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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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Driver apprenticeship scheme helps Hermes tackle driver shortage

Hermes, a long-term Logistics UK member and one of the UK’s largest parcel delivery companies, has launched an apprenticeship programme designed to help tackle the national HGV driver shortage.

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Northern Ireland's logistics event of the year – don't miss out!

Only a few tables remain for the Logistics UK Northern Ireland Logistics Lunch which takes place on 1 October 2021 at The Merchant Hotel in Belfast.

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Shipping review reveals shippers’ struggle as carriers’ profits soar

Importers and exporters are facing a rapidly disintegrating container shipping market as capacity fails to keep pace with business demand and shipping rates rise, according to the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF), the business organisation representing the owners of cargo in international trade.

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Logistics UK’s Van Operational Briefings – only one week remaining

Logistics UK’s Van Operational Briefings are taking place later this month, providing operators with the crucial information they need to ensure their vans are operated in a safe, efficient and compliant manner.

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Could platooning trials revolutionise trucking in the UK?

Helm UK is a UK HGV platooning project, commissioned in 2017 by the Department for Transport and Highways England.

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Traffic Commissioners to headline Logistics UK’s Transport Manager 2021

Traffic Commissioners will be updating industry with their latest guidance as industry regulators when they headline Logistics UK’s Transport Manager series for 2021.

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Legislation update – September 2021

Keep abreast of current consultations, recently closed consultations and key announcements.

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Super deduction decision does not support agile, efficient operations, says Logistics UK

Affordable leasing and short-term hire options are essential for logistics businesses to acquire the vital plant and machinery they need for their operations, according to Logistics UK.

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Logistics UK's Fleet Engineer – less than one week to go!

With less than one week until Logistics UK’s Fleet Engineer – the essential one-day conference for anyone responsible for maintaining commercial vehicles – the business group is urging fleet engineers to book their places now to ensure they are up to date with the latest developments in technology and enforcement.

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Longer semi-trailers are a step closer to being introduced on Britain’s roads

Logistics UK is delighted that its suggestions have been adopted in the revised proposals for the longer semi-trailer (LST) trial, following the Department for Transport’s (DfT) publication of its Ending the longer semi-trailer trial consultation response last week (24 August 2021).

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Logistics UK launches Discover Logistics Careers campaign

With its launch of a new nationwide initiative for its members, Logistics UK is taking action to highlight careers available across the sector, including both job vacancies and training schemes.

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Is hydrogen the key to decarbonising van fleets?

As part of its campaigning work on vans, Logistics UK holds regular Van Policy Working Groups, where interested parties can discuss issues relating to the management of van fleets.

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Original Equipment Manufacturers make the VARTA ProMotive AGM their first choice

Clarios, the global market leader in advanced energy storage solutions has a long history of working with vehicle manufacturers to develop best-in-class batteries.

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Ask the MAC – September 2021

Discover the answers to questions put to the Member Advice Centre.

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How the government can step up to secure the future of air freight

The air freight industry is vital to the UK economy, with almost half (49%) of the total value of UK exports outside of the EU transported by air before the pandemic.

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A green recovery for UK logistics

The UK stands at the cusp of an environmental transformation, with the need to decarbonise all facets of the economy an urgent priority for government and business alike, according to Mags Simpson, Head of Policy Engagement at Logistics UK.

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Electric vans – is the future wireless?

A real-world trial of wireless electric vans goes live in Edinburgh today (Thursday 26 August 2021).

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Month in the media – August 2021   

August has been a very busy month for the Logistics UK press team, during which time it secured 556 pieces of editorial coverage between 27 July 2021 – 24 August 2021.

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Grant 10,000 temporary visas to EU workers says Logistics UK

Government must prioritise the granting of 10,000 temporary work visas to encourage EU drivers to return to support the UK’s supply chain, Logistics UK has said.

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Plan now to avoid COP26 disruption, Logistics UK advises members

Logistics UK has advised its members to prepare for significant delays and disruption ahead of the international COP26 conference.

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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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