Home News Features Compliance

Logistics Magazine reports on the issues that matter

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

In profile: Bethany Windsor, Operations Manager, Career Ready, Think Logistics and NOVUS

Recruitment has never been a more pressing issue for the logistics sector, with more than six out of ten respondents to Logistics UK’s recent Logistics Performance Tracker survey expecting severe difficulties hiring for certain roles.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK webinar to offer fleet electrification support

With the UK government’s transport decarbonisation plan expected to be launched in the coming weeks, emissions reduction must be a key focus for operators across the nation.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK announces Van Driver of the Year 2021 shortlist

Logistics UK has announced which of the UK’s best van drivers have been shortlisted to take part in its Van Driver of the Year contest, taking place this weekend (Saturday 10 July 2021) at Bott Ltd in Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

NOVUS helps Logistics UK members recruit the business leaders of tomorrow

Logistics UK members are turning to NOVUS to help them to recruit the talent they need to manage the increasingly sophisticated supply chains of the future.

Read time: 3 minutes

View article

Legislation update – July 2021

Keep up to date with the latest government consultations, recently closed consultations and announcements.

Read time: 4 minutes

View article

More than 20,000 vans will be pulled into scope of operator licensing under new proposals

The Department for Transport has estimated that more than 20,000 vans will come into scope of operator licensing when the changes come into force in May 2022.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Kent lorry parking decision will protect supply chain, says Logistics UK

The decision by ministers to withdraw powers from Kent County Council (KCC) to clamp HGVs parked in lay-bys across Kent beyond 30 June 2021 has been applauded by Logistics UK.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Policy Campaign Spotlight – July 2021

Read about recent policy wins achieved by the Logistics UK policy team.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK ramps up its activities to tackle the HGV driver shortage

Logistics UK has stepped up its work with both its members and the government to help the industry address the HGV driver shortage issue, which continues to be a serious cause for concern.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Are we nearing the dawn of driverless vehicles?

The final session of the Future Logistics Conference at last week’s ITT Hub event (1 July 2021) concentrated on one of the hottest topics in transport technology – the development of autonomous or driverless vehicles.

Read time: 4 minutes

View article

Soaring e-commerce: the need to support aviation

As reported in Logistics Magazine last month, Logistics UK partnered with Aberdeen Standard Investment’s AIPUT (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) recently to present government with a call for action over the future of air freight.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

TfL’s review of FORS addresses members’ key concerns

Last September, Transport for London (TfL) launched a review of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). Focusing on the effectiveness of the scheme, the review followed feedback from Logistics UK and other business groups, the Traffic Commissioners and FORS-accredited operators.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

There is no planet B, astronaut Tim Peake tells ITT Hub delegates

Keynote speaker British astronaut Major Tim Peake issued an urgent climate change warning to attendees at this year’s Future Logistics Conference, part of ITT Hub, yesterday (Wednesday 30 June 2021).

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Welsh road infrastructure spend freeze will slow down effectiveness of nation’s logistics, says Logistics UK

Following last week’s announcement that all new road-building projects in Wales will be frozen while the Welsh Government conducts a review, Logistics UK has warned that any freeze in road spend risks putting the brakes on the country’s logistics sector and wider economy.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Tomorrow’s transport, today – ITT Hub explores the future of logistics

Thousands of visitors registered to attend the inaugural ITT Hub event this week (30 June-1 July 2021) at Farnborough International Conference and Exhibition Centre.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Why are shipping rates soaring?

Increases in shipping rates are placing significant pressure on Northern Ireland’s logistics businesses and, in turn, are straining the nation’s complex supply chains. Logistics UK’s 2021 Logistics Report identified that global shipping container rates had increased by 185% by the end of 2020.

Read time: 3 minutes

View article

ITT Hub delegates glimpse a plugged-in future at Webfleet Solutions and Bridgestone’s Electric Mobility Theatre

Leading telematics provider Webfleet Solutions and sustainable mobility solutions specialist Bridgestone joined forces with the organisers of ITT Hub to successfully launch an interactive live theatre at this summer’s inaugural trade show.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK launches training course for van drivers

Logistics UK announced the launch of a brand-new eLearning course, Van Driver Safety Training, yesterday (30 June 2021), with the aim of ensuring the four million vans currently on the UK’s roads are being driven safely, efficiently and in compliance with government legislation.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Ask the MAC - July 2021

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

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

Logistics UK talks connected and autonomous mobility with minister

Elizabeth de Jong, Logistics UK’s Director of Policy, met with Minister for Investment Lord Grimstone this week (Monday 28 June 2021), to discuss the potential market for connected and autonomous mobility (CAM) within the UK’s logistics sector.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article
|<  <   ... 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 ...   >  >| Pages: 22 of 41

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