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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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Inflation continues to threaten business.
Logistics UK is keeping members’ interests and influence with decision makers a priority with the news that it has joined a new industry-government forum.
Following the publication of the government’s consultation on its new Border Target Operating Model last week (5 April 2023), Logistics UK has said that the model must be thoroughly and continuously tested by business, to ensure that it remains fit for purpose.
Given the disruption and long delays experienced at the Port of Dover last weekend (31 March-2 April 2023), Logistics UK is urging its members to check the latest ferry crossing information before setting out and to ensure that they have their paperwork in order before making the crossing.
With the deadline for achieving net zero by 2050 drawing closer and many logistics businesses operating on already tight margins, the super-deduction programme – introduced on 1 April 2021 – was widely welcomed as it allowed companies to claim 130% capital allowances on qualifying plant and machinery investments.
Wins recently achieved by Logistics UK's policy team.
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of the new UK trade deal with the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) last week (31 March 2023), Logistics UK has said that while it may only deliver modest benefits in the short term, the deal’s impact on the UK economy over the long term promises to be significant.
Read the answers to questions frequently put to the Member Advice Centre.
Keep abreast of the live government consultations, recently closed consultations and key announcements.
More than 60 delegates from across the logistics and aviation industries packed into the head office of law firm Bird & Bird LLP in the City of London last week (28 March 2023), for a special seminar – Maximising the UK’s air cargo potential, jointly hosted by Logistics UK and Airlines UK.
There are just three weeks remaining until Logistics UK’s popular Vans Today event returns for 2023. This year’s half-day briefing will feature an unrivalled line-up of speakers, including industry experts from National Highways, SMMT and Aviva.
Logistics UK is querying the impact that the Welsh government’s new Environment Bill could have on air quality across the country.
Notice of Logistics UK's Annual General Meeting 2023
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Businesses may update or replace their fleets for a number of reasons, such as the natural fleet replacement cycle or to meet the growing demand to decarbonise and switch to electric.
Logistics UK has called for reforms across a host of major policy areas, including infrastructure, decarbonisation and skills, in its recent submission to the Labour National Policy Forum Consultation (17 March 2023).
Logistics UK’s Van Awards are returning for 2023 and the business group is calling for the UK’s best van operators to start preparing their entries.
March has been a busy month for the Logistics UK press office with a number of key topics high on news agendas, and the team has ensured the business group continues to maintain a significant presence in the headlines.
While it is an integral part of global supply chains, air cargo is arguably also the most challenging of the transport modes to decarbonise.
More than 120 senior leaders from across the logistics industry packed into the America Square Conference Centre in the City of London last week (23 March 2023), for Logistics UK’s second Supply Chain Resilience conference.
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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