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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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Blockage of Suez Canal has profound implications for UK supply chain, warns Logistics UK

While the refloating of the MV Ever Given in the Suez Canal has dominated news headlines in recent days, the effects of the six-day blockage of the waterway may be felt by the UK supply chain for weeks to come, Logistics UK has warned.

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Logistics UK welcomes government’s strategy to decarbonise the UK’s industrial base

Logistics UK has publicly welcomed the government’s Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy, which it published recently.

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COVID-19 vaccine rollout: a logistics success story

The supply chain continuity provided by the air cargo industry has been one of the most important assets in the world’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Compliance advice summary: skills and apprenticeships

In recent years, employers within the logistics sector have seen a sharp downturn in the number of skilled individuals coming into the industry.

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Van Services and Products supplement offers overview on how to maintain safety and compliance

Van Services and Products, a Logistics Magazine supplement released this week (30 March 2021), offers an overview of not only the services and products offered by Logistics UK, but those of its many professional partners and suppliers too.

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Ask the MAC – April 2021

Find out the answers to the questions put to the Member Advice Centre

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Policy team wins: April 2021

Wins recently achieved by the Logistics UK policy team

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Renewable fuels could drastically slash emissions from truck operations by 2030, says report

The widespread adoption of high blend renewable fuels (HBRF) could rapidly accelerate decarbonisation in road transport, according to a new study by Zemo Partnership (formerly LowCVP).

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More than three out of four MOT tyre failures in February were more than 10 years old

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) revealed at a recent industry meeting with Logistics UK that of 200 tyres on steering axles that failed their MOT in February, 156 (78%) were more than 10 years old, classed as a ‘dangerous defect’.

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Resilience is the industry’s new watchword, Logistics UK President tells House of Lords

Leigh Pomlett, President of Logistics UK, told a House of Lords committee that the word ‘resilience’ had come to epitomise the logistics industry, following the extremely challenging conditions and economic fallout it has experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Government decision to slash plug-in grant is deeply disappointing, says Logistics UK

Last Thursday (18 March 2021), the government announced changes to its car, van and truck plug-in grants, stating these would allow the scheme's funding to go further.

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Retreading – saving costs and reducing impact

Tony Stapleton, Head of Group Fleet Sales, Continental Tyres

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What is IR35 and does it affect you?

Ryan Barnett, Economics and Research Manager, Logistics UK

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Logistics UK members prove enthusiastic adopters of biomethane

Warburtons, the UK’s largest bakery brand, is the latest Logistics UK member to announce it is adopting biomethane, following in the footsteps of other members of the business group including Hermes, John Lewis, Waitrose and Asda.

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Month in the media – March 2021   

After a busy start to the New Year, the Logistics UK media team has kept the business group in the headlines in the past month, securing 392 pieces of editorial coverage between 22 February 2021 – 22 March 2021.

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“The freedom of the air” rights

The UK aviation industry is regulated at national, bilateral and international levels.

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Logistics UK urges industry to make good use of extra time on import checks

The government’s extension of the deadline for the introduction of checks and customs declarations on imports to the UK from the EU has been welcomed by Logistics UK.

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Webinar offers an intriguing glimpse into the future

A new webinar series is set to give fleet decision-makers a glimpse into the future of transport and logistics.

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Opinion: unpacking the spring Budget

Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK

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Heavy vehicle testing review represents lost opportunity to bring innovation into system

Logistics UK has said that it is disappointed with the recommendations in the Department for Transport’s Heavy vehicle testing review, which was published last week (Wednesday 10 March 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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