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Following the government’s announcement made today (30 March 2023), Logistics UK has welcomed progress on green energy and energy security but expressed disappointment at the continued lack of a plan for a green transition for larger logistics vehicles.
The acute supply chain crisis experienced by the logistics industry in recent years is almost over, a leading logistics expert has declared.
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Jonathan Walker, Head of Cities and Infrastructure Policy, Logistics UK
The Chancellor’s spring Budget last week (15 March 2023) represented a missed opportunity to encourage logistics businesses to decarbonise their operations, Logistics UK has said.
The logistics sector is ready and willing to play its part in helping the UK economy to reach net zero by 2050, Logistics UK has said, following warnings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Following last year’s inaugural conference, Logistics UK’s popular Vans Today conference is returning for 2023.
The security of a load must be of primary concern for all road users.
Roads play a vital role in the logistics industry, and the economy with keeping shelves stocked, and supply chains protected, accounting for more than four fifths of total freight movements by tonne-kilometres.
In response to government’s consultation on the timeframe for MOT tests for light vehicles which closed yesterday (22 March), Logistics UK is holding its position on retaining the current system where the first date a vehicle should be MOT tested is at three years after registration and every year thereafter.
There are few people who know more about the complexities and challenges of the UK’s national road and rail infrastructure than Sir John Armitt.
Since its introduction to FORS in 2014, lighting manufacturer Orlight has seen its upgraded policies and processes achieve savings for the business of between 20-25 per cent.
Logistics UK has expressed its extreme disappointment at the delays to major infrastructure projects announced by Transport Secretary Mark Harper MP earlier this month (9 March 2023).
Logistics UK is urging van operators looking to decarbonise their fleets to take advantage of several online tools that have been developed by Transport for London’s (TfL’s) LoCITY project, in partnership with Cenex.
In response to yesterday’s (15 March 2023) Spring Budget, Logistics UK is delighted that – following multiple calls from the business group – the 5ppl Fuel Duty cut originally introduced in March 2022 is to be retained for a further 12 months.
Known to many in transport and logistics for both its cycle challenges and pioneering transport programmes in sub-Saharan Africa, Transaid is the industry’s very own charity, dedicated to transforming lives through safe, available and sustainable transport.
Highlights of campaigns currently being run by Logistics UK's policy team.
Logistics UK is seeking a long-term plan from government for utilising Low Carbon Fuels (LCFs) across transport modes.
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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