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The UK relies on imports to provide a reliable and consistent supply of food for its citizens year-round, with 46% of all food consumed here sourced from other countries.
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The logistics industry faces significant challenges and Logistics UK has had a busy year to date pushing for change in the key policy areas that matter most to members.
The government has this week announced a £20 million funding package to deliver 1,000 new public electric vehicle charge points nationwide.
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US land developer Riveroak Strategic Partners (RSP) has finally been given approval to redevelop Manston Airport into a cargo hub, despite long standing opposition from the planning inspectorate and community groups.
HMRC is closing its customs handling system CHIEF for import declarations on 30 September 2022, and for export declarations on 31 March 2023, and replacing it with a new Customs Declaration Service (CDS) as the UK’s single system for declaring goods.
Following its widespread call for information for the government’s Labour Market and Skills Consultation, the Department for Transport (DfT) has published a summary of the responses received.
The shortlisted entries for the 2022 Van Awards have been announced this week, with the winners set to be announced at a celebratory lunch at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham on 16 September 2022.
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The summer holiday period is usually seen as a “quiet time” for media activity – however, this year the opposite is true!
Rail passenger numbers may have reduced during the pandemic but awareness of the importance of logistics, and in particular, the role which rail freight played in keeping our supermarket shelves stocked and our supply chains moving, grew significantly.
Figures from Logistics UK’s latest Logistics Performance Tracker demonstrate the unsustainable financial pressure businesses are currently facing.
Logistics UK member CNG Fuels announced the opening of its tenth biomethane refuelling station yesterday (17 August 2022).
Logistics UK has welcomed a five-year strategy to enhance maritime technology, innovation and security and reduce environmental damage, launched by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP earlier this week (15 August 2022).
Logistics UK has welcomed a consultation on alternatively fuelled vans (AFVs), announced by the Department for Transport (DfT) last week (9 August 2022).
As the deadlines for ending the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles draws ever closer, a key challenge for the logistics industry will be ensuring that sufficient power and charging infrastructure is being put in place to support fleet operators’ transition to electric vehicles.
The Traffic Commissioners will once again be headlining Logistics UK’s Transport Manager 2022 autumn conference series, updating delegates on their latest guidance and priorities for the coming year.
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As a key sector which underpins all areas of the economy, the UK logistics industry has adapted to pandemic pressures to maintain the flow of goods through supply chains in 2021, according to Logistics UK’s recently published Logistics Report 2022.
The Highway Code was updated to reflect a change in the law relating to two driving offences recently (27 July 2022).
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.
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.
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.
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