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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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Protect drivers against people smuggling penalties, says Logistics UK

Responsible hauliers and drivers who are unwitting victims of people-smuggling gangs should not be penalised if all precautions have been taken to protect their vehicles, Logistics UK has said.

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Artificial intelligence could deliver road projects far faster, says Highways England

Britain’s biggest road projects could be delivered faster and more safely, according to Highways England, by using what it describes as a “trailblazing form of artificial intelligence (AI)”.

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Logistics UK and DfT discuss international vans coming into scope of operator licensing

Members of Logistics UK’s Van Policy Working Group met with Department for Transport (DfT) officials recently to discuss proposals for certain vans used for international journeys for specific purposes to come into scope of operator licensing for the first time.

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In profile: Andy Eastlake, Managing Director, Zemo Partnership

If Andy Eastlake had made a different decision in the 1980s, he could easily have made a name for himself in the defence industry, instead of becoming known as one of the leading exponents of decarbonising road transport.

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Logistics UK urges members to put forward their best drivers for its Van Driver of the Year competition

Logistics UK is delighted to invite its members to nominate their best drivers to enter its prestigious Van Driver of the Year competition.

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Policy wins and campaign highlights – May 2021

Key wins and campaign highlights from the Logistics UK Policy team.

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Biomethane – the fuel of the future?

In line with government aims to achieve net-zero transport emissions by 2050, many operators of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) have started transitioning to electric vehicles.

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Van webinar to discuss Van Excellence mentoring

This year Logistics UK is celebrating the 11-year anniversary of its Van Excellence scheme. Launched in 2010, Van Excellence – sponsored by the AA, Bott Ltd, Brigade Electronics, Hertz UK Ltd, Lex Autolease, Quartix, and TVL – allows operators to demonstrate their commitment to safer, more efficient and sustainable van fleets by reaching a series of compliance standards.

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Transport proves to be one of the most resilient business sectors in the UK economy, ONS report shows

The transport and storage sector is the fourth most resilient sector in the UK economy, according to a newly published report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Legislation update – May 2021

Keep up to date with the latest government consultations, recently closed consultations and notable headlines.

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Ask the MAC – May 2021

Get the answers to questions frequently put to our Member Advice Centre.

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Unlock capacity for rail freight to meet net zero emissions, says Logistics UK

Logistics UK is urging the government to unlock capacity for rail freight services to help meet the target of a net zero emission economy by 2050.

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P&O Ferries launches bid to lead the ro-ro market on the Short Straits

Competition is heating up for market leadership on the lucrative UK-EU trade route of the Short Straits, with P&O Ferries announcing last week (28 April 2021) that it would reinstate a fifth roll-on/roll-off ship on its Dover-Calais route.

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Logistics UK is seeking urgent clarification from DfT on EU visas for UK drivers

Logistics UK is seeking urgent clarification from the Department for Transport (DfT) on whether UK drivers will need visas to operate in the 27 member states of the European Union.

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Freightliner hauls record volume of aggregate for Mendip Rail

Logistics UK member Freightliner and its customer Mendip Rail together passed a key milestone in March 2021.

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Commercial vehicle manufacturing up by more than a sixth in March

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the UK last spring, the automotive industry was severely impacted, with production of new commercial vehicles paused for several months.

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Clean Air Zone plans will place extra costs on van operators

As plans to introduce Clean Air Zones in cities across the UK continue apace, Logistics UK warns operators of van fleets that delivering into some city centres is likely to incur considerable extra costs in the near future.

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Webfleet Solutions launches WEBFLEET Video – a fully-integrated video telematics solution

• WEBFLEET Video combines Webfleet Solutions’ award-winning fleet management system with Lytx’s best-in-class video telematics on one, integrated platform • The solution is supported by the CAM 50 dashcam, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically identify risk and helps prevent accidents • Users can configure the solution to respect the privacy of drivers and other road users

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New research shows the reality of post-Brexit on transport and logistics companies

In the months leading up to Brexit, several commentators predicted there would be disruptions to trade between the UK and EU.

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Month in the media – April 2021   

The Logistics UK media team has kept the business group in the headlines in the past month, securing 595 pieces of editorial coverage between 23 March 2021 – 28 April 2021.

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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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