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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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Logistics UK chief calls out Prime Minister on supply chain comments

Speaking in response to comments made by Boris Johnson earlier this week (5 October 2021), that the supply chain issues currently being experienced in the UK are the fault of the haulage industry, David Wells, Chief Executive, Logistics UK, has taken the opportunity to stand up for the logistics sector.

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Air cargo and passenger travel: making the connection

The news that America is to relax its travel rules to allow border entry to vaccinated passengers from the UK and EU from November has been welcomed by the air freight sector.

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Conference to show van operators how to transition to zero-emission fleets

As the decarbonisation agenda rapidly gains pace, within the logistics sector van operators will be most affected first.

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Legislation update – October 2021

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

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Logistics UK urges Skills Minister to support training for essential Level 2 roles

Logistics UK hosted a fringe event on skills at the Conservative Party Conference earlier this week (4 October 2021).

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Shaping the future of transport

The government published a series of consultations last week (28 September 2021) as part of its future of transport regulatory review.

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Ask the MAC – October 2021

Read answers to questions put to Logistics UK's Member Advice Centre.

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Policy wins – October 2021

Read about recent wins achieved by Logistics UK's policy team.

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Increase transport investment, Logistics UK urges government

Logistics UK has made a submission to HM Treasury ahead of the Comprehensive Spending Review 2021. The conclusions of the Spending Review are expected be be announced on 27 October 2021 alongside an Autumn Budget and will set out the government’s spending priorities for the Parliament.

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More businesses sign up for the Discover Logistics Careers campaign

Several businesses have now signed up to Logistics UK’s Discover Logistics Careers campaign, ranging from Aldi, the discount grocery chain, to RTITB, the standards setting body for workplace transport training.

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Logistics UK receives a huge response to HGV driver shortage letter

The government contacted around a million former HGV drivers earlier this week, as part of a package of measures which Logistics UK has campaigned for to address the current HGV driver shortage.

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Month in the media – September 2021 

September has been another busy month for Logistics UK’s media team who secured almost 2,000 pieces of editorial coverage between 25 August 2021 – 28 September 2021, creating the opportunity for 503 million people to see Logistics UK and its messages featured in the media.

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Optimism and confidence return among logistics leaders, survey shows

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is back on track as signs of optimism within the sector grow, according to a recently published survey jointly commissioned by Logistics UK and Carter Backer Winter (CBW), a top 50 firm of accountants.

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Decarbonising transport – the importance of collaborative working

With the 2021 United Nations climate change conference (COP26) fast approaching, decarbonising all aspects of the UK economy – including freight transportation – is a key priority for both the logistics industry and government.

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Logistics UK survey lays bare the true scale of the HGV driver crisis

Logistics UK’s latest Logistics Performance Tracker survey has revealed the size and scale of the current HGV driver shortage.

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Logistics UK broadly welcomes government measures to ease HGV driver shortage

Logistics UK welcomed the package of measures announced by government at the weekend (25 September 2021), aimed at easing the HGV driver shortage.

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Nation’s best van operators named at Logistics UK’s Van Awards

Logistics UK announced the winners of its prestigious Van Awards last week (24 September 2021) at an impressive ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Birmingham, with entertainment provided by legendary English cricketer, Matthew Hoggard MBE.

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Is net zero possible by 2050? Interview with Michelle Gardner, Head of Public Policy, Logistics UK

Applications are now open for Logistics UK’s brand-new environmental initiative, Route to Net Zero, where the business group is asking its members to commit to decarbonising their operations as quickly, effectively and as urgently as possible to help the UK achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

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Accelerating the deployment of hydrogen freight vehicles

When it comes to exploring the possible zero-emission solutions for HGVs, there are usually three proposed solutions – battery electric vehicles, overhead catenary-powered vehicles, and hydrogen-powered vehicles.

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Avoiding a collision course

This autumn will see a surge in demand for vehicle safety devices outside of London, according to Brigade Electronics.

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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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