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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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Keeping your vehicles and distribution centres infection free

Supply chains have never been under more stress, and losing drivers or vehicles from your fleet via positive tests is a huge headache.

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Logistics UK to host series of free van webinars

As reported in last week’s Logistics Magazine, a series of seven free-to-attend Van Gold Partner Webinars will take place on alternate weeks starting from 15 February 2021.

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Logistics UK chief raises Brexit concerns with government

Logistics UK’s Chief Executive David Wells met Michael Gove MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Brandon Lewis MP, Northern Ireland Secretary and Grant Shapps MP, Transport Secretary, last Friday (22 January 2021) to discuss the problems being faced by businesses trying to move freight across the Irish Sea.

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No negative COVID-19 test? Kent HGV drivers risk being fined

Logistics UK has expressed its extreme concern about the government’s decision last Friday (22 January 2021) to enable ministers to impose fines on HGV drivers found to be travelling to the coast without a negative COVID-19 test.

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Drivers’ hours relaxations extended

Last week, the Department for Transport (DfT) announced that the two relaxations to enforcement of drivers’ hours rules due to lapse last Friday (22 January 2021), would be extended until one minute to midnight on 31 March 2021.

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Month in the media – January 2021   

With COVID-19 restrictions temporarily restricting hauliers’ travel to France, and with the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020, the media team has kept Logistics UK in the headlines during the past two months, generating extensive coverage in national, broadcast and global media.

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Budget submission addresses four critical areas

Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, is widely expected to announce the details of his Budget on 3 March 2021.

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2021 virtual Member Briefings get off to a flying start

A record 400 Logistics UK members registered to attend the first of Logistics UK’s virtual Member Briefings this morning.

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Compliance summary: calling time on tyres

From 1 February 2021, the implementation regarding a ban on tyres aged 10 years and older fitted to lorries, buses and coaches will come into force in England, Scotland and Wales.

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Logistics UK appoints Economics and Research Manager

Logistics UK recently announced the appointment of Ryan Barnett as its Economics and Research Manager.

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Freight levels still down on key UK-EU routes

Freight levels have not yet returned to normal on two key routes between the UK and the EU since Brexit day.

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Policy Campaign Spotlight

Campaign highlights from Logistics UK's policy team for January 2021

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Logistics workers should be vaccination priority

The deployment of vaccines is being strictly controlled by government, with priority rightly being given to the elderly and clinically vulnerable, as well as care, healthcare and educational professionals.

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Logistics UK briefs MPs on issues affecting the Scottish seafood sector

Logistics UK’s Director of Policy Elizabeth de Jong and Head of Policy for Scotland Mags Simpson briefed 18 Scottish National Party MPs, led by Ian Blackford MP, and their support staff, last Friday on the new export processes affecting the Scottish seafood industry.

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New van market shrank by a fifth in 2020

UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations ended 2020 down by 20%, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Essential reference book refreshed and revised for 2021

All road operator members of Logistics UK are entitled to receive a copy of the 2021 Yearbook of Road Transport Law.

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Van Excellence standards set to change

Logistics UK’s Van Excellence Standards have been updated to help prevent or mitigate road collisions by requiring operators to enhance safety through the fitment of safety features – such as reversing alarms, sensors or cameras – to all new vans entering fleets.

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Legislation update – January 2021

Keep up to date with the latest government consultations

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Logistics delivered for UK plc in 2020, new report reveals

Despite a worsening shortage of HGV drivers, economic and financial hardship, and significant disruption to operations, the logistics industry stepped up to deliver for the nation in 2020, according to Logistics UK.

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Logistics UK gives evidence to Treasury Select Committee on UK-EU trade

Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy at Logistics UK, gave evidence on Monday at the inquiry session of a Treasury Select Committee on the UK’s economic and trading relationship with the EU.

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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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