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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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John Lewis Partnership, Scottish Water and Zemo Partnership confirmed as speakers at Logistics UK’s Route to Net Zero webinar – book now!

Andy Eastlake, CEO of Zemo Partnership, Jackie Hewson, Alternative Fuels Implementation Manager – Transport at John Lewis Partnership, and Elaine Pringle, Fleet Manager at Scottish Water are the latest speakers confirmed to present at Logistics UK’s FREE ‘Route to Net Zero’ webinar, which will see the business group launch its decarbonisation manifesto virtually from Glasgow.

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Tooling up for the future – Logistics UK to host future van event

Following the recent publication of the government’s Net Zero Strategy ahead of the COP26 international conference in Glasgow, decarbonisation is rapidly climbing to the top of the logistics sector’s agenda.

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Logistics UK engages with DfT on phase out of non-zero emission HGVs

When the Department for Transport (DfT) published its long-awaited Transport Decarbonisation Plan (TDP) in July, it also produced a raft of other documents alongside it relating to the UK’s plans to reach net zero emissions. Chief among these was the non-zero emission HGV Phase-Out Consultation.

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Fuel duty freeze a boost for logistics sector, says Logistics UK

This week's (27 October 2021) Budget announcement of a continued freeze on fuel duty will assist the logistics sector in its move to decarbonisation by 2050, according to business group Logistics UK. As Elizabeth de Jong, the organisation’s policy director explains, the announcement will enable businesses to make the switch to alternatively fuelled vehicles more smoothly.

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COP26 supplement to inspire industry to seize an historic opportunity

With the official opening of the COP26 conference in Glasgow just days away, a soon-to-be published Logistics Magazine supplement will encourage logistics businesses to seize the opportunity presented by this historic event.

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Freight, simplified: Amazon Relay

• Amazon Relay offers carriers the opportunity to reduce empty runs and flexibly use existing capacities. • Freight carriers have the opportunity to use Amazon Relay to increase their order volume and grow their business. • Amazon offers a wide range of technologies and services for carriers.

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Landmark strategy lays out UK’s path to net zero

It was almost two and a half years ago that Theresa May, in the final days of her premiership, enshrined in law a commitment for the UK to reach net zero by 2050, making Britain the first major economy to do so.

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Month in the Media – October 2021

October has been another incredibly busy month for Logistics UK’s media team, who achieved over 450 pieces of editorial coverage between 29 September and 26 October and creating the opportunity for 145 million people to see Logistics UK and its messages featured in the media. 

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Ask the MAC – October 2021

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

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Logistics UK partners with D4Drivers to help improve health across logistics

Logistics UK announced its partnership with leading driver medical supplier D4Drivers, earlier this week (18 October 2021), to offer its members easier access to driver medicals, and improve overall health and well-being across the logistics industry.

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Logistics UK makes detailed submission to HM Treasury ahead of important Spending Review

The 2021 Spending Review, which will conclude next week (27 October 2021) alongside the Autumn Budget, will be one of the most important in the UK’s post-war history, Logistics UK has said.

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COP26: aviation drives forward its decarbonisation goals

Propelling the global transition to zero emission transport is set to be a key focus at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), which is being held in Glasgow later this year.

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Why Multimodal matters

Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK

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Discover Logistics Careers weekend – last chance to get involved

A broad range of Logistics UK members, including household names such as Aldi, John Lewis Partnership and Wincanton, are planning to host more than 25 open events during the Discover Logistics Careers weekend of 29-31 October 2021.

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Driver app experiences surge in registered user numbers

While Logistics UK and the government are campaigning tirelessly to encourage HGV drivers back behind the wheel, the creators of a recruitment driver platform and app specifically for hauliers and Class 1 and Class 2 HGV licence holders has already seen a surge in registrations.

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Continental releases updated European winter regulations for commercial vehicle tyres

With legal stipulations governing winter equipment on trucks and buses differing across many European countries, Continental has released an updated country-by-country guide listing seasonal tyre regulations as required across Europe.

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A66 £1 billion upgrade project – have your say

Billed as the “biggest investment in the north’s road network for a generation”, the planned upgrade of the A66 promises to play a major part in National Highways’ Roads Investment Strategy.

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More support to help small businesses, renters and leaseholders charge EVs but homeowners no longer eligible

Reforms to the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) designed to accelerate chargepoint provision in apartment blocks and rental accommodation to take effect from April 2022 have been welcomed by Logistics UK.

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Driver shortage: Logistics UK works with government and members to ease crisis

Logistics UK has been engaging closely with its members and across all levels of government in recent weeks to seek solutions to the ongoing HGV driver shortage.

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Driver shortage is exacerbating port delays

Logistics UK is receiving reports from members of rising stock levels at some of the UK’s biggest container ports, including Felixstowe and Southampton, prompting concerns of severe congestion in supply chains just 10 weeks before Christmas.

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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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