Home News Features Compliance

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

Read more about Logistics Magazine

Latest articles

Policy Campaign Highlights

Logistics UK's policy wins this month include Zero Emission Van Plan and Changes to Welsh 20mph limit.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

High Speed Rail Group publishes five recommendations for the government post HS2 announcements

A comprehensive long-term strategy to develop the UK’s inter urban rail network is essential for future economic growth and achieving net zero, according to a new report from the High Speed Rail Group (HSRG).

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Ask The Mac

With Tom Griffith, Manager of Compliance Information.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Member alert - M25 closures Friday 10 May 9pm to Monday 13 May 6am

Logistics UK members are advised that the M25 will be shut between junctions 9 (A243 Leatherhead) and 10 (A3 Wisley) from 9pm Friday 10 May to 6am Monday 13 May 2024. This full closure is needed to install a new bridge.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Stellar April 2024 for van market but electric van registrations down on last year

According to figures published on Tuesday 7 May by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), UK demand for new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) rose by 5.4% in April 2024 – the 16th consecutive month of growth for the sector.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

£1.8 million up for grabs for SMEs able to improve freight industry

The Department for Transport and the Connected Places Catapult have launched the third Freight Innovation Fund Accelerator to support innovation across the sector, including to decarbonise freight and improve UK supply chains.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK discusses key issues with Scottish Parliament

Nichola Mallon, Logistics UK’s Head of Trade and Devolved Policy, met with the Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee in the Scottish Parliament on 2 May to give evidence on behalf of the logistics industry.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK meets with Northern Ireland Minister of Finance

A number of trade associations in Northern Ireland (NI) jointly signed a letter to the Finance Minister, Dr Caoimhe Archibald, requesting a meeting to discuss the recent public consultation issued by her department on proposals to remove a number of rates relief measures for businesses.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Pothole carnage linked to local government crisis

According to new research from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), published on 29 April, potholes in the UK cost £14.4 billion annually, putting extra pressure on local authority budgets.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Ask the MAC

By Dan Crutchington, Senior Transport Advisor

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Rail freight to remain private under Labour's rail reform proposals

Whilst Labour outlined plans to nationalise consumer routes, it has no plans to nationalise rail freight companies, and would allow open access operators to continue. It would also leave rolling stock companies in the private sphere.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK addresses Amsterdam Coastlink Conference

Logistics UK Senior Policy Manager, Alexandra Herdman joined industry experts from across the sector including Port of Aberdeen, Associated British Ports, Port of Bilbao and DFDS, amongst many others, for the Coastlink Conference 2024, hosted by the Port of Amsterdam, on 24-25 April.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Generation Logistics Case Study

Tom Dedman - GXO, Shift Manager

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Prices set to rise after government border checks announcement, warns Logistics UK

Tuesday 30 April 2024 marked the beginning of the long-delayed introduction of post-Brexit physical inspections of plant and animal imports from the EU. The spot checks will apply initially to products such as meat, cheese and some fish, and eventually to a range of vegetables and fruit. However, the government is taking a “phased approach” leaving the logistics industry in a state of limbo.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

UK government to provide £8 million for smart shipping projects

Organisations can apply for the Smart Shipping Acceleration Fund to use AI for projects that make UK waters safer, operations smoother and air cleaner.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Legislation update - April 2024

Consultations which opened in April 2024 

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK AGM, Thursday 6 June 2024

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Logistics UK (the trading name of Freight Transport Association Limited) will be held at the offices of SMMT, 71 Great Peter Street, London SW1P 2BN at 09:00, 6 June 2024.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK policy wins

New VAT relief and Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Lorry drivers advised how to stay alert and safe at Northern France border crossings

Logistics UK has identified five levels of risk to drivers’ safety and disruption to journeys when driving to Calais and other Channel ports in the Nord Pas de Calais and other regions of Northern France.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK responds to SAF Mandate aviation fuel plan announcement

The UK government has confirmed plans for the Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) mandate, which requires increasing amounts of alternative fuels to be blended with kerosene starting from 1 January 2025.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article
|<  <   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ...   >  >| Pages: 2 of 91

Search for articles

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

View Supplements and Previous Printed Editions

View Supplements and previous printed editions of Logistics Magazine here.

Previous

Logistics Magazine provides in-depth coverage of supply chain, logistics, and global trade issues. The magazine's mission is to provide readers with high-quality information and insights that will help them make better decisions.