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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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Hydrogen bus fleet in Aberdeen clocks up its first 100,000 miles

Owing to its proximity to the oil fields of the North Sea, Aberdeen has long been dubbed the ‘oil capital of Europe’, but it now looks set to earn itself a new moniker – as the ‘hydrogen hub of Scotland’.

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One in three logistics leaders are more likely to undertake merger and acquisition activity than a year ago, survey shows

Close to a third (30%) of logistics leaders said they were more likely to undertake merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the first quarter of 2021 than they were 12 months ago, according to the results of a joint interim survey by Logistics UK and CBW, a top 50 City firm of accountants.

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Changes to operator licensing brings some vans into scope

From 2 February 2022, new rules as part of the EU Mobility Package will bring vans over 2.5 tonnes that cross international borders performing hire or reward into operator licensing, although the precise scope of the changes has not yet been finalised.

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Logistics UK and DfT talk decarbonisation

Logistics UK met with Transport Minister Rachel Maclean MP and senior DfT officials last week (21 April 2021) to share insights on the government’s forthcoming Transport Decarbonisation Plan, which is expected to be published shortly after the local and mayoral elections on 6 May.

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Ratification of Withdrawal Agreement will protect trade with the EU, says Logistics UK

Logistics UK welcomed the announcement yesterday (28 April 2021) that the European Parliament has accepted the terms of the Trade and Customs Agreement (TCA), announced on 24 December 2020.

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The future of logistics is modular for the ‘new normal’

Site safety has never been more important. But how prepared are you for the workplace hazards you can't see?

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Future Logistics Conference promises a glimpse of how the industry will deliver tomorrow

There are now just two months to go before the inaugural Innovation & Technology in Transport Hub opens on 30 June at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre.

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Logistics UK applauds new rail freight service to Doncaster

Logistics UK has welcomed the launch of a rail freight connected service at iPort Rail, Doncaster last week.

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Logistics UK to survey members on the impact of the EU Mobility Package on vans

The Department for Transport (DfT) has asked Logistics UK to survey its van operating members on the potential impact of the EU Mobility Package on vans.

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Training to drive fleet efficiencies

Gwyn Fennell, Technical Service and Training Manager, Continental Tyres:

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Embracing innovation

Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK

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Reports of drivers still being prevented access to hygiene facilities

When the government included logistics workers in its key worker list on 20 March 2020, it was hailed as great news for Logistics UK and its members.

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Entries now open for Logistics UK's Logistics Awards 2021

Now in their fifth year and established as the go-to event for the industry, Logistics UK's prestigious Logistics Awards are back for 2021!

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The return of retail requires the safe restarting of operations, warns Logistics UK

As early-morning queues began to snake outside of shops, salons and pubs last week (12 April 2021), it was clear that the British high street is still alive and kicking.

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Logistics UK backs call for government to begin programme of rail electrification

Logistics UK backs call for government to begin programme of rail electrification.

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New Transport for the North Chief Executive announced

The appointment of Martin Tugwell as the next Chief Executive of Transport for the North (TfN) has been approved by the North’s leaders.

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Abolition of Kent Access Permit testament to the industry’s hard work, says Logistics UK

The Kent Access Permit (KAP) required by HGV drivers to enter Kent, following the end of the Brexit transition period, has been abolished.

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Changes to rates and grants that van operators should be aware of

While the Chancellor froze Fuel Duty in his Spring Budget, he did raise rates across several other measures which will affect businesses that operate van fleets.

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Compliance summary: ADR 2021 changes

Percy Thrower, Manager – Dangerous Goods Information, Member Advice Centre, Logistics UK

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Coastlink Live: Short Sea Shipping: Adapting the supply chain post-Brexit

The Coastlink Conference, supported by Logistics UK, introduces the first session of Coastlink Live – a virtual free-to-attend online conference, taking place on 22 April 2021 between 10:00 – 11:00 BST.

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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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