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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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Is hydrogen the key to decarbonising van fleets?

As part of its campaigning work on vans, Logistics UK holds regular Van Policy Working Groups, where interested parties can discuss issues relating to the management of van fleets.

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Original Equipment Manufacturers make the VARTA ProMotive AGM their first choice

Clarios, the global market leader in advanced energy storage solutions has a long history of working with vehicle manufacturers to develop best-in-class batteries.

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Ask the MAC – September 2021

Discover the answers to questions put to the Member Advice Centre.

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How the government can step up to secure the future of air freight

The air freight industry is vital to the UK economy, with almost half (49%) of the total value of UK exports outside of the EU transported by air before the pandemic.

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A green recovery for UK logistics

The UK stands at the cusp of an environmental transformation, with the need to decarbonise all facets of the economy an urgent priority for government and business alike, according to Mags Simpson, Head of Policy Engagement at Logistics UK.

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Electric vans – is the future wireless?

A real-world trial of wireless electric vans goes live in Edinburgh today (Thursday 26 August 2021).

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Month in the media – August 2021   

August has been a very busy month for the Logistics UK press team, during which time it secured 556 pieces of editorial coverage between 27 July 2021 – 24 August 2021.

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Grant 10,000 temporary visas to EU workers says Logistics UK

Government must prioritise the granting of 10,000 temporary work visas to encourage EU drivers to return to support the UK’s supply chain, Logistics UK has said.

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Plan now to avoid COP26 disruption, Logistics UK advises members

Logistics UK has advised its members to prepare for significant delays and disruption ahead of the international COP26 conference.

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UK business groups demand action on driver shortage crisis

As the ongoing shortage of HGV drivers continues to affect the logistics and retail sectors, two of the UK’s biggest business groups, Logistics UK and British Retail Consortium (BRC) wrote to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on Sunday (22 August 2021) to outline key three steps the government can take to overcome the problem and protect the supply chain.

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And the nominees are… shortlist for Logistics Awards 2021 has been announced

Following an outstanding number of entrants this year, Logistics UK has announced the finalists in the running to win across 14 categories at its prestigious Logistics Awards 2021.

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Van Operational Briefings now free to attend

To give as many operators as possible access to the crucial information they need to ensure their vans are operated in a safe, efficient and compliant manner, Logistics UK announced last week that its Van Operational Briefings 2021 will now be free to attend.

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New supplement captures the current thinking on decarbonising logistics

A soon-to-be published Logistics Magazine supplement reflecting on the government’s recently published Transport Decarbonisation Plan, captures the current thinking on both the “mammoth challenge and enormous opportunity” that decarbonisation promises to deliver for the industry, David Wells, Logistics UK’s Chief Executive, has said.

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Logistics Performance Tracker – taking the industry’s temperature

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the UK in spring 2020, Logistics UK has been canvassing the opinions of its members on the financial health and needs of the logistics industry and disseminating the results via its regular Logistics Performance Tracker.

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Embracing apprenticeships

Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK

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Review of Traffic Commissioner function

Government launched a review of the Traffic Commissioner function last week (11 August 2021), encouraging business groups like Logistics UK, along with local authorities and passenger groups to have their say.

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Compliance advice summary

Vehicle maintenance – the importance of record keeping

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Logistics UK announces star name to headline its Logistics Awards 2021

Attendees at Logistics UK’s Logistics Awards 2021 will be entertained by one of Britain’s brightest comedy talents, with news that stand-up comedian, podcaster and radio presenter Ed Gamble has been signed to provide the laughs and present the awards at this year’s event.

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Border Operating Model: air freight explained

The government recently updated its Border Operating Model (BOM) document, which provides useful, plain-English information on how to navigate the post-Brexit border arrangements, including those for air freight.

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Logistics UK continues to press government to solve HGV driver crisis

The HGV driver crisis, which has rumbled on throughout the summer, shows no sign of abating.

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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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