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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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Policy wins – May 2022

Wins recently achieved by the Logistics UK policy team.

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Ask the MAC – May 2022

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

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Achieving more for our members during tough times

The logistics industry has had to grapple with seismic changes in recent years, the UK’s departure from the EU, the acute skills shortage and the pressure to rapidly decarbonise, to name but three.

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Logistics UK launches search for Transport Manager of the Year

Logistics UK has launched the search for its first Transport Manager of the Year; a new competition aimed at celebrating the very best transport managers in industry.

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Global trade to double in real terms by 2050, official tells air freight industry

An official from the Department for International Trade (DIT) has said that the government expects global trade to double in real terms over the next 30 years and quadruple in dollar terms by $100 trillion a year until 2050.

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Plan now for vans coming into operator licensing, Logistics UK urges operators

Logistics UK has advised its members to plan now for vans coming into scope of operating licensing in just over a fortnight’s time.

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Legislation update – May 2022

Find out about live government consultations, recently closed consultations and key announcements.

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Supply chain sustainability and resilience a key focus for Multimodal 2022

Set against the backdrop of Brexit, the COVID-19 pandemic, a rapidly changing climate, rising inflation and now the war in Ukraine, securing the sustainability and resilience of global supply chains has never been more important for world trade.

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In profile: Matt Wallhead, Portfolio Development Director, Farnborough International

With a career in conference and events that spans 15 years, more than half of which has been spent in the Middle East, Matt Wallhead can safely be described as the consummate events professional.

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Plane sense – new government group to focus on decarbonising aviation

With its reliance on carbon-emitting kerosene jet fuel, aviation has long been regarded as one of the hardest parts of the transport sector to decarbonise and arguably represents one of the biggest challenges for the global economy.

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Month in the media – April 2022

Operation Brock and cross-Channel delays – particularly during the busy Easter period – roadside facilities, the skills shortage, decarbonisation and the Ukraine crisis have all featured prominently in the headlines over the past month, and Logistics UK’s media team has been working hard to ensure the views of members are heard on these issues and others.

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WTW confirmed as Logistics UK Van Gold Partner

The logistics industry has faced much disruption in recent years, with events such as Brexit, COVID-19, the HGV driver shortage and the war in Ukraine impacting all modes of freight transport.

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Amendments to pave the way for autonomous vehicles are welcomed by Logistics UK

Logistics UK has welcomed the changes planned for The Highway Code, confirmed by the Department for Transport (DfT) last week (20 April 2022), which will set the framework for the first wave of autonomous vehicle technology.

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Plan for delays during Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Logistics UK advises members

Logistics UK is telling its members to prepare for significant road closures to support events taking place in central London to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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Changes to DVSA’s Categorisation of vehicle defects guidance

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) published a revised edition of its Categorisation of vehicle defects guidance recently (20 April 2022), which will come into effect next week (1 May 2022).

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Logistics UK welcomes plug-in grant extension for ordered vehicles

An ongoing shortage of semi-conductor chips and other components in the manufacturing supply chain, has led the government to extend from nine months to 12 months the period that plug-in vehicle grant orders have to reach ‘completed’ status, the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) confirmed earlier this month.

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Leading logistics brands sign up to Logistics UK’s Route to Net Zero commitment

UPS, DHL UK, John Lewis Partnership, Wincanton, Scottish Water, and John Raymond Transport are just six of the companies to sign up to business group Logistics UK’s Route to Net Zero commitment, pledging to decarbonise their operations as quickly and as effectively as possible to help speed up the UK’s path to net zero by 2050.

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Additional funding for HGV driver facilities a positive step forward, says Logistics UK

The government’s announcement of an additional £20million to boost HGV driver facilities is a positive step forward for industry, according to Logistics UK.

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Brigade Electronics discusses the future of commercial vehicle safety systems

Connectivity, artificial intelligence and telematics are all set to be big for vehicle technology and safety in the future. Peter Squire, Managing Director of Brigade Electronics UK, shares his thoughts.

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Clean Air Zones for northern cities face delays

A combination of a scarcity of new compliant vehicles, rising costs and insufficient government funding is leading to delays in the introduction of Clean Air Zones (CAZs) across the north of England.

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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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