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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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Test before travelling, Logistics UK tells hauliers

Logistics UK is urging all hauliers to obtain a clear and valid COVID test result and carry the correct paperwork before attempting to access the roll-on-roll-off services at the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel in Kent, which take HGVs the 21 short miles to the EU’s new frontier at Calais.

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Year ends on a positive for logistics businesses

Business finances in logistics ended 2020 on an upward trajectory, according to the respondents to Logistics UK's latest Logistics Performance Tracker (LPT).

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Brexit and COVID-19 are having a severe impact on skills shortage, new report shows

Recently published by Logistics UK, the Skills and Employment Report 2020 highlights the severe impact Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic are having on the logistics sector’s underlying skills shortage.

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Looking forwards; David Wells reviews 2020 and spotlights opportunities for 2021

2020 has been described by many commentators as an ‘annus horribilus’, not just because of the dire health outcomes of the COVID-19 pandemic, but because of its severe impact on UK businesses, with large parts of the economy, including the hospitality, high street retail, leisure and events sectors, still closed for business.

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Ask the MAC – January 2021

Read the answers to questions put to our Members Advice Centre

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Key policy wins: January 2021

Key Logistics UK policy wins for the month

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VECTO: what do the new EU emissions regulations mean for fleets?

Continental Tyres Technical Q&A

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Policy Campaign Spotlight

Championing the campaigns that matter

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Finding the perfect tyre

Steve Howat, General Manager – Technical Services, Continental Tyres

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Compliance advice summary: Preparing for Brexit

The countdown to 31 December 2020 is edging closer for all businesses. It is not yet fully known what will happen after this date regarding trade between European Union (EU) countries and the UK. But there are steps you can take now to prepare for the changes coming in.

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Logistics sector committed to delivering Christmas despite port problems

Logistics UK reassured businesses and consumers yesterday (9 December 2020) that the sector is doing everything it can to overcome the ongoing issues at some of the UK’s ports, which are causing delays to the nation’s highly interconnected supply chain, and deliver the festive goods the nation needs.

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New plans for HGV drivers crossing the Short Straits and Irish Sea

New measures to manage traffic flow and congestion on Kent’s road network will come into force on 1 January 2021. These measures are known as Operation Brock and will apply to HGVs over 7.5 tonnes in the event of severe disruption to services across the English Channel.

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Biffa Waste Services achieves Earned Recognition accreditation

Biffa Waste Services, one of the UK’s leading waste management companies and a longstanding Logistics UK member, has recently been awarded Earned Recognition status by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

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New report captures COVID-19’s impact on logistics sector

Logistics UK’s policy team recently published COVID-19 Logistics Report 1, which looks at the pandemic’s impact on logistics and takes the temperature of the industry.

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Logistics UK chief discusses Brexit trade arrangements with EU Transition Minister

David Wells, Chief Executive of Logistics UK, met with EU Transition Minister, Rachel Maclean, last week (3 December 2020) to discuss the upcoming end of the Brexit transition period.

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Modal shift – will EU logistics become less reliant on trucks?

Logistics businesses based in the Netherlands are reporting a shift away from truck transport, given their experience during recent Brexit practice sessions.

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Legislation update – December 2020

Keep up to date with government consultations

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Driving a solution to the skills shortage

The skills shortage in logistics, and shortage of qualified HGV and van drivers in particular, is not a new issue for the sector to address.

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DVSA appoints new chief executive

Loveday Ryder has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), the first woman to take the role since the agency formed in 2014, following the merger of the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) and Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA).

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Ask the MAC - December 2020

Read the answers to questions received by our Member Advice Centre team

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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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