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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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Play your part in helping develop DVLA’s online tachograph card service

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is asking Logistics UK members to help it develop its new online tachograph card application service.

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First ships from Suez Canal arrive at Felixstowe

The first ships that had been held up in the traffic jam in the Suez Canal, finally began to unload their long-awaited cargo this week at the UK’s biggest and busiest container port – the Port of Felixstowe in Suffolk.

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What safety systems should a van operator consider for the new Van Excellence audit?

As discussed during the Van Gold Partner Webinar on 15 February 2021, Logistics UK’s Van Excellence Standards have been updated to help prevent or mitigate road collisions, by requiring operators to enhance safety through the fitment of additional safety features to their vehicles.

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Policy Campaign Spotlight – April 2021

Recent highlights of campaigns run by Logistics UK's policy team

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COVID tests for logistics workers will boost confidence in supply chains

The government’s announcement that logistics drivers, air crews and rail workers are to be tested for COVID-19 after their arrival in the UK will provide reassurance to businesses, Logistics UK has said.

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Legislation update – April 2021

Keep abreast of the latest government consultations, recently closed consultations and notable headlines.

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Webinar offers tantalising glimpse into the future of logistics

A new webinar series is set to give fleet decision-makers a glimpse into the future of transport and logistics.

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London boundary charge feasibility study is underway

Transport for London has commissioned a feasibility study into a London boundary charge, whereby all vehicles entering Greater London will have to pay a daily £3.50 charge.

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Logistics workers celebrate first anniversary as ‘key workers’

It is now more than a year since those employed in the UK logistics sector have enjoyed ‘key worker’ status.

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Blockage of Suez Canal has profound implications for UK supply chain, warns Logistics UK

While the refloating of the MV Ever Given in the Suez Canal has dominated news headlines in recent days, the effects of the six-day blockage of the waterway may be felt by the UK supply chain for weeks to come, Logistics UK has warned.

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Logistics UK welcomes government’s strategy to decarbonise the UK’s industrial base

Logistics UK has publicly welcomed the government’s Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy, which it published recently.

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COVID-19 vaccine rollout: a logistics success story

The supply chain continuity provided by the air cargo industry has been one of the most important assets in the world’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Compliance advice summary: skills and apprenticeships

In recent years, employers within the logistics sector have seen a sharp downturn in the number of skilled individuals coming into the industry.

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Van Services and Products supplement offers overview on how to maintain safety and compliance

Van Services and Products, a Logistics Magazine supplement released this week (30 March 2021), offers an overview of not only the services and products offered by Logistics UK, but those of its many professional partners and suppliers too.

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Ask the MAC – April 2021

Find out the answers to the questions put to the Member Advice Centre

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Policy team wins: April 2021

Wins recently achieved by the Logistics UK policy team

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Renewable fuels could drastically slash emissions from truck operations by 2030, says report

The widespread adoption of high blend renewable fuels (HBRF) could rapidly accelerate decarbonisation in road transport, according to a new study by Zemo Partnership (formerly LowCVP).

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More than three out of four MOT tyre failures in February were more than 10 years old

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) revealed at a recent industry meeting with Logistics UK that of 200 tyres on steering axles that failed their MOT in February, 156 (78%) were more than 10 years old, classed as a ‘dangerous defect’.

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Resilience is the industry’s new watchword, Logistics UK President tells House of Lords

Leigh Pomlett, President of Logistics UK, told a House of Lords committee that the word ‘resilience’ had come to epitomise the logistics industry, following the extremely challenging conditions and economic fallout it has experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Government decision to slash plug-in grant is deeply disappointing, says Logistics UK

Last Thursday (18 March 2021), the government announced changes to its car, van and truck plug-in grants, stating these would allow the scheme's funding to go further.

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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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