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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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COVID-19 leads to improvement in delivery times

Road congestion and delivery times continue to be positively impacted by changes to traffic levels caused by coronavirus restrictions, Logistics UK’s latest Logistics Performance Tracker (LPT) reveals.

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Logistics UK launches its first Compliance Report

Logistics UK’s Director of Policy, Elizabeth de Jong, launched the first Compliance Report at the second Transport Manager conference yesterday (2 December 2020).

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Prepare for some disruption, Michael Gove MP warns Logistics UK members

Michael Gove MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, told delegates to prepare for the new rules and regulations that come into effect on 1 January 2021 at Logistics UK’s Get Ready for Brexit event yesterday (25 November 2020).

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Driving change in the vans Logistics UK's event to discuss the opportunities

From developing new technologies, to adapting to a rapidly changing environmental agenda, the vans market is continuously changing.

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Government support for ITT Hub is confirmed

ITT Hub (Innovation & Technology in Transport) 30 June – 1 July 2021 has confirmed support from nine new exhibitors who will create a Government Hub, a high-profile pavilion style stand in the heart of the exhibition hall.

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Month in the media - November 2020

Logistics UK’s media team has achieved exceptional results in the past month, with the business group featuring heavily on major radio stations, TV broadcasts and in national newspapers. And, in addition to UK successes, the Logistics UK media team has also secured global coverage in countries as far afield as New Zealand, UAE, India, Canada and the USA.

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Vac-Ex providing safety to its van fleet

Founded in 1993, Vac-Ex is a civil engineering company specialising in vacuum excavation. Vac-Ex’ fleet of trucks is FORS silver accredited to include fitment of safety devices to reduce blind spots including: camera systems and sensors.

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Has COVID-19 affected compliance? Traffic Commissioner shares his view

Tim Blackmore OBE, Traffic Commissioner for the North East of England, shared his view on how Coronavirus has affected compliance in the industry with delegates at Logistics UK’s virtual Transport Manager conference, sponsored by Brigade Electronics, last week.

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In profile: Dr Falko Riechert, Global Head of Supply Chain, HRA Pharma

With the eyes of the world on the challenge of transporting a COVID-19 vaccine safely, swiftly and efficiently, what are the challenges faced by the pharmaceutical companies, and how will they rise to the challenge? To find out more about what’s involved, Logistics Magazine spoke to Dr Falko Riechert, Global Head of Supply Chain, HRA Pharma.

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Logistics UK announces its 2020 award winners

Twelve of the UK’s leading logistics businesses were celebrating last Friday after being recognised as the ‘best of the best’ at Logistics UK’s 2020 Logistics Awards, sponsored by Port of Dover.

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In profile: Leon Daniels OBE, Chair of ITT Hub

Logistics UK members may remember Leon Daniels in his former role as Managing Director of Transport for London’s Surface Transport.

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Airlines ramp up cargo capability to prepare for COVID-19 vaccines

Airlines and logistics businesses are gearing up to prepare for the massive distribution of COVID-19 vaccines across the world.

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WJ Group recognised for emission reduction efforts

Logistics UK announced WJ Group, a leading independent specialist road marking business, as winner of the LERS Leadership in Emissions Reduction 2020 Award at its annual Logistics Awards held virtually on 13 November 2020.

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Ten point plan: logistics calls for clearer vision on zero carbon HGVs

The Prime Minister set out his plan for what he called a “green industrial revolution” on Wednesday 18 November, to tackle climate change and transition to a ‘net zero’ economy.

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Mercedes-Benz Vans MD leaves to run its newest dealer group

Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Managing Director Steve Bridge is leaving to take on the top job at its newest dealer group.

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Policy Campaign Spotlight

Covering the campaigns that matter

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Hyperloop makes transportation history in US desert

A revolution in transport took place in the Nevada desert over the weekend, when two Virgin Group employees became the first people to travel in a hyperloop pod – the first successful manned test run of the innovative technology.

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In profile: Bruce McGill, Chief Executive, Society of Operations Engineers

For someone who is not himself an engineer, Bruce McGill displays an enormous amount of passion for the profession. “What I love about engineers and engineering, is that they are solving some of the big challenges that our society faces,” he said. “Without engineers we’re not going to solve those challenges, whether that’s climate change or energy supply or transport.”

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Van Security Report reveals the shocking scale of van thefts in UK

There were 11,729 recorded incidents of contents theft from vans/light commercial vehicles in just the first six months of 2020, according to Logistics UK’s Van Security Report.

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Safe winter driving: European Winter Tyre Regulations 2020/2021 from Continental

• Continental share details of the up to date regulations for winter equipment required for trucks and buses traveling across Europe • All Continental truck and bus tyres for steer and drive axle in inch sizes 17.5, 19.5 and 22.5 now available as 3PMSF-certified variants

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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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