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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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Record women and ethnically diverse candidates for HGV driving Skills Bootcamps

The Driver Academy Group – a consortium led by HGV training specialist HGVC and supported by Manpower and Logistics UK – has secured a record number of women and ethnically diverse trainees for its second round of government-funded HGV driver training courses. 

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Logistics businesses urge Welsh government to plan for the future

Logistics businesses have urged the Welsh government to provide a clear future plan for logistics at a roundtable hosted by Logistics UK and attended by Welsh Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters MS. 

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Bis Henderson’s Space and Consultancy businesses brought together as Visku

Supply chain consulting and warehousing solutions specialist, Bis Henderson, has brought together the strengths of its Consultancy and Space businesses under a single new identity - Visku - leveraging the expertise and network capabilities of the two previously independent businesses. 

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Who will win Van Business of the Year at Logistics UK’s Logistics Awards?

Following on from Logistics UK’s Van Awards at the Hyatt Regency in Birmingham on 15 September, we now have our final shortlist for the Van Business of the Year award which will be presented at the Logistics UK Logistics Awards on 7 December.

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Urban logistics in need of vital space, says Logistics UK

In 2018, 1.7 billion people worldwide lived in a city with at least one million inhabitants, with government statistics from 2020 estimating that 82.9% of the UK’s population lives in an urban area.

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Generation Logistics case study: Evelina Slavova, Business Improvements Apprentice, Amazon

For Evelina, the decision to apply to Amazon’s apprenticeship scheme was life changing.

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Policy Win - UK-EU trade deal

Logistics UK has been calling on government to build on opportunities within the review of the UK EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) due in 2026.

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CoolKit concept-build is the icing on the cake for Lola’s Cupcakes

CoolKit has teamed up with popular London-based cupcake business, Lola’s Cupcakes, to create an industry-first van conversion innovation.

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Ask the MAC – October 2023

Every month we get a variety of questions and every month our intrepid Member Advice Centre has the answers.

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Legislation update – September 2023

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

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Logistics UK “delighted” to see Manston Airport reach for the skies once again

A bid to block the Development Consent Order (DCO) granting approval to reopen the airport site near Ramsgate was thrown out by a High Court judge last Friday following a two-day hearing in July.

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Southbound Blackwall Tunnel closed 30 Sep-2 Oct and 7-9 Oct

From 00:01 on Saturday 30 September until 05:00 on Monday 2 October and from 00:01 on Saturday 7 October until 05:00 on Monday 9 October the Blackwall Tunnel will be closed for southbound traffic, and all drivers will be required to take alternative routes.

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Keeping vehicles safe: A DVSA perspective

DVSA has just published its strategy and vision to 2030, which begins to explore the prospect of the huge change that technology can bring for all of us.

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Generation Logistics case study: Matteo Longoni, Trainee Logistics Assistant Apprentice, Malcolm Logistics

Matteo wasn’t even aware of the Trainee Logistics Assistant Apprenticeship Scheme when he first applied to work at Malcolm Logistics.

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A month in the media – September 2023

The logistics industry has maintained its presence in the news over the past month thanks to the efforts of Logistics UK’s press office, with key topics generating coverage of note including decarbonisation, border issues and driver facilities.

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Urban Logistics and Vans Forum makes its debut in London

Vehicle operators across the logistics industry were invited to attend Logistics UK’s first ever Urban Logistics and Vans Forum today at the Hilton London Euston Hotel.

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“Are you prepared for autumn driving conditions?” asks National Highways 

Saturday 23 September marked the UK’s official start of autumn, so National Highways is encouraging drivers to be prepared before they travel, by carrying out checks to ensure their vehicle is ready for the damp, cold and foggy conditions which are likely around the corner.  

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Logistics UK says changes to decarbonisation deadlines is last thing industry needs

Speaking after Wednesday’s press conference by the Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, David Wells OBE, Chief Executive of business group Logistics UK, has made it clear what he thinks about the proposed delay.

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Everything you need to know about London’s new Direct Vision Standard (DVS)

In October 2024, new safety standards are due for HGVs operating in London with Transport for London (TfL) launching its Progressive Safe System (PSS) to replace the current Safe System.

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Driver Academy Group helps 1,300 new HGV drivers get behind the wheel

New data from the Driver Academy Group, the consortium leading the government-funded HGV driver training comprising workforce solutions group Manpower and Logistics UK, has revealed that more than 1,300 HGV driving trainees have passed their practical test since the scheme was launched and are ready to drive.

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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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