Logistics investment urgently needed to avoid economic “storm clouds”, says Logistics UK
Automated Vehicles Bill has “potential to transform our sector”, says Logistics UK
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Government’s £200m boost to decarbonise freight is “long awaited” but “most welcome”, says Logistics UK
Cancellation of HS2 extension is a “huge blow for trade”, says Logistics UK
Logistics UK officially approved as a government-funded apprenticeship provider
Urban logistics in need of vital space, says Logistics UK
The UK relies on imports to provide a reliable and consistent supply of food for its citizens year-round, with 46% of all food consumed here sourced from other countries.
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Logistics businesses are essential to supporting the UK economy and providing security to our supply chains.
The maritime supply chain is critical for our global competitiveness; the UK is an island nation and 90% of everything we buy arrives at our shores by sea.
Highlighting a campaign currently being run by Logistics UK's policy team.
On 21 May the contraflow operation on the M20 known as Operation Brock was reinstated to deal with any delays during the last May Bank Holiday this weekend.
Nominations are now open for Logistics UK's Van Awards 2023, the annual event that recognises, rewards and celebrates the dedicated businesses driving the sector and all their achievements over the past year.
Alex had very little idea what she wanted to pursue after completing her GCSEs, so she opted for A levels in health and social care and double business to concentrate on the things she found interesting while keeping her options open.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has informed Logistics UK that it has now issued revised documentation for the Categorisation of vehicle defects.
The recent Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC) consultation contained several proposals to reform the training legislation given that the UK has left the EU it now has the right to adapt the rules that were retained from the time of EU membership.
Localised restrictions have been in force since 3 April, but a much more notable raft of closures will come into effect this Friday as the capital sees a huge influx of visitors for the Coronation of the King.
We’d like to thank everyone who helped organise, attended and spoke at our Vans Today 2023 event last Thursday at Leicester City Football Club.
Wins recently achieved by Logistics UK's policy team.
While the UK is waiting for the government to progress the Zero Emission Road Freight demonstrators (ZERFT) to help identify a suitable zero-tailpipe carbon emission solution for large HGVs, the German government is focussing on a funded and structured approach to testing static charging, ehighway and hydrogen solutions.
The UK’s most vital industry is still being threatened by skills shortages owing to factors ranging from poor reputation to a lack of understanding surrounding the opportunities and progression available for employees.
Generation Logistics, the awareness campaign created by Logistics UK and CILT and sponsored by businesses from across the logistics sector, is bringing its messaging about the industry’s career opportunities direct to its target audiences this week with the launch of a new major out-of-home advertising campaign.
Keep abreast of the live government consultations, recently closed consultations and key announcements.
Read the answers to questions frequently put to the Member Advice Centre.
Following the Prime Minister’s summer campaign pledge, plans for new smart motorways have been cancelled across the country, including those paused pending a safety review and those earmarked for construction during the third Road Investment Strategy (2025 to 2030).
Last week, Cardiff City Council announced a proposed scheme to introduce a congestion charge in the city in an attempt to reduce traffic and improve air quality.
Logistics UK has long been calling for more comprehensive provision for the UK’s HGV drivers, so we are pleased to announce that a new truckstop opened last week in Tilbury: at a location with huge demand less than two miles from Tilbury dock and right on the doorstep of Tilbury2.
The safety of all road users is a key priority for the logistics sector, which has been demonstrated by industry’s high DVS compliance rate; figures from TfL demonstrate that more than 94% of HGVs in London operate with a DVS safety permit.
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.
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.
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.
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