clean Air Zone last week (29 November 2021), Logistics UK has updated its monthly members-only Clean Air Zone (CAZ) briefing note.

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Still time to view this year’s Van Operational Briefings

If you missed the Logistics UK Van Operations Briefings held in September, you can still watch the recording free of charge to ensure your van operation is prepared for what lies ahead.

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2021 – the year of the van

2021 has been another crucial year for van operators, with high demand for home deliveries driven by the pandemic’s ‘work from home’ directives, as well as increasing pressure to decarbonise fleets, highlighted by the publication of the government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan in July this year.

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Union Connectivity Review – Logistics UK’s reaction

Ambitious solutions to improving connectivity between the four nations of the United Kingdom recommended in the Union Connectivity Review published last Friday (26 November 2021), have been broadly welcomed by Logistics UK.

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Ask the MAC – December 2021

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

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Continental Digital Solutions boosts safety and cuts costs for G. Webb

For bulk haulier G. Webb, the rollout of ContiPressureCheck and ContiConnect Yard has unquestionably seen tyre reliability increase and maintenance costs significantly drop.

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Connectivity challenge: Union Connectivity Review makes ambitious proposals to revolutionise transport connectivity in the UK

The future economic growth of the UK is dependent in large part to the level of transport connectivity between the four home nations, according to Sir Peter Hendy, Network Rail chief and independent Chair of the recently published Union Connectivity Review.

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Policy wins – December 2021

Wins recently achieved by Logistics UK's policy team

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Stricter rules on mobile phone use while driving expected next year

The Department for Transport’s (DfT) recent announcement that laws surrounding the use of hand-held mobile phones while driving will be strengthened, is expected to come into force next year.

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ITT Hub’s one-day conference urges industry to ‘act now’ on strategies to reach net zero

Senior industry representatives from the logistics, energy and bus and coach sectors gathered at Farnborough International’s Exhibition and Conference Centre last week (24 November 2021), to explore the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the transport industry.

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Low-emission fuel helps Freightliner take further steps towards net zero

Leading UK rail freight operator and Logistics UK member Freightliner is supporting the development of Gd45 powered by Shell GTL Fuel, a new lower emission fuel, and will be the first to use the product for operational trials on some of its diesel-powered services in support of its commitment to enhancing the environmental benefits of rail-freight transportation.

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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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