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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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COP26 likely to cause unprecedented disruption in and around Glasgow

In just over two weeks’ time, participants and media from nations and territories around the world will arrive in Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP26.

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Policy campaign highlight – October 2021

Over recent weeks, significant progress has been made in the campaign to address the HGV driver shortage in Britain.

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EU announcement on NI Protocol welcomed by Logistics UK

Logistics UK reacted with cautious optimism to yesterday’s announcement (13 October 2021) from the EU on the Northern Ireland Protocol.

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Is hydrogen a potential future fuel for vans?

In the decarbonisation of logistics debate, vans are frequently held up as the segment ripe for electrification. But is there a case that hydrogen could be a contender fuel for the lighter side of the UK’s commercial fleet?

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More than one in four respondents have had equipment stolen from vans, manufacturer’s survey reveals

Van drivers across the UK are being targeted by thieves on the hunt for expensive tools, with research revealing over a quarter (27%) have had equipment stolen from vans in the last 12 months.

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Logistics UK to launch its Route to net zero manifesto at COP26

Logistics UK will be launching its route map to help decarbonise the logistics industry via a webinar on 10 November 2021, as it publishes its Route to net zero manifesto on the dedicated Transport Day at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).

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In profile: Jodi Smith, Class 2 Truck Driver

Jodi Smith is a Class 2 truck driver for JMS Powered Access, and has been driving trucks since 2016.

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Positivity towards electric vehicles reaches all time high, according to the AA

A report by Logistics UK Van Gold Partner, the AA, reveals positivity towards electric vehicles (EVs) is at an all-time high among operational fleets.

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Food sector HGV drivers offered temporary visas

In a further measure to ease supply chain issues, the government has made temporary visas (T5) available for food sector HGV (class 1 and class 2/C and C+E) drivers.

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Logistics UK chief calls out Prime Minister on supply chain comments

Speaking in response to comments made by Boris Johnson earlier this week (5 October 2021), that the supply chain issues currently being experienced in the UK are the fault of the haulage industry, David Wells, Chief Executive, Logistics UK, has taken the opportunity to stand up for the logistics sector.

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Air cargo and passenger travel: making the connection

The news that America is to relax its travel rules to allow border entry to vaccinated passengers from the UK and EU from November has been welcomed by the air freight sector.

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Conference to show van operators how to transition to zero-emission fleets

As the decarbonisation agenda rapidly gains pace, within the logistics sector van operators will be most affected first.

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Legislation update – October 2021

Keep abreast of current government consultations, recently closed consultations and key announcements.

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Logistics UK urges Skills Minister to support training for essential Level 2 roles

Logistics UK hosted a fringe event on skills at the Conservative Party Conference earlier this week (4 October 2021).

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Shaping the future of transport

The government published a series of consultations last week (28 September 2021) as part of its future of transport regulatory review.

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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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Policy wins – October 2021

Read about recent wins achieved by Logistics UK's policy team.

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Increase transport investment, Logistics UK urges government

Logistics UK has made a submission to HM Treasury ahead of the Comprehensive Spending Review 2021. The conclusions of the Spending Review are expected be be announced on 27 October 2021 alongside an Autumn Budget and will set out the government’s spending priorities for the Parliament.

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More businesses sign up for the Discover Logistics Careers campaign

Several businesses have now signed up to Logistics UK’s Discover Logistics Careers campaign, ranging from Aldi, the discount grocery chain, to RTITB, the standards setting body for workplace transport training.

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Logistics UK receives a huge response to HGV driver shortage letter

The government contacted around a million former HGV drivers earlier this week, as part of a package of measures which Logistics UK has campaigned for to address the current HGV driver shortage.

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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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